The Bone Garden: The Sacramento Boardinghouse Murders

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ibooks, Incorporated, 2004 - True Crime - 338 pages
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Dorothea Puente was that rarest of murderers: a female serial killer. On a fall day in l988, police in Sacramento, California began digging up the backyard of a quaint Victorial boardinghouse run by Puente. Before the weekend was over, the police had unearthed seven badly decomposed bodies. This shocking story of murder for profit was written by William Wood, the Deputy D.A. who had earlier prosecuted Puente for drugging and robbing elderly people.

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User Review  - Wendy - Goodreads

very matter of fact account of a woman who goes from bad to worse....ends up killing elderly people at her board and care for their social security checks..and burying them in her garden. This is a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jennifer - Goodreads

Very well written, I highly recommend this book. Read full review

About the author (2004)

Wood is a former deputy district attorney.

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