New PDF release: After Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (Crimescape

By Marilyn Bardsley

Jim Williams had all of it: type, tradition, air of secrecy, and class. As a finest antiques broker in Savannah, he mingled with celebrities, together with Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and the Rockefellers, who got here to recognize his notable treasures. His legacy thrust Savannah into the nationwide highlight and reworked the genteel urban right into a vacationer mecca.

But 3 a long time of exertions got here crashing down the evening he shot Danny Hansford, his wild younger lover. Jim Williams stood trial 4 occasions over the following decade for premeditated murder.

Today, travelers flock to Mercer apartment to work out the attractive mansion depicted in Clint Eastwood’s motion picture and the e-book from which it was once made—Midnight within the backyard of excellent and Evil—where flamboyant dressmaker and antiques broker Jim Williams (Kevin Spacey) killed Danny Hansford(Jude Law). whereas the motion picture and publication portrayed the natives of Savannah as remarkably decadent, unique characters, they overlooked the stunning darkish part of Jim Williams himself. He used to be a delicate predator whose crimes may have placed him in the back of bars lengthy prior to the demise of Danny Hansford.

After middle of the night within the backyard of excellent and Evil is the newly revised and increased model of the number 1 Wall road magazine bestselling real account of the crime, along with an important testimony recreating the court drama among a proficient prosecutor and an excellent safeguard lawyer as they conflict over the way forward for a self-made aristocrat. greater than forty pictures and revealing insider interviews deliver new existence to the brilliant solid of characters during this special southern crime story.


Marilyn Bardsley is a revered professional on serial killers and the editor of RosettaBooks’ bestselling Crimescape™ sequence, in addition to the previous government editor and founding father of Time Warner’s Crime Library, a premiere actual crime website.

She has written approximately the most recognized serial killers, together with Jeffrey Dahmer, Jack the Ripper, the Boston Strangler, and Charles Manson. Her paintings can be thought of a huge source for legislations enforcement; her characteristic reporting on baby homicide situations was once necessary studying for the police group assigned to the fairway River serial murders.


Crimescape™ is a bestselling RosettaBooks selection of compelling, brief nonfiction crime eBooks by way of the simplest real crime authors within the enterprise. Taking readers into the darkish middle of the felony brain and the annoying hunt to convey the perpetrators to justice, Crimescape™ authors stand except others due to their services within the box as police detectives, forensic pros, felony psychologists, and investigative newshounds. As riveting storytellers, our authors carry readers designated perception into the murderous brain and a few of the world’s so much mysterious and interesting cases.

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