MURDER IN ITALY, a real-life mystery as compelling and terrifying as any work of fiction. --P. Segal, Femme Noir
Candace Dempsey has written the definitive book about the arrest and trial of Amanda Knox. I found it to be fair and quite objective. It reads like a novel, yet is dense with details most people don't know --Frank Shier, KIRO 97.3 Radio
Candace Dempsey's accuracy and fairness while examining the evidence made her one of the most knowledgeable American journalists on the case. --Ashleen Aguilar, The Daily of the University of Washington
Reporter Candace Dempsey has grabbed hold of the true-crime story of a lifetime. --Jim Kershner, The Spokesman-Review
MURDER IN ITALY is a fascinating read... a thorough account and timeline of the events relating to Meredith's murder, immensely helpful in understanding the case against Amanda, Raffaele and Rudy Guede.
--Amy Mikel, Seattlest
About the Author
Candace Dempsey is an award-winning, Italian-American journalist based in Seattle, Knox's hometown. Dempsey covered this sensational case from the very beginning on her seattlepi.com blog, featured on Newsweek.com and CNN Anderson Cooper 360, and read around the world. She'll continue to blog until the final appeal (blog.seattlepi.com/dempsey).
Dempsey has discussed this real-life Italian murder mystery on Anderson Cooper 360, CNN Headline News and many other TV and radio outlets. She traveled often to Italy to unravel the mystery, drawing upon trial transcripts, autopsy photos, crime scene videos, prison diaries, Facebook pages and interviews with the key players for the prosecution and the defense in Perugia.