Murder in Boston Author:Ken Englade "My wife's been shot! I've been shot!" — That was the frantic call that Charles Stuart made to police on his cellular car phone. His beautiful wife Carol, seven months pregnant, lay dying next to him in their BMW. Charles Stuart was seriously Wounded. — Stuart told police a terrifying story of an unknown assailant who jumped into their car at a... more » stoplight, then shot the couple. An outpouring of grief and sympathy for Charles Stuart poured in from every Quarter - the media, public officials, the city of Boston and the nation at large.
But it was all a grisly hoax. Three months after the death of Carol Stuart and the son she carried in her womb, Charles Sturat discovered that police were about to arrest him for the double murder. That night, he leapt to his death in the Mystic River. In his wake he left a family in agony, a city in conflict and an entire country asking - why? What kind of monster hid behind Charles Stuart's charming smile?
Abridged from Ken Englade's riveting book, here is the first complete account of the murder case that turned a city against itself and horrified a nation - an in-depth exploration of the questions that make this case so puzzling and utterly compelling.« less