Bad Blood: The Shocking True Story Behind the Menendez Killings

Bad Blood The Shocking True Story Behind the Menendez Killings They were golden boys who killed with sudden savagery The trial revealed a dark drama too evil to believe Handsome rich bronzed champion athletes Erik and Lyle Menendez were the stunning symbols of

  • Title: Bad Blood: The Shocking True Story Behind the Menendez Killings
  • Author: Don Davis
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 458
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • They were golden boys who killed with sudden savagery The trial revealed a dark drama too evil to believe Handsome, rich, bronzed champion athletes, Erik and Lyle Menendez were the stunning symbols of the California dream The sons of a high powered Hollywood executive and his beautiful wife, they lived in a pampered world of Beverly Hills mansions, swimming pools, and pThey were golden boys who killed with sudden savagery The trial revealed a dark drama too evil to believe Handsome, rich, bronzed champion athletes, Erik and Lyle Menendez were the stunning symbols of the California dream The sons of a high powered Hollywood executive and his beautiful wife, they lived in a pampered world of Beverly Hills mansions, swimming pools, and private tennis coaches But the dream became a nightmare when police found the butchered bodies of the boys parents, Jose and Kitty, in the family room of their five million dollar mansion Only days after the couple was laid to rest, the brothers began an appalling spending spree, buying Rolex watches, designer clothes and a new Porsche Seven months later, all of Hollywood was stunned when the 18 and 21 year old brothers were arrested for the horrendous killings In wrenching testimony, Lyle Erik accused their father of sexually brutalizing then since they were children claiming his sadistic acts of perversion and cruel violence drove them to their unspeakable crime Bestselling author Don Davis takes you inside one of the most riveting cases in California s history, laying to bare the shattering secrets of a tormented family.

    One thought on “Bad Blood: The Shocking True Story Behind the Menendez Killings”

    1. 3.5 stars - this books concludes at the end of their first trail - it was interesting but would have like at least a summary of the second & third juries and why it took so long to finally convict them

    2. I listened to this book on Audbile and it was entertaining for my trips to and from work. The book ended with the first trials (like the recent LAW AND ORDER mini series) but I thought it was annoying that the book never talked about the second trials or what happened as a result of those second round of trials (thank goodness for !). The book does raise an interesting question: If the parents did mentally and sexually abuse their children (though I am not convinced), does this give those childr [...]

    3. Listened to in audio format.I first heard about this case when the brothers were found guilty after a retrial and then watched a film about it. Bad Blood was a well researched book written by Don Davies. Eric and Lyle stated they murdered their father after years of sexual abuse. I guess we will never know if the allegation was true.My only qualm is that Eric claimed he was still being abused right up until his parents murder. Eric was 18 and was physically fit, surely he could of fought his fat [...]

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