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Cries in the Desert

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

13 out of 13 people found this review helpful.

Best book ever read

Well i read this book a few yrs ago and then i lent out the book to some officers that actually worked the case. I live in Socorro Nm which is about 45 min from where all this happened. I beleive the author did a great job telling the story and really giving us a glimps...
Well i read this book a few yrs ago and then i lent out the book to some officers that actually worked the case. I live in Socorro Nm which is about 45 min from where all this happened. I beleive the author did a great job telling the story and really giving us a glimpse into the sick twisted mind of David Parker Rey. This story goes far beyond what happened there at the lake. This story has changedthe lives of many. I Know a few people that worked the case and who will never be the same. There are stories of what happened to some detectives after documenting every article of evidence in the tox box which are not brought to the attention of the reader. I have also had the pleasure to speak with one of the women who was mentioned in the book who now resides in Colorado. She is a friend of one of my close friends, she tries to live day to day and care for her family. I read some of the reviews posted on here and i find some that are complaing about how much the author went into detail about some stuff but i beleive the author did that cause that the only way he could bring to light 1 third of what he learned form this case. Hopefully my review was insightfull thanks for reading

posted by Anonymous on January 20, 2008

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Most Helpful Critical Review

2 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

Disappointed

I was very disappointed after reading this book. The story line went back and forth too often, too many unnecessary details and not enough necessary details. The actual event has what it takes to make a good story, but it was not done in this book.

posted by Anonymous on October 7, 2002

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 7, 2002

    Disappointed

    I was very disappointed after reading this book. The story line went back and forth too often, too many unnecessary details and not enough necessary details. The actual event has what it takes to make a good story, but it was not done in this book.

    2 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 23, 2005

    It could have been written better.

    Was a bit disappointed, it was very slow the first 6 chapters. I had a hard time reading it. Then it had unnecessary information that really didn't have much to do with the story. More information than needed read more like a encyclopedia than a story.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 4, 2013

    Nieccee

    I was very disappointed with this book It was all over the place and I have read several books by this author before which I enjoyed very much My heart goes out to the women that are still hear and survived

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 20, 2012

    Crazy story, good but poorly written

    The topic goes back and forth too much and it gets confusing at times. A paragraph will come out of the blue that isnt even on that perticular subject. I got annoyed with it. Good story though. Its really crazy. Just wish it was written better.

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  • Posted March 17, 2011

    Terribly written

    This is a very interesting story that has been made tedious to read by this author. I couldn't even finish the whole book.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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