Right Now in Hitman

In 1983, the Colorado-based non-fiction publisher, Paladin Press, released a book called Hit Man: A Technical Manual for Independent Contractors. The author, who wrote under the pen name Rex Feral, offered very specific tips for the aspiring contract killer— where to find employment, how much to charge...and how to get away with it.

In 1990 Lawrence Horn was laid off from Motown Records and spiraled into debt. Three years later, he saw one way out. So he hired a Hit Man.

Five years ago, journalist Jasmyn Morris discovered a book called Hit Man: A Technical Manual for Independent Contractors, and the fact that it’d been used to commit a triple murder. From iHeart Radio and Hit Home Media, this is the story of a man who had a hand in many of Motown’s hits, the hit on his family, an elusive author, a murder manual, and how the drive for money can sometimes cost too much. Coming August 2019.