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Old 07-28-2015, 03:14 PM
 
Location: In a chartreuse microbus
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I used to read her books a lot. She used to be a co-worker of Ted Bundy.

ann rule dies - Bing
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Old 07-28-2015, 06:33 PM
 
Location: San Francisco
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I've read nearly all of her books. RIP, Ann Rule, and thanks.
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Old 07-28-2015, 06:41 PM
 
Location: Wisconsin
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I met her once at a book signing. What a lovely lady! RIP Ann, you gave me many hours of pleasurable, shivery reading.
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Old 07-28-2015, 07:15 PM
 
Location: Northern Illinois
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I think I've read most or almost all of her books - she is/was definitely one of my very favorite authors. Factual and empathetic - and the photos I've seen of her in recent years showed an obvious decline - but her writing was still top notch. I will miss her insight and perception and just the way she focused on the victim of the crimes she wrote about. I truly feel like I lost a personal friend in her passing - it is sad to see her go, but so glad she was a part of the "good guy" team. She will definitely be missed.
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Old 08-03-2015, 10:06 AM
 
Location: Cary/Apex, NC
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She was on this episode of 48 Hours over this past weekend.

Ann Rule on 48 HOURS
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Old 08-03-2015, 08:36 PM
 
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Very sad, she was one of my favorite authors. Purchased many of her fine books.
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Old 08-04-2015, 08:07 AM
 
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Here's hoping there are more of her books in a trunk somewhere or in galleys, about to be released.
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Old 08-05-2015, 12:37 AM
 
Location: Conservative Las Vegas
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She will be sadly missed! I don't understand why more of her books weren't made into movies!
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Old 08-06-2015, 11:31 AM
 
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I started reading her book 'Small Sacrifices' and couldn't get into. Toooo depressing about a women killing her 3 little children. Now I have started reading the 'I-5 Killer'.
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Old 08-06-2015, 02:04 PM
 
Location: 39 20' 59"N / 75 30' 53"W
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Ann Rule Bio

She came to her career with a solid background in law enforcement and the criminal justice system. Both her grandfather and her uncle were Michigan sheriffs, her cousin was a Prosecuting Attorney and another uncle was the Medical Examiner. Raised in that environment, she grew up wanting to work in law enforcement herself. She is a former Seattle Policewoman, former caseworker for the Washington State Department of Public Assistance, former student intern at the Oregon State Training School for Girls.
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