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Evil Wives : Deadly Women Whose Crimes Knew No Limits (Hardcover)

Author: Marlowe, John

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Nancy Kissel served her investment banker husband a strawberry milkshake laced with drugs, then clubbed him to death with a statuette.

Kimberly Hricko poisoned her husband and set fire to his corpse during a Valentine's Day break intended to rekindle their relationship.

Jane Andrews, former aide to the Duchess of York, used a kitchen knife and cricket bat to bring her fiancT's life to a grisly end.

Rita Gluzman stabbed her estranged husband and then forced a young cousing to dismember the corpse.

Nancy 'Nannie' Doss, the 'Giggling Granny', did to death four husbands, her mother, her sister, a grandson and her mother-in-law. Her preferred tool was arsenic.

Evil Wives focuses on the most horrible crimes ever committed by women. Author John Marlowe presents a carefully chosen cross-section of history's deadliest female criminals, whose fascinating life stories are viewed with an unflinching gaze, making for a chilling but engrossing read.

Evil Wives is an A to Z of female psychopaths, from Jane Andrews and Tracie Andrews, through Katherine Knight and Ann Miller Kontz, to Susan Wright and Aileen Wuornos.

Many People find it difficult to believe that women are capable of extreme acts of violence so female killers have often been able to avoid the long arm of the law for extended periods of time.

The concept of the evil wife seems so much more shocking than that of the evil husband, perhaps because women are so closely associated with nurture and support in western society.

In the case of most women society's trust is not misplaced, but one must be ready to accept there are always exceptions, such as the women you'll encounter within these pages who all prove themselves far deadlier than the male...


Publisher Chartwell Books
Mfg Part# 9780785825371
SKU 211294373
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0785825371
Release Date 8/5/2009
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0208
Publisher Chartwell Books
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