Early praise for Shallow Graves: The Hunt for the New Bedford Highway Serial Killer by Maureen Boyle
“Riveting. Heartbreaking. Authentic. This impeccably researched chronicle of a terrifying chapter in history will keep you turning pages as fast as you can. Important, powerful, and compelling, this is true crime at the highest level.” Hank Phillippi Ryan, award winning author and Emmy-winning reporter
“Chronicles the killings and their aftermath with a novelist’s power and perceptivity. A compelling work of narrative nonfiction. . .A great read.” Irene Virag, Pulitzer Prize winning reporter and journalism professor at Stony Brook University
“First-rate reporting . . .It takes a master storyteller to weave facts into a work of art that makes readers both think and feel. Boy has succeeded. Highly recommended.” Tom Hallman Jr., Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of Sam: The Boy Behind the Mask.
“Shallow Graves is a beautifully written and thoroughly insightful examination of one of the few gristly serial murder cases that remains unsolved. Maureen Boyle employs her background in journalism and criminal justice to provide the reader with a narrative that reads like a first-rate novel but enlightens like a detective’s handbook.” Jack Levin, author of Serial Killers and Sadistic Murderers: Up Close and Personal, professor emeritus, Northeastern University, co-director of the Brudnick Center on Violence at Northeastern University
“Boyle expertly captures a terrifying time in a compelling and entertaining narrative . . .Nearly impossible to put down.” Tim White, coauthor of The Last Good Heist
“The definitive examination of a case that continues to grip a troubled region. Irresistible.” Chris Gonsalves, author of Haunted Love