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The Peyton-Allan Files


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ISBN13: 9780982895801
ISBN10: 0982895801
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Two teenagers, making out one night in a car on the edge of town — slaughtered by person or persons unknown. No physical evidence to speak of. No known motive. For all the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office knows, there's a psychotic killer roaming the hills west of town. Until they arrest someone for the murders of Larry Peyton and Beverly Allan, no one will rest easy.

The Peyton-Allan Files is a true-life murder mystery, straight from the files of the detectives who worked the case. It's history in the present tense, guaranteed to keep you turning pages till the last guilty party has been brought to justice... or maybe just framed. Because one way or another, this case has got to be solved.

About the Author

Phil Stanford is a writer and investigator living in Portland, Oregon. He’s worked as a magazine editor and writer, and was a columnist for the Oregonian and the Portland Tribune. The Peyton-Allan Files is the second book of Stanford’s Rose City Trilogy. The first, Portland Confidential, won the Independent Publishers "Best True Crime Award" for 2005.

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mikemax1968, June 26, 2014 (view all comments by mikemax1968)
Another riveting read from Phil Stanford. (Steve Duin--really??). The Peyton-Allan murders were the end of the age of innocence for those of us who were teenagers at the time.
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ecarneau, August 28, 2011 (view all comments by ecarneau)
Phil Stanford has a natural talent for writing and investigating. For those who remember, he was the "Steve Duin" of the 80's at the Oregonian, and did a dam good job! This book, The Peyton Allan Files, leaves you on the edge of your seat, as you read. It's the kind of book that you can't put down. Phil is one of the most "Tenacious" people I think I know. Maybe he's a writer, who should have been a cop (detective). I'm familiar with his other works, and he probably knows more than anyone else anywhere on anything he does.

His stuff is all good. Anything he writes is well worth getting and reading!!!!

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insideportland, January 5, 2011 (view all comments by insideportland)
Masterful investigative reporting. Riveting prose. A work of great integrity and substance. The best book of 2010. Exceptional.
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Stanford, Phil
Ptown books
Portland, OR
Rose City Trilogy

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