Where Monsters Hide

Sex, Murder, and Madness in the Midwest

by M. William Phelps

Published by: Pinnacle Books

400 Pages,

  • ISBN: 9780786044740
  • On Sale: 02/25/2020
  • TRUE CRIME / Murder / General

$7.59 (USD)

An unexplained disappearance spirals into an unrelenting murder mystery.

In October 2014, local Michigan police chief Laura Frizzo faced a perplexing missing-person case. It was not like Chris Regan, a devoted father and dependable employee, to take off without explanation. When Frizzo learned Chris was having an affair with Kelly Cochran, a married co-worker, suspicion fell on Kelly's hulking husband, Jason. Soon after that the Cochrans abruptly moved to Indiana.

Sixteen months later, Jason Cochran died from a drug overdose. Friends and family rallied around the grieving Kelly. But when the coroner ruled Jason's death a homicide, no one reacted more bizarrely than his widow. Detectives tried to put Kelly's past into focus. But the horrific truth was hidden under a near-perfect patchwork of lies. Veteran investigative journalist M. William Phelps expertly reveals Kelly Cochran's staggering saga of murder, revenge, and payback.

“Anything by Phelps is an eye-opening experience."
Suspense Magazine

“Phelps knows how to work it."
—Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times Book Review

“Master of true crime."
Real Crime magazine