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A perfect husband

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New York Times bestselling true crime writer Aphrodite Jones chronicles the highly-publicised story of novelist Michael Peterson, who was convicted of first-degree murder for beating his wife to death in December 2001 in order to collect her life insurance.
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From a New York Times–bestselling author: A searing account of cold-blooded murder as told by "one of the chief practitioners of the true crime genre" (The Baltimore Sun).

Michael Peterson was a decorated war veteran and bestselling novelist. His wife, Kathleen, was a high-powered executive and devoted mother. To everyone who knew them, they seemed to be the perfect couple living a life most people would kill for.

Then came the tragic night Michael found Kathleen at the bottom of the stairs in a pool of blood. He claimed her death was an accident. The prosecution thought different and put him on trial—and behind bars.

Then, in a stunning reversal, a judge gave Michael another chance to stand trial as his children steadfastly proclaimed his innocence. But what happened next would stun observers as new evidence and bizarre theories were introduced in a legal battle that would drag on until it became one of the longest trials in state history.

Aphrodite Jones draws on exclusive interviews and revelatory facts to deliver "a richly detailed and deeply researched tale of a greedy, sociopathic killer" (Caitlin Rother, New York Times–bestselling author).

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subject_facet Murderers -- North Carolina -- Durham -- Case studies
Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Biography
Peterson, Kathleen, -- 1953-2001
Peterson, Michael -- (Michael I.)
Uxoricide -- North Carolina -- Durham -- Case studies
title_display A perfect husband
title_full A Perfect Husband
A perfect husband / Aphrodite Jones
title_short A perfect husband
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Nonfiction
Novelists, American
Peterson, Kathleen
Peterson, Michael
True Crime
Uxoricide