Mitzi Szereto (author of The Best New True Crime Stories) gets a review from Blog Talk Radio on Well-Mannered Crooks, Rogues & Criminals.
Charming People Can Make the Deadliest Criminals – Many of the most successful criminals in history have something in common. They are polite, charming, and loyal only to rules of their own making. The Best New True Crime Stories: Well-Mannered Crooks, Rogues & Criminals reveals true accounts of lawbreakers from the past to the present.
This anthology, edited by acclaimed author and anthologist Mitzi Szereto, features all-new stories from award-winning international crime writers, true-crime podcasters, journalists, and experts in dark crimes. The tales on these pages prove that crime and gentlemanly (or gentlewomanly) behavior—which allowed many to escape justice for so long—can often be a killer combination!
Well-Mannered Crooks, Rogues & Criminals
From mild mannered coworkers to doting parents. Some might be your jack-of-all-trades friend, or others might be your family member with an altruistic persona. The Best New True Crime Stories: Well-Mannered Crooks & Criminals takes you deeper into the unconventional criminal’s psyche. The ones where their most prominent feature isn’t a bloodied knife, but a bright smile and warm gaze meant to lure their next victim.
Meet the real killers. You’ve heard about John Wayne Gacy. You’ve read about Jeffrey Dahmer. You’ve delved into the Ted Bundy fascination. It’s time for you to meet the infamous Naún Briones, who struck fear into the hearts of the rich, and Freddie Brenman, a notorious street-fighter with mysterious ties to the Dillinger Gang. You’ll find yourself realizing that being nice and friendly is a killer combination.
Edited by acclaimed author and anthologist Mitzi Szereto, The Best New True Crime Stories: Well-Mannered Crooks & Criminals reveals all-new accounts of true crime stories featuring serial killers from the contemporary to the depression-era. The international list of contributors includes award-winning crime writers, true-crime podcasters, journalists, and experts in the dark crimes field such as Tom Larsen, David Blumenfeld, and Anthony Ferguson.