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The Palm Beach Murder: The True Story of a Millionaire, Marriage and Murder

The Palm Beach Murder: The True Story of a Millionaire, Marriage and Murder

by Marion Collins

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For thirty-three-year-old millionaire James Sullivan, sweeping Lita McClinton off her feet was easy. But when the reckless social climber and adulterer turned marriage in their Palm Beach mansion into a luxurious hell, the beautiful Georgia debutante wanted out--and half of her husband's fortune to take with her.

Then in 1987, a hit man unloaded three bullets into Lita's head.

Her family demanded justice. James had other plans--and the money to insure it. But it wasn't until eleven years later that a startling confession from a surprise witness would bring James Sullivan's comfortable life crashing down around him. The cold-blooded millionaire was indicted and fled the country turning hotspots across the globe into exotic private playgrounds before settling with his new fiancée in a sumptuous resort near Bangkok, where he was arrested four years later. From Palm Beach elite to life in a squalid Thailand jail cell, Marion Collins' Palm Beach Murder is the astonishing true story of one man's flight from justice and one family's burning desire to make him pay.

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ISBN-13: 9781466819986
Publisher: St. Martin's Publishing Group
Publication date: 07/11/2004
Sold by: Macmillan
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 629,079
File size: 276 KB

About the Author

Marion Collins was born in Scotland and has lived in New York for twenty-six years. For several years, she was a regular contributor to the New York Daily News and several other publications. As a reporter with Star, she covered the Bill Clinton/Gennifer Flowers affair and was the magazine's Deputy News Editor for eight years. Her previous book, "Without A Trace," was published by St. Martin's Press in November 2002.

Marion Collins has written for Star magazine, The Daily News, and The New York Post, among other publications. The author of While She Slept, The Palm Beach Murder, and Without a Trace, she lives in New York.

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