Patricia Pulley was lucky eugh to find and marry the man of her dreams. Together, they had children; they built a life. Then, with warning, her husband died and left her widowed. In an instant, everything changed; Pat's children watched as she struggled to replace the only man she had kwn. She needed someone to love, protect, and care for her-just like the man she had lost much too soon. LOVE, LONELINESS, ABUSE, AND MURDER is a painful memoir written by Patricia's youngest son, Jim. Jim saw the agony caused by his father's death; he also watched as his mother fell into the arms of a monster. Told through firsthand memories, police incident reports, and pages of Patricia's own diary, Pulley's story proves that life can change without warning. Where there was once happiness, only mournful cries w echo in the dark.