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Written in Blood

(2005)
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Nominated for a 2006 Edgar® Award in the Best Fact Crime category. This prestigious award was given to Truman Capote forty years ago for his classic, IN COLD BLOOD.

WRITTEN IN BLOOD is the story of an army brat-turned-marine who saw combat in Vietnam, and returned a decorated soldier. An avid reader, his dreams of being an acclaimed novelist came true. His desire to find love was fulfilled when he married brilliant executive Kathleen Atwater, the first female student accepted at Duke University's School of Engineering. The Petersons seemed the ideal academic couple- well-respected, prosperous, and happy.

All that came crashing down in December of 2001, when Kathleen apparently fell to her death in their secluded home in an exclusive area of Durham, North Carolina. But blood spattered evidence and a missing fireplace poker suggested calculated, cold-blooded murder. Her trusted husband stood accused. Prosecutors introduced evidence at trial that sixteen years earlier, Peterson was one of the last people to see his neighbor alive before she was found dead at the bottom of a staircase in her home in Germany. A dramatic trial followed in the explosive final chapter of a life that no novelist could ever have conceived...

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Paperback Editions

February 2005 : USA Paperback
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Title: Written in Blood
Author(s): Diane Fanning
ISBN: 1-250-10220-0 / 978-1-250-10220-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martins Press-3pl
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February 2005 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Written in Blood
Author(s): Diane Fanning
ISBN: 0-312-99403-6 / 978-0-312-99403-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks
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Audio Editions

February 2012 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Written in Blood: A True Story of Murder and the Deadly 16-Year-Old Secret that Tore a Family Apart
Author(s): Diane Fanning
Publisher: Diane Fanning
Availability: Amazon   


Kindle Editions

February 2005 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Written in Blood: A True Story of Murder and a Deadly 16-Year-Old Secret that Tore a Family Apart (St. Martin's True Crime Library)
Author(s): Diane Fanning
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA