From the Back Cover
A SUCCESSFUL DOCTOR.
Dr. Felix Polk was a married psychologist living in Berkeley, California. At forty years old, he had a successful practice and a towering reputationâ"until he began a scandalous affair with one of his patients: Susan Bolling. She was fifteen years old.
A TROUBLED TEENAGE GIRL.
After divorcing his first wife, Felix married Susan. Susan would later claim that her marriage was built on lies, manipulation, and psychological abuse. She tried to divorce Felix, but no settlement could be reached. Susan seemed to believe that Felix had stashed up to $40 million in a secret bank account in the Caribbean. She wanted her halfâ"or elseâ¦
A CASE THAT STUNNED THE NATION.
In October 2002, Felix was found stabbed to death in his own home. Susan insisted she acted in self-defense. But what would a jury think when Susanâ"claiming she was the victim of Felix's manipulationâ"became her own defense attorney? This is the true story of marriage, murder, and mind games