Blood Stain

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Allen & Unwin, Oct 1, 2005 - True Crime - 314 pages
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This horrific true crime work tells the story of Katherine Knight, a grandmother and slaughter house worker who became Australia's most notorious female murderer. Author Peter Lalor covered the case for a top daily newspaper in Australia and interviewed Knight's ex-lovers, family, friends, and a former cop who worked on the investigation to present this chilling true story.

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User Review  - Jordan - Goodreads

Horrific novel - I wanted to read so I could get some insight as to how any human could possibly do this! It is just terrible think someone could even think of this. The book was written in a simple, easy to read way and structure. Read full review

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User Review  - Brad Lucas - Goodreads

Given the subject matter, I found the author's writing style to be a little too familiar, too informal at times. It was as if he were telling the tale in the pub and not giving it the gravity it ... Read full review

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About the author (2005)

Peter Lalor is a senior feature writer with the Daily Telegraph where he covered the Knight case. He has also reported for the Sunday Observer, Sunday Age, and Sun News Pictorial.

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