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This was fantastic! Wooeeee, I loved it. An *awesome* True Crime sampler - A nice mix of older, newer, and historic crimes. Each murder case covered is roughly 10 minutes or less long, giving you the basic "meat and potatoes" version (gory details included). As a crime buff, I was familiar with maybe half of these stories (very well known), but I loved hearing about them again. I found myself saying "ohhh yeaaa, I remember THAT one" with a slight sense of nostalgia at hearing several that I had almost forgotten about. There was also still quite a lot that were totally new to me as well...so it was the perfect combo! A couple of the stories in particular, I will persue further reading on, THATS for sure. Dang!
This is THE perfect crimer-primer for someone who wants to sit down at the serial killer buffet table, and grab a BIG full plate to chew on. A few of the details mentioned in some of the cases, I *think* may be somewhat off a bit, but that's okay. There was additional new info that I DIDNT previously know about in others, so I'm more than satisfied with my tasty meal. Yessiree.
I wrongly assumed that any sort of "collection" just had to be horrible. But I took a gamble on this one and am SOoo glad that I did. Saw this book was listed for free on Amazon - got it - and then did the "add narration for $1.99" offer (I prefer audio anyway!). With Kevin Pierce narrating, are you kidding me? I couldn't check the yes box any faster. Talk about getting bang for the buck (okay, two bucks)!!! I will never again roll my eyes with disdain at seeing a collection or compilation listed, I swear. Going to look for another one right now in fact. Hahaaa...
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Having been many of the places in the book it was interesting to hear these events, some I knew some
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