When Martha Gail Fulton left her part-time job at the library and discovered she had a flat tire, she drove back into the empty parking lot, upon leaving her vehicle, a car with three people drove into the parking lot, a man got out, approached Gail and shot her to death.
From the very beginning it was obvious this was not a random shooting, Gail was targeted by persons unknown. Two obvious suspects were her husband George and George’s mistress Donna Kay Trapani. Both however, had alibis. As police investigated however, they uncovered a conspiracy and a mistress that was quite the woman scorned. You know what is said about a woman scorned. Donna Kay Trapani would do whatever she needed to ‘get her man’.
Despite the lurid title, this is a solidly told tale of an adulterous mate, a long suffering wife and how it led to murder for hire. M. Phelps has done his usual solid job of research and his narrative is captivating and compelling. He has little respect for men who mistreat women and lets you know it, this includes unfaithful husbands. Although George had nothing to do with Gail’s murder, his affair set events in motion that led to it. I don’t want to say any more. Just know this is a very interesting account and M. Phelps has told it well.