A Season of Darkness by Doug Jones and Phyllis Gobbell
On a spring-like February afternoon in 1975, nine-year-old Marcia Trimble went across the street to deliver Girl Scout cookies. She never returned. Her disappearance prompted a massive search, unlike anything Nashville had ever known. The discovery of her body on Easter sparked a murder investigation that would take the police on a trial of twists, turns, and frustrating dead ends for more than three decades. The killer, who was identified by DNA, came as a shock to many in Nashville who had believed someone from Marcia’s neighborhood must have committed the crime.
A Season of Darkness is the true crime Marcia Trimble story. Many Nashvillians remember the night she disappeared and the day her body was found. The book illuminates some of the mysteries surrounding the crime and shows how one little girl profoundly affected the whole city of Nashville.
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An Unfinished Canvas by Mike Glasgow and Phyllis Gobbell
Janet March, attractive wife of corporate lawyer Perry March, had it all: two children she adored, a promising career as an artist, supportive parents, and a dream house she had designed. What no one knew was that her husband led a double life of secrets and lies. On August 16, 1996, Janet would finally file for divorce. But she never made the appointment. On the night of August 15, she vanished.
The Janet March disappearance incited a media frenzy, revealing Perry’s true nature to the world. But he took his children and started a new life in Mexico. For ten years, Janet’s parents and Perry battled through the court system for custody of the children. Meanwhile, the Nashville Police Department investigated but never found a body. In spite of overwhelming odds, Cold Case detectives and prosecutors were determined to find justice for Janet – and with the help of a shocking surprise witness, they did.
This Nashville true crime novel recounts in detail the infamous Janet March case that rocked the world.
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