By Marilyn Bardsley
Jim Williams had all of it: kind, tradition, air of mystery, and class. As a most desirable antiques broker in Savannah, he mingled with celebrities, together with Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and the Rockefellers, who got here to recognize his striking treasures. His legacy thrust Savannah into the nationwide highlight and remodeled the genteel urban right into a vacationer mecca.
But 3 a long time of labor got here crashing down the evening he shot Danny Hansford, his wild younger lover. Jim Williams stood trial 4 instances over the subsequent decade for premeditated homicide.
Today, travelers flock to Mercer apartment to work out the beautiful mansion depicted in Clint Eastwood’s motion picture and the booklet from which it used to be made—Midnight within the backyard of fine and Evil—where flamboyant clothier and antiques broker Jim Williams (Kevin Spacey) killed Danny Hansford(Jude Law). whereas the motion picture and publication portrayed the natives of Savannah as remarkably decadent, unique characters, they overlooked the staggering darkish aspect of Jim Williams himself. He was once a tender predator whose crimes can have positioned him at the back of bars lengthy prior to the demise of Danny Hansford.
After dead night within the backyard of fine and Evil is the newly revised and improved model of the number 1 Wall highway magazine bestselling actual account of the crime, consisting of an important testimony recreating the court drama among a proficient prosecutor and a super protection legal professional as they conflict over the way forward for a self-made aristocrat.
More than forty pictures and revealing insider interviews deliver new existence to the shiny forged of characters during this special southern crime tale.
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Danielle reached out and touched her hand. “In the years I’ve lived, I’ve figured out that regret is the hardest emotion to live with. Never do anything you’ll regret because you’ll never forget it. I think you’d regret not taking the chance to fully love Dominic. Grab what he’s offering with both hands and enjoy it to the tiniest moment. ” The sincerity in Danielle’s voice brought tears to her eyes. She knew that whether Dominic chose to seduce her that night or not, she would grab a hold of him and never let go.
She laughed softly. “I’m not surprised. You can keep an eye on me. ” “Sleep well, my love. ” She hung up and snuggled under the blankets. Warmth filled her and she knew it was because Dominic was home again. Tomorrow she would break it off with Vincent and see where this attraction between her and Dominic went. She fell asleep to dreams of her and Dominic entwined on a bed of white satin sheets. * * * * While she dreamed erotic dreams, she didn’t hear the strange sounds coming from the street below—the same sounds she had dismissed earlier as an alley cat.
As he started shutting off the lights, he thought about the routine they had established years ago. “I’m sure you are. ” She finished with the money. He laughed. Teresa had always seen him as a sweet person. She didn’t know that he was one of the most feared men in New Orleans. He had never told her about his past because he didn’t want to destroy her innocence. “William never does what you would expect him to do. ” He took the cash bag from her and opened the door. “Will you join me for dinner?