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    True Crime Writing: Ann Rule Books

    Ann Rule in 1984 with “The Stranger Beside Me,” her best-selling 1980 study of the serial killer Ted Bundy.  Credit – Doug Wilson (nytimes.com) Ted Bundy and Ann Rule Ann Rule (1931-2015) was an American author of true crime books and articles. As a woman in a genre typically reserved for men, she pioneered true […]

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    True Crime Addict Review: James Renner’s Journey into the Heart of Darkness

    There continues to be a lot of buzz around James Renner’s 2016 book, True Crime Addict. It is a deeply personal story told by a true crime journalist about his experience exploring an unsolved murder case. There are shades of the blockbuster 2005 movie Capote in this book. Not for the stories themselves, but rather the […]