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The Forest City Killer

A Serial Murderer, a Cold-Case Sleuth, and a Search for Justice
Narrated by: Vivienne Leheny
Length: 10 hrs and 32 mins
Categories: Nonfiction, True Crime
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Dig deep into the unsolved murder of Jackie English and join the hunt for a serial killer

Fifty years ago, a serial killer prowled the quiet city of London, Ontario, marking it as his hunting grounds. As young women and boys were abducted, raped, and murdered, residents of the area held their loved ones closer and closer, terrified of the monster - or monsters - stalking the streets. Homicide detective Dennis Alsop began hunting the killer in the 1960s, and he didn’t stop searching until his death 40 years later. For decades, detectives, actual and armchair, and the victims’ families and friends continued to ask questions: Who was the Forest City Killer? Was there more than one person, or did a depraved individual commit all of these crimes on his own? 

Combing through the files Detective Alsop left behind, researcher Vanessa Brown reopens the cases, revealing previously unpublished witness statements, details of evidence, and astonishing revelations. And through her investigation, Vanessa posits the unthinkable: is it possible that the Forest City Killer is still alive and, like the notorious Golden State Killer, a simple DNA test could bring him to justice?

©2019 Vanessa Brown (P)2019 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

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Terrible narration.

Couldn't get past the first chapter due to very stiff narration. Can't comment on the book itself.

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As far as religion goes the facts are all wrong.
Might want to do some research first. To be honest the writer really has no idea what she’s talking about. Very ignorant. This book was extremely frustrating.

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