New Book Tells Author’s Chilling Story of Terrifying Online Dating Experience

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Stan McDonald shares his personal encounter with a “black widow” in this new book released by Dog Ear Publishing. McDonald’s astounding tale of love and deception will simultaneously fascinate and terrify anyone who’s ever considered online dating.

Dog Ear Publishing releases “Match-Dot-Murder” by Stan McDonald.

a harrowing tale of a man nearly destroyed by a sociopathic woman with designs on his home and his money.

When Stan McDonald found himself suddenly single at the age of 50, he was tentatively ready to re-enter the dating pool. Quickly, he found that the most efficient way to meet compatible women was through online dating, notes this new book. Eager to find a new love match, Stan dives in, quickly setting up dates with attractive, interesting women, only to find dud after dud.

Enter Jenny Edens. Jenny’s beautiful, well-educated and ready for fun. Stan feels as though he’s hit the jackpot when he meets her, and things progress quickly. Before he knows it, they’re living together and planning marriage and their retirement in Costa Rica. As time went on, red flags went up; Jenny’s use of Xanax mixed with alcohol was unsettling, as was the information that she owed nearly $100,000 in student loans, including loans for classes she never took. The chemistry was strong, however, and Stan fell deeper in love with her.

All too soon, their sweet life turned sour when Jenny attempted to murder Stan out of the blue. How did something that seemed so idyllic turn into Stan’s worst nightmare, resulting in his brief incarceration and years of legal battles? How was Jenny able to mask her true self for so long, even while living in close quarters with Stan? “Match-Dot-Murder” is a harrowing tale of a man nearly destroyed by a sociopathic woman with designs on his home and his money.

This is the first book for author Stan McDonald, who learned the hard way that Internet dating can be dangerous, even potentially lethal. McDonald’s motivation for writing this book, which has changed specific biographical details to protect the anonymity of the people involved, is to document the truth of his experiences.
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Match-Dot-Murder: A True Story
Stan McDonald
Dog Ear Publishing
ISBN: 978-1-4575-2885-9        
264 pages        
$15.95 US

Available at Ingram,, Barnes & Noble and fine bookstores everywhere.

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