By Ann Rule
[b]AMERICA'S number one TRUE-CRIME author FULFILLS A homicide VICTIM'S determined PLEA -- WITH THIS SHATTERING NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
"If whatever ever occurs to me...
locate Ann Rule and ask her to put in writing my story."
In might be the 1st true-crime e-book written on the victim's request, Ann Rule untangles an online of lies and brutality that culminated within the homicide of Sheila Blackthorne Bellush -- a lady Rule by no means met, yet whose surprising tale she now chronicles with compassion, exacting element, and unvarnished candor. even if fortunately ensconced in a loving moment marriage, and a brand new relatives of quadruplets, Sheila by no means really escaped the vicious enslavement of her ex-husband, mogul Allen Blackthorne, a good-looking charmer -- and a violent, controlling sociopath who subjected Sheila to unthinkable abuse of their marriage, and terrorized her for a decade after their divorce. whilst Sheila was once slain in her domestic, within the presence of her 4 children, experts raced to hyperlink the crime to Blackthorne, the guy who vowed to observe Sheila's each movement in his obsessive quest for strength and revenge.
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He was described as a smooth talker, possibly with a British accent, wearing expensive-looking tennis clothes. He had asked her to help put a sailboat on top of his car. " The car was described as a bronze or metallic-colored Volkswagen. Pictures of the women were in the papers. They were young and attractive, and both had long hair - jus t like the two women who had disappeared earlier from the University District. In a phone call I told Ted what I'd read in the papers. He was back on his feet and at work.
M. on June 1 at the Flame Tavern in south Seattle. The newspapers printed pictures of the women. They were all young and attractive, with long hair. The Seattle Post-Inte/ligencer published a police sketch of the "Ted" suspect. It didn't look like anyone I had ever seen. It was spooky. When Angie and I wanted to lie out in the sun the next weekend, we decided to stay on the deck of her houseboat, rather than go to a beach. Ted came over to join us for a while, then went home to sleep off the last of his cold.
I had to take what he told me at face value: Nothing else made sense. I was almost sure that I'd lost control of my thinking, that there was something seriously wrong with my mind, or that it was all part of the pain of Ted's leaving me. Finally, I began to look forward to his departure, hoping that once he was gone, all these weird thoughts would depart, too. I still spent time with Ted. We were doing all our favorite things one las t time. We went to our favorite tavern, the Deluxe, which was famous for its bargain steak dinners.