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  • Published: 12 July 2022
  • ISBN: 9780786046690
  • Imprint: Kensington
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 416
  • RRP: $15.99

We Thought We Knew You

A Terrifying True Story of Secrets, Betrayal, Deception, and Murder




From one of America's most celebrated true crime authorities, an investigation into the mysterious, sudden death of Mary Yoder in Upstate New York and the law enforcement efforts that eventually led to her killer's conviction for murder.

From one of America’s most celebrated true crime authorities, New York Times bestselling journalist M. William Phelps, the chilling investigation into the mysterious 2015 poisoning of a woman in upstate New York and a family plunged into a nightmare of backstabbing and vengeance…

In July 2015, Mary Yoder fell ill in the chiropractic center she operated with her husband, Bill. Doctors in the ER and ICU were baffled—and unable to save her life. Weeks later, her family received startling news from the medical examiner: Mary had been deliberately poisoned. Another shock followed when the local sheriff received a claim that Adam Yoder had poisoned his mother. But Adam was not the only person of interest . . .

Kaitlyn Conley, Adam’s ex-girlfriend, worked at the Yoders’ clinic and was at Mary’s bedside during her last hours. Still, some spoke of her history of rage-fueled behavior. Had Kaitlyn and Adam conspired to kill Mary? Yet another suspect emerged when accusations were hurled at grieving husband Bill Yoder. . .

M. William Phelps unravels a twisting trail of evidence to reveal the heartless scheme that tore a family apart, divided a community, and culminated in two gripping, high-profile trials.

  • Published: 12 July 2022
  • ISBN: 9780786046690
  • Imprint: Kensington
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 416
  • RRP: $15.99

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