Last month, new discoveries about the identity of Jack the Ripper hit the news and, as expected, debate took over about the validity of the claim, specifically the items and processes involved.
When I wrote Butterfly Skin (Titan Books, $14.95), a violent novel about a serial killer, his crimes and his love, readers and journalists asked me ab...
Given your own experience, is there hope for some sex offenders? Can they become good citizens? If so, where do you draw a line between mercy and rehabilitation and incapacitation?
Sandford's writing and the appeal of his lead character are as fresh as ever. This author is a master writer and he pulls out all the stops to tell the latest adventure of the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension leader.
What Has Become of You is a story that moves at its own pace. It is written in a way that allows you to analyze each and every event as it occurs before another incident happens. This helps set the ominous tone of the story and advances the all together murky atmosphere of the plot.
Last week, Bay Area residents had a disturbing reminder of a crime spree that terrorized Marin County women in the 1970s. While the police seem to believe that there's no reason for present-day women to be concerned, several locals disagree.
In the '70s the U.S. experienced a frightening uptick in the number of active serial killers. In that decade, according to the serial killer information center at Radford University, there were 450 individual serial killers at work. Over the previous decade the number stood at 156.
We have a fascination in America about murder. Serial killers, mass murders, thrill kills. But what is the reality? How many murders are there in America? Who are the victims and their killers?
Are our lives determined by nature or by nurture? Is there an evil seed that children of evil carry? Author Lisa Gardner writes her most intriguing and complex novel to date, exceeding her past efforts.
When it comes to horror, we like it ripped from the headlines, or so suggests the rise in popularity of true-crime thrillers.
What was it like to cover serial killers? I was very young. It was my job. My career. I just went from one story to the next.
Look, we've all seen the same lists preaching better methods of how to sell books -- this isn't exactly that kind of list. This list focuses more on desperation and depravity, the Double D's.
This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by an Anonymous User on Quora: The truth about evil, and the people who commit serial murder, i...
Ultimately, my dislike for "The Following" has less to do with its gore factor than with its essential laziness, silliness and pretentiousness. Certain aspects of the plot don't make much sense, but that's really the tip of the iceberg.
America's "first female serial killer," Aileen Wuornos was executed ten years ago, but a new book gives us the closest thing to Aileen's autobiography as we'll likely ever have.
He liked having secret power over life and death. No doubt about that. Still, he was mildly puzzled why he did it. From the moment he first picked up Terri Lynn that morning, he knew he was going to kill her. It added excitement to sex. And he knew he would kill again. The last in a three part series from Predator: The Life and Crimes of Serial Killer Clifford Olson.