Jerry Bledsoe
Death Sentence

Everybody knew Velma Barfield as the perfect wife and a loving grandmother. But there was something about her that nobody knew... Velma Barfield had a secret life, and a sick urge to kill. "Fast-paced...breathes new life into the true crime genre."-- Raleigh News & Observer"Taut and engrossing."-- Booklist"Get ready for the Velma Barfield story...complete with all the prescription drug overuse, the arsenic, the drunkenness, the spouse abuse--and the redemption. It's the equal of any suspense novel going."-- Times-News(Burlington, NC)"Bledsoe has written a detailed account of Barfield's troubled life and motives...holds the reader's interest with a true story that reads like a novel."-- Library Journal"Undertakes to answer the questions about the justice system and the motives that drive women to kill."-- Washington Post Book World"An important commentary of the standing of a nation's soul, with journalistic integrity and the resonance of a fine novel."-- Will Campbell"The Master of true crime."-- Patricia Cornwell

Pages: 432

Published: December 1, 1999

Price: 180THB