Serial killer biography to Mainstream

<p>Bill Campbell at Mainstream has acquired world rights to the chilling biography of Peter Manuel, an American-born serial killer who was hanged 50 years ago after going on a murderous rampage in the suburbs of Glasgow. His roller-coaster trial, billed as the &ldquo;trial of the century&rdquo;, was headline news across the world. Manuel was convicted of seven murders and sentenced to death, aged 31. Written by Hector MacLeod and Malcolm McLeod, <em>Peter Manuel: Serial Killer</em> will be published in February 2009.</p>