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Blind Love: The True Story Of The Texas Cadet Murder

3.67  ·  Rating Details ·  79 Ratings  ·  13 Reviews
A handsome overachiever...
A beautiful honors student...
Together they would commit savage murder...

A Teenage Love Pact Sealed In Blood

Outside a small Texas town by the side of the road, high school sophomore beauty Adrianne Jones lay with her skull bashed in and two bullets in her head. She had been driven to an isolated spot outside of Mansfield, Texas by star student Davi
ebook, 256 pages
Published April 1st 2011 by St. Martin's True Crime (first published 1998)
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♥ Marlene♥
On facebook someone mentioned a book called The Cadet Murder case by AW Gray. The title vaguely sounded familiar so I looked it up and discovered i was right. I had read a book about the so called cadet murder but searching my shelves on Goodreads I did not get any result. So I went back to bookcrossing where I registered my books before GR and bingo. I had read it.

This is my what childish review. Bare with me please :)

on Sunday, December 26, 2004 I wrote

7 out of 10

Well I read this book pretty
Jeff Creecy
Sep 25, 2014 Jeff Creecy rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
David Graham was my best friend in elementary school. It blew my mind when I heard about this years later, although my mom had always said something wasn't right about him. Anyway I wrote him in prison and he responded. He said this book was the most accurate book written about their story.
Mar 20, 2008 Lesley rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I totally watched the lifetime movie with Holly Marie Combs and just HAD to read the true-crime book. Very typical crime book, but just a very sad story.
Dara S.
I do wish this would have included the trial, so we knew the outcome of this story, Thankfully I was able to look it up on the Internet.
Aug 02, 2012 Dana rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: true-crime
I have seen the "made for television movie" countless times, mostly on the Lifetime network, so I knew the story pretty well. The book claimed that the movie got it wrong, and this presented the truth. I hate to break it to the author, but the movie was relatively accurate, only changing a few details around for dramatic purposes.
What happened is this...on a December night in 1995, high schooler David Graham and his fiancee Diane Zamora lured 16 year old Adrianne Jones into David's car, took her
This book was interesting it tells about the murder of a 16 year old girl by two teenages. The one thing I really disliked about this book is the author tended to repeat things over and over. Another problem is he tried to fit so much in a book with less then 300 pages that sometimes it was hard to get through all the excessive stuff. I saw no reason for the pages full of bits and pieces from different magazines, newspapers, and interviews.
Melissa Turner
Feb 01, 2013 Melissa Turner rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: true-crime
This book is about the three Texas teens. David Graham and Diane Zamora are two teenagers that seemed to have it all. Good grade, good friends, a bright future. David is involved with the cross country team at school along with another girl Adrianne Jones. David has an affair with Adrianne, and when Diane finds out, she goes into an emotional rage. After trying to commit suicide and failing, Diave tells David he must kill Adrianne to absolve him of his crime against their relationship. In Bilnd ...more
I remember following this story in the news and seeing the tv movie. I absolutely loved the movie for it's drama.

The author's prologue put a damper on the whole book because I finished the book disappointed. The author states up front in the book that the movie didnt get it right. I dont see many differences between the movie and what is known to have really happened. IMHO the movie was for entertainment and told a was not a documentary and didn't say it was a documentary.
Judith Rice
Jun 30, 2014 Judith Rice rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Interesting who done it. One of the most mixed-up love affair.
Mar 08, 2010 Katrin rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
About love obsessed teens that killed a person that was a "rival" between them. The guilt tore them up and brought them down.
Stephanie Brush
Apr 24, 2016 Stephanie Brush rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
2 good kids who came from great families that had everything, who murdered and innocent girl
Apr 06, 2012 Karen rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book was very well written.
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Peter Meyer is a former News Editor of Life magazine and the author of numerous nonfiction books, including the critically acclaimed The Yale Murder (Empire Books, 1982; Berkley Books, 1983) and Death of Innocence (G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1985; Berkley Books, 1986).

Over the course of his three-decade journalism career Meyer, who holds a masters degree in history from the University of Chicago, has to
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