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 instances over the following decade for premeditated murder.
Today, travelers flock to Mercer condominium to determine the attractive mansion depicted in Clint Eastwood’s motion picture and the e-book from which it was once made—Midnight within the backyard of excellent and Evil—where flamboyant fashion designer 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 ignored the dazzling darkish part of Jim Williams himself. He used to be a delicate predator whose crimes can have placed him at the back of bars lengthy earlier than the loss of life of Danny Hansford.
After middle of the night within the backyard of excellent and Evil is the newly revised and increased model of the number 1 Wall highway magazine bestselling real account of the crime, inclusive of an important testimony recreating the court drama among a proficient prosecutor and an excellent safeguard legal professional as they conflict over the way forward for a self-made aristocrat. greater than forty images and revealing insider interviews carry new lifestyles to the shiny solid of characters during this distinct southern crime story.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Marilyn Bardsley is a revered specialist on serial killers and the editor of RosettaBooks’ bestselling Crimescape™ sequence, in addition to the previous govt editor and founding father of Time Warner’s Crime Library, a ideal actual crime website.
She has written approximately probably the most recognized serial killers, together with Jeffrey Dahmer, Jack the Ripper, the Boston Strangler, and Charles Manson. Her paintings can also be thought of an enormous source for legislations enforcement; her characteristic reporting on baby homicide circumstances was once crucial interpreting for the police crew assigned to the golf green River serial murders.
ABOUT THE SERIES
Crimescape™ is a bestselling RosettaBooks number of compelling, brief nonfiction crime eBooks via the simplest real crime authors within the enterprise. Taking readers into the darkish center of the felony brain and the demanding hunt to convey the perpetrators to justice, Crimescape™ authors stand except others due to their services within the box as police detectives, forensic execs, legal psychologists, and investigative journalists. As riveting storytellers, our authors deliver readers designated perception into the murderous brain and a few of the world’s so much mysterious and engaging cases.
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