Beautifully written by a very talented investigative journalist. Karen has given us Karly's legacy, that of a small, bright spirit who loved and was loved. And yet destroyed by heedless caretakers. A must read
. Compelling and heartbreaking.
ANN RULE/ New York Times bestselling author of Don't Look Behind You and In the Still of the Night
"I strongly recommend this book to everyone in the San Francisco Criminal Justice system." Journal of San Francisco Police Officers Association The art with which Zacharias carefully reconstructs events leading up to a senseless, painful tragedy is reminiscent of In Cold Blood in its power. Zacharias employs a sure sense of pace and description that enables this heartbreaking, never-salacious memoir to read like a thriller.SHELF AWARENESS
Zacharias is at her best as a seasoned investigative reporter. With a deft touch and vivid details she sheds light on a problem that can no longer be ignored in the wake of the Casey Anthony trial. It will fill your eyes with tears, make you mad, and hopefully make you act.
- New York Times Bestselling author Robert Dugoni/Bodily Harm
"A must read. Compelling and heartbreaking."
Ann Rule, New York Times Bestselling author.
From the Author
It was not the nightmare that Karly Sheehan endured that propelled me to write this story. Rather it was knowing how deeply David Sheehan loved his daughter, and how desperate he was to protect her.