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 subsequent decade for premeditated murder.
Today, travelers flock to Mercer apartment to work out the attractive mansion depicted in Clint Eastwood’s motion picture and the publication from which it was once made—Midnight within the backyard of fine 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 neglected the extraordinary darkish facet of Jim Williams himself. He was once a tender predator whose crimes can have placed him in the back of bars lengthy sooner than the loss of life of Danny Hansford.
After nighttime within the backyard of excellent and Evil is the newly revised and extended model of the number 1 Wall highway magazine bestselling real account of the crime, together with the most important testimony recreating the court drama among a proficient prosecutor and an excellent safety lawyer as they conflict over the way forward for a self-made aristocrat. greater than forty images and revealing insider interviews convey new lifestyles to the brilliant 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 govt editor and founding father of Time Warner’s Crime Library, a prime real crime website.
She has written approximately the most well-known serial killers, together with Jeffrey Dahmer, Jack the Ripper, the Boston Strangler, and Charles Manson. Her paintings can also be thought of a major source for legislations enforcement; her function reporting on baby homicide circumstances was once vital studying for the police crew assigned to the fairway River serial murders.
ABOUT THE SERIES
Crimescape™ is a bestselling RosettaBooks choice of compelling, brief nonfiction crime eBooks through the simplest precise crime authors within the company. Taking readers into the darkish middle of the legal brain and the stressful hunt to convey the perpetrators to justice, Crimescape™ authors stand except others due to their services within the box as police detectives, forensic pros, legal psychologists, and investigative newshounds. As riveting storytellers, our authors carry readers distinctive perception into the murderous brain and a few of the world’s so much mysterious and interesting cases.
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