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Irresistibly Seductive, No One Ever Doubted Her.

California attorney Larry McNabney was a wealthy and well-connected legal ace and the proud owner of a champion show horse. When his wife Elisa reported him missing in September, 2001, she claimed he abandoned her after a heated argument and joined a cult.

Lethally Cunning, No One Ever Knew Her.

When Larry's body was found in a shallow grave three months later, Elisa was gone. Driving a red convertible Jaguar, her brown hair bleached blonde, Mrs. McNabney was already speeding toward a new life in Florida-and a new identity.

Who was Elisa McNabney? She was a female fugitive wanted in the murder of her trusting husband. She was an insinuating beauty with 38 aliases, and a rap sheet 113 pages long whose criminal career was about to come undone. But in the wake of Elisa's stunning confession and conviction, there was one more shocking surprise yet to come from the poisonous black widow...

Synopsis:

California attorney Larry McNabney was a wealthy and well-connected legal ace and the proud owner of a champion show horse. When his wife Elisa reported him missing in September, 2001, she claimed he abandoned her after a heated argument and joined a cult.

When Larry's body was found in a shallow grave three months later, Elisa was gone. Driving a red convertible Jaguar, her brown hair bleached blonde, Mrs. McNabney was already speeding toward a new life in Florida-and a new identity.

Who was Elisa McNabney? She was a female fugitive wanted in the murder of her trusting husband. She was an insinuating beauty with 38 aliases, and a rap sheet 113 pages long whose criminal career was about to come undone. But in the wake of Elisa's stunning confession and conviction, there was one more shocking surprise yet to come from the poisonous black widow...

Synopsis:

The "New York Times" bestselling author of "The Search for the Green River Killer" investigates the 2001 murder of a California attorney, whose wife had 38 aliases and a lengthy criminal record. photos. Original.

About the Author

Carlton Smith was an award-winning journalist for The Los Angeles Times and The Seattle Times in the 1970s and 1980s. A finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in investigative reporting in 1988, he now works full-time as a true crime author. He lives in San Francisco.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312994068
Publisher:
St. Martin's Paperbacks
Subject:
Murder
Author:
Smith, Carlton
Subject:
California
Subject:
Murder - General
Subject:
Murder -- California.
Subject:
McNabney, Larry
Edition Description:
Mass Market Paperbound
Series:
St. Martin's True Crime Library
Publication Date:
20041130
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
8 pp. photos
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
6.74 x 4.1875 x 0.975 in

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"Synopsis" by ,
California attorney Larry McNabney was a wealthy and well-connected legal ace and the proud owner of a champion show horse. When his wife Elisa reported him missing in September, 2001, she claimed he abandoned her after a heated argument and joined a cult.

When Larry's body was found in a shallow grave three months later, Elisa was gone. Driving a red convertible Jaguar, her brown hair bleached blonde, Mrs. McNabney was already speeding toward a new life in Florida-and a new identity.

Who was Elisa McNabney? She was a female fugitive wanted in the murder of her trusting husband. She was an insinuating beauty with 38 aliases, and a rap sheet 113 pages long whose criminal career was about to come undone. But in the wake of Elisa's stunning confession and conviction, there was one more shocking surprise yet to come from the poisonous black widow...

"Synopsis" by , The "New York Times" bestselling author of "The Search for the Green River Killer" investigates the 2001 murder of a California attorney, whose wife had 38 aliases and a lengthy criminal record. photos. Original.

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