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Small Sacrifices : A true story of Passion and Murder - Ann Rule

Small Sacrifices

A true story of Passion and Murder

By: Ann Rule

Paperback Published: 25th January 2005
ISBN: 9780751535563
Number Of Pages: 624

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Somebody just shot my kids!' Diane Downs brought her car to a halt in front of a Springfield, Oregon, hospital, her three gravely wounded children beside her. Thus begins the shocking tale of a truly unthinkable crime that shattered the tranquility of a tight-knit community. As police searched for the 'shaggy-haried stranger' Diane accused of shooting 8-year-old Christie, 7-year-old Cheryl, and 3-year-old Danny in cold blood, a suspicion grew that was even more horrifying than the crime itself: Did Diane shoot her own children A dedicated district attorney, haunted by this question, searched for the destructive forces that seemed to possess this beautiful young mother and uncovered a chronology of incest, psychological wounding, desperate affairs and surrogate motherhood.

Superb... the most riveting true-crime account since IN COLD BLOOD - KIRKUS REVIEWS

Vivid... extraordinary... a page turner - New York TIMES BOOK REVIEW

ISBN: 9780751535563
ISBN-10: 0751535567
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 624
Published: 25th January 2005
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 17.8 x 10.8  x 3.8
Weight (kg): 0.33
Edition Number: 1