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Playing With Fire: The True Story of a Nurse, Her Husband, and a Marriage Turned Fatal
Playing With Fire The True Story of a Nurse Her Husband and a Marriage Turned Fatal Author:John Glatt A beautiful nurse. A lethal injection. A gruesomely charred corpse. Nothing could have shocked the sleepy community of Morgantown, West Virginia, more than the lurid details that surfaced after a house fire claimed the life of Shelly Michael’s husband Jimmy. Local authorities suspected possible arson. Then they discovered that Jimmy had be... more »en dead before the fire even started -- paralyzed by a fatal dose of muscle relaxant…
Did Shelly Michael, a respected nurse and mother, kill her second husband and torch her own home? Were the rumors true that she’d had an affair with her husband’s employee only two weeks before the murder? Or did she kill Jimmy simply for the insurance money? Charged with first-degree murder and first-degree arson, Shelly would never stop claiming her innocence -- even to this day« less
A very interesting true crime. Hard to believe a woman can do that to someone she professes to love so much. The real losers are the kids in this whole mess and Jimmy's family. The jury got it right, despite her proclamations of innocence. If you love true crime books this is a great one to pick up, it will fascinate and hold you till the end.
Wow! A great read! John Glatt is truly a true crime artist. We get to personally know the people through the personal interviews Mr. Glatt has with family and friends. With this background knowledge, we are better able to understand, to some extent, what makes a person create and act out a crime of passion. If you enjoy true crime, latch on to this book. Thanks John Glatt!