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A Murder in Wellesley: The Inside Story of an Ivy-League Doctor’s Double Life, His Slain Wife, and the Trial That Gripped the Nation
Tom Farmer and Marty FoleyPaper: $22.95
The bizarre case of the 1999 murder of May Greineder of Wellesley, Mass., is explored in all its unsettling detail by Boston Herald reporter Farmer and former Massachusetts State Police detective Foley, a key investigator. . . . While Dirk Greineder’s guilt is never in question for the reader, Farmer and Foley imbue the investigation and subsequent trial with suspense, going to great lengths to flesh out the players.
This is tragedy. Pass the popcorn.
—NY Daily News
From the crime scene to the courtroom, Boston Herald reporter Tom Farmer covered every twist and turn in the Halloween murder of Mabel "May" Greineder, a Wellesley mother of three killed by her husband, Dr. Dirk Greineder nearly 13 years ago... a chilling account of Greineder’s murder and her husband’s conviction... those who read early release copies of the book ‘haven’t been able to put it down.
—The Eagle-Tribune, No. Andover, MA
A story of how our judicial system should work.
The Greineder murder case-one that I covered as a journalist and one that still gives me chills. In A Murder in Wellesley, authors Tom Farmer and Marty Foley show me all that I didn’t know about the investigation and its consequences. They take you deep into the heart of the murder probe and deeper into the black heart of the unlikely killer.
—author of The Finest Hours: The True Story of the U.S. Coast Guard’s Most Daring Sea Rescue
TOM FARMER, a former award-winning Boston newspaper reporter and editor, covered the Greineder murder case for the Boston Herald. MARTY FOLEY spent more than 24 years with the Massachusetts State Police before retiring in 2007 with the rank of Detective Lieutenant.