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The Want Ad Killer Audiobook

The Want Ad Killer

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Publisher's Summary

After his first grisly crime, Harvey Louis Carignan beat a death sentence and continued to manipulate, rape, and bludgeon women to death - using want ads to lure his young female victims. And time after time, justice was thwarted by a killer whose twisted legal genius was matched only by his sick savagery. Here, complete with the testimony of women who suffered his unspeakable sexual abuses and barely escaped with their lives and of the police who at last put him behind bars, is one of the most shattering and thought-provoking true-crime stories of our time.

©2012 Ann Rule (P)2016 Tantor

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    Boyce Brentwood, TN, United States 09-09-16
    Boyce Brentwood, TN, United States 09-09-16 Member Since 2014
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    True crime, at least for me, is never a work of art, to say the least. To make this one worse, the narration is absolutely the WORST I have ever encountered. This guy does not perform a book. He reads it like a dramatic actor of two centuries ago. I would suggest that you not bother. I am returning it to Audible and do appreciate their policy on returns.

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    Red 10-10-16
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    Excellent writing and detailed account, narrator rather annoying. ..exaggerated speech...as though he thought he were on stage auditioning. I really enjoy Ann Rule's work.

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    the story was not bad but definitely go with a different narrator it was hard to get into the story when the guys talking like a computer

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    The narrator makes this story very difficult to listen to.
    I love Ann Rule's stories though.

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