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Haunted & Hunted True Crime: The Vanishing of Valerie McDonald, Jennifer Beard, Amber-Lee Cruickshank & The Strange Case of the Man Who Sold The World
     

Haunted & Hunted True Crime: The Vanishing of Valerie McDonald, Jennifer Beard, Amber-Lee Cruickshank & The Strange Case of the Man Who Sold The World

by Ian Wishart
 

On New Year's Eve 1969, backpacker Jennifer Beard disappeared on the ruggedly beautiful west coast of New Zealand. Eleven years later, on the equally beautiful rugged Californian coast in 1980, aspiring Hollywood actress Valerie McDonald vanished in a trail involving bank robbers, the CIA and a millionaire hiding in New Zealand.

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Overview

On New Year's Eve 1969, backpacker Jennifer Beard disappeared on the ruggedly beautiful west coast of New Zealand. Eleven years later, on the equally beautiful rugged Californian coast in 1980, aspiring Hollywood actress Valerie McDonald vanished in a trail involving bank robbers, the CIA and a millionaire hiding in New Zealand.

From the true crime files of #1 bestselling author and award-winning investigative journalist Ian Wishart, Haunted & Hunted is a collection of four mysteries that will keep you on the edge of your seat.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940153709628
Publisher:
Ian Wishart
Publication date:
08/31/2016
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
13,890
File size:
851 KB

Meet the Author

Ian Wishart is a multi-award winning investigative journalist and bestselling author of more than 20 books, who's now in his fourth decade in the news business. His writing style has often been compared to John Grisham by reviewers. He's been a radio News Director, a Chief of Staff for TV3 News and a magazine editor. His work has featured in the Times of London, Daily Mail, New Zealand Herald and America's massive Coast to Coast radio programme - to name a few. His books Totalitaria, Air Con and Vitamin D became Amazon bestsellers worldwide. While writing his first book, The Paradise Conspiracy, Wishart's TVNZ office was discovered to have been bugged, his home was broken into, the manuscript for the book stolen, and an attempt was made on his life. Needless to say, he survived to write the story. The first four chapters of The Paradise Conspiracy inspired movie director Geoff Murphy ("Young Guns II", "Under Siege 2") to produce the movie "Spooked" starring Cliff Curtis ("Fear Of The Walking Dead", "Runaway Jury", "Live Free or Die Hard") in a loose portrayal of Wishart's role as an investigative journalist. He's been shot at, tear-gassed and stalked, but Wishart says his motivation remains telling the stories that "need to be told", whether its new leads on cold case murders, or government espionage.

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