Smoke, Mirrors, and Murder: And Other True Cases (Ann Rule's Crime Files)
Pages no: 480
Edition language: English
Series: Crime Files (#12)
Rule usually starts off her volumes with a longer case up front, and shorter cases towards the end. I thought that this one read as filler honestly. She just seemed to find out stories concerning wives that she could write about. There are not a lot of satisfactory stories in this one. The Deputy's...
I've read pretty much everything Ann Rule ever wrote but I was feeling the true crime reading itch recently so I picked this up again. My mom got me hooked on Ann Rule and true crime in general in the late 80s when I was in the 6th grade and we read every book as soon as the paperback came out.
Ann Rule is the only true crime I ever read. She tries to give a voice and a memory to the victims of the crimes, and she tells the stories in a sensitive way, with a minimum of gore or sensationalism. Whenever I read her books, it's always so unbelievable to me how these women lie to themselves an...
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