Description - The Pastor's Wife by Diane Fanning
When Pastor Matthew Winkler was found dead at his Fourth Street Church of Christ parsonage in Selmer, Tennessee, both police investigators and parishioners were shaken and mystified: How could evil strike this cradle of faith? Meanwhile, Mrs. Winkler and her three daughters were still missing A frantic search for Mary Winkler and the girls ensued. Once they were found, on a beach in Alabama, Mary was charged with murdering her husband in cold blood. But why did Mary pull the trigger? What sexual and psychological abuses did she allege she had suffered? In the months that followed, the crime and the Winkler's marriage would be exposed by the national media; Mary herself even appeared on "Oprah." Set in a world of domineering men, obedient wives, and unshakable faith, this is the true story about what happened to Matthew Winkler and "THE PASTOR'S WIFE""
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(175mm x 105mm x 23mm)
St. Martin's Press
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Author Biography - Diane Fanning
Diane Fanning is the author of the Edgar Award finalist "Written in Blood: A True Story of Murder and a Deadly 16-Year-Old Secret That Tore a Family Apart." Her other works of true crime include the best-selling "Mommy's Little Girl," "A Poisoned Passion," "Gone Forever" and "Through the Window." She has been featured on "48 Hours," "20/20," Court TV and the Discovery Channel, and has been interviewed on dozens of radio stations coast to coast. Before becoming a nonfiction writer, Fanning worked in advertising, and she earned more than 70 Addy Awards. She lives in New Braunfels, Texas.