A Rakuten Company

More titles to consider

Shopping Cart

itemsitem

Synopsis

On August 30, 1993, Roberta Moore drove to work; it was a cold, rainy morning. She had left her two sons and little daughter at home with her husband. He was supposed to make sure they got dressed in time to catch the school bus.

She had been on the job for only thirty minutes when she received a call at 7:45 a.m. Roberta was surprised to hear her husband's voice on the line. John Moore told his wife he couldn't find their sons. Robert, 13, and Benjamin (Ben), 10, were missing.

At 8:25 a.m. the dispatcher with the Price County Sheriff's Department answered a 911 call. Roberta said her husband had found their sons dead on a trail near their home.

Brothers Silenced unmasks the dysfunctional personal lives of this seemingly normal family. This shocking real life mystery proves truth is indeed stranger than fiction. Author Kathryn Jewel, spent over a year interviewing Roberta Moore and uncovering the many complex elements surrounding this case.

The ensuing finger pointing, inconsistencies, and religious obsession are explored in detail. Because of small town politics and petty jealousy within the sheriff's department, critical mistakes were made.

Fans of the true crime genre will be both challenged and baffled as they are led through this psychological maze. Brothers Silenced analyzes the twists and turns of how and why two innocent children were shot to death and left in the woods so close to their home.

People who read this also enjoyed

Get a 1 year subscription
for / issue

CUSTOMER REVIEWS

Brothers Silenced
Average rating
3.5 / 5
Brothers Silenced by Kathryn Jewel
June 8th, 2014
I bought this book yesterday afternoon and couldn't put it down until I came to the end. I read it straight through the night. Very thought provoking. I recommend this book for mystery lovers everywhere.
Helpful? Yes | No | Report

1 review
Emotional but flawed account
December 7th, 2013
Absolutely annoying misuse of apostrophes. "Boy's" when it should "boys," repeatedly! "Coarse" of the investigation! What writer writes like that? What editor leaves it that way? The author doesn't offer a plausible explanation of events, for legal reasons, one would guess. Wisconsin law authorities should be ashamed for the mishandling of this case. The author's passion and frustration regarding the case is clearly evident.
Helpful? Yes | No | Report

1 review

Read This On

You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices:

  • DESKTOP
  • eREADERS
  • TABLETS
  • IOS
  • ANDROID
  • BLACKBERRY
  • WINDOWS