Review written: 25 December 2008
I like Ann Rule, I have a hard time writing reviews for True Crime, there is not much you can say about the story line, they are reporting what actually happened.
That being said, the author does have to pick a case that will be interesting and then has to write it in a way that holds your attention.
I feel Ann Rule does both of those things and does them well. She writes in such a way you can feel her compassion for the victims. She conveys the feelings the detectives have for cases. The only ones that you end up with no sympathy for are the bad guys!
I got the name Bella because my grandfather called me Suzabell. I use that as a username and my friends on the site started calling me Bella. Thus was born: Bella Foxx's Life, now known as "just a city girl" since I have made the big jump from the country and am now living in the City, UES.
I like to make jewelry (check out my blog "Bella is creative" started April 17, 2008) and write. I like to do cross stitch and knit. I sew, I don't really enjoy it, but I enjoy the clothes.
I like to read the Bible, books, magazines, online newspaper articles, blogs, jokes on candy wrappers, ads on the subway, billboards, backs of food boxes, lists of ingredients and recipes, cleaning directions, sayings on shirts. I post my reviews on "Just a girl, living, reading, watching, and writing", on Shelfari, Library Thing and Goodreads..
I am allergic to practically everything: grass, trees, weeds, animal dander, dust, mold, wheat, apples, nuts, fish and coconut. The fish and coconut are so serious I carry an Epi-pen and wear a Medic-Alert bracelet.
And last but not least. I love the Yankees.
It took me a little while to find an amazing story line within a True Crime book. I finally found “< HREF="http://www.kent-whitaker.com/" REL="nofollow">Murder By Family<>,” by Kent Whitaker. This is the tragic story of Kent Whitaker’s heart-wrenching journey toward forgiveness and faith after the brutal murder of his wife and one of his sons.