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Where Monsters Hide

Sex, Murder, and Madness in the Midwest
Narrated by: Jonathan Yen
Length: 11 hrs and 10 mins
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Publisher's Summary

In October 2014, after Chris Regan failed to arrive at his new job, his ex-girlfriend filed a missing-person report. Something was off. It was not like Chris, a devoted father, avid hiker, and all-around great guy, not to show up. When local Michigan police chief Laura Frizzo learned Chris was having an affair with Kelly Cochran, a married coworker, suspicion fell on her husband, Jason. After a search warrant on their house revealed several suspicious items, the Cochrans abruptly moved to Indiana. As questions swirled around the case, the whereabouts of Chris Regan remained unknown. 

Sixteen months later Jason Cochran died from a drug overdose. Friends and family rallied around the grieving and distraught Kelly. But when the coroner ruled Jason's death a homicide, no one reacted more bizarrely than his widow. For months detectives tried to put Kelly's past into focus, but the truth was buried under a patchwork of lies, contradictions, and brutally horrific revelations. As Kelly Cochran, a Purdue graduate and psychology major, played "catch me if you can", a mesmerizing story emerged that rivals today's best-selling fiction in its drama and fascination.

©2019 M. William Phelps (P)2019 Tantor

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“Phelps is the king of true crime.” (Lynda Hirsch, Creators Syndicate columnist)

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  • M. Oles
  • 02-04-2019

Narration lacking, perhaps Kevin Pierce ?

Struggled to finish because of the narration. not the fault of the author. Perhaps the physical book would have been better but since my limited vision prevents me from that option, I won't buy anything more with this narrator.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 07-04-2019

M. William Phelps is Amazing

Author M. William Phelps never fails to write an amazing detailed true crime story. This story is so detailed and shocking. Kudos for dighi g deep into the psychology of psychopathy.

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  • Nikki Tudor
  • 30-04-2019

A bit repetitive & salacious

I found the author tended to reiterate direct quotes from the people involved multiple times - so much that I thought the track had skipped on several occasions. For that reason, I felt there was a lot of filler, which was tedious.

Also disappointing that the author seemed to really want to make certain sexual aspects (like bisexuality) seem deviant - as though that added to the bad character of the murderers. I found that to be unnecessary.

As far as the delivery, it was decent, although due to the content I felt myself getting irritated with the delivery.

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  • ChronicPain
  • 31-03-2019

A Return to Form

After M William Phelps last two book which I didn't particularly like, infact one of them I didn't even finish.
I am pleased to say this one sits alongside some of his best books in my opinion & I have read all of his true crime.
This story gripped me from beginning to end & I didn't want to turn it off. I recommend this book to lovers of true crime.