Finding Amy: A True Story of Murder in Maine

Finding Amy: A True Story of Murder in Maine

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by Joseph K. Loughlin, Kate Clark Flora
     
 

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ISBN-10: 158465533X

ISBN-13: 9781584655336

Pub. Date: 06/30/2006

Publisher: University Press of New England

A dedicated policeman and a former assistant attorney general unveil a woman's murder-and the investigation that changed one Maine city forever.

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A dedicated policeman and a former assistant attorney general unveil a woman's murder-and the investigation that changed one Maine city forever.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781584655336
Publisher:
University Press of New England
Publication date:
06/30/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Prologue: Welcome to the Cop’s Life
Chapters 1 through 20
Epilogue: Amy’s Legacy
Notes

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Finding Amy 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 9 reviews.
LolaRose More than 1 year ago
A beautiful young woman vanishes into thin air and two suspects are investigated, but no body is found. This is interesting because it shows how detectives piece together an investigation where no body exists, witnesses are either transients or young people who were drinking or doing drugs at the time of the victim's disappearance. What is different about this story is the fact that the MPD employs unorthodox methods to locate the burial site and bring the narcissistic killer to justice.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Once I started reading this book, it was hard to put down. I must confess the reason I first became interested in this book was because I personally know one of the detectives involved in solving this case. I'm usually not into reading murder/mysteries, but this book was really well put together. It really was interesting to see how the police and detectives put it all together, and how it affects their personal lives as well. It was heartwarming to see the respect they had for the victim and her family. I would definitely recommend this book. I have already given a copy to my daughter, and I am giving another copy to my best friend who is coming to visit soon from out of state.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This was a heartbreaking true story of an innocent life taken way too soon, and the determined, dedicated law enforcement officers who sought justice for her. I thought this book was very interesting and different from most true crime books I've read, in that you actually heard from the point of view of a Lieutenant who worked on the case. I recommend it to any true crime fan. RIP Amy...
Guest More than 1 year ago
I finished Finding Amy book in just 2 days - I couldn't put it down. The authors did a superb job with the story - it was factual but also caring and emotional at the same time. My college age daughter is reading it next and my visiting college age niece is in line to read it when my daughter is done. Congrats to Captain Loughlin and Kate Clark Flora for a job well done!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Well written book, so sad a beautiful life was taken..
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is for a great cause as well. I felt the storytelling followed by the actual detective/prosecuter was redundant, one or the other would have been good. Overall, this book was written well, and defitely a eorthwhile read.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is a wonderful collaboration by the authors. The description of the police process during the case and the emotions of those involved are skillfully interwoven (it sure kept me interested in the story). If you have ever had a lost child, even for just a short time, you have some inkling of what Amy's family went through. The story shows not just the strength and courage of Amy's family in dealing with this tragedy, but the cooperation of several different law enforcement agencies (I did not know they were territorial until I read this book). This is definitely a thought provoking book. I found myself wondering what I could do to ensure my children's safety outside of the house. Amy was a very special young lady who touched so many lives and will probably continue to do so. Read the book and discover why the detectives who worked the case refer to Amy as 'Our Amy'.
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