First published by Kensington, NY in 1995, Bound to Die was
internationally recognized. It received seven mass media printings and
was issued in hardback as a Doubleday Mystery Guild Book Club selection.
This second edition features a new foreword on a capital case which is
still considered a definitive example of excellent police detection
Multiple television presentations have been made based on this book,
some including the author’s participation. Shortly after first
publication, a documentary based on the case was shown on Medical Detective that aired sporadically for years. In 2012, this story became the pilot for the new show Killer Profile on the Biography Channel.
Anna Flowers is an award winning author of four true crime books: Blind Fury, Bound to Die, Murder at Wayside Antiques, and Wanton Woman: Sue Logue, Strom Thurmond and the Bloody Logue -Timmerman Feud. She has been a member of Mystery Writers of America for twenty years, where she served as Director of the Florida Chapter, and was a member of the prestigious national committee for selection of Best Novel at the Edgar Alan Poe Awards held annually in New York City. She also served as Cape Canaveral President of the National League of American Pen Women and is a member of the National Association of Professional Women. She has a son, Dr. Benjamin Brotemarkle, Director of the Florida Historical Society and a daughter, Judge Belle Brotemarkle Schumann.