The Encyclopedia of Serial Killers: A Study of the Chilling Criminal Phenomenon from the Angels of Death to the Zodiac Killer (Facts on File Crime Library)

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The Encyclopedia of Serial Killers: A Study of the Chilling Criminal Phenomenon from the Angels of Death to the Zodiac Killer (Facts on File Crime Library)

The Encyclopedia of Serial Killers: A Study of the Chilling Criminal Phenomenon from the Angels of Death to the Zodiac Killer (Facts on File Crime Library)

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The book is quite detailed, and I liked the fact that there was information in the book on serial killers from the 1800's and earlier (Erzsebet Bathory born in 1560).

From Jack the Ripper to Jeffrey Dahmer, the serial killer has always had a strang ehold over the public's imagination. By completing your purchase, you agree to Audible's Conditions of Use and authorise Audible to charge your designated card or any other card on file. Her years in the business world included writing articles and manuals on a variety of items, from instruction manuals used in teaching, to the workings of machinery.

The audio version was let down by the over-dubbing with either correction or additional info on various sections of the book. From Jack the Ripper to the FBI's Violent Criminal Apprehension Program (VICAP), the Encyclopedia of Serial Killers provides an exhaustive overview of what is undoubtedly the most macabre and fascinating branch of crime and modern criminology. The author's stated purpose is to "demystify, as far as possible, those predators in human form who have been with us since the dawn of history. By using the Web site, you confirm that you have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by the Terms and Conditions.

The preface notes that the case histories are examples of specific serial killer types, motivations, nationalities, and other characteristics, because the more than 1,500 serial killers on record renders comprehensive coverage of every case unfeasible.

The information is presented in such a way that it isn't too boring to read through, but still gives thorough information. It also includes relevant topics that cover from different types of motives, tools, common themes of serial killing incidents and people who investigate the killings. A steady stream of horrific crimes have made serial murder a subject of both tabloid attention and serious study. JOHN LUTZ, New York Times bestselling author From the desk of one of the most acclaimed and prolific true crime authors comes a mystery thriller certain to captivate his fans. I thought that their minds are so creative and that there is no way in hell these events could be remotely true in real life.

New and updated entries include: Axe Man of New Orleans ; BTK Killer; Jack the Ripper; Cuidad Juarez, Mexico; John Allen Muhammad and Lee Boyd Malvo, the Sniper Killers; Gary Leon Ridgway, the Green River Killer; Harold Frederick Shipman; ViCLAS; Coral Watts; Aileen Wuornos; Robert Lee Yates Jr.

You will find these killers and approximately 175 others plus approximately 225 Unsolved Serial Killer cases in this fourth book in the series of The World Encyclopedia of Serial Killers. Prepare for an adrenaline-fueled rollercoaster ride with TIMBERWOLF, the first installment in the gripping "spy-fi" series by Tom Julian, where thrilling espionage and futuristic encounters meet! Fascinating and informative, definitely one to read if you’re interested in serial killers from around the world and also other things like VICAP, Modus Operandi’s, etc. MONSTERS ON THE LOOSE: The True Story of Three Unsolved Murders in Prohibition Era San Diego by Richard L. Ranging from ancient Rome to the present, he discusses the realities versus popular film and television myths, key figures on both sides of the law, pivotal cases and events, and criminal activities that have shaped law enforcement responses.



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