I’ve only read a few true-crime books but the ones that I have read, I have really enjoyed. There were quite a few reasons why I wanted to read this one: the book was short, this book was being read for a local bookclub that I wanted to check out, the book’s event occurred in my hometown and I hadn’t heard of this event before seeing this book. I have to agree with a few of the reviews that I finally read on this book; it is filled with information.
I used to watch Dragnet when I was a kid. I remember it as being a show that reported the facts, and I also, remembered the announcers voice. This book reminded me a lot of that television show. This book contained a lot of facts: he did/said and she did/said, stating the facts and reacting the events, without getting to the know the actual characters or the/their backgrounds.
I liked that I knew exactly where this event occurred and that this was an actual event. The book had a great flow to it as the author spells everything out, from beginning to end. I also appreciate the research that went into this book. I wished that there was more character development in the book and that the book was more than just a detail account of the facts that occurred in this event.