She’s best known in New Zealand as the woman who killed her best friend’s mother and sparked the story for Peter Jackson’s Heavenly Creatures… Support our news coverage by subscribing to our Kindle Nation Daily Digest. Joining is free right now!
But in Britain, Anne Perry is a multi-million selling crime novelist.
Anne Perry spent five years in prison in New Zealand after being convicted as a 15-year-old of the murder of her friend’s mother.
Perry was born Juliet Hulme in London in 1938, but her family moved to New Zealand and she attended Christchurch Girls’ High School, where she met local girl Pauline Parker.
The pair developed an obsessive relationship that was to have tragic consequences: when threatened with being torn apart, they murdered Pauline’s mother Honora in 1954.
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