Egger (criminal justice, U. of Illinois) provides an overview of serial killers, the centerpiece of which is the presentation of seven case studies of serial murderers such as Ted Bundy, John Wayne Gacey, Jeffrey Dahmer, and others.
Carol Ann Davis profiles fourteen women who used arsenic, manual strangulation, suffocation, lethal injection, multiple gunshots and stabbing to kill their victims. Each killer is the subject of a separate chapter, exploring her childhood, lifestyle and sexuality.
Gibson (communication, University of New Mexico) considers the communication behavior of ten notorious serial killers, and analyzes the findings of numerous previous studies using integrative research and rhetorical criticism methods
This fascinating, in-depth account of how serial killers are tracked down and caught is by Colin Wilson, one of the world’s leading authorities on the subject. Wilson’s thorough tome covers the tried-and-true methods from the beginning of the 20th century to the cutting-edge, innovative processes now featured on shows such as CSI