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Losing Jon: A Teen's Tragic Death, a Police Cover-Up, a Community's Fight for Justice A PopSugar Best True Crime Book Of The Twists And Turns Read Like A Page Turning Thriller, But Losing Jon Is All Fact This Is True Crime At The Highest Of Levels Scary, Heartbreaking And Completely Insightful Brad Meltzer, New York Times Bestselling Author Of The Escape ArtistDavid Parrish Was In Disbelief When He Learned That Nineteen Year Old Jon Bowie S Body Had Been Found Hanged From A Backstop At The Local High School S Baseball Field And The Death Declared A Suicide David Had Known Jon And His Twin Brother Since They Were Boys He Had Coached Them On The Baseball Field And Welcomed Them Into His Home For Sleepovers With His Own Sons However, When David Learned How Jon S Body Was Found, He Felt Compelled To Find The Facts Behind This Incomprehensible TragedySoon, David Would Learn Of A Brutal Incident At A Local Motel Where Jon And His Brother Had Been Severely Beaten By Police Officers, The Charges Filed Against Those Officers, And The Months Of Harassment And Intimidation Jon And His Brother Endured Few In The Utopian Community Of Columbia, Maryland, Believed Jon Could Commit Such A Final Act Like Many Others, David Wondered How A Fateful Night Of Teens Blowing Off Steam Could Lead To Such A Tragic End As Law Enforcement Failed To Find Answers And Seemed Intent On Preventing The Truth From Surfacing, David Uncovered A System Of Cover Ups That Could Only Lead To One Conclusion Jon S Death Was An Act Of Murder A True Page Turner, Filled With Almost Too Unbelievable To Be True Details Of One Community S Fight To Find Justice For One Of Its Own The Issues Raised, Particularly When It Comes To Questions Of Police Brutality And Cover Ups, Are Very Much Relevant Today New York Times Bestselling Author Lisa Pulitzer Includes Pages Of Photographs For anyone interested in true crime reads, documentaries, or podcasts, this story is definitely going to be right up your alley, especially for fans of the first season of the Serial podcast or the Netflix documentary, Making a Murderer This story is about police corruption and murder The story is riveting and, at times, a little scary The author does an excellent job of evoking a feeling of community to the reader, making you feel like you are one of them, probably because the author was, in For anyone interested in true crime reads, documentaries, or podcasts, this story is definitely going to be right up your alley, especially for fans of the first season of the Serial podcast or the Netflix documentary, Making a Murderer This story is about police corruption and murder The story is riveting and, at times, a little scary The author does an excellent job of evoking a feeling of community to the reader, making you feel like you are one of them, probably because the author was, in fact, one of them Getting to experience the story from someone who, not only lived it but, was on the front lines is a special treat, for me as a reader and lover of true crime The writing for this book, though, was a bit clunky for me and, as you can tell, that of a first time book author David Parrish worked as a technical writer and it shows The writing at times felt almost robotic Plus, there were sentences that just didn t make a whole lot of sense, some that weren t needed and or misplaced, several sentences seemed to be copied and pasted for reuse, and even some that seemed to contradict one another Don t go in expecting this book to be on par with the classic Ann Rule book The Stranger Beside Me Also, I felt that the supernatural aspects of this book really detracted from the gravity of the situation for me it would often times take me out of the story resulting in eye rolls and heavy sighs But, I just kept reminding myself that even the sanest of us might believe in the craziest of possibilities when we are at our most desperate In the end, I found the book enjoyable, but at times hard to stick with Hooked from the beginning this page turning true crime story was both captivating and infuriating.19 yr old Jon Bowie is dead under very suspicious circumstances This book explains the ordeal his family and friends go through in order to discover the truth while being harassed and intimidated by the police When his death was ruled a suicide by the police and the medical examiner, author David Parrish knew that Jon wouldn t have taken his own life He was Jon s former baseball coach, knew the f Hooked from the beginning this page turning true crime story was both captivating and infuriating.19 yr old Jon Bowie is dead under very suspicious circumstances This book explains the ordeal his family and friends go through in order to discover the truth while being harassed and intimidated by the police When his death was ruled a suicide by the police and the medical examiner, author David Parrish knew that Jon wouldn t have taken his own life He was Jon s former baseball coach, knew the family well, and worked diligently for justice and to clear Jon s name The author did a wonderful job researching this complex story and capturing the community s response to the tragic events.An important story to tell Thank you to NetGalley and Kensington Books for an arc of this novel in exchange for my honest review This was a good true crime book by author David Parrish that s coming out next month April 2020 It certainly got my attention and kept me involved with the story of twin brothers Mickey and Jon Bowie, who were at a party in a motel room one night when the cops were called over a noise complaint There were a group of others there that night too, but the twin Bowie brothers ran afoul of the anger and received the brunt of the punishment of the police that night It was really over the top The This was a good true crime book by author David Parrish that s coming out next month April 2020 It certainly got my attention and kept me involved with the story of twin brothers Mickey and Jon Bowie, who were at a party in a motel room one night when the cops were called over a noise complaint There were a group of others there that night too, but the twin Bowie brothers ran afoul of the anger and received the brunt of the punishment of the police that night It was really over the top The aftermath left ongoing animosity between several of the cops and the underage partiers The twins, with Jon in particular, was being harassed daily Tt gets really twisted a few nights later when Jon is found dead, and the mystery is on to figure out how it really happened Many twists in this true crime book Advanced electronic review copy was provided by NetGalley, author David Parrish and Citadel Whoaaaaa a very emotive account of the still largely unanswered mystery surrounding the apparent suicide of a young man.The suggestion of a murder and police involvement had me hooked from the synopsis, and it didn t disappoint.Eerily written, this is a wonderful yet sad and harrowing story for true crime fans everywhere.

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