"Ekirch out-kidnaps Stevenson in this thrilling, thoroughly documented story." —Booklist, starred review
Michael Lesy’s disturbingly satisfying account of Chicago in the 1920s—the epicenter of murder in America—could be fiction, but it’s not.
"A remarkable tale."—Chicago Tribune
A fatal collision of three lives in the most intriguing and original crime story since In Cold Blood.
"[Makes] history, with all its messiness, ugliness, and even humanity, come vividly alive."—Chicago Tribune