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Ann Rule (1935–2015)

Forfatter af The Stranger Beside Me

67+ Værker 20,155 Medlemmer 338 Anmeldelser 72 Favorited

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Ann Rule was born on October 22, 1931 in Lowell, Michigan. She received a bachelor's degree from the University of Washington in creative writing, with minors in psychology, criminology and penology. She began writing for magazines including True Detective, Master Detective, Inside Detective, Front vis mere Page Detective, and Office Detective in 1969. During her lifetime, she wrote more than 30 books including The Stranger Beside Me; Green River, Running Red; Practice to Deceive; Ann Rule's Crime Files series, and Lying in Wait. She died on July 26, 2015 at the age of 83. (Bowker Author Biography) vis mindre
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(eng) Ann Rule has also written books under the pen name Andy Stack.

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Serier

Værker af Ann Rule

The Stranger Beside Me (1980) 2,944 eksemplarer, 72 anmeldelser
Green River, Running Red (2004) 1,265 eksemplarer, 19 anmeldelser
Small Sacrifices (1987) 1,147 eksemplarer, 18 anmeldelser
Blind hævn : en kvindes raseri : en mors offer (1999) 789 eksemplarer, 20 anmeldelser
Too Late to Say Goodbye: A True Story of Murder and Betrayal (2007) 762 eksemplarer, 24 anmeldelser
Dead by Sunset (1995) 744 eksemplarer, 10 anmeldelser
If You Really Loved Me (1991) 709 eksemplarer, 9 anmeldelser
Heart Full of Lies: A True Story of Desire and Death (2003) 668 eksemplarer, 14 anmeldelser
–And Never Let Her Go: Thomas Capano, the Deadly Seducer (1999) 662 eksemplarer, 11 anmeldelser
Everything She Ever Wanted (1992) 647 eksemplarer, 7 anmeldelser
The I-5 Killer (1984) 539 eksemplarer, 6 anmeldelser
A Rose For Her Grave and Other True Cases (1993) 505 eksemplarer, 7 anmeldelser
Last Dance, Last Chance (2002) 486 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser
Empty Promises (2001) 460 eksemplarer, 3 anmeldelser
A Rage to Kill, and Other True Cases (1999) 453 eksemplarer, 4 anmeldelser
Without Pity: Ann Rule's Most Dangerous Killers (2003) 420 eksemplarer, 3 anmeldelser
The End of the Dream: The Golden Boy Who Never Grew Up (1998) 415 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser
Kiss Me, Kill Me: Ann Rule's Crime Files Vol. 9 (2004) 407 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Lust Killer (1983) 402 eksemplarer, 6 anmeldelser
Smoke, Mirrors, and Murder (2007) 394 eksemplarer, 9 anmeldelser
A Fever in the Heart and Other True Cases (1996) 382 eksemplarer, 3 anmeldelser
Worth More Dead and Other True Cases (2005) 378 eksemplarer, 4 anmeldelser
You Belong to Me and Other True Cases (1994) 370 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
The Want-Ad Killer (1983) — Forfatter — 366 eksemplarer, 9 anmeldelser
No Regrets (2006) 343 eksemplarer, 5 anmeldelser
Mortal Danger (2008) 309 eksemplarer, 7 anmeldelser
Practice to Deceive (2013) 308 eksemplarer, 13 anmeldelser
But I Trusted You (2009) 294 eksemplarer, 7 anmeldelser
Possession (1984) 264 eksemplarer, 2 anmeldelser
Don't Look Behind You: Ann Rule's Crime Files #15 (2011) 234 eksemplarer, 10 anmeldelser
Fatal Friends, Deadly Neighbors and Other True Cases (2012) 230 eksemplarer, 5 anmeldelser
Lying in Wait (2014) 190 eksemplarer, 6 anmeldelser
Danger in the Dorm [Kindle] (2018) 19 eksemplarer, 1 anmeldelse
Beautiful America's Seattle (1700) 12 eksemplarer
Mind Games (1984) 7 eksemplarer
The Stranger Beside Me: The Ted Bundy Story [2003 TV movie] (2003) — Original book — 3 eksemplarer
Jerry Harris Case (1999) 3 eksemplarer
Pequeños sacrificios (1996) 2 eksemplarer
The Stranger Beside Me 2 eksemplarer
Cruel Sacrifice 2 eksemplarer
Too Late to Say Goodbye [2009 TV movie] — Forfatter — 2 eksemplarer
Ingen titel 1 eksemplar
Withoiut Pity 1 eksemplar
Everything She Ever Wanted [2009 Television Mini Series] — Based on the book by — 1 eksemplar
Beauty of Seattle (1993) 1 eksemplar
Blick in den Abgrund (1998) 1 eksemplar
No Time to say goodbye 1 eksemplar, 1 anmeldelse

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Adult fiction novel i Name that Book (november 2015)

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Another terrifying and interesting book by Ann Rule. I can't wait to read more!
 
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LillianCox | 18 andre anmeldelser | Jul 3, 2024 |
Ann Rule's Dead by Sunset is the tragic tale of Cheryl Keeton, a highly-skilled attorney in the Pacific Northwest, her adoration for her three sons, and her justified terror of her husband Brad Cunningham, who was the prime suspect for her brutal murder on September 21, 1986.

In Rule's usual impeccable style, she traces the upbringing, lives, and personalities of the characters in the book until they become three-dimensional, and so alive that you either stand with them or against them. In all the true crime writing I've read, I have never hated an accused killer the way I did Brad Cunningham. His relentlessness, his narcissism, the way he treated his wives and his children, his lies, his abuse, his manipulations, and his rage and violence all made me feel physically ill. This was a man who was cruel for the sheer love of cruelty, a father who used his sons as pawns, a husband who did not know how to love, only to charm, and how to draw women into his web and from there control ever interaction they have with the world. I was frightened for much of the book for like many women, I have lived with an abuser, and some of the story made me remember things long pushed out of my mind or intentionally forgotten.

Dead by Sunset is an extremely good true crime book, probably Rule's best. Her research is excellent as is her presentation. I wish she were still alive so she could write more stories and expose more murderers for what they are.
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ahef1963 | 9 andre anmeldelser | May 5, 2024 |
A Certain Type of Evil


" Any of us who has raised children know, as John F. Kennedy once said, to have a child is to give hostages to fate' "
Although I have read this book before, reading it again with it's updates still sends shivers upmy spine. Would I have been lured if approached by him?
His charm fooled so many.
This is important for young people to know. Be vigilant and never trust a stranger. Yet, Bundy wasn't a stranger to Ann Rule and it took decades for her to fully accept the depravity that lay underneath the charming facade.
If you are interested in knowing more about the victims, watch "Surviving Bundy", with interviews with some survivors
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Chrissylou62 | 71 andre anmeldelser | Apr 11, 2024 |
Kind of lack luster. Doesn't really give any specific details about anything in particular. Also not for someone that isn't already well versed in Bundy's crimes.... that being said, if you are well versed then it doesn't bring anything new to the table... very meh over all. I feel like there could have been more details given on them working together or more into the investigations that Ann had access to later, its a very surface view book otherwise.
 
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MiserableFlower | 71 andre anmeldelser | Apr 11, 2024 |

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