The Deadly Dozen: America's 12 Worst Serial Killers (American Serial Killers)
The Deadly Dozen: America's 12 Worst Serial Killers
The Shocking True Crime Stories of the 12 Worst Serial Killers in American HistoryDavid Berkowitz: Known as the “Son of Sam,” Berkowitz was a deeply disturbed young man who prowled the streets of New York dispensing death with his .44 caliber revolver.William Bonin: One of a trio of deadly psychopaths who trawled the freeways of Southern California during the late 70’s and early 80’s. Bonin was a depraved child killer who abducted, raped and tortured more than 20 teenaged boys.The Boston Strangler: Albert De Salvo took the fall but most experts agree that he was not the Strangler. So who was the real killer? And how did he get away with the series of brutal murders that so terrified the citizens of Boston?Ted Bundy: Charming, intelligent and lethal, Bundy is America’s most notorious serial killer, a deadly fiend who cut a swathe of destruction across the country, raping, killing and committing necrophilia on his young victims.Dean Corll: Along with two willing teenaged accomplices, Corll orchestrated what was at the time the biggest murder spree in American history, raping torturing and killing at least 25 young boys.Jeffrey Dahmer: Hideously depraved killer who preyed on young homosexual men in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, cannibalizing them and conducting bizarre experiments...
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Fatal Friends, Deadly Neighbors: Ann Rule's Crime Files Volume 16
Fatal Friends, Deadly Neighbors: Ann Rule's Crime Files
#1 New York Times bestselling author and queen of true crime Ann Rule’s sixteenth volume in her True Crime Files series, Deadly Neighbors delves into the unsolved case of a billionaire’s son mysteriously falling off a balcony to his death and more.In July 2011, billionaire Jonah Shacknai’s Coronado, California, mansion was the setting for two horrifying deaths only days apart—his young son’s plunge from a balcony and his girlfriend’s ghastly hanging. What really happened? Baffling questions remain unanswered, as these cases were closed far too soon for hundreds of people; Rule looks at them now through the eyes of a relentless crime reporter. The second probe began in Utah when Susan Powell vanished in a 2009 blizzard. Her controlling husband, Josh, proved capable of a blind rage that was heartbreakingly fatal to his innocent small sons almost three years later in a tragedy that shocked America as the details unfolded. If anyone had detected the depth of depravity within Josh Powell, perhaps the family that loved and trusted him would have been saved. In these and seven other riveting cases, Ann Rule exposes the twisted truth behind the façades of Fatal Friends, Deadly Neighbors.These doomed relationships are the focus of queen of true crime Ann Rule’s sixteenth al...
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Solving Cold Cases Vol. 5: True Crime Stories that Took Years to Crack (True Crime Cold Cases Solved)
Solving Cold Cases Vol. 5: True Crime Stories
Chilling. One of the best words to describe the cases presented in this book. These gruesome crimes seemed to hit a dead end… That is until the cases were reopened for investigation and then solved thanks to modern technologies and new investigation techniques. This is Volume 5 of the popular Solving Cold Cases series.Download FREE with Kindle Unlimited They are the nameless faces that cry out to us from old newspaper headlines and canned footage from local TV news stations. They are the stories of injustice so striking we can’t quite forget, yet whose circumstances are so mysterious and perpetrators so elusive that we have no choice but to put them to the back of our minds. These cold cases scream for our attention, yet by their very nature remain on the back burner until some new lead comes forward.But as the books in this series demonstrate, although a case may be cold, it’s never frozen. There is always the potential that a new clue, a new witness—or in some cases, a perpetrator with a guilty conscience—could break the case wide open. This book documents some of the more recent cold cases that have been cracked with just such late-breaking news information. To be sure, catching the criminals responsible for cold case murders does not bring the victim back to us, bu...
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