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Ann Rule

Ann Rule, one of the best known American true crime writers, began her career in law enforcement. She is a former Seattle policewoman, former caseworker for the Washington State Department of Public Assistance, and former student intern at the Oregon State Training School for Girls. Rule was born in Lowell, Michigan in 1935 as Ann Stackhouse. Rule earned her B.A. from the University of Washington where she majored in creative writing and minored in criminology, penology, and psychology. She later took criminology classes, earning an associate's degree at Highline Community College. Rule also studied at Willamette University, earning a master's degree. She has been a full-time writer since 1969, and has published more than thirty books and hundreds of articles. Eight of her books have been made into television movies and she won the Peabody Award for her mini-series Small Sacrifices. She has also been honored with two Anthony Awards and three nominations for Edgar Awards. In addition to writing, Rule teaches seminars to law enforcement groups.

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The Stranger Beside Me

The Stranger Beside Me

Ann Rule

$4.69 - $25.59

Small Sacrifices: A True Story of Passion and Murder

Small Sacrifices: A True Story of Passion and Murder

Ann Rule

$3.99 - $1000.00

Green River, Running Red: The Real Story of the Green River Killer--America's Deadliest Serial Murderer

Green River, Running Red: The Real Story of the Green River Killer--America's Deadliest Serial Murderer

Ann Rule

$3.99 - $4.49

The I-5 Killer

The I-5 Killer

Ann Rule

$3.99 - $32.05

The Want-Ad Killer

The Want-Ad Killer

Ann Rule

$3.99 - $29.64

Fatal Friends, Deadly Neighbors: And Other True Cases

Fatal Friends, Deadly Neighbors: And Other True Cases

Ann Rule

$3.99 - $9.59

Without Pity: Ann Rule's Most Dangerous Killers

Without Pity: Ann Rule's Most Dangerous Killers

Ann Rule

$3.99 - $9.59

A Rage To Kill and Other True Cases: Anne Rule's Crime Files, Vol. 6

A Rage To Kill and Other True Cases: Anne Rule's Crime Files, Vol. 6

Ann Rule

$3.99 - $4.49

Lust Killer

Lust Killer

Ann Rule

$4.19 - $53.39

The End Of The Dream: The Golden Boy Who Never Grew Up : Ann Rules Crime Files Volume 5

The End Of The Dream: The Golden Boy Who Never Grew Up : Ann Rules Crime Files Volume 5

Ann Rule

$4.69 - $4.89

You Belong to Me and Other True Cases (Ann Rule's Crime Files: Vol. 2)

You Belong to Me and Other True Cases (Ann Rule's Crime Files: Vol. 2)

Ann Rule

$3.99 - $5.99

Last Dance, Last Chance, and Other True Cases (Ann Rule's Crime Files Vol 8)

Last Dance, Last Chance, and Other True Cases (Ann Rule's Crime Files Vol 8)

Ann Rule

$3.99 - $4.79

Too Late to Say Goodbye: A True Story of Murder and Betrayal

Too Late to Say Goodbye: A True Story of Murder and Betrayal

Ann Rule

$3.99 - $9.74

Lying in Wait: Ann Rule's Crime Files: Vol.17

Lying in Wait: Ann Rule's Crime Files: Vol.17

Ann Rule

$4.69 - $17.09

In the Name of Love: Ann Rule's Crime Files Volume 4 (Ann Rule's Crime Files)

In the Name of Love: Ann Rule's Crime Files Volume 4 (Ann Rule's Crime Files)

Ann Rule

$4.19 - $7.09

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

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

Ann Rule

$3.99 - $9.74

If You Really Loved Me

If You Really Loved Me

Ann Rule

$4.19 - $26.59

A Fever in the Heart : Ann Rule's Crime Files, Volume III

A Fever in the Heart : Ann Rule's Crime Files, Volume III

Ann Rule

$4.19

Don't Look Behind You

Don't Look Behind You

Ann Rule

$3.99 - $9.59

Every Breath You Take : A True Story of Obsession, Revenge, and Murder

Every Breath You Take : A True Story of Obsession, Revenge, and Murder

Ann Rule

$3.99 - $7.29

A Rose For Her Grave & Other True Cases

A Rose For Her Grave & Other True Cases

Ann Rule

$4.49

The Plot Thickens

The Plot Thickens

Ann Rule

$4.19 - $16.73

But I Trusted You: Ann Rule's Crime Files #14

But I Trusted You: Ann Rule's Crime Files #14

Ann Rule

$3.99 - $8.79

Mortal Danger and Other True Cases

Mortal Danger and Other True Cases

Ann Rule

$3.99 - $9.59

Empty Promises

Empty Promises

Ann Rule

$3.99 - $11.99

Bitter Harvest

Bitter Harvest

Ann Rule

$4.19 - $10.19

Heart Full of Lies: A True Story of Desire and Death

Heart Full of Lies: A True Story of Desire and Death

Ann Rule

$4.19 - $9.73

Worth More Dead: And Other True Cases (Ann Rule's Crime Files, Vol. 10)

Worth More Dead: And Other True Cases (Ann Rule's Crime Files, Vol. 10)

Ann Rule

$4.19 - $878.39

Kiss Me, Kill Me: Ann Rule's Crime Files Vol. 9

Kiss Me, Kill Me: Ann Rule's Crime Files Vol. 9

Ann Rule

$4.19 - $6.59

No Regrets: Ann Rule's Crime Files: Volume 11 (Ann Rule's Crime Files)

No Regrets: Ann Rule's Crime Files: Volume 11 (Ann Rule's Crime Files)

Ann Rule

$3.99 - $4.79

Smoke, Mirrors, and Murder: And Other True Cases (Ann Rule's Crime Files)

Smoke, Mirrors, and Murder: And Other True Cases (Ann Rule's Crime Files)

Ann Rule

$3.99 - $15.79

Practice to Deceive

Practice to Deceive

Ann Rule

$3.99 - $8.79

Dead By Sunset [Unabridged] (Audio Cassette)

Dead By Sunset [Unabridged] (Audio Cassette)

Ann Rule

$3.99 - $13.69

And Never Let Her Go Thomas Capano: The Deadly Seducer

And Never Let Her Go Thomas Capano: The Deadly Seducer

Ann Rule

$4.19 - $7.19

Possession

Possession

Ann Rule

$4.49 - $21.78

Everything She Ever Wanted

Everything She Ever Wanted

Ann Rule

$4.49 - $9.69

Beauty of Seattle

Beauty of Seattle

Ann Rule

$3.99 - $177.29

Mind Games

Mind Games

Ann Rule

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Valuing Our Differences: The History of African-American Catholics in the United States

Valuing Our Differences: The History of African-American Catholics in the United States

Ann Rule

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Lying in Wait: Ann Rule's Crime Files: Vol.17

Lying in Wait: Ann Rule's Crime Files: Vol.17

Ann Rule

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