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Welcome to the bloody end of bleeding Kansas....
Based on true events, this unforgettable novel tells the story of the Bloody Benders, a family of grifters and thieves running an isolated feed store on the Kansas plains, boarding travelers along the Great Osage Trail.
Beautiful Kate Bender was mysterious and well-versed in the dark arts; Ma and Pa were quiet and foreboding, speaking in guttural tones; and young John Bender was thought to be insane. On land soaked with the blood of conflict, the Benders made their home. And one by one, prairie travelers began to disappear....
Rooted in history, this is a vivid tale of the Benders's origins and how they became some of the most horrific figures in early post-Civil War America.
©2015 Nicholas Nicastro (P)2017 Nicholas Nicastro
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By P. R. Reichert on 01-21-18

Skillfully told story filled with chills & thrills

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

I highly recommend Hell's Half-Acre. It's a fascinating, entertaining, well told tale.

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It's a perfect blend and balance of historical fiction that kept me interested and entertained from beginning to end.

What about Aven Shore’s performance did you like?

Her performance kept me riveted and on the edge of my seat.

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Yes, I did have an extreme reaction to this book.

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I highly recommend this book to anyone fascinated by historical fiction, thrillers, and serial killers.

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