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									Ann RuleAnn Rule
With a string of bestselling true crime books that are considered to be required reading in criminology classrooms across the country, Ann Rule has built a reputation on delivering tales more terrifying than fiction.

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Name:
Ann Rule
Current Home:
Seattle, Washington
Date of Birth:
October 22, 1935
Place of Birth:
Lowell, Michigan
Education:
Creative Writing Program, University of Washington
Awards:
Peabody Award for the TV miniseries based on Small Sacrifices





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Selected Works

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								Green River, Running Red, Author: 
								Ann Rule.

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Green River, Running Red
by Ann Rule
In the most extraordinarily personal book Rule has ever undertaken, she reveals the story of the Green River Killer, who murdered more than forty-nine young women. The quest to discover the most prolific serial killer in American history has been an intimate part of Rule's life -- she did not know the killer, but he apparently knew her and attended many of her book signings....

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								If You Really Loved Me: A True Story of Desire and Murder, Author: 
								Ann Rule.
*  Everything She Ever Wanted (1993)
*  You Belong to Me (1997)
*  Possession (1997)
*  Bitter Harvest (1998)
*  And Never Let Her Go (1999)
*  Every Breath You Take (2002)
*  Last Dance, Last Chance (2003)
*  Heart Full of Lies: A True Story of Desire and Death (2003)
*  Green River, Running Red (2004)

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Fascinated Fans

On what she makes of the seemingly insatiable public interest in the true crime genre, Ann Rule said in a chat on CNN.com, "My readers are very gentle people. They just want to know 'why?' They are not the kind of people who slow down to look at an accident."



Rule's Favorite Writers

All in the Family

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								The Accidental Tourist, Author: 
								Anne Tyler.

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The Accidental Tourist
by Anne Tyler
According to her official web site, Rule's favorite authors are: Anne Tyler, Garrison Keillor, Jerry Bledsoe, James Neff, Kathy Casey, Lois Duncan, Edna Buchanan, John Updike, Erma Bombeck, Donna Anders, Carl Hiaasen, and -- of course -- daughter Leslie Rule.

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								Coast to Coast Ghosts: True Stories of Hauntings Across America, Author: 
								Leslie Rule, Ann Rule (foreword).

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Coast to Coast Ghosts: True Stories of Hauntings Across America
by Leslie Rule, Ann Rule (foreword)
The result of eerie in-depth interviews and extensive research forays to investigate ghost sightings across the country, Leslie Rule's collection of real-life hauntings features 50 black-and-white photographs taken by Rule herself, and a foreword by mother Ann.