Has much changed since Atticus Finch valiantly tried to save a wrongly accused black man? After reading Circumstantial Evidence you might feel not nearly enough. Pete Earley became interested in Monroeville Alabama's shocking murder case after discovering several eerie similarities between it and Harper Lee's work of fiction that made the town famous. Earley took on an impossible task to collect and collaborate with those connected to the actual story in an impartial yet unforgiving eye opener. Circumstantial Evidence reads like a well written fiction, and by the time you're three chapters deep, you'll wish it was.Learn More
On November 15, 1959, in the small town of Holcomb, Kansas, four members of the Clutter family were savagely murdered by blasts from a shotgun held a few inches from their faces. There was no apparent motive for the crime, and there were almost no clues.
As Truman Capote reconstructs the murder and the investigation that led to the capture, trial, and execution of the killers, he generates both mesmerizing suspense and astonishing empathy. In Cold Blood is a work that transcends its moment, yielding poignant insights into the nature of American violence.Learn More