Killer Book of Serial Killers

Author: Tom Philbin,Michael Philbin

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 1402226470

Category: True Crime

Page: 352

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The Killer Book of Serial Killers is the ultimate resource (and gift) for any true crime fan and student of the bizarre world of serial killers. Filled with stories, trivia, quizzes, quotes, photos, and odd facts about the world's most notorious murderers, this is the perfect bathroom reader for anyone fascinated with serial killers. The stories and trivia cover such killers as: John Wayne Gacy Ted Bundy The BTK Killer Jack the Ripper The Green River Killer Serial killers around the world And many more Bathroom readers have enjoyed considerable success as a format, selling millions of copies. The Killer Book series brings this format to the rabid true crime audience. Including more than 40 black & white photos, this is a must for true crime fans.

Murders in the United States

Author: R. Barri Flowers,H. Loraine Flowers

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9780786420759

Category: Social Science

Page: 232

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From the assassination of President William McKinley on September 6, 1901, to the mass killing at Columbine High School on April 20, 1999, the 20th century saw many murderous events that are difficult to contemplate but have become a part of the national history. This reference book is divided into three parts. Part One, arranged chronologically, details 53 of the most famous murder cases of the 20th century in the United States. In Part Two, over 300 entries (alphabetically arranged by criminal) provide descriptions of crimes and are subdivided into male, female, and juvenile murderers; pair and group murderers; hate crime murderers; and school killings. Part Three features crime events related to over 40 selected victims. Cross references guide the reader to additional information. An index is included.

The World's Worst Criminals

Author: Charlotte Greig

Publisher: Arcturus Publishing

ISBN: 1788284607

Category: True Crime

Page: N.A

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'Grand job, that last job was. I gave the lady no time to squeal. I love my work and want to start again. You will soon hear from me, with my funny little game. Next time I shall clip the ears off and send them to the police just for jolly.' - Jack the Ripper So ran a note written by the most notorious serial killer of all time. But no matter how awful his crimes, Jack the Ripper was a mere amateur compared to some, as he killed just seven times. - Bonnie and Clyde shot eight victims Gary Ridgway butchered more than 50 prostitutes - Dr. Marcel Petiot killed 67 times for cash - Pedro Lopez slaughtered some 300 people for sex - Harold Shipman may have finished off even more victims than that. Anyone who has been on the receiving end of a crime will know that all criminals are bad. But there are some evildoers who are in a whole different league. They are the world's worst criminals. This concise book is packed full of more than a hundred of the most extreme. Read it if you dare.

Serial Killers: 101 Interesting Facts And Trivia About Serial Killers

Author: Jack Rosewood

Publisher: LAK Publishing

ISBN: N.A

Category: True Crime

Page: 37

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Thing most terrifying thing about serial killers is that sometimes, they’re just like us, as the interesting facts in this true crime collection reveal. Even the most diabolical of serial killers was once someone’s child, someone’s spouse, someone’s parent, but somewhere along the line, something happened to send them off the rails on a descent into madness. Wisconsin serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer would have said he was just lonely, and that’s why 17 young men ended up dead at his hands. Never mind that he carried around a plastic bag to pick up road kill as a child – a huge harbinger of terrible things to come. The compilation of trivia in this serial killer true crime anthology goes beyond the familiar stories to give you a glimpse of some of the more horrifying aspects of people who become famous for acts of barbarianism that are unfathomable for most of us. By going behind the scenes, you’ll learn more about the monsters whose stories keep us awake at night, uncover the mundane hidden amongst the horrifying bits that make the evening news. These serial killer true crime moments are those you’ll want to read around the campfire on a moonless summer night. That’s if, of course, you’re planning on staying up all night. Sleep, if it comes, will be a nightmare.

Serial Killers & Psychopaths

Author: Nigel Cawthorne,Charlotte Greig

Publisher: Arcturus Publishing

ISBN: 178828657X

Category: True Crime

Page: N.A

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A concise, yet detailed look at some of the most dangerous individuals who have ever lived. Starting with examples of some of the earliest recorded psychopaths and serial killers, the authors present a carefully chosen cross-section of history's most infamous criminals.

Criminology

Author: Anthony Walsh,Lee Ellis

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1412938406

Category: Social Science

Page: 495

View: 7253


This unique text offers an interdisciplinary perspective on crime and criminality by integrating the latest theories, concepts, and research from sociology, psychology, and biology. Offering a more complete look at the world of criminology than any other existing text, authors Anthony Walsh and Lee Ellis first present criminological theory and concepts in their traditional form and then show how integrating theory and concepts from the more basic sciences can complement, expand, strengthen, and add coherence to them.

The Wikipedia Encyclopedia of Serial Killers

Author: Wikipedia

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 151075539X

Category: True Crime

Page: 602

View: 7153


A thorough, comprehensive guide to some of history’s most disturbing killers, from Rodney Alcala to the Zodiac Killer. Equal parts fascinating and horrifying, the stories of serial killers like Ted Bundy and Jeffrey Dahmer have taken on a new cultural prominence with the rise of the true-crime genre. Now, The Wikipedia Encyclopedia of Serial Killers offers murder fans and curious readers a new opportunity to learn about the lives and histories of these infamous criminals in greater depth and detail than ever before. Featuring extensive information about the backgrounds, crimes and aftermaths, victims, arrests and trials, and current lives of serial killers across the globe, as well as a variety of supplemental information—mug shots and crime-scene photos, letters from murderers, and information on victims and survivors—this book is an essential guide for all true-crime fans or any reader who wants an insight into the dark minds of the most notorious criminals in the world. Included in The Wikipedia Encyclopedia of Serial Killers, among many others, are: Ted Bundy The Zodiac Killer John Wayne Gacy Aileen Wuornos Son of Sam Jeffrey Dahmer The BTK Killer Gary Ridgway Samuel Little Karla Homolka and Paul Bernardo With nearly six million English-language articles covering essentially any topic imaginable, Wikipedia is one of the most visited websites on the internet and an important resource for anyone curious to learn about the world. This curated selection of content has been carefully selected and compiled by our editors to be the definitive book on the subject.

Real-life Monsters

Author: Stephen J. Giannangelo

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 0313397848

Category: Psychology

Page: 193

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This book presents an in-depth psychological analysis of the development of the serial killer personality that will fascinate all readers, from the experienced criminology student to the casual true-crime reader. * Includes eight case studies of fascinating serial criminals, including recently convicted media stars Rodney Alcala and Anthony Sowell

The New Earth Reader

Author: David Rothenberg,Marta Ulvaeus

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 9780262181952

Category: Nature

Page: 238

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The best essays, stories, and interviews from Terra Nova, the ground-breaking literary journal of environmentalism, are collected here.