Small Sacrifices

  • by Ann Rule
  • Narrated by Ann Rule
  • 2 hrs and 59 mins
  • Abridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Ann Rule's shocking and powerful account of the destructive forces that drove Diane Downs, a beautiful young mother, to shoot her three young children in cold blood.


What the Critics Say

"Superb... the most riveting true-crime account since In Cold Blood (Kirkus Reviews)


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Sacrifice of your money or credit!

This was a waste! Ann Rule is an "okay" writer on one of my favorite genres. However, she is not (nor should she EVER be) a narrator!! I found this book reading almost incomprehensible. What a sacrifice!
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- Linda

The book has more information and is way longer

Would you try another book from Ann Rule and/or Ann Rule?


What could Ann Rule have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

Actually read the book she published...this not even three hour short story remake is an insult to the book she actually did write. The book contains way more information and leads you into the mind of Diane Downs. This audiobook barely scratch the surface.

Would you be willing to try another one of Ann Rule’s performances?


What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

Severe disappointment

Any additional comments?

I wish I could have my money back.

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- Amazon Customer

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-14-2010
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio