Winner of the Goodreads Choice Awards for Nonfiction | SCIBA Book Award Winner |Longlisted for the Carnegie Medal for Excellence Thehaunting true story of the elusive serial rapist turned murderer who terrorized California during the 70s and 80s, and ofthe gifted journalist who died tragically while investigating the casewhich was solved in April 2018. Introduction by Gillian Flynn Afterword by Patton Oswalt A brilliant genre-buster.... Propulsive, cant-stop-now reading.
Stephen King For more than ten years, a mysterious and violent predator committed fifty sexual assaults in Northern California before moving south, where he perpetrated ten sadistic murders. Then he disappeared, eluding capture by multiple police forces and some of the best detectives in the area.
Three decades later, Michelle McNamara, a true crime journalist who created the popular website TrueCrimeDiary.com, was determined to find the violent psychopath she called "the Golden State Killer." Michelle pored over police reports, interviewed victims, and embedded herself in the online communities that were as obsessed with the case as she was.
Ill Be Gone in the Darkthe masterpiece McNamara was writing at the time of her sudden deathoffers an atmospheric snapshot of a moment in American history and a chilling account of a criminal mastermind and the wreckage he left behind. It is also a portrait of a womans obsession and her unflagging pursuit of the truth. Utterly original and compelling, it has been hailed as a modern true crime classicone which fulfilled Michelle's dream: helping unmask the Golden State Killer.
|27 Feb 2018