An ambitious district attorney sees a grisly double murder as his ticket to bigger things. Small matter, at least to him, that the man awaiting execution for the crime in Sing Sing is innocent. This is a gripping, true-life story of justice thwarted and betrayed. — Alden Graves
Shortlisted for the Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger Award for Non-Fiction.
"With a cast of characters brought to life in superb style by Evans, Slaughter on a Snowy Morn cannot fail to keep you gripped until the very last page."--History Books Review
The dramatic tale of the illiterate New York farmhand condemned to death in 1916 who became first convicted murderer ever to be freed by forensic science.
Colin Evans is the author of The Casebook of Forensic Detection: How Science Solved 100 of the World's Most Baffling Crimes and Father of Forensics (Icon Books, 2008).