The Marshalls were the model family of Tom’s River, New Jersey, living the American dream of all that money could buy. Rob Marshall was the big breadwinner, king of the country club set. Maria Marshall was his stunningly beautiful wife and the perfect mom to their three great kids.
Then one night Rob, his head bloodied, reported Maria had been brutally slain. Sympathy poured in—until disquieting facts began to surface…and the true story of adultery, gambling, drugs and murder tore the mask off Rob Marshall and the blinders off the town that thought he could do no wrong…
“A true crime thriller of greed, lust, and murder.”—The New York Times
“A greedy and callous crime—and its devastating impact…Suspenseful…Engrossing…Gripping…Cathartic.” —The New York Times Book Review
“A truly compelling tale of investigation and prosecution…A harrowing portrait of the perversion of the American dream…Not easy to put down. Or to forget.” —The Washington Post Book World
"Another Fatal Vision from a master of true crime.” —New York magazine