Murder in Italy: Amanda Knox, Meredith Kercher and the Murder Trial that Shocked the World
Amazon Top Ten in True Crime and Criminology. Best True Crime Book Editor's & Reader's Choice Awards. Library Journal Bestseller .
Police found the body of beautiful British exchange student Meredith Kercher in Perugia, Italy in 2007, police discovered the body of Meredith Prosecut ...more
Full disclosure: I received a review copy of the book and have known Candace since before Kercher’s murder (Candace’s family comes from Calabria so that is how we initially “met” online). In fact, Candace and I exchanged several emails about the case throughout the inv ...more
MURDER IN ITALY reads like a novel, telling the story of Kercher's last days, (briefly) describing the horrific scene of her murder, and provides insight to the lurid headlines that accompanied the public spectacle of the investigation and trials.
Readers learn the origin of the much-broadcast nickname for Amanda Knox, "Foxy Knoxy ...more
Murder in Italy is the non-fiction account of American college student Amanda Knox and British college student Meredith Kercher, who were studying in Perugia, Italy in 2007 when Meredith was found murdered. Knox was blamed, after confessing during a sleep-deprived interrogation in which she was yelled at, bullied, and hit by the officers. She immediately recanted her statement, once she was left alone and had time to regroup.
I never followed ...more
I have never before read a true crime novel and it never crossed my mind to actually ever try one, since I’m the type of reader who prefers to escape reality and enter exotic and fantastical worlds, far away from the ...more
My premise is that a person with no criminal background, mental instability,propensity for violence, or motive should be convicted witho ...more
I BOUGHT this book because I knew very little about this whole.situation. I am certainly not for an overwhelming guilty verdict by any means however, this book was clearly written by a biased author in favor of Amanda Knox. I am completely appalled by this presentation of the case and almost blatant boasting of the innocence of Amanda Knox. Right off the bat the writer places Amanda before the presentation of Merideth in the intro. I was looking for an accurate account of the situation but w ...more
Dempsy does ...more
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Candace Dempsey is the award-winning, Italian-American author of MURDER IN ITALY
the true story of Amanda Knox, the American honor student convicted of killing her British roommate, Meredith Kercher, in a seemingly idyllic Italian hilltop town.
You've seen the Amanda Knox movie.
Now get the real story behind the headlines.
MURDER IN ITALY
This is Eat, Pray, Love gone horribly wrong.