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Re:Official Review: Cold Serial: The Jack the Strangler Murd

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Hey, this sounds like a great read! Crime based on real events, and whatever the climax is, I can't wait to read it, since you gave that such high remarks. Looking forward to this one - glad it was free today ;)
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Thanks for a great review Bookowlie. Thanks to the author for generously making this book free. Although this is not my normal type of book to read, I am open to expanding my reading experience and have downloaded it. Congrats to the author for having today's BOTD.
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I already have my copy, i love crime novels that are well researched. Thanks for taking your time to write this thorough review.
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Thanks for a great review Bookowlie. Thanks to the author for generously making this book free. Although this is not my normal type of book to read, I am open to expanding my reading experience and have downloaded it. Congrats to the author for having today's BOTD.
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I don't like true crime books-- there's enough tragedy in the headlines -- but this one caught my interest. I am interested in social & economic conditions of the past, and the growing pains of departments such as the police. Also I've lived in Ohio and feel a connection. The author seems knowledgeable and the book looks to be well written. I look forward to reading it.

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This ones not for me but the deal is awesome and surely someone who likes reading true crime will grab it!

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My favorite genre is True Crime, so I was so excited when I saw this book which I downloaded immediately. Thank you so much for making them available for us.
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Not my usual genre, but my initial reaction is it may be a decent read. It may also be a little disturbing since I live in a state bordering Ohio where the murders happened.

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I enjoy true crime a lot. This may sound strange, but my best friend was killed by serial killer, Henry Lee Lucas, when I was a junior in high-school. I started reading a lot of true crime at that time in an effort to figure out what made them tick. Thanks for the review! I look forward to the read.

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sound like a great book. I can't wait to read it

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Post by josefina1110 »

Thanks for the great review. It is hard to imagine the cruelty done to the innocent girls. How evil can it get. . . with multiple victims whose lives were cut off by that demon possessed jackal. Congratulations to the author for the painstaking job of refreshing those gruesome events of the past.

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Cold Serial:The Jack the Strangler Murders by Brian Forschner is one of those stories that grips you immediately and does not let go, even after you've finished reading the book. To know that the Authors relative was actually a victim is terrifying unto itself, and yet he still is able to write this book objectively. Your review is very comprehensive and almost as enjoyable as reading the book itself! Thank you for you great attention to detail and facts. The time you took to research the book is astonishing and I applaud you for it, this type of book is never easy to review, and sticks with you long after you are finished. Kudos for a job well done, and thank you so very much for all your attention to detail. This is a flawless review!!!

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Great review! The book sounds very detailed.

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I didn't expect this book to be historical. Your review makes me more interested than I would have been.
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Post by bookowlie »

Thanks everyone for the nice feedback. I originally chose this book for review since I like true crime books. This one had a few extra twists with the author being a descendant of one of the victims and the historical aspect that focused on the social/political issues of the era.
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