And Never Let Her Go: Thomas Capano: The Deadly Seducer by Ann Rule

By Ann Rule

The shattering crime tale that stunned the state: the Thomas Capano homicide case
On a June night in 1996, 30-year-old Anne Marie Fahey, secretary to the governor of Delaware, vanished and not using a hint following a restaurant rendezvous together with her mystery lover of greater than years: Thomas Capano. one among Wilmington's such a lot favorite and revered figures, a millionaire legal professional and previous kingdom prosecutor, "Tommy" used to be a captivating, softspoken relations guy. yet within the weeks and months that Fahey's disappearance, investigators might steadily discover the stunning fact: Capano used to be a steely manipulator pushed by way of energy and greed -- and able to brutal homicide. In a riveting narrative expertly documented by means of probing interviews, diary entries, and email correspondence, and with significant perception into the twisted motivations of a killer, Ann Rule chronicles a real-life drama of Shakespearian proportions: objectives fall, love turns to obsession, relations names are tainted, the façade of good fortune crumbles -- and a gorgeous yet susceptible younger lady will pay the final word cost in a convoluted and lethal dating.

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