Justice for Bonnie: An Alaskan Teenager's Murder and Her Mother's Tireless Crusade for the Truth (Mass Market Paperbound)

An Alaskan Teenager's Murder and Her Mother's Tireless Crusade for the Truth

By Karen Foster, I. J. Schecter

Berkley Books, 9780425273562, 352pp.

Publication Date: September 2, 2014

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Description

When Karen Foster was told that something had happened to her eighteen-year-old daughter, Bonnie Craig, she knew what it meant. The Alaska State Troopers investigating the scene ruled it a hiking accident, but for Karen, the pieces didn t add up. Bonnie would never have ditched class to go hiking. And she didn t drive so how would she have reached McHugh Creek, miles out of town, in the first place? Armed with little more than her own conviction, Karen set out to find the truth behind her daughter's death.
After a long series of false leads and dead ends, it seemed the case would forever go unsolved. Then, after twelve years of public campaigning, private despair, and increasingly tense dealings with the detectives working the case, Karen received an e-mail that would change everything; the system, at long last, had produced a match for the unknown DNA in the case from a man in a jail all the way across the country.
Here is the chilling tale of a mother's unflagging fight to track down the monster who stole her daughter's life and the battle to ensure that he, and others like him, would no longer be able to evade justice.
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About the Author

Karen Foster, Bonnie s mother, now lives in Florida. She has been featured numerous times in a range of media outlets, including an hour-long 2011 MSNBC Dateline special titled Justice for Bonnie as well as the 2013 episode A Mother s Mission on the Investigation Discovery TV showDeadline: Crime with Tamron Hall. I.J. Schecter is an internationally acclaimed, award-winning author, collaborator and ghostwriter, whose work appears in top publications throughout the world. He lives in Toronto."
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