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Blind Passion

Blind Passion

A True Story of Seduction, Obsession, and Murder

John Glatt

St. Martin's True Crime

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The Beauty
She was a gorgeous swimsuit model. He was a charming Greek sailor. They met on a cruise in November of 1997 and soon thereafter began a clandestine love affair. Little more than a year later, thirty-one-year-old Julie Scully left her millionaire ex-husband and three-year-old daughter behind, and moved to Greece to be with twenty-four-year-old George Skiadopoulos.

The Beast
But there was trouble in paradise. Julie, tired of Skiadopoulos' jealous and controlling nature, and badly missing her young daughter, decided to return to the States. Skiadopoulos wouldn't have it. When she told him of her plans to leave-and take her $600,000 divorce settlement back with her- Skiadopoulos took Julie to a remote area and strangled her to death. Then, to cover up his deed, her burned her lifeless body and tried to stuff the charred corpse into a suitcase. When it wouldn't fit, Skiadopoulos delivered the final blow-he chopped off her head and tossed it into the Aegean Sea.

The Brutal Murder
ow, find out the stunning inside story on a murder case that made national headlines, as acclaimed true crime writer John Glatt lays bare a shocking story of greed, betrayal, and...

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Blind Passion

PART ONE
JULIE
CHAPTER ONE
NAVAJO ROOTS
From her earliest childhood, Julie Nist was aware of her Navajo heritage and that she was special. As a young child she talked to animals...

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John Glatt

English-born John Glatt is the author of more than ten books and has over twenty-five years of experience as an investigative journalist in England and America. He divides his time betweeen New York and London.

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