New PDF release: The Serial Killer Files: The Who, What, Where, How, and Why

By Harold Schechter

THE DEFINITIVE file ON HISTORY’S so much HEINOUS!

Hollywood’s make-believe maniacs like Jason, Freddy, and Hannibal Lecter can’t carry a candle to actual lifestyles monsters like John Wayne Gacy, Ted Bundy, Jeffrey Dahmer, and ratings of others who've terrorized, tortured, and terminated their method throughout civilization through the a while. Now, from the much-acclaimed writer of Deviant, Deranged, and Depraved, comes the final source at the serial killer phenomenon.

Rigorously researched and full of the main terrifying, updated info, this cutting edge and hugely compelling compendium covers each element of a number of murderers–from psychology to cinema, fetishism to fan golf equipment, “trophies” to buying and selling playing cards. Discover:

WHO they're: Those featured comprise Ed Gein, the homicidal mama’s boy who encouraged fiction’s most famed Psycho, Norman Bates; Angelo Buono and Kenneth Bianchi, sex-crazed killer cousins greater referred to as the Hillside Stranglers; and the Beanes, a fifteenth-century cave-dwelling extended family with an insatiable urge for food for human flesh

HOW THEY KILL: They shoot, stab, and strangle. Butcher, bludgeon, and burn. Drown, dismember, and consume . . . and different tools of bloodbath too many and great to say here.

WHY THEY DO IT: For excitement and for revenue. For big name and for “companionship.” For the satan and for dinner. For the fun of it, for the hell of it, and since “such males are monsters, who reside . . .
beyond the frontiers of madness.”

PLUS: in-depth case reviews, vintage killers’ nicknames, definitions of each type of deviance and derangement, and lots more and plenty, a lot more.

For multiple hundred profiles of deadly loners and killer undefined, Bluebeards and black widows, cannibals and copycats– this is often an critical, spine-tingling, eye-popping research into the darkish hearts and mad minds of that twisted breed of human whose crimes are the main scary . . . and fascinating.

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