The Encyclopedia of Serial Killers

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Infobase Publishing, Jan 1, 2006 - True Crime - 515 pages
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The Encyclopaedia of Serial Killers, Second Edition provides accurate information on hundreds of serial murder cases - from early history to the present. Written in a non-sensational manner, this authoritative encyclopaedia debunks many of the myths surrounding this most notorious of criminal activities. New major serial killers have come to light since the first edition was published, and many older cases have been solved (such as the Green River Killer) or further investigated (like Jack the Ripper and the Zodiac Killer). Completely updated entries and appendixes pair with more than 30 new photographs and many new entries to make this new edition more fascinating than ever. New and updated entries include: Axe Man of New Orleans; BTK Strangler; Jack the Ripper; Cuidad Juarez, Mexico; John Allen Muhammad and Lee Boyd Malvo, the Sniper Killers; Gary Leon Ridgway, the Green River Killer; and Harold Frederick Shipman.

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User Review  - Pat Shackleford - Goodreads

Great overview of serial killer from before 2000. Information is actually accurate instead of just cheap second-rate journalism. Read full review

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User Review  - Mauoijenn ~ *Mouthy Jenn* ~ - Goodreads

If you watch Criminal Minds... then this book is for you. Jammed packed with info on all of the creeps that our parents warned us about. Its a very interesting read. Like did you know Dahmer ate his victims so they would be apart of him?! Seriously.... woohoo that guy was out there and then some. Read full review

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Michael Newton is a professional writer who has primarily written about crime, specializing in books about serial murder. He lives in Nashville, IN.

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