Cup of Crime: ‘Met the End’ by Holly Brians Ragusa

Wednesday, March 13, 2024 - Wednesday, May 8, 2024
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Cup of Crime is a book club that meets once per month. For adults who love reading mysteries and spooky stuff!

This month’s book: Met the End by Cincinnati Local Author Holly Brians Ragusa!

This true-crime survival memoir explores the life and death of John Powell, first known victim of American serial killer Donald Harvey, through the eyes of Powell’s daughter, Holly Brians Ragusa.

When a motorcycle accident in 1986 left John Powell in a coma, the nightmare for his family had scarcely begun. Donald Harvey, a nurse’s aid, was poisoning him with cyanide, and when Powell died, an investigation revealed dozens of similar crimes. Brians Ragusa struggled for decades to reconcile childhood memories of her Dad against the sensational publicity surrounding his murder.

Through research, interviews, and introspection, Brians Ragusa faces the tragedy of her family’s past, and finds reclamation.” –

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Age Range:   18+

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