24 May 2010

But I Trusted You: Crime Files #14 by Ann Rule


But I Trusted You: Crime Files #14
by Ann Rule

(Paperback, 464 pages)


Trust. It's the foundation of any enduring relationship between friends, lovers, spouses, and families. But when trust is placed in those who are not what they seem, the results can be deadly. Ann Rule, who famously chronicled her own shocking experience of unknowingly befriending a sociopath in The Stranger Beside Me, offers a riveting, all-new collection from her true-crime files, with the lethally shattered bonds of trust at the core of each blood soaked account. Whether driven to extreme violence by greed or jealousy, passion or rage, these calculating sociopaths targeted those closest to them -- unwitting victims whose last disbelieving words could well have been "but I trusted you...." Headlining this page-turning anthology is the case of middle-school counselor Chuck Leonard, found shot to death outside his Washington State home on an icy February morning. A complicated mix of family man and wild man, Chuck played hard and loved many...but who crossed the line by murdering him in cold blood? And why? The revelation is as stunning as the shattering crime itself, powerfully illuminating how those we think we know can ingeniously hide their destructive and homicidal designs. Along with other shattering cases, immaculately detailed and sharply analyzed by America's #1 true-crime writer, this fourteenth Crime Files volume is essential reading for getting inside the mind of the hidden killers among us.

Ann Rule is one of my favorite true crime authors and I have read all of Ann's books throughout the years. Her books never disappoint and I plan to continue reading them as long as she keeps writing them.

Thanks for visiting ~ Jovi

1 comments:

  1. I'll have to check out the books by Stieg Larsson. I was drawn to them by the titles and it's good to see someone loved reading them. Thanks for the reviews.

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