Pretty Evil New England: True Stories of Violent Vixens and Murderous Matriarchs

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Globe Pequot Press
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5.5 X 8.7 X 0.9 inches | 1.19 pounds

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About the Author
Sue Coletta is an award-winning crime writer. For three years running, Feedspot named her Murder Blog as one of the Best 50 Crime Blogs on the Net (Murder Blog sits at #5). Sue also blogs at the Kill Zone, a multi-award-winning writing blog. In addition to blogging, she's the communications manager for the Serial Killer Project and Forensic Science, both groups founded by New York homicide detective and cold case expert, Joe Giacolone. Sue also founded #ACrimeChat on Twitter to help crime writers add realism to fiction. She is an active member of Mystery Writers of America, Sisters in Crime, and International Thriller Writers. Sue lives in central New Hampshire (Alexandria) and writes two serial killer thriller series published by Tirgearr Publishing.

"Chilling. Coletta draws on a wide range of original sources to bring her subjects to life."

-Publishers Weekly

"I'm a devoted fan of Sue Coletta's fictional suspense novels. She's a must read for me. When I learned Coletta had ventured into True Crime, I had to get my hands on a print copy for my favorite reads collection.

PRETTY EVIL is an unforgettable read that will prickle the skin of any reader. Coletta creates a dark mysterious world set in nineteenth century New England-the atmospheric hunting ground of five female serial killers. Each story is liberally infused with the extensive research Coletta compiled from a treasure trove of real news stories from the period, personal diaries from the time, and documented court proceedings to make for an authentic period piece.

PRETTY EVIL gives the reader a front row seat to the unembellished actions of five depraved and diabolical female serial killers-depictions made more chilling because these women existed."

-Jordan Dane, Best-selling thriller author

"Fascinating and interesting read! For those who are interested in serial killers, this book is for you!

Meticulously researched and well put together, this book is going to take you down the poisoned path of murder, and reveals the story in-depth along the way! This is one that you do NOT want to miss!"

- NetGalley review