The Night Stalker: The Life and Crimes of Richard Ramirez

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Citadel 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. 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, his name is still synonymous with fear, torture, and sadistic murder.

Incredibly, thousands of women from all over the world contacted Carlo, after The Night Stalker was first published, begging to be put in touch with the killer. Carlo interviewed them and here presents their disturbing stories and the dark sexual desires that would drive them towards a brutal murderer.

The Night Stalker: The Life and Crimes of Richard Ramirez #ad - 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. 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.

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Killer Clown

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Pinnacle Books #ad - The real story of john wayne gacy-- By The Man Who Helped Catch HimHe was a model citizen. But few people could see the cruel monster beneath the colorful clown makeup that John Gacy wore to entertain children in his Chicago suburb. A hospital volunteer. 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.

And one of the most sadistic serial killers of all time. 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. An unnerving true crime story of murder, terror, and justice.

Killer Clown #ad - Dallas morning News"GRIPPING. Publishers weekly"CHILLING. Nashville banner"UNNERVING. Dallas Morning News. 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.

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Bind, Torture, Kill: The Inside Story of BTK, the Serial Killer Next Door

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HarperCollins e-books #ad - . A devoted husband. A helpful Boy Scout dad. For thirty-one years, a monster terrorized the residents of Wichita, Kansas. A bloodthirsty serial killer, kill them"—he slaughtered men, and children alike, torture them, women, self-named "BTK"—for "bind them, eluding the police for decades while bragging of his grisly exploits to the media.

With newly released documents, for the very first time, evidence, of the Wichita Police Department’s BTK Task Force—the authors have put all the pieces of the grisly puzzle into place, and information—and with the full cooperation, 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. The respected president of his church. Written by four award-winning crime reporters who covered the story for more than twenty years, Torture, Bind, Kill is the most intimate and complete account of the BTK nightmare told by the people who were there from the beginning.

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The Hillside Stranglers

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Open Road Media #ad - With increasing alarm, Los Angeles newspapers headlined the deeds of a serial killer they named the Hillside Strangler. The city was held hostage by fear. Like truman capote in in cold blood and norman mailer in the Executioner’s Song, Darcy O’Brien weds the narrative skill of an award-winning novelist with the detailed observations of an experienced investigator to unravel this chilling true-crime story.

Compellingly, o’brien explores the symbiotic relationship between Bianchi and his cousin Angelo Buono, their lust for women as insatiable as their hate, before examining the crimes they remorselessly perpetrated and the lives of the unsuspecting victims they claimed. The riveting true crime account of the Hillside Stranglers and the horrific serial killings they unleashed on 1970s Los Angeles.

The Hillside Stranglers #ad - For weeks that fall, the body count of sexually violated, brutally murdered young women escalated. It’s one way a man might contrive to get away with murder. Equally riveting is o’brien’s account of the trial—one of the longest and most controversial criminal court cases in American history—with the defense team parading, one after another, expert witnesses who had been effectively duped by Bianchi’s impersonation of a man suffering multiple personality disorder.

 . But not until january 1979, charming, would the mysterious disappearance of two university students near Seattle lead police to the arrest of a security guard—the handsome, more than a year later, fast-talking Kenny Bianchi—and the discovery that the strangler was not one man but two.

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Die for Me: The Terrifying True Story of the Charles Ng/Leonard Lake Torture Murders

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Pinnacle #ad - Ng, meanwhile, had fled to Canada. Police traced the car Lake was driving to a man who had disappeared a year earlier. Four days after police took him into custody, Lake killed himself by swallowing a cyanide pill he had hidden in his clothes. Charles ng escaped, but leonard Lake aroused suspicion—he was carrying someone else’s driver’s license.

Police found forty pounds of bones from men, women, and children buried in a nearby plot—and videotapes the killers had made of their unspeakable acts.  . Inspired by john fowles’s novel the collector, lake and Ng had turned a hidden concrete bunker into a grisly den, torture, where the two had indulged in an orgy of sex crimes, and murder that claimed at least sixteen victims.

Die for Me: The Terrifying True Story of the Charles Ng/Leonard Lake Torture Murders #ad - In die for me, true crime master Don Lasseter recounts the events surrounding their sensational crimes and capture, bringing readers face-to-face with pure evil. What they found there shocked even seasoned veterans of the force. In 1985, two men were caught shoplifting in San Francisco. They then followed a trail of evidence to a remote property in the Sierra Nevada foothills.

A chilling chapter in california crime history: the story of two notorious serial killers and the sensational trial that horrified the nation.

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Jeffrey Dahmer: A Terrifying True Story of Rape, Murder & Cannibalism The Serial Killer Books Book 1

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#ad - 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. 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. 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.

Jeffrey Dahmer: A Terrifying True Story of Rape, Murder & Cannibalism The Serial Killer Books Book 1 #ad - 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. Dahmer possessed above average intellect, was conventionally good looking, and usually had a calm demeanor that could disarm even the most paranoid of people.

Few serial killers in history have garnered as much attention as Jeffrey Lionel Dahmer. Because of these traits, Dahmer was able to evade justice numerous times, which allowed him to keep killing. 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.

Truly, his neighbors, dahmer was able to fool his family, the police, 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.

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Gaspipe: Confessions of a Mafia Boss

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HarperCollins e-books #ad - The boss of new york's infamous Lucchese crime family, Anthony "Gaspipe" Casso's life in the Mafia was preordained from birth. His rare talent for "earning"—concocting ingenious schemes to hijack trucks, rob banks, and bring vast quantities of drugs into New York—fueled his unstoppable rise up the ladder of organized crime.

A mafioso responsible for at least fifty murders, Casso lived large, with a beautiful wife and money to burn. When the law finally caught up with him in 1994, Casso became the thing he hated most—an informer. From his blood feud with john gotti to his dealings with the "mafia cops, to the windows case, which marked the beginning of the end for the New York Mob, Gaspipe is Anthony Casso's shocking story—a roller-coaster ride into an exclusive netherworld that reveals the true inner workings of the Mafia, " decorated NYPD officers Lou Eppolito and Stephen Caracappa, from its inception to the present time.

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The Butcher: Anatomy of a Mafia Psychopath

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HarperCollins e-books #ad - The butcher tells the riveting true story of a hit man who loved his work too much—a maniac believed responsible for more than sixty remarkably brutal murders—whom even organized crime’s most cold-blooded assassins feared. Another riveting journey into the darkest corners of the underworld, Carlo’s The Butcher is destined to be a true crime classic alongside Wiseguys by Nicholas Pileggi and Underboss by Peter Maas.

. The new york times bestselling author of gaspipe and the ice Man, Phillip Carlo returns with a hair-raising portrait of arguably the most depraved psychopath in the history of the Mafia, mob enforcer Tommy “Karate” Pitera.

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Deviant: True Story of Ed Gein, the Original Psycho

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Pocket Books #ad - The man behind the massacre was a slight, unassuming Midwesterner with a strange smile—and even stranger attachment to his domineering mother. After her death and a failed attempt to dig up his mother’s body from the local cemetery, Gein turned to other grave robberies and, ultimately, multiple murders.

. 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.

Deviant: True Story of Ed Gein, the Original Psycho #ad - 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 place was an ordinary farmhouse in America’s heartland, filled with extraordinary evidence of unthinkable depravity. This is his story—recounted in fascinating and chilling detail by Harold Schechter, one of the most acclaimed true-crime storytellers of our time.

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Green River, Running Red: The Real Story of the Green River Killer--America's Deadliest Serial Murderer

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Gallery Books #ad - Rule has compiled voluminous files, 000 pages of official police records, working through an incredible 95, transcripts, photographs, and maps, winnowing out the chaff and identifying what is truly important. 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.

It is also the story of his quarry -- of who these young girls were, and who they might have become. Green river, running red is a harrowing account of a modern monster, a killer who walked among us undetected. 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 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. 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.

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, there was no physical evidence linking any of them to the murders until 2001, when investigators used a new DNA process on a saliva sample they had preserved since 1987, with stunning results.

. For twenty-one years, the killer carried out his self-described "career" as a killing machine, ridding the world of women he considered evil.

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The Ice Man: Confessions of a Mafia Contract Killer

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St. Martin's Press #ad - For thirty years, richard "the iceman" kuklinski led a shocking double life, becoming the most notorious professional assassin in American history while happily hosting neighborhood barbecues in suburban New Jersey. Each christmas found the Kuklinski home festooned in colorful lights; each summer was a succession of block parties.

Richard kuklinski was sammy the bull Gravano's partner in the killing of Paul Castellano, then head of the Gambino crime family, at Sparks Steakhouse. Doting Father. Along the way, he married, had three children, and put them through Catholic school. Top mob Hitman. For an additional price, kuklinski would make his victims suffer; he conducted this sadistic business with coldhearted intensity and shocking efficiency, never disappointing his customers.

The Ice Man: Confessions of a Mafia Contract Killer #ad - Philip carlo's the ice man spent over six weeks on the New York Times Bestseller List. His daughter's medical condition meant regular stays in children's hospitals, not as a gangster, where Kuklinski was remembered, but as an affectionate father, extremely kind to children. Devoted Family Man. By his own estimate, he killed over two hundred men, taking enormous pride in his variety and ferocity of technique.

This trail of murder lasted over thirty years and took Kuklinski all over America and to the far corners of the earth, Africa, Brazil, and Europe. Mob boss john gotti hired him to torture and kill the neighbor who accidentally ran over his child.

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