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If I Die...

A True Story of Obsessive Love, Uncontrollable Greed, and Murder
Narrated by: James Anderson Foster
Length: 10 hrs and 28 mins
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He'd been shot in the head, decapitated, and set on fire. Who could have turned on the real-estate ace with such bloodthirsty fury? Even before the remains were found, circumstantial evidence was building against Rudin's 52-year-old wife, Margaret, who stood to inherit a handsome share of her husband's fortune. Rudin's friends also suspected Margaret, and the victim had thought that his wife was trying to poison him when he was alive. Then a chilling caveat was discovered in Rudin's living trust: should he die under violent circumstances, an investigation should be conducted. By the time authorities closed in on Margaret Rudin she'd disappeared. It would take two and a half years to hunt the Black Widow down, and to discover the secrets at the heart of poisonous marriage...

Now, reporter Michael Fleeman delivers a startling glimpse into the mind of a woman who would stop at nothing to get what she wanted. Fleeman also details the relentless pursuit of justice that would lead authorities from the glamorous facade of Las Vegas to a squalid apartment on the outskirts of Boston, to hold the remorseless wife accountable for her shocking crimes.

©2002 Michael Fleeman. (P)2018 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved.

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The Wife was forgivable

The husband , well he was a sad sac of co dependence and was stunted n his ability to make anyone not wang to either kill themselves, or to murder him. Grest book.

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  • Matthew Tsien
  • 26-05-19

Unmitigated Deceit by the Divorce Queen

Transfixing true crime of a devious, cunning and beautiful woman so desperate for wealth that she murders her fifth husband for his estate and insurance. Excellent narrative.

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  • CRF
  • 04-05-19

Okay, I guess

The story was okay and it had good narration. It did end very abruptly though.

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