― Lately I have found myself drawn to true crime novels. I just listened to Lethal Guardian by M. William Phelps. The case: who killed Buzz Clinton? He was no angel, plenty of people had motive to kill him but the person who most wanted him dead was his sister in law, Beth Ann Carpenter. Beth Ann desperately wanted custody of her niece, who she was convinced was being abused. It became a case of murder for hire that confounded police for years. ∙ I got pretty wrapped up in this book. The [...].