Books to Borrow Roaring Spring Public Library Recommends
In the Garden of Spite: A Novel of the Black Widow of La Porte By Camilla Bruce
June 9, 2022
“In the Garden of Spite” by Camilla Bruce is a work of historical fiction that follows the life of Belle Gunness, one of the most notorious female serial killers in American History. The book is both gruesome and fascinating. It is not for the faint of heart, but if one is able to get past the gore, the story is engrossing. I found myself both horrified and intrigued. This book kept me reading until the early morning hours.
The story begins in Selbu, Norway where seventeen year old Belle Gunness (known then as Brynhild Paulsdatter Storset) has suffered unspeakable abuse and tragedy. Con...