Murders That Baffled the Experts by Edmund Pearson [FIRST EDITION PAPERBACK] 1967 • Signet True Crime

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Murders That Baffled the Experts by Edmund Pearson


A mass market paperback original.   Very early and brutal true crime collection. 

Vintage paperback in very good condition.  Some visible wear to cover: a few creases; and some discoloration.   

Inside reads good as new with a hint of tanning to pages. 

Ten brutal murders that baffled the experts re-created here by master crime writer Edmund Pearson.   

A sixteen year old girl slashes her baby stepbrother's throat from ear to ear.

The scene: a Harvard lab.  The time: Midnight.  The action: A stealthy killer perpetrates a crime more horrible than murder.

A young woman lies dead on a lonely country road, her head bashed in.  Nearby, twelve sets of bloody claw tracks lead to and from the body.

In the celler of a burning house, firefighters discover the body of the owner's thrice-murdered wife.

A romantic idyll in a seaside cottage-- in the locked bedroom adjoining the love nest lies hidden the mutilated remains of a killer's mistress.  And more...