Who Killed My Daughter? by Lois Duncan

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On July 16, 1989, Lois Duncan’s daughter was chased down and shot to death in Albuquerque, New Mexico. After the police abandoned all leads, Duncan refused to give up her search for the truth.

In this tragic memoir and investigation, Lois Duncan searches for clues to the murder of her youngest child, eighteen-year-old Kaitlyn Arquette. Duncan begins to suspect that the official police investigation of Kaitlyn’s murder is inadequate when detectives ignore her daughter’s accidental connection to organized crime in Albuquerque. When Duncan loses faith in the system, she reaches out to anyone that can help, including private investigators, journalists, and even a psychic. Written to inspire other families who have lost loved ones to unsolved crimes, Who Killed My Daughter? is a powerful testament to the tenacity of a mother’s love. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Lois Duncan including rare images and never-before-seen documents from the author’s personal collection.

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Lois Duncan was born on April 28, 1934 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and she grew up in Sarasota, Florida. She attended the University of New Mexico. Duncan knew she wanted to be a writer from an early age. At the age of 10 she submitted her first story to a magazine and at 13, her first story was published . Throughout high-school, she wrote regularly for young people's publications, particularly Seventeen Magazine. She writes popular suspense stories for young people. These titles include I Know What You Did Last Summer, Night Terrors, Stranger With My Face, Don't Look Behind You and The Twisted Window. She is also the author of the nonfiction Who Killed My Daughter?, the the true story of her won search for her daughter's murderer. Her works have earned her several awards and recognitions. She received the Margaret A. Edwards (MAE) Award in 1992. Many of her novels have been chosen as American Library Association Best Books for Young Adults. Six of her books have been Junior Literary Guild selections, and three have received Parents' Choice awards. She has also received five Special Awards from the Mystery Writers of America. Duncan currently lives in North Carolina.
Published August 28, 2012 by Open Road Media. 15 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Political & Social Sciences, Health, Fitness & Dieting, Self Help, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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She discovers that Kaitlyn's boyfriend was involved in a bunko insurance-claim scheme, and, from a channeler, she learns that Kaitlyn is able to communicate murder clues from beyond the grave.

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On July 16, 1989, Kaitlyn Arquette, a part-time college student and the author's daughter, was shot as she drove home in Albuquerque, N.M. She died the next day. The police department initially suspec

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Readers critical of either Duncan's contacts with paranormals or her talking to God and to her dead daughter may be put off by the book, but many will be sympathetic to this mother's plight.

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Lois Arquette's daughter, Kaitlyn, was murdered in a drive-by shooting in 1989.

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