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Girl, Wanted: The Chase for Sarah Pender

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Sarah Pender was an attractive, outgoing, intelligent woman with great potential. But the straight and narrow had no appeal for this depraved young woman dubbed "the female Charles Manson", who knew how to get what she wanted from men-even if it meant murder.

Paperback, 320 pages
Published June 7th 2011 by Berkley
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Feb 27, 2015 Jeannie rated it did not like it
Terribly written, repetitive but the worst was the way the author used both the first and the last names of people often within the same sentence. It made for very confusing reading! Waste of money and reading time.
Nov 07, 2014 Jennifer rated it really liked it
I thought the author did a great job at looking at all sides of this case.
Feb 27, 2015 Kailee rated it liked it
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This was a quick read, but the ending wasn't as exciting as I'd hoped.
Tami Urbanek
Jul 10, 2014 Tami Urbanek rated it liked it
Her power to manipulate is scary, I didn't know much about her before reading this, but after reading this I totally agree she is where she belongs!
I'm still unclear what exactly her part in the crime was but she is surely vindictive, and deserves her punishment!
Dec 07, 2013 Janice rated it liked it
This was the story of how a brazen women escaped a life sentence from an Indiana prison and was then on the run. Parts of the book going into her sexcapades were a little creepy but the story was explained well so I gave this book three stars.
Stephanie Brush
Apr 24, 2016 Stephanie Brush rated it liked it
Sarah Pender, is the female Charlie mason
she knew how to sweet talk the guys,
she helped murder people, then went to prsion and planned an escape, where she end up doing it, only get caught and sent back
Aug 27, 2011 Ruby rated it it was amazing
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this author did excellent meticulous research to tell this twisted and crazy story. without spoiling it, what i CAN say is this: Sarah Pender sure is a piece of work. nicely written, Mr. Miller.
Jul 04, 2012 Lindsay rated it liked it
What a manipulative person. When I "hear" her speak through the dialogue, I can just feel her creepy charm oozing out. Ugh.
Ashley Hansgen
Mar 18, 2012 Ashley Hansgen rated it it was ok
An OK true crime book. I thought the writing was pretty good, but the story itself didn't live up to expectations.
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Dec 11, 2013 Rose Langill rated it it was ok
Great retelling of the hunt for Sarah.
Jun 14, 2012 Kate rated it it was ok
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Steve Miller is an investigative reporter with 19 years of experience in daily newspaper and magazine reporting. Miller has covered countless trials and murder cases, including serving time as a court and cops beat reporter at the Dallas Morning News and writing about numerous national crimes as a national reporter for the Washington Times, People magazine and U.S. News and World Report. Miller, t ...more
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