Murders That Baffled the Experts by Edmund Pearson [FIRST EDITION PAPERBACK] 1967 • Signet True Crime
Murders That Baffled the Experts by Edmund Pearson
FIRST EDITION • FIRST PRINTING  SIGNET TRUE CRIME
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...