The Stranger Beside Me

Ted Bundy, the shocking inside story

"Lorelei King narrates this tale of murder and its detail-filled investigation in clear, concise words. She deftly shifts genders, while remaining firmly in control of the story line and the horror...King excels as she maintains Rule's distance as an investigative writer, emphasizing the facts, without ever getting caught up in the terror of it all." - Audiofile Magazine

“[A]s chilling as a bedroom window shattering at midnight.” - New York Times

Ann Rule was working on the biggest story of her career, tracking the trail of victims left by a brutal serial killer. Little did this future best-selling author know that the savage slayer she was hunting was the young man she counted among her closest friends. Everyone's picture of a natural winner, Ted Bundy was a bright, charming, and handsome man with a promising future as an attorney. But on January 24, 1989 Bundy was executed for the murders of three young women - and had confessed to taking the lives of at least thirty-five more women from coast to coast. Ann Rule, who kept in constant contact with Bundy throughout the investigation, tells his story as no other person can, capturing the essence of his magnetic power, unholy compulsion, and demonic double life.

Lorelei says...

Lorelei says

This was the hardest book I have ever narrated in my career and I had to think long and hard before committing to it. In the end, I did it for his victims.

Lorelei King



Lorelei is a multi-award-winning narrator of audiobooks, recording the works of best-selling authors Janet Evanovich, Darynda Jones and Patricia Briggs, among others. She is one of the first inductees into the Audible Narrator Hall of Fame.

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