Green River, Running Red by Ann Rule audiobook

Green River, Running Red: The Real Story of the Green River Killer--Americas Deadliest Serial Murderer

By Ann Rule
Read by Michele Pawk

Simon & Schuster Audio
5.60 Hours Abridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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In the most extraordinary journey Ann Rule has ever undertaken, America's master of true crime has spent more than two decades researching the story of the Green River Killer, who murdered more than forty-nine young women. For twenty-one years, the Green River Killer carried out his self-described "career" as a killing machine, ridding the world of women he considered evil. His eerie ability to lure his victims to their deaths and hide their bodies made him far more dangerous than any infamous multiple murderer in the annals of crime. A few men eventually emerged as the prime suspects among an unprecedented forty thousand scrutinized by the Green River Task Force. Still, there was no physical evidence linking any of them to the murders until 2001, when investigators used a new DNA process on a saliva sample they had preserved since 1987, with stunning results. Green River, Running Red is a harrowing account of a modern monster, a killer who walked among us undetected. It is also the story of his quarryof who these young women were and who they might have become. A chilling look at the darkest side of human nature, this is the most important and most personal audiobook of Ann Rule's long career.

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A New York Times bestseller

In the most extraordinary journey Ann Rule has ever undertaken, America's master of true crime has spent more than two decades researching the story of the Green River Killer, who murdered more than forty-nine young women.

For twenty-one years, the Green River Killer carried out his self-described "career" as a killing machine, ridding the world of women he considered evil. His eerie ability to lure his victims to their deaths and hide their bodies made him far more dangerous than any infamous multiple murderer in the annals of crime.

A few men eventually emerged as the prime suspects among an unprecedented forty thousand scrutinized by the Green River Task Force. Still, there was no physical evidence linking any of them to the murders until 2001, when investigators used a new DNA process on a saliva sample they had preserved since 1987, with stunning results.

Green River, Running Red is a harrowing account of a modern monster, a killer who walked among us undetected. It is also the story of his quarryof who these young women were and who they might have become. A chilling look at the darkest side of human nature, this is the most important and most personal audiobook of Ann Rule's long career.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Conveys the emotional truth of the Green River case.”  Los Angeles Times
"Riveting.”  People
"Perhaps Rule's finest work.”  Statesman Journal (Oregon)
“Rule once again validates her standing as one of the pre-eminent chroniclers of modern serial murder…Perhaps her greatest achievement is bringing Ridgeway's victims to life as distinct individuals, most of whom led lives of quiet desperation that brought them to prostitution and, eventually, to death at his hands.”  Publishers Weekly (starred review)

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Author Bio: Ann Rule

Author Bio: Ann Rule

Ann Rule (1931–2015) drew on her experience as a former policewoman to become one of America’s top true-crime writers. The author of over 1,000 articles and numerous books, she lectured widely to law-enforcement schools and agencies. She also served as a consultant to the FBI’s Violent Criminal Apprehension Program. Her New York Times bestsellers include Every Breath You Take, Practice to Deceive, and Heart Full of Lies.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 5.60
Audience: Adult
Language: English