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Perfect Crimes

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No such thing as PERFECT CRIMES? Witness this whirlwind tour of dirty deeds, sinister scandals, and cold-blooded murder--done in the name of love, money, madness, and more--from around the world or right next door. All of these notoriously wicked characters overlooked a fatal flaw that brought their almost perfect crimes to light.
Japanese jet-setter Kazuyoshi...more
Paperback, 336 pages
Published May 31st 1995 by Ballantine Books
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Okay, I admit that I was already a little skeptical about this book when I saw the authors' photos in the back. (They're shown in what they might think looks like pulp detective gear - him in a fedora and raincoat, her in a weird hat with face netting.) But the lure of "twelve tales of fiendish schemes that came off without a hitch - almost" got me and I bought it.

Unless you don't read much true crime, leave this one on the shelf - it's not very good.

The authors present a dozen cases, ranging fr...more
Rabbi Ben
It's just not that easy to write an anthology where almost every story
keeps me turning the pages, This one did! I especially liked the one about the doctor who picked up a guy in a gay bar, murdered him in his office and then filled out a death certificate -- for one of his other patients!

Did I mention that these are all true stories?
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