I Will Find You: Solving Killer Cases from My Life Fighting Crime by @LtJoeKenda #bookreview #truecr
Title: I Will Find You: Solving Killer Cases from My Life Fighting Crime
Author: Joe Kenda
Genre: True Crime, Law Enforcement
Now a New York Times audio bestseller!
Detective Lt. Joe Kenda, star of Homicide Hunter, shares his deepest, darkest, and never before revealed case files from his 19 years as a homicide detective.
Are you horrified yet fascinated by abhorrent murders? Do you crave to know the gory details of these crimes, and do you seek comfort in the solving of the most gruesome?
In I WILL FIND YOU, the star of Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda shares his deepest, darkest, and never-before-revealed case files from his two decades as a homicide detective and reminds us that crimes like these are very real and can happen even in our own backyards.
Gruesome, macabre, and complex cases.
Joe Kenda investigated 387 murder cases during his 23 years with the Colorado Springs Police Department and solved almost all of them. And he is ready to detail the cases that are too gruesome to air on television, cases that still haunt him, and the few cases where the killer got away. These cases are horrifyingly real, and the detail is so mesmerizing you won't be able to look away.
The tales in I WILL FIND YOU will shock you like the best horror stories-divulging insights into the actions, motivations, and proclivities of nature's most dangerous species.
Don't mind the blood.
If you have seen the hit TV show Homicide Hunter, this is a must read. If you have never seen the show but are a fan of true crime detective stories, this book is for you. I Will Find You is more than a recap of the show, it is more like a biography of a true American hero, Detective Lt. Joe Kenda. You get to follow along from his humble beginnings through his life as a police officer then as a homicide detective to his reaching of his breaking point and his life after retiring from the Colorado Springs Police.
Not for the faint of heart, this book contains graphic scenes of real-life crimes and the graphic language that realistically accompanied the officers who worked these cases.
A fulfilling book that allows you to pay a small bit of homage to a truly great man who was and is a hero. He deserves to be upon the pantheon of other great heroes who gave of themselves to help others.
My Rating: 5+ stars
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Joe Kenda is a retired Lieutenant from the Colorado Springs Police Department. For more than 20 years during his service, he specialized in violent crimes. He attained an incredibly impressive 92% solve rate on his 387 assigned homicide cases over the course of his career. He now resides in Virginia, married with two children, and writes about his career and offers advice to law enforcement agencies around the country on cold cases.
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Reviewed by: Mr. N