In the Company of Evil—Thirty Years of California Crime, 1950-1980 by Michael Thomas Barry

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“California’s picturesque shores have always been a magnet for outcasts and criminals. Read about 64 of the most horrifying crimes ever committed in The Golden State, from the early 1950s into the 1980s. These accounts tell of man’s inhumanity toward his fellow man and provide an inside look at infamous serial killers, assassins, sadistic rapists, bank robbers, kidnappers, Satan worshippers, and a plethora of other notorious criminals. Revisit “The Sex Club Slaying,” “The Chowchilla School Bus Kidnapping,” and the “Real House on Haunted Hill.” Be glad you’re not on the helpful list of “The Lonely Hearts Killer” or “Souls for Satan.” Written in an accessible, chronological sequence and enhanced by over 60 photographs, each entry provides an overview of the crime, the parties involved, evidence gathered, and leading theories about solutions. This reference is indispensable for the study of the history of modern crime in California.”

This book comes out March 28th 2016

My Review:

I really enjoyed reading this, it was well-written and had really interesting 
facts and cases in it. I loved how organized it was and I couldn't put it down. 
I liked that they included photos to go along with the cases. I also thought the 
length of each event was perfect and never was boring. Overall I really enjoyed
 reading this book.

5 out of 5 stars
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