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Martha Beck
Martha Beck

Martha Beck

Killer Shorts: Murderers Among Us


38 Pages, 5.5 x 8.5

Formats: EPUB

EPUB, $0.99 (US $0.99) (CA $0.99)

Publication Date: September 2016

ISBN 9781944109325

Rights: WOR

Vesuvian Books (Sep 2016)


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Sex. Lies. Murder. Unloved and unwanted, Martha Beck—known as the Obese Ogress—endured abuse and endless taunts about her size. Used for sex by men from an early age, she never felt love—until she answered a Lonely Hearts ad.Raymond Fernandez, con artist and swindler, planned for Martha to be another of his victims. Instead, she became the perfect accomplice to Fernandez’s cruel intentions. Together they scammed lonely women out of money, jewelry, and finally, their lives.Martha couldn’t live without Raymond, but her jealousy soon turned deadly.This gripping true crime short story explores the tortured life of Martha Beck, executed at Sing Sing in 1951 for the murders of two women and an infant.Short Creative Non Fiction

Author Biography

Stacy Green is the author of the Lucy Kendall thriller series and the Delta Crossroads mystery trilogy. All Good Deeds (Lucy Kendall #1) won a bronze medal for mystery and thriller at the 2015 IPPY Awards. Tin God (Delta Crossroads #1) was runner-up for best mystery/thriller at the 2013 Kindle Book Awards. Her next novel is Lovely Boys (The Katy Madison Series).Stacy has a love of thrillers and crime fiction, and she is always looking for the next dark and twisted novel to enjoy. She started her career in journalism before becoming a stay at home mother and rediscovering her love of writing.She lives in Iowa with her husband and daughter and their three spoiled fur