By John Gilmore
Initially published in 1998 below the marginally longer name, Severed: the real tale of the Black Dahlia Murder, this e-book by means of acclaimed writer John Gilmore is now thought of a real crime vintage, and one of many extra trustworthy money owed of the short lifestyles and terrible demise of 1 of Hollywood's such a lot tragic figures, Elizabeth Short.
I am keen on Gilmore, and personal, and feature learn, numerous of his books, but am in simple terms attending to his so much recognized name now, so can't supply my very own evaluate at the moment. i will basically say that I'm quite a few pages into it, and prefer all of Gilmore's books, I'm already hooked, and should most likely stay awake all evening reading.
"The Black Dahlia homicide hit post-War l. a. like a bombshell . . . an impenetrable mystery—the haunting crown jewel of LAPD’s “unsolved” murders. Even sooner than her savage demise, attractive 22-year-old Elizabeth brief, an aspiring starlet and nightclub habitué, used to be often called the Black Dahlia—now a magnetic icon in American popular culture, a virtually legendary image of noir Hollywood. during this multiplied variation, John Gilmore plumbs the darkish middle of this terrifying tale that he argues can by no means be really solved. this is the genuine Elizabeth Short—the enigmatic Black Dahlia. Kindle version contains unique new photos.
“The most sensible publication at the Black Dahlia — in reality, the one trustworthy book.” — Colin Wilson
“The so much enjoyable and worrying end to the Black Dahlia case.” — David Lynch.