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  1. Precious Angels: A True Story of Two Slain Children and a Mother convicted of Murder (Onyx True Crime)
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  2. Precious Angels: A True Story of Two Slain Children and a Mother convicted of Murder (Onyx True Crime)

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On June 6, 1996, the tranquility of Rowlett, Texas was forever shattered by a frantic 911 phone call from Darlie Routier to police, claiming an intruder had broken into her home and stabbed her two little boys to death. But the subsequent investigation revealed a darker truth--the murder of two innocent children by their own mother.

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Barbara Davis
Mass Market Paperback
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Leaving aside the rather twee name & bad cover art(imposed by the publisher?) Barbara Davis's recounting of the Darlie Routier case is fascinating on many levels. Most interesting is the fact that the author has now changed her position on Darlie's guilt, becoming one of her most fervent supporters.

This speaks highly of her integrity. She apparently based her turnaround on unseen evidence shown to her by another writer, Christopher Brown. This allegedly included proof that aspects of the police case was fabricated. Whilst interpretation of evidence such as bloodstains, photos of Darlie's bruising etc. is best left to forensic scientists who are extensively trained in this area, there would seem to be some problems with the collection of some of the evidence. This could easily be explained by inexperience & stress on the part of police. Conspiracy theories, as always, are the least likely option.

The author points out that it's difficult to believe an intruder... Read more
It is a welcome breath of fresh air, to finally read an unbiased, unsolicited opinion of this sad blot on American gothic suburbia. As a former resident of the county and state under examination, and someone who attended the trial, it is very refreshing to find someone not swayed by the histrionics that the family of the convicted murderer so diligently deploy. Ms. Davis' review of the trial is unerring, and ultimately this is what matters most...not Darlie's supporters' unverified claims of new evidence and "shocking untold stories." I doubt that this review will earm me much more than a ton of unwanted email, but it must be said that this book, as part of the Darlie Routier canon, finally lays the question to rest for any person of reason and rationality. I have no doubt that Darlie Kee can find all manner of falsehoods and dis-information here, but if she didn't, her new career as a talk show victim would be over, then, wouldn't it?
Having read a great deal of material concerning the Routier case, I was surprised that another account of the murders, and subsequent trial, could hold my attention. I read this book in less than 24 hours.
I purchased the book with some hesitation. Barbara Davis has changed her mind on Ms. Routier's guilt and I think she might be a bit self serving in writing a follow up book on the sugject. I suppose I'll have to read her latest book on the subject to compare.
"Precious Angels" bears a very strong resemblance to "Flesh and Blood" by Patricia Springer. Of course, it stands to reason that it would since it is the telling of the same story. Be that as it may, it doesn't change the fact that this is a tale that is spell binding, and Davis' telling of the story is a good read.
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