"SAM, COULD YOU DO ME A FAVOR?"
So it begins a story that has now become part of America’s true crime hall of fame. It is a gory, grotesque tale befitting a Stephen King novel. It is also a David and Goliath saga – the story of a young lawyer fresh from the public defender’s office whose first client in private practice turns out to be the worst serial killer in our nation’s history. It is a thrilling courtroom drama in which Grisham, Turow or Martini would take great pride in.
SeattlePi.com Book Review by Greg Barbrick, Blogcritics.org – “I have read a few books about serial killers in the past, out of curiosity – but never anything quite like this. Hearing the defense attorney’s side of things is a fascinating experience. One is able to see first-hand just how difficult the situation is.” … “John Wayne Gacy: Defending A Monster provides a very different perspective than that of the usual true crime books. As such, it is recommended.”
Northwest Indiana Times - "OFFBEAT: New book by John Wayne Gacy's lawyer a chilling read." by Phil Potempa - "The question of "How do you guarantee a fair trial without the influence of hate, revenge, media or an outraged public?" is the foundation of the book, which is written in the lawyer's first-person account..."
True Crime Book Reviews by Kim Cantrell, August 5th, 2011. - " I actually do recommend John Wayne Gacy: Defending the Monster. It’s well written, offers a secondary point of view, disclosures information that would not otherwise be known, and offers an insider view to the (sometimes) questionable job of being a defense attorney in America."