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New York Times bestselling true-crime author Shanna Hogan delves into a high-profile murder case in The Stranger She Loved.

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In 2007, Dr. Martin MacNeill—a doctor, lawyer, and Mormon bishop—discovered his wife of thirty years dead in the bathtub of their Pleasant Grove, Utah, home, her face bearing the scars of a facelift he had persuaded her to undergo just a week prior.

At first the death of fifty-year-old Michele MacNeill, a former beauty queen and mother of eight, appeared natural. But days after the funeral, when Dr. MacNeill moved his much younger mistress into the family home, his children grew suspicious. Conducting their own investigation into their mother's death, the MacNeill daughters uncovered their father's multiple marital affairs, past criminal record, and falsified college transcripts he used to con his way into medical school.

It would take six long years to solve the mystery of Michele's murder and secure a first-degree murder conviction against the once prominent doctor. New York Times bestselling author Shanna Hogan delves into the high-profile case, unmasking the monster beneath the doctor's carefully concocted facade.

"Hogan weaves a cohesive and engaging account, and her narrative chronology makes this a compelling read." ---Library Journal

"The characters are memorable, the suspense is palpable, every foreshadowing meets its shadow." ---Booklist

The Stranger She Loved

A Mormon Doctor, His Beautiful Wife, and an Almost Perfect Murder

Author Shanna Hogan

Narrated by Pam Ward

Publication date Nov 17, 2015

Running time 11 hrs 7 min

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