Fatal Embrace

The Inside Story Of The Thomas Capano/Anne Marie Fahey Murder Case

Cris Barrish and Peter Meyer

St. Martin's True Crime

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When Anne Marie Fahey, beautiful, ambitious secretary to the Governor of Delaware, disappeared in June of 1996, all eyes immediately turned to Thomas Capano, the high-powered attorney with whom Anne Marie had been having a clandestine love affair.

Well-respected, politically connected, married, and a father of four, Thomas Capano denied knowing anything about Anne Marie's disappearance. But when his brother turned him in to investigators, Capano's image was shattered. During the murder trial, he emerged as a sordid womanizer, a volatile man with a short fuse, and ultimately, as a brutal murderer who shot Anne Marie and recruited her brother to help dispose of her body.

Now acclaimed writer Peter Meyer and award-winning journalist Cris Barrish explore the astounding true story behind this sensational case...how a simple flirtation in the corridors of power turned into a very fatal attraction...how Capano stuffed Fahey's body in a plastic cooler, dumped it in the sea-- and what lurid final act would keep it from ever being found...how, in an explosive murder trial that galvanized the nation and pitted brother against brother, Capano became his own worst enemy-- and was convicted of cold-blooded murder...

With eight pages of photos!

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Cris Barrish and Peter Meyer

Cris Barrish, 40, grew up in the Wilmington area, graduated from the University of Delaware and has worked as a sports, political and investigative reporter at the Wilmington News Journal for the last 18 years. He has won numerous awards from the Associated Press, Best of Gannett, Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Press Association and the Philadelphia chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists during his career. He has covered the Fahey-Capano case from start to finish, writing nearly 300 stories. Fatal Embrace is his first book. Barrish and his wife, Mary, have a four-year-old son, Luke.

Peter Meyer is a former News Editor of Life magazine and the author of numerous nonfiction books, including the critically acclaimed Yale Murder, Death of Innocence and Dark Obsession. Meyer has also won journalism awards from the University of Missouri and the Robert Kennedy Foundation for his reporting and writing for such national publications as Harper's, Vanity Fair, New York, Life, Time and People.

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Fatal Embrace
The Inside Story Of The Thomas Capano/Anne Marie Fahey Murder Case
Cris Barrish and Peter Meyer

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St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's True Crime
April 2014
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ISBN: 9781466869745
ISBN10: 1466869747
384 pages, Includes one 8-page photograph insert
$7.99
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