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The Killer Book of True Crime

ISBN: 9781402208294

By: Michael PhilbinTom Philbin

Published: 06/01/2007

The Killer Book of True Crime is the ultimate collection of in-depth stories, trivia, quizzes, quotes and photos gruesome and interesting enough to make any crime buff shudder in horrified delight.

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Description

You’ve read all the stories…but can you match the mobster with the way he met his end? Do you know how they caught the Boston Strangler? Can you define chickens, a Shotaro complex or Colombian neckties?

The Killer Book of True Crime is the ultimate collection of in-depth stories, trivia, quizzes, quotes and photos gruesome and interesting enough to make any crime buff shudder in horrified delight. Discover all the odd and intriguing facts and tidbits you’ve never heard

About the Author

Michael Philbin

Tom Philbin and his brother Mike have been close to crime (and its consequences) for many years. Tom is a long-time freelance writer who has written nine cop novels. He lives in New York. Mike Philbin is a musician, and this is his first book. Mike lives in New Hampshire.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Welcome to Gore Galore

Chapter 1: Robbery

Chapter 2: Organized Crimes and Gangs

Chapter 3: Prostitution

Chapter 4: Serial Murder

Chapter 5: Mass Murder

Chapter 6: Criminal Investigation

Chapter 7:Rape

Chapter 8: Sexual Perversions

Chapter 9: Terrorism

Chapter 10: Auto Theft

Chapter 11: Death Row

Chapter 12: Prisons

Chapter 13: Stalking

Chapter 14: Female Killers -

Chapter 15: Arson

Chapter 16: Celebrities and Crime

Chapter 17: Kids Who Kill

Chapter 18: Miscellaneous

Chapter 19: Mostly Gore (Not Al)

Index
About the Authors

Excerpt

Excerpt from Chapter 14: Female Killers

Q. What happened at these addresses?
924 Belmont Avenue, Lincoln, Nebraska
South 24th Street, Lincoln, Nebraska
Superior Street, North of Lincol...

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Specs

Format: Paperback

Dimensions
Length: 9 in
Width: 6 in
Weight: 19.52 oz
Page Count: 352 pages

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