Ripple : a long strange search for a killer

Title Ripple : a long strange search for a killer
Names Cosgrove, Jim.
Book Number DB109611
Title Status Active
Medium Digital Book
Annotation "For nine years, South Carolina officials struggled to identify "the boy in the woods," a young man whose body had been discovered just south of Myrtle Beach in a fishing village called Murrells Inlet. Meanwhile, 1,200 miles away in Kansas City, Missouri, Frank McGonigle's family searched for him at Grateful Dead concerts and in the face of every long-haired hitchhiker they passed. Consumed by guilt for how they'd treated him, Frank's eight siblings slowly came to understand that-like Jerry Garcia sang-he's gone and nothin's gonna bring him back. Frank McGonigle was finally found-and identified as "the boy in the woods." Four years later, the case still unsolved, Jim Cosgrove, a McGonigle family friend and investigative journalist, picked up the trail of Frank's cold case and began uncovering connections to a ruthless local crime boss and blunders by the threadbare sheriff's department. When his research began to stall, a chance meeting with the soft-hearted, straight-talking "energy reader" Carol Williams provided a metaphysical spark that reignited Jim's resolve. Although his work as a journalist trained him to be skeptical, Cosgrove found himself starting to become a believer when Carol provided details about Frank's murder that turned out to be freakishly accurate. In 2019, Cosgrove returned to Murrells Inlet with one of Frank's brothers to dredge up some old leads and settle Frank's case once and for all...." -- Provided by publisher. -- Unrated. Commercial audiobook.
Narrator Cosgrove, Jim.
Local Subject Commercial Audio - COMAU
Social problems & services (Nonfiction) - 360
Social problems - Criminology, Crime - 364
Audience Notes Male narrator - MN
Contains strong language - ST
Contains some violence - VIS
LC Subject True crime stories
Missing persons - Investigation - Missouri - Kansas City - Case studies
Murder - Investigation - South Carolina - Case studies
Murder - South Carolina - Case studies
Women psychics
True crime stories
Language English
Released 2023
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