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Poisoned Love
Poisoned Love
Author: Caitlin Rother
ISBN-13: 9780786017140
ISBN-10: 0786017147
Publication Date: 7/1/2005
Pages: 472
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.

3.6 stars, based on 35 ratings
Publisher: Pinnacle Books
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
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joyeux avatar reviewed Poisoned Love on + 10 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
From the back cover:

On November 6, 2000, paramedics answered a call to find Kristin Rossum, 24, sobbing. Her husband, Greg de Villers, wasn't breathing and she claimed he had overdosed on drugs after learning she was leaving him. But family and friends who knew of Greg's distaste for drugs weren't buying Kristin's story - particularly the idea that he would take his own life.

The daughter of a well-to-do California family, Rossum was a brainy blonde beauty whose talent for toxicology had won her a post at the San Diego County Medical Examiner's Office. But her sweet smile mased a dark side. She'd developed a taste for methamphetamine in high school, and six months after her marriage to Greg, she'd begun seeking secret trysts with other men.

At the time of her husband's death, Rossum was engaged in an illicit affair with her married boss. Investigators found that the Medical Examiner's Office was missing supplies of meth and fentanyl, the narcotic that had killed her husband. With each clue discovered, another piece of Rossum's "good girl" facade fell away. What the world would eventually see was the true face of a murderer - and the hand of justice. . .
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Helpful Score: 1
This was a very interesting book. I couldn't put it down. I am interested in other True Crime books by this author.
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Helpful Score: 1
Another true crime to make you want to read all night.
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This was a really good book! The story is so gripping in as much as it is also shocking! You just don't expect that a girl that looks like that would do something like this! I guess it just shows you never can tell.....
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Helpful Score: 1
True story of a young, attractive toxicologist who begins an affair with her boss at the Medical Examiner's office - and then her husband is suddenly dead from an apparent suicide. Read on - you can't believe what some people are capable of.
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good book
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Very interesting, in-depth story of a marriage that ends in murder.
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On November 6, 2000, paramedics were called to the home of Kristin Rossum. Her husband wasn't breathing and she claimed he had overdosed on drugs...

Included pictures.
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Very interesting true crime story. Kept me up late - I could not put down.
She had everything and decided to throw it all away.
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Good read, would recommend.
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I found this book fascinating and a easy read. It was one of those books that I had seen the story on so I knew from the beginning how it would end. The background of the families was interesting and watching her fall into this mess was like watching a train wreck, so much potential wasted. The author did the story justice and the story of the impact of the families was tragic. All in a all a very good book.
sfc95 avatar reviewed Poisoned Love on + 686 more book reviews
This is a good book that tells a true story without getting too technical in the court room part (which I find many true crimes to do). It was interesting even if you knew the story and the outcome. Still some unanswered questions.
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This is a true crime story. The wife stages a homicide scene as a suicide. This is a good book, well written and will hold your interest.
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This is a true story
about a daughter and her boyfriend who plot and carry out the murder of her parents