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Burl Barer

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MURDER IN THE FAMILY was my first "serious" true crime book, and my first for Kensington's Pinnacle True Crime series. It was also my first NYT Best Seller, That took everyone by surprise, including Kensington who ran out of books the same week we hit the best-seller list. The thrill of having a best-seller was amplified by the substantial royalty check that arrived just in time for the holiday... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 20, 2016 02:36 • 99 views • Tags: true-crime
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Murder In The Family

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Broken Doll

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Body Count

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Mom Said Kill

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The Saint

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Capture the Saint

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Fatal Beauty

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“When people tell me the heroin problem is so big,so tragic, so complicated, I say so what. So what. We can learn our way through this.”
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Lady♥Belleza★✰ Just wanted to let you know you are one of the featured Authors of the Month for February and March in the Obsessed with True Crime discussion group.


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