Garden of Evil

Version: Unabridged
Author: Edna Buchanan
Narrator: Erin Bennett
Genres: Detective Stories
Publisher: Dreamscape Media
Published In: March 2015
Length: 10 hours, 10 minutes
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Overview

A rural upstate Florida sheriff is shot to death by a young woman who flees in his car and continues to kill. The victims, men lured into sexual confrontations by the wild and predatory young woman, are found dumped in ditches, woodlands, and along the roadside. The flirtatious killer, who leaves lipstick traces on the bullets she uses, is swiftly dubbed the Kiss Me Killer by the press. In Miami, Britt Montero, fascinated by the story, suspects the elusive killer is headed her way. She's right. A top Miami politician soon tastes the killer's kiss of death. In the media frenzy that follows, the story belongs to Britt and quick reader reaction comes from the killer herself. The mutual fascination between reporter and killer leads to a face-to-face meeting that turns deadly...

Author Details

Author Details

Buchanan, Edna

Edna Buchanan commanded the "Miami Herald" police beat for eighteen years, during which she reported the stories of 3,000 homicides and won scores of awards, including the Pulitzer Prize in 1986 and the 2001 George Polk Award for Career Achievement in Journalism. She attracted international acclaim for her classic true crime memoirs, "The Corpse Had a Familiar Face", reissued by Pocket Books in 2004, and "Never Let Them See You Cry". Her first novel of suspense, "Nobody Lives Forever", was nominated for an Edgar Award.

In 1992, Buchanan introduced Britt Montero, a Cuban-American reporter, in