Susan Berman grew up in Las Vegas luxury as the daughter of Davie Berman, casi mogul and torious mafia leader. Her life took a turn when Kathie, the wife of her friend, Robert Durst, disappeared. The DA was about to question Susan about what she knew regarding a phone call Kathie made to her school the day after she vanished. But then Susan, too, was found dead. The book covers what led to Durst's capture, when police records placed him in California at the time of Berman's murder.
Cathy Scott, an investigative journalist whose works have appeared in the New York Times and the Las Vegas Sun, blogs about forensics for Psychology Today. She is the author of six crime biographies, including The Millionaire's Wife and The Killing of Tupac Shakur. She lives in San Diego, California.