Kids who Kill: Eric Smith

True Crime Press, Book 2. Series 1
Kids who Kill: Eric Smith

"I have just met the Anti-Christ."

Derrick Robie's mother warns her young son against speaking to strangers. She never thinks to warn him against children.

Four-year-old Derrick Robie, almost turning five, is a dynamite little boy, always on the go, keen to learn, keen to be independent. One morning, with a fractious younger son with teething problems, Doreen Robie is running late in getting the children ready so Derrick can go to summer camp. Derrick insists that he is a big boy who can go on his own.

It will be a decision she will almost instantly regret because less than fifteen minutes later, her child is dead.

His killer is a sadistic stranger who preys on the little boy and wants to kill him as soon as he sees him.

His killer is thirteen-year-old Eric Smith.

The question on everyone's lips is why? The second question is, did police officers stop a serial killer in the making?

This true crime story will suit readers who enjoy books by Ann Rule, Jack Rosewood or Kathryn Casey.

Kathryn McMaster is an accomplished author who specializes in true crime and unsolved cases and explores the darkest side of the human mind.

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"Although the story is horrendous, it evoked many emotions (sadness, horror, and anger). I couldn't stop turning the pages. I admire Ms. McMaster's ability to write true crime without editorializing or adding her personal emotions about the people involved. Another five-star story. Looking forward to the book in the series. Kudos Ms. McMaster" Readsalot

"This is the second book in Kathryn McMaster's series, and although the subject matter is unpleasant, the stories are so well written that they draw you in and keep you turning the pages." Helen

"I highly recommend this book for true crime readers. I am looking forward to receiving the email alerting me to the arrival of the next book in the series. Five stars!" Bri

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About Kathryn McMaster

Kathryn McMaster is a writer of true crime murders. Her debut novel, "Who Killed Little Johnny Gill?" depicting a crime so horrendous it was thought to be the work of Jack the Ripper, was a best seller. When she writes true crime novels these are based on true stories, melding fact with fiction, and writing in the creative nonfiction style. Her true crime books, using only the facts, are well researched making sure no stone is unturned. With an intense interest in the criminal mind and forensic science she successfully lays bare the dark side of the human mind.

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