When the body of 45-year-old Glen Harrelson was found in his Denver home, police tried to contact his wife, but soon they made a startling realization. She had played the part of grieving widow once before: Her previous husband also had died a mysterious accidental death...
In a true story as shocking as any fiction, Bitch on Wheels is the amazing account of Sharon Lynn Nelson, a wild, beautiful preacher's wife who couldn't get enough-enough sex, enough money, or enough of her rugged "Mountain Man" lover, Gary Adams. Nelson was so consumed by greed that she convinced Adams to killed two of her three husbands in order to cash in on their insurance policies.
Here is a compelling portrait of a woman driven by the darkest forces to mate, then kill - an American black widow who ultimately got snared in her own twisted web...
©1999 Gregg Olsen (P)2013 Gregg olsen
Analysis of the crime. The author used his work to iterate personal beliefs in the moral weaknesses of women
Poorly written; author doesn't seem to recognize his opinions are not mainstream.
You can't improve the performance of fundamentally flawed beliefs.
Title is a hint of what's to come
Yes,because this book had me unexpectedly laughing at the main character.Her behavior made her come off as almost cartoon-like & the narrator's deep,dead-pan voice made her silly ways sound even funnier.
The dental office secretary,because she saw thru the main character's b.s. & didn't like her from the minute she met her.I actually felt for her when she wished she could have slapped the woman back into reality.
when the daughter of one of the boyfriends was surprised while away at college when this woman insinuated herself between father & daughter just to get control of his money for herself.That had to be humiliating,having to drop out of college because of how this horrible woman ruined her reputation at school.
I enjoyed the book.
Say something about yourself!
Maybe the narrator.
Just about any Ann Rule book on manipulative woman.
The main character seemed to be the smartest as she preyed on the stupid.
Sure, better suited for a forensic files episode than a movie.
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I think they are about the same. I'm not in the habit of buying audio AND print versions of the same book. I only listened to about 45 minutes when I realized that I already own the hard copy version of this book under the title "Black Widow".
Someone like Lorna Raver. Pierce sounds like the kind of "Aw, shucks!" narrator who is better matched with dusty Westerns like "Lonesome Dove". To be fair, I stopped listening after I noticed that I own a print copy of the book which I read about 2001.
I did so when I read the book more than a decade ago. Gregg Olsen was one of my two favorite true crime authors before the advent of audiobooks (the other was Ann Rule).
Audible should add a disclaimer on books what have been published under other titles or books released by more than one publisher using different narrators.
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