Quiet Dell, by Jayne Anne Philips

Wednesday, November 06, 2013

Jayne Anne Philips talks about her new novel, Quiet Dell, which is based on a real-life multiple murder by a con man who preyed on widows— a story that has haunted the author for more than four decades. 


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Comments [2]

Joanne in New York from NYC

This really sounds like "Shadow of a Doubt", a Hitchcock movie from 1943 with Joseph Cotten and Teresa Wright. Did Hitch base it on this case?

Nov. 06 2013 01:16 PM

Dell Computers was the subject of the "Fool the Listener" game on the recent "Wait,Wait,Don't Tell Me" episode.

Any relationship to the book?

Are any of the widows named Adele? Did he kill her?

Nov. 06 2013 12:01 PM

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