13 Nov 6:00 – 7:30 PM
The event will include a reading, Q&A session, and book signing. Shelton lives and works in Washington D.C., where he is President of the Osgood Center for International Studies. Shelton was affected by the cold-blooded murder of cousin Betty Williams in 1961. This tragic event was popularly known as the “Kiss and Kill Murder.” He devoted years of study to the facts of his cousin’s killing and the court trial of her alleged murderer, writing a true crime book about the affair entitled Washed in the Blood. Since its publication, actress Moira Kelly has shown interest in developing the novel into a screenplay.