Edgar Award Winning Author Harry MacLean Is Bringing The New York Times Bestseller In Broad Daylight Back To Print In A Classic Print Trade Paper Edition That Also Includes The Story Behind In Broad Daylight In Broad Daylight Tells The Story Of The Killing Of Ken Rex McElroy On The Main Street Of Skid, Missouri In July 1981 McElroy, An Illiterate Hog Farmer, Had Terrorized All Of Northwest Missouri For Over 20 Years, Until The Town, And Even Law Enforcement, Was Terrified Of Him McElroy Was Shot As He Sat In His Truck In Front Of The Tavern Over 45 Men Witnessed The Shooting Despite Two Eyewitness Accounts And Three Grand Jury Investigations, No One Has Been Prosecuted For The Crime In Broad Daylight Won An Edgar Award For Best True Crime It Was Also Made Into A Movie Starring Brian Denehey, Cloris Leachman And Chris Cooper It Was Re Released As An E Book On July 2012 On The 31st Anniversary Of The Killing St Martin S Press Published The Last Print Edition In 2006.In The Story Behind In Broad Daylight, MacLean Tells How He Researched And Wrote The Book He Tells Of Guns Being Drawn On Him, Being Bitten By A Dog, And A Confrontation With The Killer On The Killer S Ranch In Addition To Updates On Characters From The Book Including Who Is Still Alive And Who Has Died , The Book Answers Many Questions About The Killing Itself, Such As Who Was Involved, And What Has Become Of Them MacLean Describes The Breakthrough Events When Key Characters Agreed To Speak With Him, And He Realized He Would Finally Get The Story The Author Also Discusses The Nature Of The Moral Consequences Of The Killing For The Town And Those Involved In The Crime The Mini Book Contains Never Before Published Photographs Of Some Of The Principal Characters, Including The Killer These Two Books Are Combined For The First Time In This New Classic Print Edition.
Harry MacLean, an Edgar Award winning true crime writer In Broad Daylight has changed genre s with his new novel, The Joy of Killing Variously described as a literary thriller, a psychological thriller or philosophical thriller, the book earned a rave review from Kirkus MacLean s writing is lyrical, ebbing and flowing like a deep riptide that conceals the danger beneath there is something
- 498 pages
- In Broad Daylight
- Harry N. MacLean
- 17 April 2018 Harry N. MacLean