A Killer's Confession and a Mother's Fight for the Truth

A Killer's Confession and a Mother's Fight for the Truth

Hardback (22 Aug 2019) | English

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Synopsis

A mother's fight to bring her daughter's killer, Christopher Halliwell, to justice

'I have lived every parent's worst nightmare. On what would have been my daughter's 29th birthday, Detective Superintendent Stephen Fulcher knocked on the door and told me my beautiful Becky was dead. Found buried in a shallow grave in a remote field, Becky had been brutally murdered.'

When Becky Godden-Edwards was killed, her mother Karen awoke to a world where the truth was never guaranteed; where taxi driver Christopher Halliwell got away with murder and the police officer who found her daughter was punished instead.

This is Karen's story. Despite unimaginable tragedy, her love for her daughter has been unbreakable: from her despair through Becky's troubled teenage years, to the agonising eight years when Becky was missing, and then the dramatic story of how a killer's confession led to a terrible discovery.

The one constant has been Karen's determination to fight for Becky, tirelessly campaigning for the truth about what happened to be heard and for Halliwell to face the consequences of his evil actions.

*The murders of Becky Godden-Edwards and Sian O'Callaghan will soon be the focus of major new ITV series A Confession starring Martin Freeman as Stephen Fulcher and Imelda Staunton as Karen Edwards*

Book information

ISBN: 9781472266651
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
Imprint: Headline
Pub date:
DEWEY: 364.1523092
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: xi, 320 , 8 unnumbered of plates
Weight: 568g
Height: 239mm
Width: 161mm
Spine width: 32mm