Last Word Book Club to Read: “The Stranger Beside Me” by Ann Rule

"The Stranger Beside Me" by Ann RuleThe Stranger Beside Me by Ann Rule

A #1 New York Times best-seller, Ann Rule’s The Stranger Beside Me, gives us a unique perspective into the hidden world of Ted Bundy. Rule gives a chilling and intimate description of her time at a crisis hotline alongside her co-worker, the then charming, sensitive, and trustworthy, Ted Bundy, and the devastating realization that he was a brutal killer hiding in plain sight. 

After multiple arrests and an escape from jail, Bundy would later confess to the murders of at least thirty-six women and soon after was executed for three cases.

Rule, a certified instructor for police training seminars, prosecutors, and forensic science organizations, delves into how this savage killer — a man she thought she knew — could have fooled so many, including a professional like herself.

We invite you to join the Last Word Book Club to discuss this title on Wednesday, July 13, at 5 pm, at the Osage Beach Library. The Last Word book club meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 5 pm.

Listen to the e-audiobook available through Libby, or pick up a physical copy of the book in regular, large print, or audiobook at the Osage Beach Library. 

Anyone with a Camden County Library District library card can sign up for a free Libby account. Do you need a library card? See what you need to bring with you to get your library card today!

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