Chuck and Sam Giancana are true insiders when it comes to knowledge of the Chicago mob and its activities. Chuck Giancana, Sam’s brother, was the mob boss’s confidant for forty years. Sam is Giancana’s namesake and godson.
As the writer of Double Cross, Bettina Giancana is a recognized expert in the organized crime genre. Her work on Double Cross received international critical acclaim for its smooth, well-written style and factual historical content as well as complex, integrated storylines and highly entertaining presentation.
Bettina has co-authored two, nonfiction New York Times bestsellers, Double Cross (Warner Books, 1992) and Double Deal (William Morrow, 2003) as well as the fictional, 30 Seconds (Warner Books, 1998).