• Death Sentence

  • The True Story of Velma Barfield's Life, Crimes, and Punishment
  • By: Jerry Bledsoe
  • Narrated by: Kevin Stillwell
  • Length: 14 hrs and 42 mins
  • 4.3 out of 5 stars (204 ratings)

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Death Sentence

By: Jerry Bledsoe
Narrated by: Kevin Stillwell
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Publisher's summary

Everybody knew Velma Barfield as the perfect wife and a loving grandmother. But there was something about her that nobody knew.... Velma Barfield had a secret life and a sick urge to kill.

©1998 Jerry Bledsoe (P)2015 ListenUp Production, LLC

Critic reviews

"Fast-paced...breathes new life into the true crime genre." ( Raleigh News & Observer)
"Bledsoe has written a detailed account of Barfield's troubled life and motives...holds the reader's interest with a true story that reads like a novel." ( Library Journal)
"Undertakes to answer the questions about the justice system and the motives that drive women to kill." ( Washington Post Book World)