Della's Web: A True Story of Marriage and Murder

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Simon and Schuster, 1998 - Fiction - 338 pages
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Cincinnati heart surgeoun Darryl Sutorious was spellbound, convinced he'd found the perfect wife. With bewitching hazel eyes and exquisite clothes, Cante Britteon seemed to have stepped straight out of Vogue and into his arms. But their honeymoon didn't last long. Beneath Dante's china-doll facade lured a sceretive, dangerous woman, a man-hater born as Della Faye Hall, whose four previous marriages had been spiced with butcher knives, pistols, vandalized house and lover set on fire, according to the men she ensnared. And by the time Darryl—haunted by his own impotence—summoned the strength to demand out of the marriage, Della Faye was only too happy to oblige: with a bullet to the brain.
In this stunning book, New York Times bestselling author Aprodite Jones traces the intricate web of this fiendishly calculating sexual con artist. From Della Faye Hall's strange childhood to her violent marriages, from the police investigation to the murder trial, this is the shocking story of a suburban femme fatale, a gold-digger driven by jealousy and greed to torture her husband to death.
 

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Della (Dante) had been married four times. She was a social climber, always looking for someone who could provide for her expensive taste. She joined a dating service and met Dr. Darryl Sutorius, a ... Read full review

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i enjoyed comparing the things my mother told me with the facts in the story.they all do surely add up.i am 43 years old i live away from my family almost all my life and the creepiest part is my mother was rays sister.i heard about uncle ray dying young and leaving two girls with an evil stepmother.my moms people were good hard working people so this is a little embarrassing.no more family reuions for me and i hope i never meet della 

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Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
7
Section 3
32
Section 4
48
Section 5
51
Section 6
59
Section 7
63
Section 8
69
Section 12
150
Section 13
177
Section 14
201
Section 15
210
Section 16
221
Section 17
228
Section 18
292
Section 19
326

Section 9
94
Section 10
103
Section 11
133
Section 20
339
Section 21
344
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About the author (1998)

Aphrodite Jones is the New York Times bestselling author of All She Wanted, slated to be a major motion picture starring Drew Barrymore, as well as Cruel Sacrifice and The FBI Killer, which was made into an ABC-TV movie titled Betrayed by Love starring Patricia Arquette. She began her professional writing career at age twenty-one with a nationally syndicated column for United Features Syndicate. A published journalist for seventeen years, she has also worked as a radio news director, lectured about writing as an assistant professor of English, and for the last seven years has devoted herself to human-interest and hard-news stories. Born in Chicago, raised in New York, and schooled in Los Angeles, Jones now works out of her studio in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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