The case of Lucy Bending

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Berkley Books, 1982 - Fiction - 410 pages
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In the sun-and-rum-drenched inner circles of Florida's Gold Coast, evil disguises itself as a precocious eight-year-old with unnatural desires--and murderous intentions...

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User Review  - Shady Lady - Goodreads

The Case of Lucy Bending is the story of an 8-year-old girl named Lucy. Lucy is not a normal little girl. She has an abnormal sexual obsession with older men. Her parents take her to a psychotherapist ... Read full review

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User Review  - Alex Martin - Goodreads

A novel that has stayed in my memory in spite of having finished it almost 3 decades ago. Made me a fan of Lawrence Sanders. Read full review

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Lawrence Sanders was born in Brooklyn, New York on March 15, 1920. He graduated from Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Indiana, in 1942 and served in the Marine Corps from 1943 to 1946. After years of working as an editor for a number of magazines, including Mechanics Illustrated and Science and Mechanics, Lawrence Sanders wrote and published his first novel, The Anderson Tapes (1970), at the age of 50 which won the Edgar Award for Best First Mystery Novel from The Mystery Writers of America. It was made into a film in 1971, as was The First Deadly Sin (1973). Sanders died February 7, 1998

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