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Subject: Two books-same crime
Date Posted: 2/27/2011 9:44 PM ET
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I read ~ Vanished At Sea~ a couple of years ago and I thought it was a very good book and it was the first time in a while that I have gotten really upset reading a TC book.  I think it is because the couple killed were similar to my husband and I ( new grandkids-retired etc) and the horrible story really hit home.  Today I started ~Dead Reckoning ~  and I was surprised to see that it is about the same crime.  The book is twice as thick as the first one and I love reading 2 books about the same story.  So far,  it is really interesting. 

Date Posted: 3/1/2011 12:37 AM ET
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I read "Vanished" and I was really disappointed with it.  It was written before the trial and not enough info on the killers.  I picked up "Dead Reckoning" because it looked like it had alot more info.  I am not sorry I did - the book is really, really good!  I highly recommend it even if you read "Vanished".  Skylar Deleon is one of the scariest psycho's that I have ever read about.

Date Posted: 3/1/2011 4:10 PM ET
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I have read both books and watched an interview with Skylar he is a cold blooded physcopath if ever there is one.I really felt awful about the victims they seemed like the kindest nicest people and it is shame to know there grandchildren will miss haveing them in there lives.

Date Posted: 3/18/2011 12:43 AM ET
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This author really went into detail about Skylars life ( compared to the other book) good read..sad story

Date Posted: 3/18/2011 7:28 PM ET
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Now Skylar is saying he wanted the money to have a sex change operation like that makes what he did okay? Wow what a sicko I don;t think he should have ever been given an interview I hope that is the last one he gets,

Date Posted: 3/25/2011 1:20 PM ET
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Did you get Dead Reckoning here?  I can't find it by browsing.  I loved Vanished at Sea and would really like to order it.  It's only  $ 5 on Kindle so I may just get it there if I have to.

Date Posted: 3/25/2011 1:25 PM ET
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I sent it off to someone..you should put it on your wish list.  It was very interesting.

Date Posted: 3/25/2011 1:28 PM ET
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I sent it off to someone..you should put it on your wish list.  It was very interesting. 

Well, I can't because I can't find it.  When I put in the name and author, nothing comes up.  When I put in the book name, tons of books come up and I am not going to wade through pages finding it and when I just put in author's name, other books come up, but not Dead Reckoning.   Weird.

 

Never  mind...............I found it.  I didn't have to wade far.  LOL  It's on my WL now.

 

 



Last Edited on: 3/25/11 1:30 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 3/25/2011 1:34 PM ET
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I always go to Amazon and get the isbn and then do an advanced search..makes it very easy to find a book.

Date Posted: 3/30/2011 11:31 PM ET
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So I guess they think he murdered someone in Hawaii ,It has been awhile sense I read the books but I really don;t remeber hearing that before,I must either be suffering from CRS or I heard it for the first time on the show I was watching.Maybe this signals I'm reading to many books and have TC overload.Lol