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The Stranger Beside Me

 Author: Ann Rule  Category: Biography  Published: August 1, 1980  Language: English  File Size: 2.9 MB  Tags: BiographyCrimeHistoryHorrorMemoirMysteryNonfictionTrue Crime |  Download PDF


The Stranger Beside Me by Ann Rule, explores the theme of friendship that endured for several years.


It explores Rule’s unwitting friendship with Bundy after they met in 1971 while working for a Crisis Clinic in Seattle, Washington. Rule was a mother trying to hold her family together as her marriage disintegrated, Bundy worked towards a psychology degree through a paid work-study.

Famous Quotes:

  • People never really know what others are capable of.
  • Evil can hide in the most unexpected places.
  • Sometimes the scariest monsters are the ones who appear the most normal.
  • The bond of friendship can cloud one’s judgment.
  • We are all capable of great good and great evil.
  • The truth can be more terrifying than fiction.
  • Justice may not always be swift, but it will eventually prevail.
  • The line between obsession and dedication is a thin one.
  • There is often a disconnect between public perception and reality.
  • The search for truth requires an open mind and a discerning eye.
  • Evil can wear many masks.
  • Evil deeds can leave a lasting impact on those affected.
  • The sins of the past can haunt us for a lifetime.
  • The darkest secrets are often hidden in plain sight.
  • The power of denial can blind us to the truth.
  • Evil thrives in silence and secrecy.
  • The battle against evil requires courage and determination.
  • The human mind is a complex and unpredictable entity.
  • In the face of darkness, hope must prevail.
  • The truth may be difficult to face, but it is necessary for justice.
  • Sometimes the greatest danger comes from those closest to us.
  • The criminal mind is a puzzle waiting to be solved.
  • No one is immune to the lure of evil.
  • The ripple effects of evil actions can be far-reaching.
  • Humanity’s capacity for evil can be deeply unsettling.
  • Good and evil exist in a delicate balance within humanity.
  • In the face of evil, one must remain vigilant and steadfast.
  • The pursuit of justice requires unwavering determination.
  • The Stranger Beside Me serves as a chilling reminder that evil can lurk anywhere.