Book Review of In the Still of the Night: The Strange Death of Ronda Reynolds

In the Still of the Night: The Strange Death of Ronda Reynolds
Helpful Score: 1


Rule's emotional attachment to the victim's mother comes through in this book. It's almost as if she's entering a different phase in her writing. While I enjoyed it, there were some typos, some awkward phrases, and some extraneous passages which I didn't feel added to the professional job she usually does. The case is fascinating - and still to be solved. The legal process is disgusting, and she fully explains how a coroner's office managed to escape doing their job for a truly unbearably long time. The victim is not particularly sympathetic; one gets the feeling she might have been quite a difficult person. But the end she meets is so unjust and horrifying. I enjoyed the book a great deal.