It's 1980, and college roommates, Jessica, Tammy, Kelly, and Gabriella, fresh off of receiving their MBAs from Michigan State University, spread across the globe and embark on their new lives, loves, and careers while experiencing the ups and downs, hopes and dreams, twists and turns, and success and failure that life brings.
Jessica Cleary returns to her hometown of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, where she hopes to open a fashionable boutique and get her law student boyfriend, Brad, to put a ring on her finger.
Tammy Fontaine lands a job at a prestigious New York City literary agency as a junior agent and tries to find romance while harboring a secret.
Kelly Roxmire, fluent in several languages, is hired as a financial analyst at a bank in London, England, while dreaming of romance with a cosmopolitan man.
Gabriella Weller returns home to Canada, where she gets a job teaching, though she longs to become an author and catch a break when it comes to romance.
Over the next decade, the four friends communicate entirely through letters and postcards as they navigate through life, with the one constant being the camaraderie they share.
Bonus material includes two complete short stories, "Love at the Fair" and Convinced," as well as excerpts from R. Barri Flowers' bestselling relationship novel Forever Sweethearts.
R. Barri Flowers is the bestselling author of relationship and mystery fiction, as well as young adult novels, including the sentimental contemporary romance bestsellers, Forever Sweethearts and Billy the Kid's Wife.
Mysteries include Before He Kills Again, Dark Streets of Whitechapel, Murder in Honolulu, and Murdered in the Man Cave. Teen novels include Count Dracula's Teenage Daughter, Ghost Girl in Shadow Bay, Summer at Paradise Ranch, and Teen Ghost at Dead Lake.
The author's books can be found in audio, eBook, and print.
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SERIAL KILLER COUPLES: Bonded by Sexual
Depravity, Abduction, and Murder chronicles the true crimes of sexually
motivated serial killers who are intimates. In this latest true crime book from
award winning, bestselling criminologist R. Barri Flowers, nine gripping tales
examine killer couples from America, England, and Canada whose murderous reign
of terror knows no end till they are brought to justice.
Chapter 1: Raymond Fernandez and Martha Beck,
Chapter 2: Ian Brady and Myra Hindley, Chapter 3: Fred
West and Rosemary
West, Chapter 4: Gerald Gallego and Charlene
Gallego, Chapter 5: Douglas Clark and Carol Mary Bundy, Chapter 6: Alvin
Neelley and Judith Ann Neelley, Chapter 7: Alton Coleman and Debra Denise
Brown, Chapter 8: James Gregory Marlow and Cynthia Coffman, Chapter 9: Paul Bernardo and Karla Homolka.
material includes excerpts from the author's international bestselling true
crime book, THE SEX SLAVE MURDERS; historical true crime short, MASS MURDER IN THE SKY: The Bombing of Flight 629, Jack
the Ripper thriller novel, DARK STREETS OF WHITECHAPEL, and medical mystery and
police procedural, MURDER IN MAUI.
The collection includes ten compelling stories of murder, madness, and mayhem that span more than a century of American history and homicidal criminality that will keep you reading from beginning to end.
1. Murder at the Pencil Factory: The Killing of Mary Phagan - 100 Years Later, the brutal murder of a young girl turn locals into vigilantes out for justice.
2. The "Gold Special" Train Robbery: Deadly Crimes of the D'Autremont Brothers, a daring train robbery by a trio of brother bandits goes wrong and turns deadly.
3. Murder of the Banker's Daughter: The Killing of Marion Parker, a brazen abduction of a schoolgirl turns tragic as authorities hunt for the killer.
4. Mass Murder in the Sky: The Bombing of Flight 629, a mother’s Christmas gift turns deadly, exploding in an airliner above Denver, with a domestic terrorist on loose.
5. The Amityville Massacre: The DeFeo Family's Nightmare, family is shot to death by a killer too close to home. Inspiration for The Amityville Horror movies.
6. The Pickaxe Killers: Karla Faye Tucker & Daniel Garrett, pair of killers seek revenge and pay the price themselves.
7. Murderous Tandem: James Gregory Marlow and Cynthia Coffman, two killers pick off victims one by one till brought to justice.
8. Murder in Mission Hill: The Disturbing Tale of Carol Stuart & Charles Stuart, a wife’s murder draws national attention with an unlikely killer on the loose.
9. Murder in Bellevue: The Killing of Alan and Diane Johnson, in a case of parricide, a teenage girl’s obsession turns deadly.
10. Murder of a Star Quarterback: The Tragic Tale of Steve McNair & Sahel Kazemi, adultery, jealousy, fame, and fortune turn deadly for a well-known ex-football great.
Bonus material includes excerpts from bestselling true crime books by R. Barri Flowers, The Sex Slave Murders and Serial Killer Couples.
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