Dark Ambition: The Shocking Crime of Dellen Millard and Mark by Ann Brocklehurst

By Ann Brocklehurst

Shortlisted for the 2017 Kobo rising author Prize, Nonfiction Category

Tim Bosma was once a contented younger father with a promising destiny whilst he indexed his pickup truck on the market on-line, went for a attempt force with strangers, and not again. the tale of the Hamilton man’s unusual disappearance in may well 2013 captured headlines around the kingdom and took over social media, resonating with all people who had ever taken a try out force or got and offered items online. 

while Dellen Millard and Mark Smich have been finally arrested and charged with Bosma’s homicide, the secret merely deepened. Millard used to be the rich inheritor to an aviation company. Smich was once his ne’er-do-well ally from a middle-class kin. there has been no seen for the reason that the pair had made it their lethal undertaking to scouse borrow a truck, homicide its proprietor, and incinerate the physique. Tim Bosma was once their randomly selected “thrill kill” target.

Veteran journalist and personal investigator Ann Brocklehurst had a front-row seat at Millard’s and Smich’s 2016 trial, the place a number of the questions on their stunning crime have been ultimately replied. Others nonetheless linger, ready to be extra defined at extra homicide trials set for 2017. either Millard and Smich were charged with the first-degree homicide of Laura Babcock, who disappeared in summer time 2012. And Millard by myself faces homicide fees within the loss of life of his father, which formerly has been governed a suicide.

Compelling and suspenseful, Dark Ambition chronicles an unfathomable crime and its chilling perpetrators.

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