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Ann Rule, one of the best known American true crime writers, began her career in law enforcement. She is a former Seattle policewoman, former caseworker for the Washington State Department of Public Assistance, and former student intern at the Oregon State Training School for Girls. Rule was born in Lowell, Michigan in 1935 as Ann Stackhouse. Rule earned her B.A. from the University of Washington where she majored in creative writing and minored in criminology, penology, and psychology. She later took criminology classes, earning an associate's degree at Highline Community College. Rule also studied at Willamette University, earning a master's degree. She has been a full-time writer since 1969, and has published more than thirty books and hundreds of articles. Eight of her books have been made into television movies and she won the Peabody Award for her mini-series Small Sacrifices. She has also been honored with two Anthony Awards and three nominations for Edgar Awards. In addition to writing, Rule teaches seminars to law enforcement groups.

Books by Ann Rule

The Stranger Beside Me 1416559590 Book Cover

The Stranger Beside Me

Ann Rule

$5.39 - $37.69

Small Sacrifices: A True Story of Passion and Murder 0451153936 Book Cover

Small Sacrifices: A True Story of Passion and Murder

Ann Rule

$4.19 - $45.69

Green River, Running Red: The Real Story of the Green River Killer--America's Deadliest Serial Murderer 0743460502 Book Cover

Green River, Running Red: The Real Story of the Green River Killer--America's Deadliest Serial Murderer

Ann Rule

$3.99 - $4.19

The I-5 Killer 0451165594 Book Cover

The I-5 Killer

Ann Rule

$4.19 - $49.39

The Want-Ad Killer 0451155513 Book Cover

The Want-Ad Killer

Ann Rule

$3.99 - $5.29

Without Pity: Ann Rule's Most Dangerous Killers 0743448677 Book Cover

Without Pity: Ann Rule's Most Dangerous Killers

Ann Rule

$4.19 - $9.59

Fatal Friends, Deadly Neighbors: And Other True Cases 1451648286 Book Cover

Fatal Friends, Deadly Neighbors: And Other True Cases

Ann Rule

$3.99 - $9.59

A Rage To Kill and Other True Cases: Anne Rule's Crime Files, Vol. 6 0671025341 Book Cover

A Rage To Kill and Other True Cases: Anne Rule's Crime Files, Vol. 6

Ann Rule

$3.99 - $5.59

Lust Killer 0451166876 Book Cover

Lust Killer

Ann Rule

$4.19 - $36.06

A Rose For Her Grave & Other True Cases 0671793535 Book Cover

A Rose For Her Grave & Other True Cases

Ann Rule

$3.99 - $9.59

You Belong to Me and Other True Cases (Ann Rule's Crime Files: Vol. 2) 0671793543 Book Cover

You Belong to Me and Other True Cases (Ann Rule's Crime Files: Vol. 2)

Ann Rule

$3.99 - $5.19

The End Of The Dream: The Golden Boy Who Never Grew Up : Ann Rules Crime Files Volume 5 0671793578 Book Cover

The End Of The Dream: The Golden Boy Who Never Grew Up : Ann Rules Crime Files Volume 5

Ann Rule

$3.99 - $4.99

Too Late to Say Goodbye: A True Story of Murder and Betrayal 0743460510 Book Cover

Too Late to Say Goodbye: A True Story of Murder and Betrayal

Ann Rule

$4.19 - $12.59

A Fever in the Heart : Ann Rule's Crime Files, Volume III 0671793551 Book Cover

A Fever in the Heart : Ann Rule's Crime Files, Volume III

Ann Rule

$3.99 - $4.19

But I Trusted You: Ann Rule's Crime Files #14 141654223X Book Cover

But I Trusted You: Ann Rule's Crime Files #14

Ann Rule

$3.99 - $8.79

If You Really Loved Me 0671769200 Book Cover

If You Really Loved Me

Ann Rule

$4.09 - $4.29

In the Name of Love: Ann Rule's Crime Files Volume 4 (Ann Rule's Crime Files) 067179356X Book Cover

In the Name of Love: Ann Rule's Crime Files Volume 4 (Ann Rule's Crime Files)

Ann Rule

$4.19

Last Dance, Last Chance, and Other True Cases (Ann Rule's Crime Files Vol 8) 067102535X Book Cover

Last Dance, Last Chance, and Other True Cases (Ann Rule's Crime Files Vol 8)

Ann Rule

$3.99 - $4.19

Every Breath You Take : A True Story of Obsession, Revenge, and Murder 0743439740 Book Cover

Every Breath You Take : A True Story of Obsession, Revenge, and Murder

Ann Rule

$3.99 - $15.49

Lying in Wait: Ann Rule's Crime Files: Vol.17 1451648294 Book Cover

Lying in Wait: Ann Rule's Crime Files: Vol.17

Ann Rule

$4.39

Bitter Harvest 0671868691 Book Cover

Bitter Harvest

Ann Rule

$3.99 - $9.89

In the Still of the Night: The Strange Death of Ronda Reynolds 1416544615 Book Cover

In the Still of the Night: The Strange Death of Ronda Reynolds

Ann Rule

$3.99 - $5.29

Mortal Danger and Other True Cases 1607514230 Book Cover

Mortal Danger and Other True Cases

Ann Rule

$6.79 - $10.69

Heart Full of Lies: A True Story of Desire and Death 0743410130 Book Cover

Heart Full of Lies: A True Story of Desire and Death

Ann Rule

$3.99 - $11.39

Don't Look Behind You 1451641087 Book Cover

Don't Look Behind You

Ann Rule

$4.69 - $9.59

The Plot Thickens 0671015575 Book Cover

The Plot Thickens

Ann Rule

$3.99 - $16.73

Empty Promises 0671025333 Book Cover

Empty Promises

Ann Rule

$3.99 - $16.69

Worth More Dead: And Other True Cases (Ann Rule's Crime Files, Vol. 10) 074344874X Book Cover

Worth More Dead: And Other True Cases (Ann Rule's Crime Files, Vol. 10)

Ann Rule

$3.99 - $4.69

No Regrets: Ann Rule's Crime Files: Volume 11 (Ann Rule's Crime Files) 0743448758 Book Cover

No Regrets: Ann Rule's Crime Files: Volume 11 (Ann Rule's Crime Files)

Ann Rule

$3.99 - $4.69

Practice to Deceive 1416544623 Book Cover

Practice to Deceive

Ann Rule

$4.19 - $15.20

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