Nobody's Women: The Crimes and Victims of Anthony Sowell, the Cleveland Serial Killer

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Penguin Publishing Group, 2012 - True Crime - 288 pages
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On a Thursday evening in late October 2009, Cleveland Police detectives arrived at the home of Anthony Sowell an ex-Marine and a registered sex offender to arrest him on week-old rape charges.

But this was no ordinary house, nor would it be a routine arrest.

For even though Sowell was not at home, officers knew immediately something was horribly wrong. After initially finding two rotting corpses inside the home, their investigation would lead them to discover the bodies of eleven women.

This is the shocking true account of Sowell s legacy of depravity and cold-blooded murder. His mannered and well-spoken veneer masked a monster who felt no mercy for those he butchered. His twisted existence spent among the decaying bodies of his victims. And how he picked his victims from the fringes of society lost souls with criminal records or drug habits that would make them less likely to arouse alarm if they simply disappeared.

But that didn t mean they wouldn t be avenged



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I lived in Ohio, only a few hours from Cleveland, when Anthony Sowell was arrested. Even though he was a serial killer (and an Ohioan at that), I don't remember him receiving much attention on the ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Steve Miller is an investigative reporter at Texas Watchdog, and has worked as a correspondent for the Dallas Morning News, People Magazine, U.S. News & World Report, and the Washington Times (where he was nominated for a Pulitzer in 2002). His first book (with Andrea Billups) was A Slaying in the Suburbs: The Tara Grant Murder, followed by Girl, Wanted: The Chase for Sarah Pender, which was a 2011 Edgar Award nominee for Best Fact Crime. He is also the editor of Touch and Go: The Complete Hardcore Punk 'Zine '79-'83 and co-editor of Commando: The Johnny Ramone Autobiography.

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