Dawn Taarud-Martinez joined Sherrie Lueder’s literary team in April 2012 as an Investigative Researcher. Sherrie recruited Dawn to help her and the team with “UNTIL SOMEONE GETS HURT”, the multi-layered crime spree and murder by a master criminal enterprise as well as Aspen, Snow, Blow, and Bo.
Dawn Taarud co-author "My Guarded Secrets" A True Story with Best Selling Author, Sherrie Lueder. Dawn will continue working with Lueder on forthcoming books as co-author and conducting extensive research and exclusive interviews with the victims and convicted murderers in the case.
On Friday the thirteenth nineteen-year-old college student, Kathy Thomas, left the house anticipating a fun-filled evening of shopping, drinks, and playing pool with friends. She waved goodbye to her stepfather, Sheriff McKenzie, as she drove her little orange Vega down the deserted street…completely unaware of the evil that was in store for her…
Sonya grows up in an upper middle class home with an alcoholic father. She acquires a taste for alcohol and drinks her first bottle of champagne when she is just twelve.
Despite her dysfunctional family life, Sonya has the necessary tools to lead a productive life and leaves home for college. Living alone and left to her own devices, the choices she makes are not all good.
Greg grows up on a farm in Charles City, Iowa. The son of alcoholic parents, neglected and left to fend for himself, Greg is drinking and driving at the age of thirteen. Never getting an allowance, he finds an easy way to access cash...once he masters his father’s signature.