This is the true story of trophy wife Celeste Beard who wanted everything, but her husband stood in the way, so she enlists her lesbian lover, a love-struck, middle-aged woman with a history of mental illness to get rid of her husband, then when Celeste begins to doubt the reliability of her lover she tries to hire a hit man to take care of her.
This is an excellent book. Kathryn Casey has a journalism background and it shows in her attention to detail and the amount of research that goes into her books. She gives a complete biography of all the major people involved in the case, detailing their childhoods in a style that is interesting and informative.
By the time the book is over, you really know the people involved. You understand what happened and the tremendous impact the crime has had on all involved.
I recommend this book to any true crime fan.