made national news when she and her husband rescued their 15-year-old daughter from a serial killer. Her experience is recorded in a book, Caught in the Act
, cowritten with Paul Lonardo. Paul Lonardo
is an author of fiction and nonfiction. He is the coauthor of Caught in the Act: A Courageous Family's Fight to Save Their Daughters from a Serial Killer
and Thrill Killers: A True Story of Innocence and Murder Without Conscience
. He lives in Lincoln, Rhode Island.