Through a Mother's Eyes

Non-Fiction - True Crime
64 Pages
Reviewed on 02/20/2016
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Author Biography

Amazon Bestselling Author
2016 Readers’ Favorite International Award
2016 CLUE AWARDS Finalist
“Cary Allen Stone is an important name to watch. This is one superb crime writer!”––Grady Harp, Amazon Hall of Fame Top 100 Reviewervine Voice
Clive Cussler and Tim Dorsey endorsed Cary’s thriller “Stealing Atlanta.”

Cary’s backstory is, he spent almost forty years inside the cockpits of corporate jets and airlines and because of his flying career he acquired a unique perspective on life. He was fortunate in 1992 to fly Sir Ridley Scott on a location scout in the Caribbean. They talked about writing and building an image with the words. He was quite a mentor. He graduated from college with a Bachelor of Arts degree. He’s involved in feature films in LA and Indie films in Phoenix. He has performed voice-over radio commercials and stand-up comedy. He’s a proud member of the oldest women’s writers group––the Phoenix Writer’s Club. Clive Cussler and South Florida author Tim Dorsey endorsed his thriller “Stealing Atlanta.” He received an international book award from Readers’ Favorite Award for his book, “Through a Mother’s Eyes.” His Jake Roberts Novels are all Readers’ Favorite Five Star award-winning in crime fiction and psychological thrillers. “After the Evil – A Jake Roberts Novel” is an Amazon #1 Best Seller.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Jessyca Garcia for Readers' Favorite

Cary Allen Stone’s Through a Mother's Eyes: A True Crime Story is the true story of Julie, a mother who murdered her child. Stone did not write this story to gain sympathy for Julie or for people to hate Julie. Stone wrote this book so people can maybe understand what was going through Julie’s mind when she committed the crime.

Stone has an interesting writing style for writing true crime. She states only the facts, tells the backstory of the murderer, and gives the murderer a chance to explain why they did what they did. By Stone writing the book like this, it gives the reader a chance to ask themselves what they would have done if they were in Julie’s situation.

Through a Mother's Eyes: A True Crime Story is not an easy read. After reading this I can say I do not like Julie, but I can kind of see why she did what she did. However, there is still no excuse for her to murder her child. I believe her upbringing had a lot to do with why she murdered her child. This is why I believe that other people hold blame as to what was done to her son Charley. I was surprised that Chuck tried to help Julie after she murdered Charley.

I thought that this was a well written book, although after finishing it I was left with a deep sadness for Charley. The way Julie murdered him was brutal in my eyes and I had a hard time getting thoughts of it out of my head. This book is not for everyone. If you like reading true crime then you might enjoy this book.