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The twisted copycat who looked to the stars... He slipped like a sinister shadow in the night, stalking, then savagely attacking. Most of his unsuspecting targets were shot at close range and one woman was stabbed over one hundred times. After dispatching his victims, police allege he left their bloodstained bodies and crept back to the neatly kept room in his mother's apartment. Sleep my little dead... The taunting, bizarre letters alleged killer Heriberto Seda sent to the police and the New York Post were full of strange symbols and mysterious references to the Zodiac. For six terror-filled years, the Zodiac killer ruled the night, claiming nine victims in his homicidal rage. One of the biggest manhunts in New York City's history was unleashed...and still the body count rose. When would the terror end? Police claim his lethal fury finally exploded one summer afternoon. After shooting his own sister, he held her boyfriend hostage and kept scores of heavily armed police pinned down in a ferocious firefight that finally ended with his surrender. But it was only when an alert detective recognized a symbol drawn on Seda's confession as similar to the personal signature used by the Zodiac Killer in his letters, that investigators concluded that the madman they had arrested was in fact the notorious Zodiac Killer. Author Kieran Crowley, an award-winning New York Post reporter who covered the case from the first grisly shooting and cracked the psychopath's secret code, reveals the exclusive inside story and finally solves the biggest remaining mystery of the case.Show more
Ash Wednesday Beautiful, bubbly, 20-year-old Kim Antonakos was returning to her New York City apartment after a night of clubbing with a friend. A business major with wild black hair, long polished fingernails, and a new Honda her loving father had bought her, Kim took good care of herself and looked forward to a bright future. But on her way home in the early morning darkness of that Ash Wednesday, Kim was abducted—and her mysterious kidnappers would be the last people to see her alive. Scorching Betrayal As Kim's father, wealthy computer executive Tommy Antonakos, launched a widespread, feverish search for his daughter, he had no idea that her abductors were right under his nose. A cold mastermind had ordered Kim to be bound, gagged and left in the freezing basement of an abandoned house, hoping to extract ransom from her father. When the plans fell through, he and his henchman panicked, returned to the basement and doused a near-frozen Kim with gasoline, setting her on fire. Burned Alive When the fire was extinguished, all that was left of the lovely coed were her charred, lifeless remains. What would drive the kidnappers to commit such a cruel and senseless murder? How did their plans to cover their tracks result in another killing? And how were the murderers finally snared? Read all of the fascinating facts in a startling expose of extortion, murder, and ultimate justice.Show more
This story of greed, ruthlessness, and grisly murder lies at the intersection of three turbulent lives: an unhappy and erratic society wife with a tragic past, a son of privilege turned alcoholic criminal, and a shrewdly successful financier whose life was stolen in a brutal nightmare. When multimillionaire Ted Ammon was found bludgeoned to death days before his divorce was final, his would-be ex-wife, Generosa, inherited most of his estate. It was just 4 months later that she married her boyfriend, Danny Pelosi, but it would be over two years before he was arrested for Ted's murder. In Almost Paradise, New York Post reporter and author Kieran Crowley details the murder that rocked New York's high society and the high-stakes case that followed.Show more
Gail Katz-Bierenbaum thought she found the perfect husband with the perfect job in Bob Bierenbaum; instead she found a murderer with the capacity to kill and then dump her body into the Atlantic Ocean. Though the man she would marry spoke five languages, was a pilot, skier, and surgeon, he also had a hidden darkness-unknown until jealousy and ego ruined his carefully cultivated mask. Despite the domestic violence, her therapist's warnings about psychological instability, and the police report filed for an almost fatal strangling, she did not leave him until the summer night she went missing from the Upper East Side of Manhattan in 1985. Weaving the remarkable true story, Kieran Crowley uncovers the fifteen-year-long trial of the murder of Gail Katz-Bierenbaum, whose body was never found. But without a body, can there be a guilty conviction?Show more
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