A dark and bloody ground
An account of the crimes of Benny Hodge and his wife, Sherry Hodge, describes how the two went on a ten-year killing spree that left victims all over the South and explores a killer's psyche. 50,000 first printing. $75,000 ad/promo. Tour.
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Instead he had rushed inside to his mother, screaming, "Why did he kill my dog?
Why did he kill Queenie?" What a mistake that had been! Eula Kate asked him if
he wasn't sure that a policeman hadn't done it. A policeman! There weren't any ...
Had Hodge actually done the stabbing? Any one of the three men could have
done it. But Kincaid concluded that Bartley was the least likely, because from a
criminal point of view, he was weak. He had failed to kill the doctor; he had run
"Besides," Fleming argued, "show me a killing like that and nine times out of ten
it's a little guy who did it. It's just what an insecure pint-sized coked-up little runt
would do under the circumstances if a girl refused him. Hodge is a big old stud.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - BellaFoxx - LibraryThing
Of the three books by Darcy O’Brien I have read I must say I like this one the least. Not to say it’s not a good book. It gets a bogged down in places. The middle part of the book dragged. We get a ... Read full review
A DARK AND BLOODY GROUNDUser Review - Kirkus
Hillbilly sociopaths rip off a miserly old doctor and kill his daughter: another first-rate—and lurid—true-crime chronicle from journalist/novelist O'Brien (Margaret in Hollywood, 1991; Murder in ... Read full review