8 True Crime Books About Terrifying Mothers

Chocolates and flowers might not satisfy these vicious “caretakers.”

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Mother’s Day, by Dennis McDougal

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Mother's Day

By Dennis McDougal

Sleep, My Child, Forever, by John Coston

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Sleep, My Child, Forever

By John Coston

Fred & Rose, by Howard Sounes

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Fred & Rose

By Howard Sounes

Gang Mom, by Fred Rosen

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Gang Mom

By Fred Rosen

Small Sacrifices, by Ann Rule


Small Sacrifices

By Ann Rule

Dance with the Devil, by David Bagby


Dance with the Devil

By David Bagby

Imperfect Justice: Prosecuting Casey Anthony, by Jeff Aston with Lisa Pulitzer


Imperfect Justice: Prosecuting Casey Anthony

By Jeff Aston with Lisa Pulitzer

“Are You There Alone?” The Unspeakable Crimes of Andrea Yates, by Suzanna O’Malley


"Are You There Alone?" The Unspeakable Crimes of Andrea Yates

By Suzanna O'Malley