What can I say, “I’m on reading these TRUE CRIME books written by Jack Rosewood”, which is I’m always on the lookout for a giveaway for his latest release. This time I once again am fortunate to have snagged a free copy from his LibraryThing giveaway, can give any potential reader my honest opinion. I’ve written items for a community newspaper for several years, which is why I like his journalistic style of writing, while not making it read like a cheap tabloid newspaper.
It was no wonder William George Bonin turned out the way he did especially when you consider what his parent had been like. His father was an alcoholic and a compulsive gambler. His mother had been a drunk as well who frequently left him and brothers in the care of no less than a convicted child molester, his own grandfather. Their neglect had been so bad that neighbors who took pity on them wound up feeding them.
At six he got placed in an orphanage, where he stayed until he got moved into a juvenile detention center for a variety of minor crime. But it wasn’t until his teens that he began to molest younger children, a passion which followed him for the rest of his life.
Mr Rosewood never spares his readers from reading any of the gory details connected to the series of crimes the individual he’s chosen to write about. All the details are presented to all those who read this book [as well as others in the series] in “brilliant” black and white, there’s nothing that seems to be left out.
The series of heinous crimes near several California Freeways committed by a depraved William Bonin is history now, but it’s a history we can’t allow ourselves to forget. And for making sure that this history is not forgotten about, I’m giving this book 5 STARS.