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Careless Whispers (St. Martin's True Crime Library)

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ISBN13: 9780312977047
ISBN10: 0312977042
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When the bodies of three teenagers were found on the shores of Lake Waco, Texas in July, 1982, even seasoned lawmen were taken aback by the savage mutilation and degradation they had been subjected to. Yet only 52 days after the gruesome triple-murder was discovered, frustrated authorities suspended the case indefinitely.

Patrol Sergeant Truman Simons, who had been called to the scene that night, saw the carnage first-hand — and vowed to find the ferocious killer or killers. He soon became a man with a mission, risking his career and his family's safety in search of evidence. Plunging himself into a netherworld of violence and evil, Simons finally got close enough to a murderous ringleader to hear his careless whispers--and ultimately, put him and his three accomplices behind bars for the brutal slayings.

Now, in his Edgar Award-winning account of the Lake Waco killings, acclaimed true crime writer Carlton Stowers lays bare the facts behind the tragic crimes, the twisted predators, and the heroic man who broke the investigation--with important updated information based on new developments in the case.

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In 1982 murders, the mutilated bodies of three teenagers were found on the shores of Lake Waco, Texas. After only eight weeks, authorities suspended the case. But Sgt. Truman Simons vowed to find the killers, getting close enough to a murderous ringleader to hear his "careless whispers" that ultimately put him and his accomplices behind bars.

About the Author

Carlton Stowers is the author of more than two dozen works of nonfiction, including the Edgar Award-winning Careless Whispers, the Pulitzer Prize-nominated Innocence Lost, and Open Secrets. He and his wife live in Cedar Hill, Texas.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780312977047
Author:
Stowers, Carlton
Publisher:
St. Martin's Griffin
Location:
New York
Subject:
Murder
Subject:
Texas
Subject:
Murderers
Subject:
Murder - General
Subject:
Murder -- Texas -- Waco.
Subject:
Murder -- Investigation -- Texas -- Waco.
Subject:
Crime - True Crime
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
St. Martin's True Crime Library
Series Volume:
105-37
Publication Date:
20010115
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Includes 8 pages of photographs
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
8 x 5 x 1.055 in

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Careless Whispers (St. Martin's True Crime Library)
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"Synopsis" by , In 1982 murders, the mutilated bodies of three teenagers were found on the shores of Lake Waco, Texas. After only eight weeks, authorities suspended the case. But Sgt. Truman Simons vowed to find the killers, getting close enough to a murderous ringleader to hear his "careless whispers" that ultimately put him and his accomplices behind bars.
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