If Looks Could Kill


19. If Looks Could Kill

Big and brash, Jeff Zack didn’t hide his rough lifestyle. And when he died, it was in plain sight: executed in the parking lot of a BJ’s Wholesale Club in Akron, Ohio, by a motorcycle-riding assassin dressed in black.

Jeff Zack’s murder stunned investigators—but then, so did his life. A long list of people might have had reasons to want Zack dead, including the loyal wife he had humiliated and the wealthy nightclub owner whose wife—a blond, hard-bodied beauty queen—he openly dated. But the truth would get even stranger… In this shocking true story of adultery, mind games, lies, wealth and sexual liaisons in upscale Middle America, true-crime master M. William Phelps tells the astounding story of a man who loved the wrong woman—and was brutally murdered by a killer with the deadliest possible motive of all…




“Phelps is one of America’s finest true-crime writers.” –Vincent Bugliosi

“Phelps is the Harlan Coben of real-life thrillers.” –Allison Brennan

“Phelps’s writing reads like a mystery novel.” –Suspense Magazine

“One of our most engaging crime journalists.” –Katherine Ramsland


Includes 16 Pages Of Dramatic Photos

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