Loretta Bowersock and her daughter, Terri, ran a multimillion-dollar furniture store based in Tempe, Arizona, where they were well-known and admired by many. Together, these two women seemed to be living the American Dream...until one man decided to take it all away. Over the course of two decades, Taw Benderly worked his way into Loretta's heart, home, and business. Though the couple appeared to be happy, their lives behind closed doors told another story. Terri had always known that the handsome, charming, and usually unemployed Taw was manipulating her mother--but she did not know the extent of the abuse or how far he would go to defraud her. Then, just before Christmas in 2004, Loretta went missing. It would be more than a year before Terri learned the shocking truth: That, before killing himself, Taw murdered the 69-year-old Loretta and left her. Bones in the Desert is the shocking story of a devoted mother and daughter, a successful business, and the man who would do everything to destroy it all ...When asked why the vehicle did not appear in the video surveillance, he said he had no idea. . . . Benderly said he returned to Park Place Mall at ... Benderly reported that he traversed both floors of Dillards, and after searching for 30 minutes, he went to the customer service desk, where he told them he could not find his wife and asked them to page her. After paging twice, Benderly told us that Dillardsanbsp;...
|Title||:||Bones in the Desert|
|Publisher||:||Macmillan - 2008-09-30|