When the Night Comes Falling: A Requiem for the Idaho Student Murders (Hardcover)

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The definitive, inside story of the Idaho murders from bestselling author Howard Blum, whose groundbreaking coverage of the story was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize.

Timed for a trial that will capture national attention, When the Night Comes Falling examines the mysterious murders of the four University of Idaho students. Having covered this case from its start, Edgar award winning investigative reporter Howard Blum takes readers behind the scenes of the police manhunt that eventually led to suspected killer, Bryan Christopher Kohberger, and uncovered larger, lurid questions within this unthinkable tragedy.

Reminiscent of the panoramic portraiture of In Cold Blood and The Executioner’s SongWhen the Night Comes Falling  offers a suspenseful, richly detailed narrative that will have readers transfixed.  

About the Author

Howard Blum is the author of the New York Times bestseller and Edgar Award–winner American Lightning, as well as Wanted!The Gold of ExodusGanglandThe Floor of Heaven, In the Enemy's House, and most recently, The Spy Who Knew Too Much. Blum is a contributing editor at Vanity Fair. While at the New York Times, he was twice nominated for a Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting. He is the father of three children, and lives in Connecticut. 

Praise For…

“Howard Blum writes history books that read like thrillers.” — New York Times

“Blum has a remarkable talent for both uncovering history’s most inexplicably forgotten stories . . . and for writing nonfiction like a big-budget thriller.” — Daily Beast

"By going back and forth in time, Blum cleverly makes his pieces part of agency folklore, terrific stories in their own right. . . . Blum lays out his pieces clearly, and entertainingly." — Washington Post on The Spy Who Knew Too Much

Product Details
ISBN: 9780063349285
ISBN-10: 0063349280
Publisher: Harper
Publication Date: June 25th, 2024
Pages: 240
Language: English