Want a true story where lies, hate, love, deceit and betrayal are the stuff of everyday living? Where killing someone yo…
True Detective February 2008
Want a true story where lies, hate, love, deceit and betrayal are the stuff of everyday living? Where killing someone you don’t like is as normal as a trip to the shops, where women have multiple lovers and men tote guns and ride horses? Then we’ve got a crackling case for you from Dallas, Texas. It makes J. R. Ewing look positively tame…
“Your hands caress my every curve, sending sensations through every nerve,” Anne Trigwell wrote to her new lover. She certainly knew how to turn a man on, as many had learned to their cost, and her latest conquest would be no exception. But was she the victim of a miscarriage of justice or a cold-blooded murderess who had her son and two husbands murdered? She died of cancer in October 2007 still insisting she was innocent and offering to tell the world her story. Enticing to the end, Anne Trigwell offered much but delivered nothing, and the mystery that surrounded her in life remains after her death.
Though he didn’t show it, when racketeer Charlie Birger first set eyes on Ella Moran he was bowled over by her beauty, and he was already pondering how to seduce her. Ella was unaware of it, but when she sipped champagne at Shady Rest that fateful day she was starting a war that would drench three counties with blood and launch an era of lawlessness that would leave at least 50 men dead.