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The Best New True Crime Stories: Crimes of Passion, Obsession & Revenge
Works of: Non-fiction
Taking It Personally
When it comes to strong emotions, people can react in strange and unexpected ways. Whether it’s a heart hurt by unrequited love or a lover so passionate they’ll stop at nothing to get their way, even the most seemingly mild-mannered soul can suddenly flip, becoming consumed by dark intentions.
The Best New True Crime Stories: Crimes of Passion, Obsession & Revenge, like the other books in the popular The Best New True Crime Stories series, contains original nonfiction accounts penned by writers from across the literary spectrum. From Paris in the 1910s to India in the 2000s, this collection will take you around the globe to explore twisted true tales of passion and obsession turned violent. Join the award-winning, crime-savvy contributors, and examine why some individuals have fully embraced their dark side, resorting to crime to achieve their own special brand of satisfaction and retribution.
“True crime fans hungering for juicy tales of hot-blooded murder will gobble up the offerings in this irresistibly page-turning collection.”—Harold Schechter, author of Hell’s Princess: The Mystery of Belle Gunness, Butcher of Men
“Szereto and her contributors’ dark stories and clean writing styles combine for a gripping read. Wonderful!”—Liza Rodman, author of The Babysitter: My Summers with a Serial Killer
“This volume of crime cases edited by true crime queen Mitzi Szereto is a fascinating look at crimes where perpetrators let their rage and bad judgment take over.”—Emily Webb, co-host of Australian True Crime podcast and author of Angels of Death: Doctors and Nurses Who Kill
Other books by Mitzi Szereto
The Best New True Crime Stories: Crimes of Famous & Infamous Criminals
The Best New True Crime Stories: Unsolved Crimes & Mysteries
The Best New True Crime Stories: Partners in Crime
The Best New True Crime Stories: Well-Mannered Crooks, Rogues & Criminals
The Best New True Crime Stories: Small Towns
The Best New True Crime Stories: Serial Killers
Rotten Peaches (The Thelonious T. Bear Chronicles)
Normal for Norfolk (The Thelonious T. Bear Chronicles)
Getting Even: Revenge Stories
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