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Murder at Holy Cross

3.22  ·  Rating Details  ·  23 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
The truth behind an unholy crime-includes photos.

On March 25, 2001, the body of a Catholic nun- stabbed 92 times-was discovered at South Florida's Holy Cross Academy. Police captured her killer-a young apprentice monk. But the deeper the investigation got, the more sordid and disturbing the story became.
ebook, 272 pages
Published November 6th 2007 by Penguin Group US (first published 2007)
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Eva Leger
Feb 05, 2009 Eva Leger rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: no one
Recommended to Eva by: found it myself
Shelves: b-true-crime
I read this years ago and while I do remember the nun and what happened to her I can't remember more details that that.
The writing wasn't anything you'd go out of your way to commend, especially after reading writers like Rule, Gary King, Dale Hudson, Irene Pence, Michael Fleeman, and the rest.
The story itself is disgusting and I'm not one of those people who believe that some murders are worse than others- they're ALL despicable. The fact that it was a nun this happened to doesn't make it wor
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Fishface
An appalling head-scratcher of a story. Reading this was like being inside one of those "how many things can you find wrong with this picture?" games.
Maya Hollinshead
Mar 02, 2016 Maya Hollinshead rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
One of the best true crimes books I've read in a while. Well written. I felt sorry for the accused as much as the victim.
Stacy Croushorn
Interesting case.
John
Nov 03, 2008 John rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Very well woven around facts, therefore making it an interesting read.
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