I seriously cannot find anything. I hate it. I hate it hate it.
So yeah anyways….
Basically we are at the part where Liz gets on my nerves. She knew what was up for and it took one drink and half a nice sentence and she was all oh it’s us against the world, me and my rapist serial killer dreamboat ❤ Trust me, we’ll come back to this later where you guys are gonna be like hmmmmm.
New year! Hey you guys, can I get mushy for a second and say how much I appreciate all of you. I really do. It’s been really fun posting this book and discussing it. I’m in a discussion with a group about the Avery case. I think about how easy Ted fit into the real world. He held a job. Mostly. He was social. He was likable. So I could see how most people need to see a real “monster” to believe someone could burn a woman’s body to smithereens.
Ugh I watched Nancy Grace for the first time since forever. I quit soon after Casey went free. Nancy went into a tailspin. I really feel like she taints fresh cases. Media spin is powerful. She does not use that with great responsibility. She’s still a drunk twatwaffle. But she had Jodi on, sort of. It looked to kind of be a short interview with Jodi? It wasn’t live. It wasn’t much new stuff. We knew Avery and Jodi had DV stuff going on. He threatened to kill his ex-wife in a letter to his kids so I wouldn’t be shocked if he told Jodi the same thing.
Did anyone check out Morgan’s mom’s blog? I would so super love some opinions on that. I think there was a flurry of sleuthing on a few boards about it but I don’t feel like sorting through the bowl full of crazy crime boards have going on.
Most of the nay sayers say someone wouldn’t stalk a girl for months on end. But we know Ted hunted. What if her possible killer is a young Ted….
And with that, the lovely lady took her leave.
Ann brought me into the world of true crime at a young age. I found her books in my mom’s closet and I’d hide in this little hidden nook and read them. My first Ted experience was through her. Before the internet, before blogs there was A Stranger Beside Me. She wrote about so many cases you would have never heard of otherwise. I loved how most of her books had one big main story and a few smaller cases. You knew she actually took the time to really know the cases.
Ann got 83 years in this ‘verse which is pretty amazing. Kids, grandkids, great grandkids. She got to do what she loved. You can’t ask for much more than that.
So please take a moment out of your day to think about Ann and send good vibes to her family who no doubt misses her already.
Yes a new chapter is coming, I promise 🙂
So Liz gets the courage to call the police and what happens? Mr. Detective says Ted doesn’t fit the profile and doesn’t look like a killer. Boy have times changed right? I really think Ted got away with as many murders as he did because of how he looked. Handsome, charming and well spoken to most of the people he met. And how eerie was it for Liz to meet Janice’s husband.
We are pretty much half way through the book right now. I’m thinking we’ll do a chapter every week or so until the end. I’m going to start getting more into analyzing page by page now that we’ve got a good footing on Liz and Ted’s relationship. Feel free to chime in with thoughts, comments, anything.
Fear not my fellow crime buffs, chapter 9 will go up this weekend!
In the meantime, I was replying to a comment and had a great idea for a discussion topic. Of all the police interviews, at the beginning and especially towards the end when he was close to execution, I don’t think anyone asked him about his years with Liz. We’ve heard him talk about murders, porn, being a serial killer. But what I wish we had were his deep dark thoughts on Liz. What was it about her that made him keep her around? What value did she bring to his life? In the book, Liz talks about how he had urges to kill her and Tina, even foiling his own attempt once.
I know a lot of people say she reminded him of Stephanie. But he relied on Liz for a lot. He willingly took her on trips, he spent time with Tina. And he trusted her enough to open up about his morbid sexual fantasies as well.
Wouldn’t you love to hear him talk for an hour on their relationship? From what you’ve read so far, what do you think he would say about her?
Alright y’all, give me what you got so far? How are you feeling? Discussion is happily encouraged.