A readable account of the crimes of Randall Woodfield. Of particular interest is the way Woodfield continued to manipulate numerous women after he was convicted, by mail, from his prison cell. I found the chronology hard to follow, and as a student of personality disorders, I would have liked more psychological analysis and detail on Woodfield's formative years. The book was written in 1984, so a revised edition would be useful.
Ann Rule is simply the best true crime author of our generation. Highly recommend, could not put down.
This is another one of Ann Rule's hits. You would never expect this man to be a killer. I couldn't put it down.
Very good book. I was amazed at this guy and how he just thought he'd never get caught. Sooner or later they always do something to get themselves caught. Excellent read, I'd reccomend to anyone who likes true crime.
This book wasn't as good as some of the others she has written. The other book I read that was written under the pen name Andy Stack was much much better.
Certainly one of Rule's best. I could not put it down.
If you like Ann Rule and true crime stories, you'll love this book.
No one covers a true crime case like Ann Rule!
Ann Rule is captivating in her retelling of events surrounding this gruesome era of the Pacific Northwest.
As a young man, Randall Woodfield had it all--a star athlete, good looks, and an award-winning student. Working in the swinging West Coast bar scene, he had more than his share of women. But he wanted more than just sex. An appetite for unspeakable violent acts led him to cruise the I-5 highway through California to Washington, leaving a trail of victims along the way. As the list of the dead grew, the police mobilized to stop a twisted killer who had 44 known deaths to his name.
Interesting read. Put together well.
Chilling account of a serial killer, true story, and how he was caught.
I love true crime and this was a good one.
For me this one was scary. I am familiar with a lot of the places this guy because when I was stationed up in Washington State I drove up there from California and I took I-5. I drove through Oregon and all the way up to Washington. This book was creepy to me. Aside from the personal feelings this was a great book that was really in depth about this case. Ann Rule also delve into Randy Woodfield's past to set the foundation for the book. She is one of the best true crime authors ever. I have yet to read a book of hers I did not like.
Randall Woodfield began with exposing himself to females in junior high school and escalated to sexual assault and murder. He was intelligent, athletic,and good looking. His list of victums grew to a total of at least 44. He had a chance to make a good life for himself playing pro football and blew it!!
Interesting read, though not Ann's best. Could understand why it took so long to catch him. Great police doggedness and determination.
THis book is well read so the condition reflects the use.