Kim Powers is the author of the novel Capote in Kansas: A Ghost Story as well as the critically acclaimed memoir The History of Swimming, a Barnes & Noble "Discover" Book and Lambda Literary Award finalist.
Sir Brewster "Bruiser" Moxmanton, Old Etonian baronet and thug-about town, is a desperate man.
So he's quick to appreciate the money making potential of a plot to kidnap the 50 contestants from the international "Queen of the Earth" beauty contest and hold them for ransom.
The operation is on...
From the author of the acclaimed Promise Not to Tell comes a chilling and mesmerizing tale of shattered innocence, guilt, and ultimate redemption.
The ghosts of the Clutters also appear, seeking resolution and revenge. What secrets from that tragic night do the family members confess? With Capote in Kansas, Kim Powers looks at one of the greatest literary mysteries of the twentieth century and creates a haunting tale of what might have been.