Disturbed Ground by CARLA NORTON

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The author of Perfect Victim reveals the truth behind the shocking case of Dorothea Puente, the genial Sacramento landlady who was actually a psychopathic killer who buried the corpses of her indigent and homeless victims in her lovingly tended garden.
 

About CARLA NORTON

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CARLA NORTON is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Perfect Victim, which the FBI put on their Behavioral Sciences Unit reading list. She served as the special sections editor for the San Jose Mercury News and has written for numerous publications. She has an MFA from Goddard College and has twice served as a judge for the Edgar Awards. The Edge of Normal, which won a Royal Palm Literary Award for best unpublished mystery, is her debut novel. She lives in California and Florida.
 
Published June 21, 1994 by HarperCollins. 415 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Crime. Non-fiction

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Readers will sentence investigative journalist Norton's (Perfect Victim, not reviewed) dull true-crime tale to life on the shelf, without parole.

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In August 1993, Dorothea Puente of Sacramento, Calif., charged with nine murders, was found guilty of three, with the jury hung on the other six. Norton ( Perfect Victim ) masterfully portrays a white

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In August 1993, Dorothea Puente of Sacramento, Calif., charged with nine murders, was found guilty of three, with the jury hung on the other six.

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