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Nobody's Women: The Crimes and Victims of Anthony Sowell, the Cleveland Serial Killer

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On a Thursday evening in late October 2009, Cleveland Police detectives arrived at the home of Anthony Sowell--an ex-Marine and a registered sex offender--to arrest him on week-old rape charges.
But this was no ordinary house, nor would it be a routine arrest. For even though Sowell was not at home, officers knew immediately something was horribly wrong. After initially fi
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ebook, 304 pages
Published October 1st 2012 by Berkley Books
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Rachel Harry
May 09, 2013 Rachel Harry rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I live just outside of Cleveland, so this story was quite a shock to me. It is very well written and gives a lot more information than I got from the local news. It is truly amazing how the Cleveland police treated the family's of the women who went missing.
Tammy
Dec 31, 2016 Tammy rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I thought it was a great book full of details.
Lissa
I lived in Ohio, only a few hours from Cleveland, when Anthony Sowell was arrested. Even though he was a serial killer (and an Ohioan at that), I don't remember him receiving much attention on the news. I remember one blurb about bodies being found in a Cleveland house, and then another about him being arrested, and that was it.

The author delves into why this was, in a way. Stating that because Sowell (much like the Green River killer, although Ridgway still got more press than Sowell, probably
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Shari
Mar 25, 2014 Shari rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
I try and read a lot of true crime and this book was not put together very well. It went from person to person to person. It never let you get a clear picture of what was going on until the end when he was caught. I do have to say it was so sad how he slipped through the cracks so many times. I feel so bad for the victims and their family. This book just jumped around to much and was somewhat confusing.
Rebecca
Wanted to read this since I live in a suburb of Cleveland. Although it was decent and I read it in a few days, I don't think it is particularly well organized. The trial chapters had too much extra info about people involved that wasn't necessary to include in my opinion. However, it was good to read overall since it is a local story.
Erica
Jan 10, 2013 Erica rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: couldnt-finish
Couldnt finish it. I didnt even make it half way before I stopped. The author jumped around too much, you rarely knew who he was talking about - not that it mattered, you never knew who the majority of the people were anyhow.
Karen Bullock
Sep 15, 2015 Karen Bullock rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: true-crime
Read something on Facebook about his house being haunted which was the whole reason for picking up this book--gruesome & twisted is usually the way a serial killer's mind works & Anthony Sowell definitely fit the bill--is the house haunted?! Still can't say for sure but it has good. Reason to be
Fishface
Jan 17, 2016 Fishface rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Grim, disturbing, hideous story. You come away with only a faint sense of the personalities involved in most cases, but a clear sense of the violence and ugliness that ended these women's lives. And stark, gasping relief for the ones who got away.
Joyce Ortis
Boring at times

The author spent too much time on the histories of the slain women. This book was definitely not a "can't put down book".
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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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