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Jan 23, 2008 Danielle rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: true crime fanatics
Shelves: true-crime, own
I am a huge Ann Rule fan and would give this 4 1/2 stars if I could. If you enjoy true crime this is a great book, living in Seattle I've followed the Green River killer case closely, in college (law & society/criminal deviance major) I had Bob Keppel (one of the lead investigators) as a I had a lot of background that others simply reading the paper and watching the news might not have.

This book is highly accurate, to the point that it was hard to read at times due to the expl
Jesse Irwin
True life stories don't necessarily fit narrative blueprints and I applaud the author for not trying to shoehorn the Green River story into a convenient three or five act plan. However, this means that the book, like the case itself, has false starts, strange pacing, and long stretches where nothing really happens. Rule cleverly ameliorates this by interspersing a biography of the killer throughout the text, not naming him until late in the book. Recommended for those interested in the case, or ...more
Well written with a nod to each of the victim's and their families. This book highlights urban blight and the scary crimes that befall those living in it's midst.
It seemed like Ann Rule was in a hurry to write this book. It was boring in spots.
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Mar 30, 2015 Colleen rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Everyone who loves true crime books, Ann Rule is an amazing author
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Oct 02, 2007 Dava rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: True Crime Readers
Shelves: annrule, true-crime
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