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Listening to Killers

By James Garbarino
  • ISBN Code: : 0520958748
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Pages : 324
  • Category : Psychology
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Listening to Killers offers an inside look at twenty years' worth of murder files from Dr. James Garbarino, a leading expert psychological witness who listens to killers so that he can testify in court. The author offers detailed accounts of how killers travel a path that leads from childhood innocence to lethal violence in adolescence or adulthood. He places the emotional and moral damage of each individual killer within a larger scientific framework of social, psychological, anthropological, and biological research on human development. By linking individual cases to broad social and cultural issues and illustrating the social toxicity and unresolved trauma that drive some people to kill, Dr. Garbarino highlights the humanity we share with killers and the role of understanding and empathy in breaking the cycle of violence.

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When Kate married gangster Ronnie Kray he introduced her to some of the most feared criminals Britain has ever known. She persuaded them to open their hearts to her and talk about their crimes, fears and dreams.Featured in this book are such killers as John Straffen, Britain's longest-serving lifer. He has shunned publicity and interviews throughout his years inside, but has agreed to speak only to Kate Kray. Harry Roberts, the cop killer whose conviction led to a blaze of publicity, opens his heart out to Kate as does Linda Calvey, dubbed the Black Widow. Kate has also spoken to the Black Widow's husband, the notorious Danny Reece.

Cold Cases: A True Crime Collection

By Cheyna Roth
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1646041143
  • Total of Pages : 280
  • Category : True Crime
  • Members : 509
  • Pdf File: cold-cases.pdf

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Discover the fascinating true crime stories of JonBenét Ramsey, the Black Dahlia, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum theft, the Amber Alert case, the Cleveland Torso Murders, and more—a must-read for murderinos, armchair detectives, and online sleuths of all kinds! From mystifying heists to shocking murders, Cold Cases: A True Crime Collection features case file facts, fascinating details, and chilling testimonies of the world’s most famous cold cases. Written for true crime junkies who love to speculate on the facts and theories surrounding their favorite cases, this book reads like you’re having a conversation with a friend or listening to your favorite crime podcast. Each chapter delves deep into the facts, while also illuminating the many theories surrounding these mysteriously fascinating cases: - The Zodiac Killer - The disappearance of Natalee Holloway - The murder of JonBenét Ramsey - The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum heist - The Kingsbury Run murders, aka the Cleveland Torso murders - The Black Dahlia murder - The Freeway Phantom murders - D. B. Cooper’s airplane heist - The Amber Alert case (the death of Amber Hagerman) - The Golden State Killer

Serial Killers

By Richard Estep
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  • Publisher : Visible Ink Press
  • Book Code : 1578597447
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  • Category : True Crime
  • Members : 367
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Pain, torment, and torture. Cruelty, brutality, and violence. The twisted psyches, murder. and yes, even the ability to charm people. Take a deep dive into the terrifyingly real serial murderers, spree killers, and true faces of evil! They prey on the innocent with a malicious desire to inflict damage and harm. They hunt and stalk misfortunate victims in the dark, in broad daylight, in quiet neighborhoods, and in the local woods. Their bloodthirst isn't satisfied after their first kill. Or their second. Or third. Serial Killers: The Minds, Methods, and Mayhem of History's Most Notorious Murderers delves into the global phenomenon of serial and spree murderers. This chilling book looks at the horrifying stories of forty malevolent killers and hundreds of innocent victims, including such notorious homicidal maniacs as John Wayne Gacy, Ted Bundy, and Jeffery Dahmer, but it also looks at lesser-known and overlooked murderers like Herbert Baumeister, America’s I-70 Strangler; Japan’s “Anime Killer,” Tsutomu Miyazaki; Russia’s “Rostov Ripper,” Andrei Chikatilo; the “Giggling Granny,” Nannie Doss; and many more. It journeys to 16th-century Scotland to meet a clan of cannibals whose existence is still debated by historians today, and to the fog-shrouded alleys of Whitechapel, London, where Jack the Ripper earned his grisly namesake. Along the way, we’ll meet the Dating Game Killer, the Milwaukee Cannibal, the Acid Bath Murderer, and other monsters. Serial Killers also asks the questions ... What makes a seemingly ordinary person stalk, torture, and murder their fellow human beings? Are serial killers born or made? What is the difference between a serial killer and a spree killer? What were the identities of Jack the Ripper and the Zodiac Killer? Was Albert DeSalvo really the Boston Strangler? Is it possible that you could know a serial killer? Caution is advised before entering the alarming world of twisted psychos and sociopaths! With more than 120 photos and graphics, this fright-filled tome is richly illustrated. Its helpful bibliography and extensive index add to its usefulness.

The Trouble with Ghouls and Serial Killers

By Kat Simons
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  • Publisher : T&D Publishing
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 332
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 283
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Trouble Returns… And Cary Redmond is once again up to her neck in it. When her supposed mate and possible boyfriend needs her help protecting shifter kids, she’s more than happy to dive in. Discovering ghouls behaving badly and a necromancer in need of protection launches her into the first mission of her seventh year as a Protector, a year she has to survive without help in order to come into her full powers. But what with the serial killer on the loose, a mysterious wizard trying to kill her, a demon god, and a faery mentor acting really weird, who needs help, right? It’s just a day in the life of a Protector, and another chance for Cary to keep all hell from breaking loose. Again.

Killer in Black

By Pam Hanes
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  • Publisher : Archway Publishing
  • Book Code : 1480849456
  • Total of Pages : 312
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 622
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Distraught over the death of his wife and daughter, Adam Devlin leave the society he no longer wishes to belong. He purchases a decommissioned prison farm and with his sons and friends, who join him in his self-imposed exile, they live, safe and secure, away from the madness of crime-filled cities and a techno-crazed population. Until the end of their world begins. The Ophidian Virus spreads to all corners of the planet, reactivating the Dead who then attack and eat the flesh of the living. In the aftermath, the survivors of the Colony train Soldiers to hunt and kill the reanimated Dead. Tya Maxell is one such Soldier. During a Status Challenge against a former First Killer, Tya uncovers a devastating secret: that the society she grew up in was based on a lie. Escaping from the Colony with a prey-child she saves from the Dead, Tya teams up with other survivors who are determined to bring an end to the perpetrators of the greatest hoax on the planet. She must Challenge the corrupt President of the Javier Corporation, who uses the Dead to control the survivors of the Plague. In a life or death battle-not only against the Dead, but against a man who will fight to preserve his power at any cost-Tya must prevail, or all will be lost.

The Killers: Days & Ages

By Mark Beaumont
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  • Publisher : Omnibus Press
  • Book Code : 1783230355
  • Total of Pages : 64
  • Category : Music
  • Members : 457
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The ultimate story of The Killers' rise from Las Vegas croupiers to million selling global superstars headlining festivals throughout the world. Featuring interview transcripts with the band as well as new interviews with them and those around them right up to their new album Battle Born.

The Postcard Killers

By James Patterson,Liza Marklund
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  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Book Code : 031612771X
  • Total of Pages : 90
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 561
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Europe is stunning in the summer . . . but NYPD detective Jacob Kanon isn't there for the beauty. He's on a mission: to track down his daughter's killer. NYPD detective Jacob Kanon is on a tour of Europe's most gorgeous cities. But the sights aren't what draw him-he sees each museum, each cathedral, and each cafe through the eyes of his daughter's killer. Kanon's daughter, Kimmy, and her boyfriend were murdered while on vacation in Rome. Since then, young couples in Paris, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, and Stockholm have been found dead. Little connects the murders, other than a postcard to the local newspaper that precedes each new victim. Now Kanon teams up with the Swedish reporter, Dessie Larsson, who has just received a postcard in Stockholm-and they think they know where the next victims will be. With relentless twists and unstoppable action, The Postcard Killers may be James Patterson's most vivid and compelling thriller yet.

Cannibal Serial Killers

By Christopher Berry-Dee,Victoria Redstall
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1569759502
  • Total of Pages : 336
  • Category : True Crime
  • Members : 454
  • Pdf File: cannibal-serial-killers.pdf

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Dive inside the twisted minds of some of the most heinous serial killers in history with this true-crime trove of stories about cannibalistic murderers. Delving deep into the twisted actions of Hannibal Lecter–type murderers, Cannibal Serial Killers profiles the depraved individuals who prolong their horrific crimes beyond the thrill of the chase to a perverse ritualized finale. More than just stomach-churning stories, this terrifying book provides precise accounts and fascinating insights into the crimes of fourteen cannibalistic killers from all over the world, including: ALBERT FISH, who spent nine days feasting on the remains of an innocent little girl JEFFREY DAHMER, whose refrigerator was packed with the body parts of his seventeen victims ANDREI CHIKATILO, who brutally slayed and dismembered fifty-three people in southeastern Russia FRITZ HAARMANN, who drank his victims’ blood and sold their flesh on the black market STANLEY BAKER, who cut out a young man’s heart and devoured it while it was still beating JOACHIM KROLL, who cooked a stew of carrots, potatoes and a small child’s hand

Serial Killers and Mass Murderers

By Nigel Cawthorne
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1569759391
  • Total of Pages : 338
  • Category : True Crime
  • Members : 394
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Shocking true stories of the world’s most notorious criminals from the author of Prince Andrew: Epstein, Maxwell and the Palace. Serial Killers & Mass Murderers takes you into the minds of the criminals who committed the world’s most notorious and horrifying crimes. Each of the sadistic murderers profiled here was once known simply as someone’s neighbor, co-worker or child. What turned them into killers? In one chilling chapter after another, this book profiles a terrifying succession of homicidal maniacs and asks the question, “What makes them tick?” Through the pages of this haunting book, you’ll delve into the psyches of . . . Jeffrey Dahmer The Zodiac Killer Dr. Harold Shipman Son of Sam The Columbine Killers Charles Manson The Night Stalker The Yorkshire Ripper Ted Bundy Charles Starkweather The Boston Strangler And more “The refrigerator contained meat, including a human heart, in plastic bags. There were three human heads in the freezer. Two more skulls were found in a pot on the stove. Another pot contained male genital organs and severed heads, and there were the remains of three male torsos in the trash.”

My Life Among the Serial Killers

By Dr. Helen Morrison,Harold Goldberg
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  • Publisher : Zondervan
  • Book Code : 0061809594
  • Total of Pages : 304
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 668
  • Pdf File: my-life-among-the-serial-killers.pdf

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Over the course of twenty-five years, Dr. Helen Morrison has profiled more than eighty serial killers around the world. What she learned about them will shatter every assumption you've ever had about the most notorious criminals known to man.Judging by appearances, Dr. Helen Morrison has an ordinary life in the suburbs of a major city. She has a physician husband, two children, and a thriving psychiatric clinic. But her life is much more than that. She is one of the country's leading experts on serial killers, and has spent as many as four hundred hours alone in a room with depraved murderers, digging deep into killers' psyches in ways no profiler before ever has. In My Life Among the Serial Killers, Dr. Morrison relates how she profiled the Mad Biter, Richard Otto Macek, who chewed on his victims' body parts, stalked Dr. Morrison, then believed she was his wife. She did the last interview with Ed Gein, who was the inspiration for Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho. John Wayne Gacy, the clown-obsessed killer of young men, sent her crazed Christmas cards and gave her his paintings as presents. Then there was Atlanta child killer Wayne Williams; rapist turned murderer Bobby Joe Long; England's Fred and Rosemary West, who killed girls and women in their "House of Horrors"; and Brazil's deadliest killer of children, Marcelo Costa de Andrade. Dr. Morrison has received hundreds of letters from killers, read their diaries and journals, evaluated crime scenes, testified at their trials, and studied photos of the gruesome carnage. She has interviewed the families of the victims -- and the spouses and parents of the killers -- to gain a deeper understanding of the killer's environment and the public persona he adopts. She has also studied serial killers throughout history and shows how this is not a recent phenomenon with psychological autopsies of the fifteenth-century French war hero Gilles de Rais, the sixteenth-century Hungarian Countess Bathory, H. H. Holmes of the late ninteenth century, and Albert Fish of the Roaring Twenties. Through it all, Dr. Morrison has been on a mission to discover the reasons why serial killers are compelled to murder, how they choose their victims, and what we can do to prevent their crimes in the future. Her provocative conclusions will stun you.

Serial Killers: Butchers & Cannibals

By Nigel Blundell
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  • Publisher : Grub Street Publishers
  • Book Code : 1848847378
  • Total of Pages : 176
  • Category : True Crime
  • Members : 983
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The body snatcher who inspired Psycho, the noblewoman known as Countess Dracula, Jack the Ripper, and other killers for whom murder was just the beginning. From Gilles de Rais’ castle in fifteenth-century France to “the Bloody Benders’” eighteenth-century Kansas farm to Jeffrey Dahmer’s quiet apartment in twentieth-century Milwaukee, history is littered with serial murderers whose first impulse was to take a life. For some, it was never enough. The real thrill came after their victims were dead. In this shocking anthology, true crime journalist Nigel Blundell brings together more than two dozen chilling profiles of the world’s most unforgettable fiends, including: Ed Gein, the Plainfield necrophile and inspiration for The Silence of the Lambs; Andrei Chikatilo, the “Rostov Ripper”, whose uncontrollable hunger was satiated by more that fifty victims; Dennis Nilsen, whose London house of horrors so overflowed with body parts that they blocked the drains; Germany’s Fritz Haarmann who killed and consumed more than two dozen men, then peddled the left-over meat on the black market; Hungarian countess Elizabeth Báthory whose lust for the blood of virgins—a body count estimated to be in the hundreds—has branded her the most prolific female serial killer in world history; and many more human monsters whose appetites are still the stuff of nightmares.

Emissaries of Satan - Serial Killers Under the Microscope

By Christopher Berry-Dee
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  • Publisher : Kings Road Publishing
  • Book Code : 1784183105
  • Total of Pages : 300
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 212
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MICHAEL ROSS. KENNETH BIANCHI. JOHN SCRIPPS. THESE ARE TRULY THE SERVANTS OF HELL, THREE SAVAGE KILLERS WITHOUT A SHRED OF SOUL BETWEEN THEM.Emissaries of Satan is a gripping, if chilling, forensic examination of three evil men - two American, one British - who between them brutally murdered 29 innocent young women, together with a devoted mother and son.MICHAEL ROSS - 'The Roadside Strangler', a terrifying sexual-sadistic predator, executed by lethal injection in 2005.KENNETH BIANCHI - one of 'The Hillside Stranglers', a rapist and serial killer, still serving a life sentence in Washington State.JOHN SCRIPPS - the British-born 'Tourist from Hell' who slaughtered victims in Singapore and Thailand and watched them bleed before cutting their bodies up. The hangman's noose ended his spree.Christopher Berry-Dee is a bestselling writer and acknowledged authority on serial killers. Several of his books are required reading for students at the FBI's Behavioral Science Unit. He interviewed both Ross and Bianchi in prison and witnessed Scripps's execution in Changi Jail; and has received the full cooperation of numerous law-enforcement agencies, including State Police in New York and Connecticut, Singapore Police, and HM Customs & Excise Special Investigations.Besides getting inside the characters of three serial killers, Emissaries of Satan also focuses on the irreparable damage caused by the three monsters, while acknowledging the dedicated men and women of law enforcement who work tirelessly to end the killing sprees of men like Ross, Bianchi and Scripps and bring them to justice.

Killers

By Patrick Hodges
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  • Publisher : Next Chapter
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 342
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 224
  • Pdf File: killers.pdf

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After a series of personal tragedies and abuse from his alcoholic mother, eighteen-year-old Bax is determined to rebuild his life. Using money left to him by his father, he finds a place to live and a job at the local coffee shop. But after he begins to experience psychic visions after touching certain objects, Bax realizes that a normal life may not be in store for him. Things take a turn for the scary when he uncovers evidence that may have belonged to the latest victim of a serial killer. With no family to turn to, he enlists the help of Piper: his fellow barista and a lover of mysteries. Together, they attempt to track the killer down before another life is lost. But are Bax's unique abilities and Piper's wit enough to the murderer to justice?