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Kiss me, kill me, and other true cases

by Rule, Ann.

Format: Large Print 2005
Availability: Available at 5 Libraries 6 of 6 copies
Available (6)
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CLP - Library for the Blind Large Print Books HV6529.R85 2005x CL 12409
Location  CLP - Library for the Blind
Collection  Large Print Books
Call Number  HV6529.R85 2005x CL 12409
CLP - Library for the Blind Large Print Books HV6529.R85 2005x CL 12409
Location  CLP - Library for the Blind
Collection  Large Print Books
Call Number  HV6529.R85 2005x CL 12409
Carnegie Library of McKeesport Nonfiction LP 364.1523 R861k
Location  Carnegie Library of McKeesport
Collection  Nonfiction
Call Number  LP 364.1523 R861k
Cooper-Siegel Community Library Large Print LP 364.1523 RUL
Location  Cooper-Siegel Community Library
Collection  Large Print
Call Number  LP 364.1523 RUL
Crafton Public Library Adult - Non-Fiction Large Print LP 364.1523 RULE 2005
Location  Crafton Public Library
Collection  Adult - Non-Fiction Large Print
Call Number  LP 364.1523 RULE 2005
Northland Public Library Large Print 364.1523 R86 LP
Location  Northland Public Library
Collection  Large Print
Call Number  364.1523 R86 LP
In this riveting, unnerving collection drawn from her personal case files, the bestselling true crime author exposes the shattering violence and lethal obsession behind the most passionate love affairs, revealing the shocking details of crimes committed by both sexes. Original.
Published Reviews
Publisher's Weekly Review: "Rule's true-crime books are cautionary tales, police procedurals, character studies and guilty pleasures. This ninth installment in her Crime Files series features a haunting collection of 10 cases, most of which took place in Washington and Oregon in the 1960s and '70s. They are stories about love and obsession turned deadly, and they remain relevant today, especially in the light of the Scott Peterson trial. The title entry, about the murder of a pregnant young wife, was finally solved after 36 years thanks to DNA testing. Drawn out for 133 pages, it loses some of its impact because it also encompasses other cold cases that were eventually solved through advances in forensic science. Another story depicts the first modern-day serial killer, who preyed on aspiring starlets in 1950s Hollywood, and explains how the detective who cracked the case went on to create a nationwide tracking system to apprehend serial killers. If there's a running theme, it's that most of the victims are women who were acquainted with their killers but had no fear of them; three cases involve husbands murdering their wives. Rule displays immense empathy for the slain women without flinching from describing the often brutal assaults on them. Few true-crime authors write as thoroughly and sensitively as Rule, whose work is simple and straightforward yet as compelling as a good novel. Agent, Joseph and Joan Foley. (Dec.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved"
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Additional Information
Series Rule, Ann. Ann Rule's crime files ; vol. 9.
Subjects Murder -- United States -- Case studies.
Murder -- Investigation -- United States.
Criminals -- Case studies.
Crime -- Case studies.
Large type books.
Publisher Waterville, Me. :Thorndike Press,2005
Edition Large print ed.
Other Titles Kiss me, kill me
Language English
Notes "Thorndike Press large print basic"--T.p. verso.
Description 615 pages (large print) : illustrations ; 23 cm.
ISBN 0786274441 (lg. print : hc : alk. paper)
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