She Wanted It All (Mass Market)

A True Story of Sex, Murder, and a Texas Millionaire

By Kathryn Casey

Avon, 9780060567644, 464pp.

Publication Date: March 29, 2005

List Price: 7.99*
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Trophy wife Celeste Beard wasn't satisfied with a luxurious lifestyle and her rich Austin media mogul husband's devotion -- so she took his life!

The wife:
She wanted everything, but her husband stood in the way.

The lesbian lover:
A love-struck, middle-aged woman with a history of mental illness, she would do anything to set Celeste free.

The beauty salon receptionist:
Celeste hired her to tie up the loose ends ... in a second conspiracy to commit murder.

About the Author

Kathryn Casey is an award-winning journalist, who has written for Rolling Stone, TV Guide, Reader's Digest, Texas Monthly, and many other publications. She's the author of seven previous true crime books and the creator of the highly acclaimed Sarah Armstrong mystery series. Casey has appeared on Oprah, Oprah Winfrey's Oxygen network, Biography, Nancy Grace, E! network, truTV, Investigation Discovery, the Travel Channel, and A&E. She lives in Houston with her husband and their dog, Nelson.

Praise For She Wanted It All: A True Story of Sex, Murder, and a Texas Millionaire

“[A] vivid tale...frenetically paced.”
— Houston Press

“Kathryn Casey is one of the best true crime writers today...This is a ‘do not miss’ book.”

“[A] tale you won’t soon forget…one of the very best true crime writers in the business.”
— Carlton Stowers, Edgar Award-winning author of CARELESS WHISPERS

“With SHE WANTED IT ALL, Casey stakes her claim as one of the best in the business.”
— M. William Phelps, investigative journalist, author of PERFECT POISON, LETHAL GUARDIAN, & EVERY MOVE YOU MAKE