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Hit Man
In 1983, Paladin Press, a fringe publisher, released a book called Hit Man: A Technical Manual for Independent Contractors. The author, who went by the pen name Rex Feral, offered very specific tips for the aspiring contract killer— where to find employment, how much to charge...and how to get away with murder. Ten years later, Tiffani Horn’s mother, 8-year-old brother, and a close family friend were found murdered. The exhaustive investigation involved multi-state surveillance and wiretaps, but it wasn’t until detectives stumbled upon Hit Man that they suddenly had what they called a...
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4.0 stars from 50 ratings
Beautifully done
Unlike some crime podcasts that can feel voyeuristic or a bit cavalier about the lives that have been lost or ruined, Hit Man takes listeners on an adventure that is a wild ride but still feels respectful of the people whose lives were impacted by this book. Haunting and beautiful. Highly...Read full review »
Aleigh_Ace via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/19/19
Really interesting
This is a really interesting story that takes such an interesting turn. I would have given 5 stars except it’s so annoying that there’s no order to episodes being released. It’s been 3 weeks since the last episode! I love the podcast but what is going on?!?!
sarai234326 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/15/19
Very interesting podcast.
Very interesting podcast. I don’t get where people think the author is “pushing a liberal agenda” but whatever. Great listen
meeehair via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/14/19
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