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Backseat Tragedies: Hot Car Deaths by [Parker Ph.D., RJ, Slate, JJ]
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When we hear about these cases of children forgotten in their car seats, left alone in the hot sun to die, our first reaction is to instinctively blame the parent or caregiver. We think, how could anyone forget about their own child for a moment, let alone hours? But the awful reality is that these tragedies happen to people from all walks of life. Many of the parents detailed in this book never thought such a thing could ever happen to them. They were wrong.

On average, thirty-seven U.S. children die each year after becoming trapped or forgotten in a hot vehicle. Between the years 1998 and 2014, 636 children perished inside a hot car in the United States. The numbers are staggering. The stories are heartbreaking. But what can we do about it?

In Backseat Tragedies: Hot Car Deaths, bestselling true crime authors RJ Parker and JJ Slate explore the circumstances that led to the deaths of over twenty children who died of hyperthermia, or heatstroke, in a car. They explore the science of how quickly a car can heat to deadly temperatures and why the human brain can so easily be tricked into forgetting something as important as a child. They also highlight important steps we can take as a community to prevent future casualties. Spreading awareness about the reality of hot car deaths is the first step toward eliminating these tragedies.


This is the second book RJ Parker and JJ Slate collaborated on. The first book is 'Social Media Monsters: Internet Killers'

In March, 2015, JJ released 'Till Death Do Us Part: True Stories of Newlywed Murders'

Most recently, RJ published 'Marc Lepine: The Montreal Massacre' and is currently working on 'Missing Aboriginal Women of BC', due for release in September, 2015.

About the Author

                                                               BIOGRAPHIES:<div>  </div><div><div>JJ Slate has been writing in some capacity for most of her life. Born in Massachusetts, she has always been fascinated with true crime stories, especially missing persons and cold cases. JJ currently lives with her husband in New England.
Check out RJ Parker's Serial Killers Abridged, which published May 31, 2014. JJ wrote the final case file in the book, a summary of the Long Island Serial Killer case.
  • Missing Wives, Missing Lives: Published on June 16, 2014, JJ's debut true crime book is a compilation of true cases about wives that have gone missing.
  • Social Media Monsters: Internet Killers: JJ Slate and RJ Parker are co-authoring this book that highlights cases of killers who use social media to locate and lure their victims. Release date - September 18, 2014
  • Fatal Distraction: Hot Car Deaths: Available for pre-order in paperback with $1.00 for each order going to KidsandCars.org. Co-written by JJ and RJ. Release date - April 15, 2015

<div>RJ Parker, P.Mgr.,CIM, is an award-winning and bestselling true crime author and serial killer expert. He has written 16 true crime books, available in eBook, trade paperback and audiobook editions and have sold in over 100 countries. He holds Certifications in Serial Crime and Criminal Profiling.</div><div>  </div><div>New True Crime releases by RJ Parker Publishing, Inc., in 2014 and 2015</div><div></div><div>
  • Beyond Sticks and Stones: Bullying and Bullycide (March 14)
  • Parents Who Killed Their Children (April 30)
  • Serial Killers Abridged: (Encyclopedia of 100 Serial Killers (May 31)
  • Missing Wives, Missing Lives by JJ Slate (June 16)
  • Social Media Monsters (Internet Killers) by JJ Slate and RJ Parker(September 18)
  • The True Story of The Vampire Rapist by J.T. Hunter (October 11)
  • Serial Killers True Crime Anthology 2015, Volume 2 (December 15)
  • Fatal Distractions: Hot Car Deaths by JJ Slate and RJ Parker (April 15, 2015)
</div><div>    </div>Please visit their website for a listing of True CRIME and CRIME Fiction books by various authors at:

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 1427.0 KB
  • Print Length: 250 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: RJ Parker Publishing (14 April 2015)
  • Sold by: Amazon Asia-Pacific Holdings Private Limited
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00S7CLFY8
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