Cruel Sacrifice

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Pinnacle Books, 1994 - True Crime - 333 pages
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On a freezing January in 1992, five teenage girls crowded into a car. By the end of the night, only four of them were alive. The fifth had been tortured and mutilated nearly beyond recognition. Her name was Shanda Sharer; her age - twelve. When the people of Madison, Indiana heard that a brutal murder had been committed in their midst, they were stunned. Then the story became even more bizarre. The four accused murderers were all girls under the age of eighteen: Melinda Loveless, Laurie Tackett, Hope Rippey, and Toni Lawrence. Here, for the first time, veteran true crime journalist Aphrodite Jones reveals the shocking truth behind the most savage crime in Indiana history - a tragic story of twisted love and insane jealousy, lesbianism, brutal child abuse, and sadistic ritual killing in small-town America...and of the young innocent who paid the ultimate price.
 

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Extremely GOOD book. Because the story is true it is however sad. I couldn't put the book down.

Contents

Section 1
5
Section 2
9
Section 3
17
Section 4
30
Section 5
40
Section 6
53
Section 7
67
Section 8
78
Section 16
168
Section 17
179
Section 18
193
Section 19
206
Section 20
220
Section 21
230
Section 22
239
Section 23
250

Section 9
86
Section 10
99
Section 11
110
Section 12
125
Section 13
142
Section 14
153
Section 15
168
Section 24
263
Section 25
275
Section 26
290
Section 27
305
Section 28
317
Section 29
329
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With five bestselling crime books under her belt, Aphrodite Jones has become a highly recognized authority on true crime. Jones has made more than one hundred television and radio appearances and has been quoted in articles that have appeared in the Los Angeles Times, New York Post, Daily News, The Hollywood Reporter, and USA Today. She is the author of the New York Times bestseller Cruel Sacrifice, and her account of the Brandon Teena story, All She Wanted, became an international bestseller and was transformed into the film Boys Don't Cry.

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