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Afraid of the Dark: The True Story of a Reckless Husband, his Stunning Wife, and the Murder that Shattered a Family

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Detroit mortgage broker Mark Unger adored his wife Florence and their two young sons. But after a decade of marriage and increasing financial trouble, Mark's life began to slowly unravel. He became addicted to pain killers and gambling, and ended up spending five months in rehab.

Forced to go back to work, Flo became bitter and resentful of Mark and began to have an affair
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Paperback, 384 pages
Published December 1st 2009 by St. Martin's True Crime (first published 2009)
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Amanda
Jul 03, 2012 rated it it was ok
I made myself finish this book solely because of the setting. This true story happened about 15 miles from my house and I knew exact location, and the lead detective on the case. Without this local interest, I didn't feel like this was a book I would have read.
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Mar 07, 2017 rated it liked it
I have to say that this wasn't the best writing that I have read for true crime books but it wasn't horrible.
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Sep 16, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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A story out of the Detroit News that I had followed & knew pretty much the plot but It was still an interesting read because it was near home and I enjoy True Crime Genre. Bill Peedle
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Apr 07, 2010 rated it really liked it
A very compelling book.
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May 23, 2015 rated it liked it
not the best written book - but the subject matter is fascinating. a legal tour of Michigan (especially nw Mich) in the 2000s that surrounds this famous case
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