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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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...
  • HFK
    Elizabeth Short's severally mutilated body was discovered on the morning of January 15, 1947. Her gruesome death continues to be one of the most famous unsolved murder mysteries in America's history, and she is the source of countless books, TV-shows, movies and conspiracy theories of the darker sid...
  • Josh
    For readers familiar with the noir soaked unsolved murder of Elizabeth Short, aka the Black Dahlia, this book recounts much of the information already printed and glamorized in film but it does so in a way that is refreshing and feels 'new'. If anything, Black Dahlia Red Rose reads more like crime f...
  • andrea
    Shrug. That's my brief review.Long version...if you've never read ANYTHING about this case before you might enjoy. But if this is one of multiple pieces you've read about Black Dahlia then you will pry be bored to tears. While the theory is just as plausible as any other presented in the abundance o...
  • Paquita Maria Sanchez
    Definitely convincing....
  • Missy (myweereads)
    “Elizabeth, Betty, Bette, Beth, Gilda, the martyr, the angel, the whore, the icon. Elizabeth Short...”Black Dahlia Red Rose by Piu Eatwell is a re-examination of the Black Dahlia murder. The book looks at gripping new evidence to solve the seventy year old mystery of America’s most fa...

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