By Marilyn Bardsley
But 3 many years of labor 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 condo to determine the beautiful mansion depicted in Clint Eastwood’s motion picture and the e-book from which it was once made—Midnight within the backyard of fine and Evil—where flamboyant dressmaker and antiques broker Jim Williams (Kevin Spacey) killed Danny Hansford(Jude Law). whereas the motion picture and booklet portrayed the natives of Savannah as remarkably decadent, unique characters, they overlooked the wonderful darkish part of Jim Williams himself. He used to be a soft predator whose crimes can have positioned him in the back of bars lengthy sooner than the demise of Danny Hansford.
After dead night within the backyard of fine and Evil is the newly revised and multiplied model of the number 1 Wall highway magazine bestselling precise account of the crime, inclusive of an important testimony recreating the court drama among a talented prosecutor and a super security legal professional as they conflict over the way forward for a self-made aristocrat. greater than forty photographs and revealing insider interviews deliver new existence to the bright solid of characters during this certain southern crime story.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
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 most efficient precise crime website.
She has written approximately essentially the most well-known serial killers, together with Jeffrey Dahmer, Jack the Ripper, the Boston Strangler, and Charles Manson. Her paintings can be thought of a massive source for legislation enforcement; her function reporting on baby homicide instances was once obligatory examining for the police staff assigned to the fairway River serial murders.
ABOUT THE SERIES
Crimescape™ is a bestselling RosettaBooks number of compelling, brief nonfiction crime eBooks through the simplest real crime authors within the enterprise. Taking readers into the darkish middle of the legal brain and the annoying hunt to deliver the perpetrators to justice, Crimescape™ authors stand except others as a result of their services within the box as police detectives, forensic execs, felony psychologists, and investigative journalists. As riveting storytellers, our authors convey readers distinctive perception into the murderous brain and a few of the world’s such a lot mysterious and engaging cases.
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