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  • The Truro Murders

  • By: Ryan Green
  • Narrated by: Steve White
  • Length: 3 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27

The Truro Murders presents the shocking true story of Christopher Worrell and his accomplice, James Miller. The events in this audiobook unveil one of the worst serial killing sprees in Australian history. Over the course of two months 1976-1977, seven young women were brutally raped and murdered. Worrell and Miller met in prison and upon release developed a dominant and submissive relationship that centered around feeding Worrell's sadistic urges towards women.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Things We Do For Love . . .

  • By Polly Poizendem on 12-02-17

Fascinating Story

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-15-18

Fascinating to me that someone would get and stay involved with a person who did these horrible crimes!
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  • True Crime Stories: True Crime Anthology Volume 8

  • 12 Shocking True Crime Murder Cases
  • By: Jack Rosewood
  • Narrated by: Kevin Kollins
  • Length: 3 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 20

In this gruesome true crime anthology, you will hear about twelve true crime stories that baffled investigators and continue to draw interest among the public due to their shocking details. From tragic cases of spousal murder to tragic cases of child murder, this true crime book will surely keep your attention. Follow the course of these true murder cases and learn how the investigators worked tirelessly to put these monsters behind bars.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Some very shocking stories here

  • By Cyn on 02-04-18

True Crime Assortment

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-24-17

As always, Jack Rosewood has written an assortment of gruesome true stories. Held my attention through out.

  • Charmer: A Ladies' Man and His Victims

  • By: Jack Olsen
  • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
  • Length: 11 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 370
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 348
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 343

The author of Predator traces the story of George Russell, Jr., a bright, young, popular black man whose thirty-year psychological unraveling led to a shocking killing spree. 

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Love those TRUE Crime Stories by Mr. Olsen!

  • By kathy on 11-28-17

Charmer Is An Understatement!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-28-17

Very much enjoyed this story. George was a charmer for sure. I don't get how so many women fell for him so fast, and then when the "real him" came out, they still stayed with him. Boggled my mind! Jack Olsen has written another winner and Kevin Pierce's narration was impeccable as always. I would marry him, just to listen to him talk all day ;-)
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Hunting the Ultimate Kill: The Horrifying Story of the Speed Freak Killers audiobook cover art
  • Hunting the Ultimate Kill: The Horrifying Story of the Speed Freak Killers

  • The Serial Killer Books, Book 2
  • By: Jack Rosewood
  • Narrated by: Kevin Kollins
  • Length: 4 hrs and 17 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 25
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24

Far from the glitz and glamour of Los Angles or the scenic backdrops of the Bay Area, two men embarked on a vicious campaign in California's Central Valley that left at least 20 people dead. The two men - Wesley Shermantine and Loren Herzog - became collectively known by law enforcement as the "Speed Freak Killers" because the duo were almost always under the influence of the drug crystal methamphetamine when they committed several strings of murders during the 1980s and '90s.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Well researched gruesome true crime story

  • By jstep on 12-19-17
  • Hunting the Ultimate Kill: The Horrifying Story of the Speed Freak Killers
  • The Serial Killer Books, Book 2
  • By: Jack Rosewood
  • Narrated by: Kevin Kollins

Lots of Details in This True Horror Story

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-20-17

Jack Rosewood did an excellent job of researching and writing this story. Lots of details to give you a true picture of this two horrible men. Kevin Kollins did an excellent job narrating this story.
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  • Rough Trade

  • A Shocking True Story of Prostitution, Murder, and Redemption
  • By: Steve Jackson
  • Narrated by: Kevin Pierce
  • Length: 8 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 265
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 244
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 242

Early one morning in May, 1997, a young couple in the mountains of Colorado spotted a man dragging a body up a secluded trail. The man fled, leaving behind a bloody, dying woman. The investigation into the death of young street-walker Anita Paley would lead from that idyllic spot to the seamy underbelly of Denver and a world of prostitution, drug dealers, and violent criminals. And it would expose the lives of suspect Robert Riggan and Anita's friend Joanne Cordova, a former cop-turned-crack-addict and hooker.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Bob's "most favorite place in the whole world" . .

  • By Polly Poizendem on 10-22-16

Fantastic!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-07-17

One of the best true crime stories I have read in a long time! Very well written and the narrator is my favorite. I was voluntarily provided this free review copy audio book by the author, narrator, or publisher.

  • True Crime Stories, Volume 7

  • 12 Shocking True Crime Murder Cases - True Crime Anthology
  • By: Jack Rosewood
  • Narrated by: Kevin Kollins
  • Length: 3 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 22

Listen to this true crime anthology to learn about 12 more true crime stories that shocked communities and grabbed headlines around the world. You will learn about tragic cases of family annihilation and relationships gone horribly wrong. Among the most shocking of these cases is the murder of the Westerhuis family in South Dakota, who on the outside appeared to by an all-American family, but inside they harbored a felonious secret.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful facts very intersting listen

  • By Cyn on 11-20-17

Another Great Assortment of True Crime!

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-21-17

A really good assortment of true crime stories, most of which I have never heard before. As always, Jack Rosewood does it again!
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  • True Crime Stories

  • 3 True Crime Books Collection
  • By: Jack Rosewood, Rebecca Lo
  • Narrated by: Herschel J. Grangent Jr.
  • Length: 7 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 43
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 38
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 38

It is no secret that true crime murder stories are not for the faint of heart. They can lead you to double-check your windows and doors at night, and question everything you thought or believed about human nature. Yet they are intriguing and fascinating at the same time. What is it that makes us different from those who take the lives of others? That is a question that many ask themselves, and these true crime stories help to identify the method and psychology behind some of the most terrifying killers in modern history.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • real crime makes you think

  • By G. Wales on 01-12-18

Not My Favorite Jack Rosewood Collection

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
3 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-26-17

What did you love best about True Crime Stories?

Usually I love Jack Rosewood's books, but this one just did not interest me very much.

How would you have changed the story to make it more enjoyable?

Really not sure now I would change it

Which scene was your favorite?

None

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

No

Any additional comments?

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0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Obeying Evil

  • The Mockingbird Hill Massacre Through the Eyes of a Killer
  • By: Ryan Green
  • Narrated by: Steve White
  • Length: 3 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 41
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 39
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 40

> Obeying Evil presents the shocking true story of Ronald Gene Simmons and the most disturbing family killing spree in the United States. Over the course of a week in 1987, he murdered 14 members of his own family, a former co-worker, and a stranger.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • real life horror- A boogie man

  • By TinkerMel on 09-16-17

Wow!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-26-17

Would you listen to Obeying Evil again? Why?

Yes I would. This story is just so evil, it's hard to believe. It started out slow and I thought, ugh. But then, WOW! To hear about this evil man, and wonder what went through his mind and how he could do these horrible acts and be so unfeeling about it.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Obeying Evil?

I would have to say the horrible, cold, unfeeling evilness of this man.

What about Steve White’s performance did you like?

I really enjoyed the narrator's performance. His voice was not irritating,

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

Unspeakable horror

Any additional comments?

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1 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • The Texas 7

  • A True Story of Murder and a Daring Escape
  • By: Gary C. King
  • Narrated by: J. Scott Bennett
  • Length: 6 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26

"You haven't heard the last of us yet..." These were chilling words on a note left behind by seven armed and dangerous inmates who escaped from the John Connally prison in South Texas on December 13, 2000. Their promise has apparently been fulfilled. The inmates, now known as the Connally Seven, are suspected of having first robbed a Radio Shack in Houston, and then, days later, on Christmas Eve, of having fatally shot and run over a young police officer during an assault on a Dallas sporting goods store. For six frantic weeks, a massive manhunt with a significant reward had only turned up dead ends - until a tip came in from someone who had seen the gang on Fox TVs, America's Most Wanted. Authorities arrested four of the seven prisoners, including suspected ringleader George Rivas, in Woodland Park, Colorado, and a fifth inmate shot himself during police negotiations.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Interesting true crime story

  • By Rabid Reader on 09-12-17

Not My Favorite

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-05-17

What did you like best about The Texas 7? What did you like least?

I like that it was a true story. I didn't really like "the story".

If you’ve listened to books by Gary C. King before, how does this one compare?

I've listened to a lot of Gary C. King's books and I really like most all of them, but this one didn't hold my interest.

What did you like about the performance? What did you dislike?

The performance by J. Scott Bennett was good and there wasn't anything about it that I did not like.

Did The Texas 7 inspire you to do anything?

No

Any additional comments?

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0 of 1 people found this review helpful

  • Blood Lust

  • Portrait of a Serial Sex Killer
  • By: Gary C King
  • Narrated by: Dan Orders
  • Length: 9 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 69
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 64
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 63

In this riveting true crime book, "The Man Who Loved to Kill Women" - Dayton Leroy Rogers - was known in Portland, Oregon, as a respected businessman and devoted husband and father. But at night he abducted women, forced them into sadistic bondage games, and thrilled in their pain, terror, and mutilation.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Another good, yet disturbing book by Gary C King!

  • By Rhonda on 07-16-17

These People Walk Among Us

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-15-17

Where does Blood Lust rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Once again Gary King has written a intriguing story of a serial killer who by day was a normal business man and by night, a sadistic evil person. This book is in my top ten best reads.

What did you like best about this story?

The details he provided

What does Dan Orders bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

I enjoyed Dan Orders narration of this book.

What’s the most interesting tidbit you’ve picked up from this book?

That in my daily life, any person standing right beside you, that you might come across every single day, could be a sadistic evil person.

Any additional comments?

I was voluntarily provided this free review copy audiobook by the author, narrator, or publisher.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful