Black Dahlia, Red Rose: The Crime, Corruption, and Cover-Up of America's Greatest Unsolved Murder by Piu Marie Eatwell

Black Dahlia, Red Rose: The Crime, Corruption, and Cover-Up of America's Greatest Unsolved Murder

Los Angeles, 1947. A housewife out for a walk with her baby notices a cloud of black flies buzzing ominously in Leimert Park. An "unsightly object" is identified as the mutilated body of Elizabeth Short, an aspiring starlet from Massachusetts who had been lured west by the siren call of Hollywood. Her killer would never be found, but Short’s death would bring her the fame...

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Black Dahlia, Red Rose: The Crime, Corruption, and Cover-Up of America's Greatest Unsolved Murder Reviews

  • Taryn Pierson
    I had to squirm (and occasionally skim) my way through this book because I’m squeamish when it comes to violence, but the Black Dahlia murder and Piu Eatwell’s deep dive into the evidence are fascinating enough to make the ick factor worth it. I didn’t know anything about the case goi...
  • Rachel
    The Black Dahlia murder case remains a brutal unsolved mystery murder case. Committed by someone familiar with surgical techniques, the murder of twenty-two year old Elizabeth Short, the so-called Black Dahlia because of the lingerie she wore and her jet-black hair. The investigation has never been ...
  • Beth
    Black Dahlia Red Rose is a book that takes it's place beside many books on this crime that captured America's attention. An unsolved mystery of a Hollywood starlet, this book seeks to solve this decades old crime.Using recently released FBI files as well as interviews never before heard of, this boo...
  • John David
    Los Angeles in 1947 was a hard, gritty city filled with people hoping to make a fresh start or to achieve fame and fortune. One of them was Elizabeth Short, a beautiful young woman from Massachusetts who dreamed of becoming a movie star. Ironically but sadly her desire for fame was achieved, but onl...
  • Linda Marie Marsh
    Meticulously researched with newly opened FBI files, interviews and incredible detective work.....this book about Elizabeth Short was unique among all others. I've read others, watched the documentaries and movies, so of course my interest was piqued. She was a beautiful woman from the east hoping ...
  • Wesley Britton
    Eighty years after her murder on January 14 or 15, 1947, you’d think there’d be nothing new to say about the death of Elizabeth Short, dubbed “The Black Dahlia” by the Las Angeles press. Over the decades, her short life has been fictionalized in print and on screen, and she’...
  • Xisix
    Piu makes fairly clear case that Leslie Dillon in cahoots with Mark Hansen killed Elizabeth Short.Rakish, tiny-dicked, pimp who liked to drug girls was "boyfriend" acquaintance who knew her and was identified as staying at Astor Motel where large quantities of blood and feces where cleaned up by own...

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