I’ll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman’s Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer
Michelle McNamara

Staff Pick
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As a child a young girl was murdered a few blocks from Michelle’s Illinois home, thus began a lifelong obsession with true crime.  I’ll Be Gone in the Dark is the result of years of research, poring through police/autopsy reports, interviewing of victims and police involved with the case.   Sadly, Michelle passed suddenly in 2016 and the book was finished by her husband Oswald Patton, crime writer Paul Haynes and investigative journalist Billy Jensen.  In a strange twist of fate, the Golden State Killer was arrested 6 weeks after the publication of this book, identified by DNA from a genealogical database.

This riveting read will grab you from the first paragraph and keep you fascinated to the final page.  Highly recommend!!