Dance with the Devil has ratings and 76 reviews. Susan said: Being from Newfoundland,I was well aware of the happenings in this book as they were hap. . On November , the body of a young doctor named Andrew Bagby was discovered in Keystone State Park outside Latrobe, Pennsylvania, by a homeless . Dance with the Devil: A Memoir of Murder and Loss / David Bagby Bagby, David In November , the body of a young doctor named Andrew Bagby was.

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Most people–including myself–would not be capable of such resolve. Gifting of the Kindle edition at the Kindle MatchBook price is not available.

But this memoir is merely a chronological retelling of the case against Shirley Turner. This book give you a rollercoaster of emotions, you feel anger at Shirley for killing Andrew, you feel sadness and grief for Andrew and his family, you feel happiness when the baby Zachary is with the Bagbys and is happy as a little baby boy should be. I hope you know what a huge impact you have, in many lives. In augustShirley Turner dzvid thirteen-month-old Zachary and then herself.

While she was out dnace bail and awaiting extradition to the U. Although not a necessity. Even vagby the ultimate tragic end,I strongly felt that it was a crime within itself that that woman had that defenceless child. Read more Read less.

Dance with the Devil: A Memoir of Murder and Loss

But when Zachary was murdered by the same woman, it turned into a testament of love and strength for Andrew’s parents. When I read true crime, I like to see more back story of the people involved. I was seeking a family- point- of- view type story No one can tell the story as clearly and with as much emotion as his father does in this book.


Since this was written by the first victim’s father, little to no backstory was provided for the accused eance. While fending off extradition efforts by U.

Key Porter Books- True Crime – pages. This book is more about how the justice system failed and 2 more people are dead because of it. The book was written by David Bagby the father of Andrew Bagby, a well loved family practice doctor who was murdered by a sociopathic, evil, spawn of Satan wom I was lucky to get my hands on a copy of this hard to find book and was glad I did. A Dance with the Devil: Wanted to read this book as soon and the documentary Dear Zachary ended.

Jul 22, Antoinette marked it as to-read. Maybe they printed it again. The emotional turmoil and trauma caused by the legal system is documented within the book, but only as evidence of what the system does to the families of victims. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

Dance With the Devil

The movie had dsvid in tears and in rage all at once. I actually watched the documentary “Dear Zachary” and it prompted me to buy and read this book. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. This is a story that you’ll care about deeply. A Memoir of Murder and Loss on your Kindle in under a minute.


Obsessive and unstable, Shirley Turner lied to the police and fled to her family home in Newfoundland before she could be arrested.

Paperbackpages. Zachary was born a short while later. No spoilers here for my friends but you must watch this film. The Bagby’s advocacy is truly inspiring, and although I skimmed a handful of pages related to David Bagby’s general recommendations, it’s clear their heartbreak has affected positive change in multiple teh systems.

They did everything they could, and more than most would be able to try to find justice for their son, while trying to care for Zachary in the worst possible circumstances.

Mr Bagby’s anger is justified, he is angry at Shirley and the justice system that allowed her to kill herself and Zachary.

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I agree whole heartedly, that things need to change. His arguments towards the refusal of parole for alleged murderers is superb and really shows how idiotic the laws can be. I should have just stuck with the documentary. Shelbie Kellum I got it on Amazon for a reasonable price. withh

Oct 04, Laren rated it liked it Shelves: Thanks so much for being a strong resounding voice and pushing forward.