A devoted husband. For thirty-one years, a monster terrorized the residents of Wichita, Kansas. With newly released documents, of the wichita police department’s btk task Force—the authors have put all the pieces of the grisly puzzle into place, for the very first time, and information—and with the full cooperation, evidence, thanks to their unparalleled access to the families of the killer and his victims.
Bind, Torture, Kill: The Inside Story of BTK, the Serial Killer Next Door #ad - . The nation was shocked when the fiend who was finally apprehended turned out to be Dennis Rader—a friendly neighbor.
Killer ClownPinnacle Books #ad - But few people could see the cruel monster beneath the colorful clown makeup that John Gacy wore to entertain children in his Chicago suburb. This updated edition features new revelations that have emerged using DNA evidence to confirm the identities of additional victims--and 16 pages of dramatic photos.
The real story of john wayne gacy-- By The Man Who Helped Catch HimHe was a model citizen. Few could imagine what lay buried beneath his house of horrors--until a teenaged boy disappeared before Christmas in 1978, leading prosecutor Terry Sullivan on the greatest manhunt of his career. And one of the most sadistic serial killers of all time.
Killer Clown #ad - An unnerving true crime story of murder, terror, and justice. Dallas morning News"GRIPPING. Publishers weekly"CHILLING. Nashville banner"UNNERVING. Dallas Morning News. A hospital volunteer. Reconstructing the investigation--from records of violence in gacy's past, to the gruesome discovery of 29 corpses of abused boys in Gacy's crawlspace and four others found in the nearby river--Sullivan's shocking eyewitness account takes you where few true crime books ever go: inside the heart of a serial murder investigation and trial.
The Jeffrey Dahmer Story: An American NightmareSt. Martin's Paperbacks #ad - What could turn a handsome, the son of middle-class parents, into a perverse serial killer whose unthinkable acts shocked the nation?The Jeffrey Dahmer Story takes you into Jeffrey Dahmer's twisted world of bizarre sexual encounters, former tennis player, mutilation and cannibalism--in one of history's most appalling true crime cases.
With 8 pages of chilling photographs. They heard the power saw buzzing in the dead of night but neighbors never imagined the horrors happening right next door. The hot sultry night of july 22, 1991 was one the tenants of the Oxford Apartments would never forget. Tacked to the freezer were Poloroid photographs of mutilated corpses.
The Jeffrey Dahmer Story: An American Nightmare #ad - When investigators arrested 31-year-old jeffrey Dahmer, they realized they had stumbled onto a "real-life Hannibal Lecter"--a sadistic murderer who told them he had saved a human heart "to eat later". A panic stricken young man--a pair of handcuffs still dangling from his wrists--ran out of Apartment 213 and told police an incredible tale of terror.
Shaking with fear, he led officers back to his captor's lair, where they made the gruesome discovery. Inside were the body parts of at least fifteen men--including torsos stuffed into a barrel, severed heads in a refrigerator, and skulls boiled clean and stashed in a filing cabinet. They smelled the foul odors.
Confession of a Serial Killer: The Untold Story of Dennis Rader, the BTK KillerForeEdge #ad - Soon after killing the family, he murdered a young woman and then another, until he had ten victims. Had been among them, going to work, raising his children, and acting normal. When he was arrested, rader’s family, friends, and coworkers were shocked to discover that B. T. K. Through jailhouse visits, telephone calls, and written correspondence, Katherine Ramsland worked with Rader himself to analyze the layers of his psyche.
This case stands out both for the brutal treatment of victims and for the ordinary public face that Rader, a church council president, had shown to the outside world. No one who knew him guessed his dark secret. He nearly got away with his crimes, but in 2004, he began to play risky games with the police.
Confession of a Serial Killer: The Untold Story of Dennis Rader, the BTK Killer #ad - In 1974, dennis lynn rader stalked and murdered a family of four in Wichita, Kansas. In this book katherine ramsland presents an intelligent, original, and rare glimpse into the making of a serial killer and the potential darkness that lives next door. Using his drawings, interviews, letters, torture, she presents in meticulous detail the childhood roots and development of one man’s motivation to stalk, and Rader’s unique codes, and kill.
She reveals aspects of the dark motivations of this most famous of living serial killers that have never before been revealed. He remained on the loose for thirty years.
A Serial Killer's Daughter: My Story of Faith, Love, and OvercomingThomas Nelson #ad - What is it like to learn that your ordinary, loving father is a serial killer? In 2005, Kerri Rawson heard a knock on the door of her apartment. This book is a gritty must-read in the library of hope. Paul J. Pastor, author of the Face of the Deep and The Listening Day. For all who suffer from unhealed wounds or the crippling effects of violence, rebuilding a life in the shadow of death, Kerri Rawson’s story offers the hope of reclaiming sanity in the midst of madness, betrayal, and anger, and learning to forgive the unforgivable.
No easy answers here. Everything she had believed about her life had been a lie. Written with candor and extraordinary courage, A Serial Killer’s Daughter is an unflinching exploration of life with one of America’s most infamous killers and an astonishing tale of personal and spiritual transformation.
A Serial Killer's Daughter: My Story of Faith, Love, and Overcoming #ad - As news of his capture spread, Wichitacelebrated the end of a thirty-one-year nightmare. For kerri Rawson, another was just beginning. When she opened it, an fbi agent informed her that her father had been arrested for murdering ten people, including two children. The same man who had been a loving father, church president, Boy Scout leader, a devoted husband, and a public servant had been using their family as a cover for his heinous crimes since before she was born.
Kerri rawson shares her earned wisdom and a hope that has been bought with tears and nightmares. It was then that she learned her father was the notorious serial killer known as BTK, torture, a name he’d given himself that described the horrific way he committed his crimes: bind, kill.
Child Killer: The True Story of The Atlanta Child Murders True Crime#ad - The fact that the victims were all black and mostly male caused many in Atlanta’s black community to fear that their children were being targeted by a racist conspiracy. In this true crime book you will read about how the Atlanta Child Murders case put a city under siege and how a task force of law enforcement officers from several different agencies eventually captured the killer.
You will be horrified by some of the details of this case, but you will not be able to put down this book. You will follow the investigation as the police use what was at the time fairly new techniques of criminal profiling and fiber evidence to capture and convict the killer. For many around the country, once the killer was arrested, it was difficult to accept.
To many people his background didn’t seem to indicate he was a serial killer, but the professional profilers knew otherwise!Open the pages of the following book and learn the true story of Wayne Williams and the Atlanta Child Murders. You will learn about how Williams evolved from a nerdy kid who loved electronics into what is perhaps the most prolific black serial killer.
Child Killer: The True Story of The Atlanta Child Murders True Crime #ad - The killer was a young, nerdy-looking man named Wayne Williams. From the summer of 1979 through the spring of 1981, Atlanta, Georgia was held under siege by a serial killer and dozens of victims started to appear. The series of murders, which became known as the “Atlanta Child Murders case, ” gripped the city of Atlanta with fear and shocked the nation because most of the victims were children.
Green River, Running Red: The Real Story of the Green River Killer--America's Deadliest Serial MurdererGallery Books #ad - Rule has compiled voluminous files, photographs, transcripts, and maps, 000 pages of official police records, working through an incredible 95, winnowing out the chaff and identifying what is truly important. A few men -- including a law student, a truck painter, and a taxi driver -- eventually emerged as the prime suspects among an unprecedented forty thousand scrutinized by the Green River Task Force.
The quest to discover the most prolific serial killer in American history has been an intimate part of Ann Rule's life, with some of the corpses found only a mile or so from where she lived and raised her own daughters. She did not know the killer, but he apparently knew her and attended many of her book signings.
Green River, Running Red: The Real Story of the Green River Killer--America's Deadliest Serial Murderer #ad - A chilling look at the darkest side of human nature, this is the most important and most personal book of Ann Rule's long career. For twenty-one years, the killer carried out his self-described "career" as a killing machine, ridding the world of women he considered evil. His eerie ability to lure his victims to their deaths and hide their bodies made him far more dangerous than any infamous multiple murderer in the annals of crime.
It is also the story of his quarry -- of who these young girls were, and who they might have become. Over the years, she gained unparalleled access to all the key players -- from King County Sheriff Dave Reichert to those close to the killer and his victims. Still, when investigators used a new dna process on a saliva sample they had preserved since 1987, there was no physical evidence linking any of them to the murders until 2001, with stunning results.
In the most extraordinary book ann rule has ever undertaken, America's master of true crime has spent more than two decades researching the story of the Green River Killer, who murdered more than forty-nine young women.
The Night Stalker: The Life and Crimes of Richard RamirezCitadel Press #ad - An astonishing portrait of a killer not seen since In Cold Blood. New york daily news “An exceptionally well-told true crime tale. Publishers weekly16 Pages Of Shocking Photos. Carlo interviewed them and here presents their disturbing stories and the dark sexual desires that would drive them towards a brutal murderer.
Philip carlo’s classic the night stalker, based on years of meticulous research and extensive interviews with Ramirez, revealed the killer and his horrifying crimes to be even more chilling than anyone could have imagined. Incredibly, after the night stalker was first published, thousands of women from all over the world contacted Carlo, begging to be put in touch with the killer.
The Night Stalker: The Life and Crimes of Richard Ramirez #ad - And in an exclusive death row interview, the killer himself gives his thoughts on the “Ramirez Groupies”—and what he thinks they really want. From watching his cousin commit murder at age eleven to his nineteen death sentences to the juror who fell in love with him, the story of Ramirez is a bizarre and spellbinding descent into the very heart of human evil.
I couldn’t put the book down…very scary indeed. Los angeles times the classic account of one of the world’s most Feared Serial Killers Decades after Richard Ramirez left thirteen dead and paralyzed the city of Los Angeles, torture, his name is still synonymous with fear, and sadistic murder.
Deviant: True Story of Ed Gein, the Original PsychoPocket Books #ad - The truth behind the twisted crimes that inspired the films Psycho, The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, and The Silence of the Lambs. From “america’s principal chronicler of its greatest psychopathic killers” The Boston Book Review comes the definitive account of Ed Gein, a mild-mannered Wisconsin farmhand who stunned an unsuspecting nation—and redefined the meaning of the word “psycho.
The year was 1957. Driven to commit gruesome and bizarre acts beyond all imagining, Ed Gein remains one of the most deranged minds in the annals of American homicide. The man behind the massacre was a slight, unassuming Midwesterner with a strange smile—and even stranger attachment to his domineering mother.
Deviant: True Story of Ed Gein, the Original Psycho #ad - This is his story—recounted in fascinating and chilling detail by Harold Schechter, one of the most acclaimed true-crime storytellers of our time. The place was an ordinary farmhouse in America’s heartland, filled with extraordinary evidence of unthinkable depravity. After her death and a failed attempt to dig up his mother’s body from the local cemetery, ultimately, Gein turned to other grave robberies and, multiple murders.
Jeffrey Dahmer: A Terrifying True Story of Rape, Murder & Cannibalism The Serial Killer Books Book 1#ad - Because of these traits, Dahmer was able to evade justice numerous times, which allowed him to keep killing. Truly, his neighbors, the police, dahmer was able to fool his family, and even the judicial system into believing that he was not a threat; but during the entire time his kill count increased and the body parts of his victims began to pile up around his apartment.
Open the pages of this book to read a story that is among the most disturbing of all true crime serial killers. Few serial killers in history have garnered as much attention as Jeffrey Lionel Dahmer. Dahmer possessed above average intellect, was conventionally good looking, and usually had a calm demeanor that could disarm even the most paranoid of people.
Jeffrey Dahmer: A Terrifying True Story of Rape, Murder & Cannibalism The Serial Killer Books Book 1 #ad - Following in the macabre tradition of another infamous Wisconsin serial killer—Ed Gein—Jeffrey Dahmer terrorized Milwaukee for most of the 1980s until he was finally captured in 1991. Perhaps one of the most frightening aspects of Jeffrey Dahmer’s serial killer career was how easy he was able to lure his victims into his trap.
You will follow the course of Dahmer’s life from an alcoholic outcast in high school to a vicious predator who stalked the streets of Milwaukee. Finally, you will read about dahmer’s trial, his jail house murder, and the impact that his many crimes had on Milwaukee. In this true crime story you will read how Dahmer transitioned from a loner to serial killer, committing numerous unnatural acts along the way such as necrophilia and cannibalism.
Although dahmer killed seventeen young men and boys, it was not so much the number of people he killed that makes him stand out among famous serial killers, but more so the acts of depravity that he committed on the corpses of his victims.
The Stranger Beside MeEstate of Ann Rule in conjunction with Renaissance Literary & Talent #ad - The most fascinating killer in modern American history. Ann rule has an extraordinary angle that makes The Stranger Beside Me as dramatic and chilling as a bedroom window shattering at midnight. New york times"as dramatic and chilling as a bedroom window shattering at midnight. The new york times” - From the Publisher“A shattering story.
. Carefully investigated, written with compassion but also with professional objectivity. Seattle Times“Overwhelming. Houston Post. A #1 new york times best seller, ann rule’s The Stranger Beside Me gives us a unique perspective into the hidden world of Ted Bundy. Rule gives a chilling and intimate description of her time at a crisis hotline alongside her co-worker, sensitive and trustworthy Ted Bundy, the then charming, and the devastating realization that he was a brutal killer hiding in plain sight.
The Stranger Beside Me #ad - Rule, a certified instructor for police training seminars, prosecutors and forensic science organizations, delves into how this savage killer -- a man she thought she knew -- could have fooled so many, including a professional like herself. After multiple arrests and an escape from jail, Bundy would later confess to the murders of at least thirty-six women and soon after was executed for three cases.