Death by Cyanide: The Murder of Dr. Autumn Klein
Paula Reed WardCloth: $19.95
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|Cloth Publication Date:||10/04/2016|
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|E-book Publication Date:||10/04/2016|
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Death By Cyanide shows Ward at the top of her form. She has tracked down every single aspect of the lurid case-and illuminated the human beings behind it. . . . A master class in coverage of courtroom procedure, the preponderance of evidence will leave you with no doubt that the guilty verdict was correct.
[Ward] presents the ins and outs of a homicide investigation and trial as if they were a puzzle, one that investigators put together piece by piece to its satisfying end.
Meticulously reported, Death by Cyanide is a gripping page-turner-a sensational and shocking story that will satisfy any true crime fan. But Paula Reed Ward, a wonderful storyteller, raises the bar: this is a respectful, contemplative book that fully transports. I won’t soon forget Dr. Autumn Klein.
--Jeanne Marie Laskas, bestselling author of Concussion
In Death by Cyanide, journalist Paula Ward tells an Agatha Christie worthy true story of poison, murder, and the relentless detective work needed to catch a very devious-and very well educated-killer.
--Deborah Blum, author of The Poisoner’s Handbook: Murder and the Birth of Forensic Medicine in Jazz-Age New York
Paula Ward delivers a gripping story of love, family, deception and death, keeping the reader on edge to the very end.
--Michael Fleeman, New York Times bestselling author of Crazy for You
PAULA REED WARD has been a reporter for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette since 2003, and prior to that was a reporter at the Savannah Morning News and the Pottsville (PA) Republican & Evening Herald. She has covered over a dozen capital murder trials. This is her first book.