“The Unusual Suspect“

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“The Unusual Suspect“ is the true-crime saga of Stephen Jackley. His life and wrongdoings are definitely strange, sad, and yet somehow exhilarating. Stephen Jackley is about as far from a typical bank robber as one could get.  He decided that the world was not fair and that he could make a difference by robbing banks, a modern Robin Hood. He even left behind mementoes, coins with a scratch mark or banknotes marked with “RH.” He thought robbing banks would work, so that was what he did. Jackley might have been naïve, but he was not stupid; he was confident and resourceful.

Machell takes readers into Jackley’s world via his personal journals; Jackley wrote down everything, his adolescence, his crimes, his time in jail. He documented his thoughts, his accomplishments, and his plans. This provides readers with an interesting insight into his thinking, his world, and his motivation. Jackley evolves as…

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  1. Thanks for reposting my review. If you are looking for books featuring characters with autism, check out books by Michael Seers. Start with the first one “Black Fridays.” The main character is trying to get custody of his five-year old son with autism. At the same time he is entangled in Wall Street wrong doings, cover-ups, and unexplained deaths.

    It provides an interesting picture of a parent of a child with autism as both parent and child learn about each other in the context of a “mainstream” financial thriller

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