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Don't Look Behind You and Other True Casesby Ann Rule
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ILL BE WATCHING YOU
Walking home on a dark night, you hear footsteps coming up behind you. As they get closer, your heart pounds harder. Who is closing in with dangerous intent—a total stranger? Or someone you know and trust? The answer is as simple as turning around, but dont look behind you . . . run. Ann Rule, who shared her own nerve-jangling account of unknowingly befriending sadistic sociopath Ted Bundy in The Stranger Beside Me, chronicles other fateful encounters with the hidden predators among us in this riveting collection, fifteenth in the bestselling series drawn from her personal files. First in line is a stunning case that spanned thirty years and took a determined detective to four states—ending, finally, in Alaska—where he unraveled not one but two murders. A second case appears to begin and end with the hunt for the Green River Killer, focusing on a Washington State man who was once cleared as a suspect in that deadly chain of homicides. But the millionaire property owner believed he had successfully buried his own murderous past and the awful truth behind his young wifes disappearance. She vanished soon after she left for a day at the Seattle Worlds Fair, and her three small children grew up believing their mother had abandoned them. But one amazing witness remained—the missing womans best friend, who heard her last words in a frantic phone call—“Hes coming!”—before the line went dead. Only since Robert Hansens suicide has the monster within been revealed. In another true story, a petite woman went to a tavern, looking only for conversation and fun. Instead, she met violent death in the form of a seven-foot man who had seemed shy and harmless. Youll feel a chill as you uncover these and numerous other cases of unfortunate victims who made one tragic mistake: trusting the wrong person—even someone theyd known intimately, or thought they knew.
The fifteenth volume of #1 New York Times bestelling author Ann Rule’s series of true crime paperback originals.
This fifteenth volume in #1 New York Times bestselling author Ann Rule’s series of true crime paperback originals, Don’t Look Behind You, focuses on stories of people in danger, sometimes from strangers and sometimes from the people they know and love. The main story, “North to Alaska,” features a tangled web of two families and some sensational detective work thirty years after a murder. It is, quite literally, a case that begins with “bare bones.”
The 15th volume of #1 bestselling author Rule's series of true crime originals, DON'T LOOK BEHIND YOU focuses on people in danger.
About the Author
andlt;bandgt;Ann Ruleandlt;/bandgt; is a former Seattle policewoman and the author of more than two dozen andlt;iandgt;New York Times andlt;/iandgt;bestsellers. She is a certified instructor for police training seminars and lectures frequently to law enforcement officers, prosecutors, and forensic science organizations, including the FBI. For more than two decades, she has been a powerful advocate for victims of violent crime. A graduate of the University of Washington, she holds a Ph.D. in Humane Letters from Willamette University. She lives near Seattle and can be contacted through her website AnnRules.com.
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