Shallow Graves: The Hunt for the New Bedford Highway Serial Killer

Shallow Graves: The Hunt for the New Bedford Highway Serial Killer

by Maureen Boyle


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781512600742
Publisher: University Press of New England
Publication date: 09/05/2017
Pages: 312
Sales rank: 252,441
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

MAUREEN BOYLE, an award winning journalist, has been a crime reporter in New England for more than 25 years, including at the Standard-Times of New Bedford during this serial murder case. She holds an undergraduate degree in journalism from the University of Bridgeport in Bridgeport, Conn. and a master’s degree in criminal justice from Anna Maria College in Paxton, Mass. She is now director of the Journalism Program at Stonehill College in Easton, Massachusetts. This is her first book.

Table of Contents

The Streets
The Investigation Expands
In the Crosshairs
“Catch This Guy”
New Suspect
Looking in Other Corners
The Circle Tightens
Florida Follies
The Indictment
The Campaign
Old Suspect Back
Unanswered Questions
Moving On

What People are Saying About This

Tim White

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“Riveting. Heartbreaking. Authentic. This impeccably researched chronicle of a terrifying chapter in history will keep you turning pages as fast as you can. Important, powerful, and compelling, this is true crime at the highest level.”

Chris Gonsalves

“The definitive examination of a case that continues to grip a troubled region. . . . Irresistible.”

Tom Hallman Jr.

“First-rate reporting. . . . It takes a master storyteller to weave facts into a work of art that makes readers both think and feel. Boyle has succeeded. Highly recommended.”

Irene Virag

“Chronicles the killings and their aftermath with a novelist’s power and perceptivity. A compelling work of narrative nonfiction. . . . A great read.”

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