Snake and Spider

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Random House, Nov 1, 1995 - True Crime - 400 pages
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It began with two teens setting out from Michigan for a week in the sun. It ended with the discovery of human bones in the Florida underbrush. The unsuspecting youths had made a fatal turn in their journey, crossing the path of the Snake and the Spider. Poisonous creatures, the murderous duo struck without remorse, and left a grisly trail to the morgue.

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Review: The Snake and The Spider

User Review  - Delinda Mauney - Goodreads

This was a different book by Karen Kingsbury. Although written in regards to a true story, it is heartbreaking to see how people can be so evil and lost. As you read the book, you realize the ending ... Read full review

Review: The Snake and The Spider

User Review  - Rebecca Miller - Goodreads

Through most of this book, I completely forgot that Karen Kingsbury was the author. That being said, it was exceptionally well written and has proven to me that Kingsbury is a great writer. Though this was depressing, it was informative and a reminder to always be on guard. Read full review

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About the author (1995)

Karen Kingsbury was born in Fairfax, Virginia on June 8, 1963. She received a B.A. in journalism from California State University, Northridge in 1986. After graduation, she became a full-time reporter for the Los Angeles Times. Her first book, Missy's Murder, was published in 1992. She wrote three more true crime novels and four collections of answered prayers and miracle stories before transitioning to inspirational fiction in 1998. Her first inspirational fiction novel was Where Yesterday Lives. Popular series she has penned include the Redemption, Firstborn, and Sunrise series, and she has also written the nonfiction Miracle Books collection, gift books, and children's books. She has won several Retailer's Choice Awards, plus 2005 and 2007 Gold Medallions for Oceans Apart and Ever After, respectively. Her Red Gloves Collection has resulted in numerous nation-wide community service projects, and she speaks frequently at women's groups throughout the United States.

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