The Further Adventures of Halley's Comet

Sue Horton, Author, John Calvin Batchelor, Author St. Martin's Press $4.95 (508p) ISBN 978-0-312-92232-0

Joe Hunt, 23-year-old failed commodities broker, and some L.A. prep-school classmates formed a business and social club. They raised vast sums of money--and lost millions, whereupon they turned to kidnapping and murder. ``Horton suspensefully relates this shocking story from Hunt's boyhood through the 1987 trial at which he and two others were sentenced to life imprisonment,'' said PW. Photos. (Apr.)