The crime that stunned exclusive Beverly Hills. A fabulously successful movieland mogul and his former beauty queen wife were found shot to death in their million-dollar mansion. Whispers of a Mafia hit ran through Tinseltown. Then two suspects were arrested—the victims’ sons, Lyle and Erik Menendez. Bright, handsome, tennis stars and standouts in their fast-track social set, they were all any parent would ever want. Yet there were secrets…deadly secrets.
Now two Los Angeles Times reporters who covered the Menendez murders from day one through the climax of the extraordinary trial detail for the first time the private hell of the perfect family – and the terrible truth about the charges and counter-charges that splattered front pages from coast to coast.