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Subject: Good true crime book
Date Posted: 12/27/2007 7:11 PM ET
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I wish Joe McGinnis wrote more true crime books....this latest one ~ Never Enough~ is really good.  It is about the Kissel brothers.  I remember the crime..the wife of one kills him in Hong Kong and then the other brother gets killed here in the states and I don't think they ever found out who killed him.  I'm about 1/2 way through the book and it is very well written.  Mine is a library hardback..but you should put this one on your wish list.

Subject: Never Enough
Date Posted: 12/28/2007 8:43 PM ET
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I read that book it was excellent, I also watched a couple of T.V. shows about them, The truth is stranger than fiction LOL


Date Posted: 12/29/2007 9:33 AM ET
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I finished the book..it was great!!!  One of the best I have read in a while.  I also have a new paperback on my wish list about the same crime. I doubt it can be as good but I enjoy reading 2 books about the same crime and comparing authors..

Date Posted: 12/31/2007 11:36 AM ET
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I just read that one a couple of weeks ago.

Sherry -
Date Posted: 1/10/2008 9:45 AM ET
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I'm just reading it now, and you're right - a great read!

Date Posted: 6/2/2008 11:53 PM ET
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I recently read this book and it left me with a few questions. Yes she killed him and all that but didn't you guys think that McGinnis' research was quite focused on her bad side ? I mean in the end I asked myself if Robert wasn't such a good guy as he was described. Why are former working colleagues still funding for her trial and lawyer costs ? Then there was the internet stuff, the searches done by Robert. For me those are questions that should have been answered. But nevertheless, it was a good read.
Date Posted: 6/23/2008 10:23 PM ET
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Thanks for the tip! I just added this to my wishlist:)


Date Posted: 10/15/2008 4:12 PM ET
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This book kept me turning the pages. I couldn't turn them fast enough. great true crime story.