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Crime author sues paper over negative review after reviewer revealed to be engaged to the killer book was base

Crime author sues paper over negative review after reviewer revealed to be engaged to the killer book was based on

  • Heart of Lies based on Liysa Northon – jailed for manslaughter in 2001
  • Rick Swart’s critical article failed to mention he and Northon were a couple
  • Ann Rule claims ‘inflammatory’ article contained ‘false statements’
  • Seeking damages for defamation and invasion of privacy

Kerry Mcdermott

A true crime author is suing a paper over a damning review of her book about a woman who killed her husband – after it emerged the man who wrote it was engaged to the killer.

Ann Rule launched legal proceedings against the Seattle Weekly after it ran an article accusing her of ‘sloppy storytelling’ in

Read more at: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2374992/Crime-author-sues-paper-negative-review-reviewer-revealed-engaged-killer-book-based-on.html