By Ron Franscell
A 12-year-old boy cowers in his closet whereas a lunatic killer slaughters his relatives . . . a nursing scholar unwittingly opens her domestic to the serial killer on her entrance porch . . . an 11-year-old lady drifts on my own at sea on a flimsy cork raft for nearly 4 days after a mass assassin kills her traveling kinfolk aboard a chartered yacht . . . a courageous firefighter abruptly unearths himself within the crosshairs of a racist sniper virtually 9 tales above the floor . . .
And, astonishingly, all of them survived.
From Howard Unruh’s 1949 capturing rampage via a quiet New Jersey local to Louisiana serial killer Derrick Todd Lee’s reign of terror in 2002, the corpses piled up and few lived to inform the horror. Now, award-winning journalist Ron Franscell explores the wounded hearts and minds of the standard humans those monsters couldn’t kill. His enchanting bills crackle with gritty information that placed the reader in the middle of the carnage—and supply a front-row seat at the advanced, painful technique of surviving the remainder of their haunted lives. In intimate, gripping prose, Franscell takes the reader on a pulse-pounding sprint during the murky intersection of natural evil and the efficiency of the human spirit. This trip into the darkest corners of the yankee crime-scape is a penetrating paintings of literary journalism by means of a author hailed as the most strong new voices in actual crime.
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Words cannot tell the agony. Why did I? I have been dying since October. I wake up at night so afraid, so terrified that I couldn’t be that afraid while awake. It has taken its toll. I have come to hate this life and this system of things. I have come to have no hope. I killed the children to exchange them for five minutes of pain for a lifetime of pain. I forced myself to do it to keep them from suffering so much later. No mother, no father, no relatives. The fears of the father are transferred to the son.
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