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"They assumed he was the murderer; the husband usually is. By and by, however, Allen convinced them that the prime suspect was actually the oldest of his five brothers, Ron Lafferty." Prologue, pg. xiii

"He still insists that he is innocent of any crime but, paradoxically, does not deny that he killed Brenda or Erica. When asked to explain how both these apparently contradictory statements can be true, he says, 'I was doing God's will, which is not a crime.'" Prologue, pg. xx

"There is a dark side to religious devotion that is too often ignored or denied." Prologue, pg. xxi

"It is the aim of this book to cast some light on Lafferty and his ilk." Prologue, pg. xxiii

"Mormon authorities treat the fundamentalists as they would a crazy uncle - they try to keep the "polygs" hidden in the attic, safely out of sight, but the...

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