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Roadside Prey

by Alva Busch

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Although it was years since I read this book, the killer is still a topic among those of us who have been OTR Truckers. It's still a scary thought that someone could just pick you up off the street and you're never seen again. I cried reading it because of the young girl who did her best to make eye contact with the guy on the loading dock (attempting to get him to see that something was wrong, that she was frightened) to no avail. ( )
  Madamxtra | Mar 16, 2017 |
This book was very interesting to say the least. I was grossed out by most of the stuff this guy did to the women. Roadside Prey is the true story about Robert Ben Rhoades and his murders and assaults to women that he picked up on the highway, or at truck stops.
The story begins with Rhoades picking up a girl at a truck stop. Just reading the book gave me chills at how the young girls just went with him. He was able to manipulate them and make them feel very comfortable with him. As you read the book you learn more about his personal life and addiction to violent sex. If you can handle explicit detail about women having their bodies tortured with the devices that are shown in the book then you should give this book a chance.
I don't want to give away too much about what exactly happened to the girls, women and young ladies but just know that this guy was a sadistic man. ( )
  crazy4reading | Feb 13, 2009 |
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Follows the disturbing story of truck driver Robert Ben Rhoades, whose obsession with violent sex prompted him to pick up prostitutes, runaways, and lonely women and torture them to death, a practice that went undetected for fifteen years. Original.

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