Perfect Victim

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  • Paperback
  • 370 pages
  • Perfect Victim
  • Carla Norton
  • English
  • 08 May 2017
  • 0440204429

About the Author: Carla Norton

Is my fiction inspired by true events Absolutely THE EDGE OF NORMAL Thriller Award Finalist Royal Palm Literary Award Winner WHAT DOESN T KILL HER 2016 PNWA Nancy Pearl Book Award Winner, Genre Fiction 2016 FAPA President s Book Award Winner, Suspense Thriller genre.When a shocking California crime first hit headlines, Carla wedged herself between reporters and sketch artists to cover t Is my fiction inspired by true events Absolutely THE EDGE OF NORMAL Thriller Award Finalist Royal Palm Literary Award Winner WHAT DOESN T KILL HER 2016 PNWA Nancy Pearl Book Award Winner, Genre Fiction 2016 FAPA President s Book Award Winner, Suspense Thriller genre.When a shocking California crime first hit headlines, Carla wedged herself between reporters and sketch artists to cover the trial She later wrote PERFECT VICTIM with the prosecutor The book was put on the FBI s Behavioral Sciences Unit reading list and became a 1 New York Times bestseller Carla s fiction is fueled by that true story Reeve, her heroine, is a survivor of kidnapping and captivity Scarred, flawed, and psychologically unbalanced, Edgy Reggie has a hot sense of justice And when called upon, she s absolutely fearless.Jeffery Deaver says THE EDGE OF NORMAL is the perfect blend of literary style, psychological insight edge of the seat thriller Taylor Stevens says WHAT DOESN T KILL HER is a smart, tightly written, psychological thrill ride The book is titled HUNTED overseas Carla also wrote DISTURBED GROUND, a true account of the strange life and shocking crimes of Dorothea Puente, the landlady who murdered her tenants and buried them in the yard of her Sacramento boardinghouse Carla loves teaching writing workshops and speaking at conferences She also writes hotheaded essays and really bad poetry.All of her books have been translated and released overseas.Contact Carla here on Goodreads if you d like to ask a question You can also reach her via Twitter CarlaJNorton or via Facebook Carla Norton novelist and true crime writer Check her website fordetails Thank you


Perfect Victim In 1977 twenty year old Colleen Stan left home to hitchhike from Oregon to California Seven years later she emerged from hell, the victim of a bizarre and extraordinary crime. Best Read [ Perfect Victim ] Author [ Carla Norton ] – johndore.co.uk

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10 thoughts on “Perfect Victim

  1. ☘Misericordia☘ ⚡ϟ⚡ϟ⚡⛈ ❂❤❣ says:

    Q Standing in the small, cool room, she had a strange feeling that she should escape, as if a voice were warning her Run Get away She noticed the restroom s little window, and the voice insisted Crawl out the window Run You can get away But Colleen couldn t understand why she was having such crazy notions she shook off the impulse to flee and went back to the car c A cautionary tale of a horrible experience The book is rather well written, however Poor girl I hope she managed to ove Q Standing in the small, cool room, she had a strange feeling that she should escape, as if a voice were warning her Run Get away She noticed the restroom s little window, and the voice insisted Crawl out the window Run You can get away But Colleen couldn t understand why she was having such crazy notions she shook off the impulse to flee and went back to the car c A cautionary tale of a horrible experience The book is rather well written, however Poor girl I hope she managed to overcome all this terror those not people inflicted on her.I really liked the attorney side of the hearing described in great detail It was an unexpected bonus.Q Few pris...

  2. Karen says:

    I know the Victim Colleen personally.one of my sons and her daughter were best friends in 8th grade.I haven t seen her in the past couple years.Colleen gave me this book to read when we first became friends.It is written by her attorney and Colleen makes nothing from the book.She always felt the attorney victimized her also.This book is a sad true crime story about hitchhiking that lead to brainwashing and being held in a box for 7 years.But thru it all Colleen survived and thats what s amazin I know the Victim Colleen personally.one of my sons and her daughter were best friends in 8th grade.I haven t seen her in the past couple years.Colleen gave me this book to read when we first became friends.It is written by her attorney and Colleen makes nothing from the book.She always felt the attorney victimized her also.This book is a sad true crime story about hitchhiking that lead to brainwashing ...

  3. Sandy says:

    This is not The True Story of The Girl in the Box by the DA who prosecuted her captor as it purports to be Rather, it isaccurately The True Story of the DA who prosecuted the captor of the Girl in the Box Colleen s story at times feelslike a sideline to Christine McGuire s story.There is too much focus on the attorney and her personal life and it is not at all pertinent to Colleen s ordeal, or to the book as a whole I didn t need to know details about her family background, o This is not The True Story of The Girl in the Box by the DA who prosecuted her captor as it purports to be Rather, it isaccurately The True Story of the DA who prosecuted the captor of the Girl in the Box Colleen s story at times feelslike a sideline to Christine McGuire ...

  4. Rebecca McNutt says:

    A disturbing and shocking read yet uplifting when justice finally comes to happen, Perfect Victim tells the story of a heinous crime but also one district attorney s dedication to the girl in the box It s a very brutal and often horrible story that I woul...

  5. Florence (Lefty) MacIntosh says:

    A book I read over 15 years ago and remember in such detail Probably why even the idea of reading 50 Shades Of Grey makes me queasy, this story definitely de romanticizes the SM scene What amazed methan the victim...

  6. Carol says:

    Just a horrific nightmare of a true crime story describing in detail minus the smut the kidnapping of twenty year old Colleen Stan Such a tower of strength CS was to endure her captivity for 7 long years locked in a coffin like box the majority of it, not to mention the pain she sustained from the on going physical abuse, the humiliation of being unclothed, fear of dehydration, heat exhaustion, starvation and ultimately being treated like a slave While not a pleasant read, the courtroom dram Just a horrific nightmare of a true crime story describing in detail minus the smut the kidnapping of twenty year old Colleen Stan Such a tower of strength CS was to endure her captivity for 7 long years locked in a coffin like box the majority of it, not to mention the pain she sustained from the on going physical abuse, the humiliation of being unclothed, fear of dehydration, heat exhaustion, starvation and ultimately being treated like a slave While not...

  7. Blow Pop says:

    Content warnings Rape, abuse, torture, manipulation, coercion, kidnapping, and imprisonmentThis was an alright book I mostly read this because I wanted to knowabout the trial because I already know a bit about the case itself.I didn t like McGuire putting in her personal shit into this Especially shit that had NOTHING to do with the case.It was enough that I actually took notes while reading because it angered me so much.I did like and conversely didn t like that the parts were differen Content warnings Rape, abuse, torture, manipulation, coercion, kidnapping, and imprisonmentThis was an alright book I mostly read this because I wanted to knowabout the trial because I already know a bit about the case itself.I didn t like McGuire putting in her personal shit into this Especially shit that had NOTHING to do with the case.It was enough that I actually took notes while reading because it angered me so much.I did like and conversely didn t like that the parts were different perspectives Perspective of what she went thro...

  8. Shadow Girl says:

    Lifetime movie about Colleen Stan aired last night.Thoughts I m afraid AND excited about it hopefully I ll watch it this weekend.

  9. Kerrin Proctor says:

    Where do I begin I guess I will start with the terrible spelling and grammar Did someone actually edit this book or was it all put together in a rush Is it really that hard to spell difficult And at one point Christine McGuire was called a him These things made it really hard to read this book because I had to do a double take and make sure what I was reading actually made sense I also did not like that most of the time the story focused on the hardships that the district attorney Christin Where do I begin I guess I will start with the terrible spelling and grammar Did someone actually edit this book or was it a...

  10. Erin says:

    I m not sure how I came across the book I m guessing that I thought it was the true crimes story which Jack Ketchum s The Girl Next Door was based It isn t Rather, this story involves a woman named Colleen Stan was a young woman who was abducted by Cameron and Janice Hooker in 1977 and they proceeded to keep her as a sex and household slave while until 1984 They kept continue of her by placing her in a head box ,various tiny room and then in a specially made areas under their bed and holes d I m not sure...