Bitter Blood: A True Story of Southern Family Pride, Madness, and Multiple Murder

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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, Apr 3, 1989 - Serial murderers - 573 pages
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The killings began with the murder of a feisty millionaire widow and her beautiful daughter in their posh Louisville, Kentucky, home. Months later, another wealthy widow and her prominent son and daughter-in-law were killed in North Carolina. Clues led to the person who linked the families, former child "princess" and fraternity sweetheart Susie Sharp Newsom Lynch. "A tale of madness and mayhem, gullibility and gall".--Kirkus Reviews.

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Review: Bitter Blood: A True Story of Southern Family Pride, Madness, and Multiple Murder

User Review  - Melba B. - Goodreads

A true crime story with psychological inquiry and plot twists so bizarre you would think it was fiction. I actually listened to most of the 20-hour audible version, but in the last 15% downloaded it ... Read full review

Review: Bitter Blood: A True Story of Southern Family Pride, Madness, and Multiple Murder

User Review  - Tanya Allen - Goodreads

If you have unlimited time and patience, you might enjoy this book. You will get excruciating details of every acquaintance who ever interacted with the primary characters, every trip they've ever ... Read full review

Contents

THE HOUSE ON COVERED
13
MURDER IN THE FAMILY
101
THE UNRAVELING
359
Copyright

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About the author (1989)

Jerry Bledsoe was born July 14, 1941, in Danville, Virginia. Bledsoe is a newspaperman. He writes true crime stories as well as humor columns. He has won several awards, including the National Headliners Award (1969) and the Young Newspaperman Award from the International Newspaper Promotion Association (1971). As a writer Beldsoe focuses on North Carolina's land and people. Some of his titles include Some Funny Things Happened on the Way Back to the Land (1976), Visitin' with Carolina People (1980), and Blood Games: A True Account of Family Murder (1991). Blue Horizons: Faces and Places from a Bicycle Journey along the Blue Ridge Parkway was published in 1993. Before He Wakes: A True Story of Money, Marriage, Sex and Murder appeared in 1994. Bledsoe lives in Ashboro, North Carolina.

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