Colin Evans's latest book is out now. THE VALENTINO AFFAIR:The Jazz Age Murder Scandal That Shocked New York Society and Gripped the World
On a sweltering night in August 1917 a beautiful heiress, Blana de Saulles, went gunning for her ex-husband, college football great and Broadway playboy Jack de Saulles. She caught up with him at Jack's palatial home on Long Island. What happened next would reverberate around the world, and lead to "the most sensational trial of the decade."But what few people have realized since that fateful night was the part played in this tragedy by future silent film icon Rudolph Valentino, and how Hollywood lavished a fortune on covering up his dirty little secret...read more
And don't forget! THE KILLING OF GEORGIE MOORE: A True-Life Victorian Mystery.
In 1881 London was rocked when seven-year-old Georgina Moore was kidnapped from outside her school. Suspicion soon fell on a sultry neighbour named Esther Pay. Until recently she had been the mistress of Georgina's father, only to be cast aside when his lecherous gaze turned elsewhere.
What happened next almost defied belief as Scotland Yard detectives uncovered an incredible saga of bedroom intrigue and raw, naked jealousy that stretched right across London. Was it really possible that Esther had snatched little Georgie in an act of revenge? Investigators thought so, but could they prove it?
For the first time the most baffling murder of the Victorian era has now been told in a full-length book. It's a fantastic story and you won't want to miss it!