NONFICTION BOOKS ABOUT SERIAL KILLERS:

 

 

TITLES ON SERIAL KILLERS AS A CATEGORY

Cheney, Margaret. Why: The Serial Killer in America. 1992.

Compulsion to Kill. 1993. [Time-Life]

Dolan, Robert W. Serial Murder. 1997. [Young Adult]

Egger, Steven A. The Killers among Us: An Examination of Serial Murder and Its Investigation. 1998.

---. Serial Murder: An Elusive Phenomenon. 1990.

Everitt, David. Human Monsters: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the World's Most Vicious Murderers. 1993.

Foreman, Laura, ed. Compulsion to Kill. 1993.

Fox, Alan James, and Jack Levin. Overkill: Mass Murder and Serial Killing Exposed. 1996.

Franklin, Charles. The World's Worst Murderers.

Furio, Jennifer. The Serial Killer Letters: A Penetrating Look inside the Minds of Murderers. 1998.

Gaute, J.H.H., and Robin Odell. The Murderers' Who's Who.

Gerdes, Louise, ed. Serial Killers. 2000.

Greenhaven Staff. What Motivates Serial Killers?

Hazelwood, Roy. Dark Dreams: Sexual Violence, Homicide, and the Criminal Mind. 2001.

Hickey, Eric W. Serial Killers and Their Victims. 1997.

Holmes, Ronald, and James Deburger. Serial Murder. 1988.

Jones, Valerie, et al. Serial Killers and Mass Murderers. 1993.

Kelleher, Michael D. Murder Most Rare: The Female Serial Killer. 1998.

Keppel, Robert D., and William J. Birnes. Signature Killers.

Lassieur, Allison. Serial Killers. 2000.

Lester, David. Serial Killers: The Insatiable Passion. 1995.

Leyton, Elliott. Compulsive Killers: The Story of Modern Multiple Murder.

---. Hunting Humans: The Rise of the Modern Multiple Murderer.

Morrison, Helen. Serial Killers and Murderers. 1991.

Newton, Michael. The Encyclopedia of Serial Killers. 2000.

---. Holy Homicide: An Encyclopedia of Those Who Go with Their GodBand Kill! 1998.

---. Hunting Humans: An Encyclopedia of Modern Serial Killers. 1990.

---. Mass Murder: An Annotated Bibliography. 1987.

---. Serial Slaughter: What's behind America's Murder Epidemic. 1992.

Norris, Joel. Serial Killers: The Growing Menace. 1989.

O'Donnell, Bernard. The World's Worst Women. 1953.

Reinhart, Christopher. The Death Penalty and Serial Killers. 2000.

Schechter, Harold, and David Everitt. The A to Z Encyclopedia of Serial Killers. 1997.

Segrave, Kerry. Women Serial and Mass Murderers: A Worldwide Reference, 1580 through 1990. 1992.

Serial Killers. 1992. [Time-Life]

Wallace, B.D., and M.J. Philippus. Serial Killers. 1991. [Young Adult]

Williams, Emlyn. Beyond Belief: The Chronicle of Murder and Its Detection.

Wilson, Colin, and Donald Seaman. The Serial Killers: A Study in the Psychology of Violence. 199-.

Wilson, Colin, and Damon Wilson. The Killers among Us: Serial Murderers of the 20th Century. 1996.

 

 

SCHOLARLY STUDIES OF SERIAL KILLERS

Fisher, Joseph C. Killers among Us: Public Reactions to Serial Murder. 1997.

Giannangelo, Stephen J. The Psychopathology of Serial Murder: A Theory of Violence. 1996.

Hickey, Douglas J. Explaining the Serial Killer's Mind with the Critical Life Event Theory. 1997.

Holmes, Robert M., and Stephen T., eds. Contemporary Perspectives on Serial Murder. 1998.

Jenkins, Philip. Using Murder: The Social Construction of Serial Homicide. 1994.

Leyton, Elliott, ed. Serial Murder: Modern Scientific Perspectives. 2000.

O'Reilly-Fleming, Thomas. Serial and Mass Murder: Theory, Research, and Policy. 1996.

Russell, Lisa A. From Serial Killer to Superstar: The Change in Presentation of Serial Killers in Film. 1998.

Sears, Donald J. To Kill Again: The Motivation and Development of Serial Murder. 1991.

Seltzer, Mark. Serial Killers: Death and Life in America's Wound Culture. 1998.

Simpson, Philip L. Psycho Paths: Tracking the Serial Killer through Contemporary American Film and Fiction.

 

 

TITLES ON INVESTIGATING AND PROFILING OF SERIAL KILLERS

Borniche, Roger. Flic Story: The Implacable Duel between a Merciless Killer and a Different Kind of Policeman.

Douglas, John E., and Mark Olshaker Journey into Darkness: Follow the F.B.I.'s Premier Investigative Profiler as He Penetrates the Minds and Motives of the Most Terrifying Serial Killers. 1997.

---. Mind Hunter: Inside the F.B.I.'s Elite Serial Crime Unit. 1995.

---. Obsession: The F.B.I.'s Legendary Profiler Probes the Psyches of Killers, Rapists, and Stalkers.

Ginsburg, Philip E. The Shadow of Death: The Hunt for a Serial Killer. 1993.

Godwin, Grover Maurice. Hunting Serial Predators: A Multivariate Classification Approach to Profiling Violent Behavior. 2000.

James, Earl. Catching Serial Killers: Learning from Past Serial Murder Investigations. 1991.

Keppel, Robert D. Serial Murder: Future Implications for Police Investigation. 1998.

Lourie, Richard. Hunting the Devil: The Pursuit, Capture, and Confession of the Most Savage Serial Killer in History. 1993.

Mones, Paul. Stalking Justice: The Dramatic True Story of the Detective Who First Used DNA Testing to Catch a Serial Killer. 1995.

Ressler, Robert K., and Thomas Schachtman. I Have Lived in the Monster: A Report from the Abyss. 1997.

---. Whoever Fights Monsters: A Brilliant F.B.I. Detective's Career-Long War against Serial Killers. 1992.

Vorpagel, Russell. Profiles in Murder: An F.B.I. Legend Dissects Killers and Their Crimes. 1998.

 

 

TITLES ON DAVID BERKOWITZ, "THE SON OF SAM"

Abrahamson, David. Confessions of Son of Sam. 1985.

Carpozi, George. Son of Sam. 1977.

Cender, Stephen. Serial KillersBAn American Focus: Poetry and Writings Written from Prison by David Berkowitz.

Cender, Stephen, and Kenneth Cender. A Serial Killer: David Berkowitz, Son of Sam/Son of Hope. 2001.

Klausner, Lawrence. Son of Sam. 1981.

 

 

TITLES ON TED BUNDY

Larsen, Richard W. Bundy: The Deliberate Strangler. 1980.

Michaud, Stephen G. The Only Living Witness: The True Story of Serial Sex Killer Ted Bundy. 1999.

Michaud, Stephen G., and Hugh Aynesworth. Ted Bundy: Conversations with a Killer. 2000.

Nelson, Polly. Defending the Devil. 1994.

Rule, Ann. The Stranger beside Me: Ted Bundy: The Shocking Inside Story. 1981.

 

 

TITLES ON ANGELO BUONO AND KENNETH BIANCHI, "THE HILLSIDE STRANGLERS"

O'Brien, Darcy. Two of a Kind: The Hillside Stranglers: The Inside Story. 1985.

Schwarz, Ted. The Hillside Strangler. 1981.

 

 

TITLES ON JEFFREY DAHMER

Baumann, Edward. Step into My Parlor: The Chilling Story of Serial Killer Jeffrey Dahmer. 1991.

Dahmer, Lionel. A Father's Story. 1994.

Davis, Don. The Milwaukee Murders: Nightmare in Apartment 213. 1991.

Jaeger, Richard W. Massacre in Milwaukee: The Macabre Case of Jeffrey Dahmer. 1991.

Norris, Joel. Jeffrey Dahmer. 1992.

Reznek, Lawrie. Evil or Ill?: Justifying the Insanity Defence. 1997.

Schwartz, Anne E. The Man Who Could Not Kill Enough: The Secret Murders of Milwaukee's Jeffrey Dahmer. 1992.

Tithecott, Richard. Of Men and Monsters: Jeffery Dahmer and the Construction of the Serial Killer. 1997.

 

 

TITLES ON ALBERT DESALVO, "THE BOSTON STRANGLER"

Banks, Harold K. The Strangler! 1967.

Frank, Gerold. The Boston Strangler. 1967.

 

 

TITLES ON JOHN WAYNE GACY

Cahill, Tim, and Russ Ewing. Buried Dreams: Inside the Mind of a Serial Killer. 1986.

Gacy, John W. A Question of Doubt: The John Wayne Gacy Story. 1992.

Linedecker, Clifford L. The Man Who Killed Boys. 1980.

Mendenhall, Harlan. The Fall of the House of Gacy. 1996.

Sullivan, Terry, and Peter T. Maiken. Killer Clown: The John Wayne Gacy Murders. 1983.

 

 

TITLES ON EDWARD GEIN

Gollmar, Judge Robert H. Edward Gein: America's Most Bizarre Murderer.

Schechter, Harold. Deviant. 1989.

 

 

TITLES ON "THE GREEN RIVER KILLER"

Keppel, Robert D. The Riverman: Ted Bundy and I Hunt for the Green River Killer. 1995.

Smith, Carlton, and Tomas Guillen. The Search for the Green River Killer. 1991.

 

 

TITLES ON GARY HEIDNIK

Apsche, Jack A. Probing the Mind of a Serial Killer. 1993.

Englade, Ken. Cellar of Horror: A Horrifying Account of Philadelphia's True-Life Nightmare.

 

 

TITLES ON TED KACZYNSKI, THE UNABOMBER

Douglas, John E. Unabomber: On the Trail of America's Most Wanted Serial Killer. 1996.

Gelernter, David Hillel. Drawing Life. 1997.

Graysmith, Robert. Unabomber: A Desire to Kill. 1997.

Waits, Chris. Unabomber: The Secret Life of Ted Kaczynski. 1999.

 

 

TITLES ON HENRY LEE LUCAS

Cox, Mike. The Confessions of Henry Lee Lucas. 1991.

Norris, Joel. Henry Lee Lucas: The Shocking True Story of America's Most Notorious Serial Killer. 1991.

 

 

TITLES ON CHARLES MANSON AND HIS "FAMILY"

Atkins, Susan. Child of Satan, Child of God.

Bugliosi, Vincent. Helter Skelter: The True Story of the Manson Murders.

 

 

TITLES ON RICHARD RAMIREZ, "THE NIGHT STALKER"

Carlo, Phillip. The Night Stalker: The True Story of America's Most Feared Serial Killer.

 

 

TITLES ON AILEEN WUORNOS

Kennedy, Dolores. On a Killing Day: The Bizarre Story of Convicted Murderer Aileen "Lee" Wuornos.

 

 

TITLES ON "THE ZODIAC KILLER"

Crowley, Kiernan. Sleep My Little Dead: The True Story of the Zodiac Killer. 1997.

Graysmith, Robert. Zodiac: The Unsolved Zodiac Murders of California.

---. Zodiac Unmasked: The Identity of America's Most Elusive Serial Killer Revealed.

Kelleher, Michael D., and David Van Nuys. "This Is the Zodiac Speaking": Into the Mind of a Serial Killer. 2002.

Weissman, Jerry. The Zodiac Killer.

 

 

TITLES ON "JACK THE RIPPER"

Abrahamsen, David. Murder and Madness: The Secret Life of Jack the Ripper. 1992.

Aronson, Theo. Prince Eddy, and the Homosexual Underworld. 1995.

Ball, Pamela. Jack the Ripper, A Psychic Investigation: The Compelling Paranormal Search for the Killer's True Identity. 1998.

Barnard, Allan. The Harlot Killer: Jack the Ripper.

Beadle, William. Jack the Ripper: Anatomy of a Myth. 1995.

Begg, Paul. Jack the Ripper A-Z. 3rd ed. 1996.

Buchanan, Carl Jay. Ripper! 1999.

Coville, Gary, and Patrick Lucanio. Jack the Ripper: His Life and Crimes in Popular Entertainment. 1999.

Cullen, Tom A. When London Walked in Terror.

Curtis, L. Perry. Jack the Ripper and the London Press. 2001.

Daniel, Mark. Jack the Ripper.

Eddleston, John J. Jack the Ripper: An Encyclopedia. 2001.

Evans, Stewart P. Jack the Ripper: First American Serial Killer.

---. The Lodger: The Arrest and Escape of Jack the Ripper. 1995.

---. The Ultimate Jack the Ripper Companion: An Illustrated Encyclopedia. 2000.

Feldman, Paul. Jack the Ripper: The Final Chapter.

Fido, Martin. Crimes, Detection, and the Death of Jack the Ripper.

Geary, Rick. Jack the Ripper: A Journal of the Whitechapel Murders, 1888-1889. 1995.

Gordon, R. Michael. Alias Jack the Ripper: Beyond the Usual Whitechapel Suspects. 2001.

Graham, Anne E. The Last Victim: The Extraordinary Life of Florence Maybrick, the Wife of Jack the Ripper. 1999.

Graysmith, Robert. The Bell Tower: The Case of Jack the Ripper Finally Solved . . . in San Francisco. 1999.

Harris, Melvin. The True Face of Jack the Ripper.

Harrison, Sharon. The Diary of Jack the Ripper. 1993.

Kelly, Tim J. Bloody Jack: A Thriller Based on the Murders of Jack the Ripper, in 2 Acts. 1981.

Knight, Stephen. Jack the Ripper: The Final Solution.

O'Dell, Robin. Jack the Ripper in Fact and Fiction. 1965.

Palmer, Scott. Jack the Ripper: A Reference Guide. 1995.

Patterson, R.A. Paradox. 1998.

Pollock, Sharon. Saucy Jack. 1994.

Rumbelow, Donald. The Complete Jack the Ripper. 1975.

---. Jack the Ripper: The Complete Casebook.

Sharkey, Terence. Jack the Ripper: 100 Years of Investigation. 1987.

Smithkey, John. Jack the Ripper: The Inquest of the Final Victim, Mary Kelly. 1998.

Sugden, Philip. The Complete History of Jack the Ripper. 1994.

Tully, James. Prisoner 1167: The Madman Who Was Jack the Ripper. 1997.

Wallace, Richard. Jack the Ripper: Light-Hearted Friend. 1996.

West, Pamela. Yours Truly, Jack the Ripper.

West, Paul. The Women of Whitechapel and Jack the Ripper.

The Whitechapel Murders: Or, The Mysteries of the East End. 1888.

 

TITLES ON ANDREI CHIKATILO

Conradi, Peter. The Red Ripper: Russia's Monster Serial Killer. 1992.

Cullen, Robert. The Killer Department: Detective Viktor Burakov'. 1993.

Krivitch, Mikhail, and Olgert Ol'gin. Comrade Chikatilo: The Psychopathology of Rusiia'. 1993.

 

 

TITLES ON OTHER INDIVIDUAL SERIAL KILLERS

Adams, Terry, Scott Shaw, and Mary Brooks-Mueller. Eye of the Beast: The True Story of Serial Killer James Wood. 1998.

Anderson, William C. Lady Bluebeard: The True Story of Love and Marriage, Death and Flypaper. 1994.

Anderson, Chris, and Sharon McGehee. Bodies of Evidence: The True Story of Judias Buenoano, Florida's Serial Murderess. 1993.

Appleton, Arthur. Mary Ann Cotton. 1973.

Badal, James Jessen. In the Wake of the Butcher: Cleveland's Torso Murders. 2001.

Bakos, Susan Crain. Appointment for Murder. 1989.

Baldwin, James. The Evidence of Things Not Seen. 1995.

Barzun, Jacques. Burke and Hare: The Resurrection Men. 1974.

Benedetti, Jean. Gilles de Rais: The Authentic Bluebeard. 1971.

Berg, Karl. The Sadist: An Account of the Crimes of a Serial Killer. 1945.

Biondi, Ray, and Walt Hecox. All His Father's Sins: Inside the Gerald Gallego Sex-Slave Murders.

Blackburn, Daniel. Human Harvest: The Sacramento Murder Story.

Bordonove, Georges. Gilles de Rais.

Briffett, David. The Acid Bath Murders. 1988. [on John George Haigh]

Brinck, Gretchen. The Boy Next Door. 1999. [on Jon Dunkle]

Bruno, Anthony. The Iceman: The True Story of a Cold-Blooded Killer. 1993.

Buck, Pearl. The honeymoon Killers. 1970. [on Martha Beck and Raymond Fernandez]

Burn, Gordon. Happy like Murderers. 1998. [on Frederick and Rosemary West]

---. Somebody's Husband, Somebody's Son: The Story of Peter Sutcliffe, the Yorkshire Ripper. 1984.

Cheney, Margaret. The Co-Ed Killer. 1976. [on Edmund Emil Kemper]

Clarkson, Wensley. The Railroad Killer: The Shocking True Story of Angel Maturino Rsendez and His Alleged Trail of Death. 1999.

---. The Railroad Killer: Tracking Down One of the Most Brutal Serial Killers in History.

Coston, John. To Kill and Kill Again. 1992.

Cray, Ed. Burden of Proof: The Case of Juan Corona. 1973.

Critchley, T.A. The Maul and the Pear Tree: The Ratcliffe Highway Murders. 1971.

Cullen, Robert. The Killer Department: The True Story of the Most Savage Serial Killer the World Has Ever Known.

Dalrymple, Theodore. So Little Done: The Testament of a Serial Killer.

D'Ambra, Frank V. Direct-Line with a Serial Killer.

Davey, Frank. Karla's Web: A Cultural Investigation of the Mahaffey-French Murders.

De la Torre, Lillian. The Truth about Belle Gunness. 1955.

Dillmann, John. Blood Warning: True Story of the New Orleans Slasher.

---. Unholy Matrimony: A True Story of Murder and Obsession.

Dobkin, J. Dwight, and Robert J. Hendricks. Winnie Ruth Judd: The Trunk Murders.

Dyne, Dudley G. Famous New Zealand Murders. 1969.

Eftimiades, Maria. Garden of Graves: The Shocking True Story of Long Island Serial Killer Joel Rifkin. 1993.

Fawkes, Sandy. Killing Time. 1977. [on Paul John Knowles]

Flowers. Bound to Die: The Shocking True Story of Bobby Joe Long, America's Most Savage Serial Killer. 1995.

Fox, James Alan. Killer on Campus. 1996.

Fuhrman, Mark. Murder in Spokane: Catching a Serial Killer. 2001.

Ganey, Terry. Joseph's Children: A True Story of Terror and Justice.

Gaskins, Donald, and Wilton Earle. Final Truth: The Autobiography of a Serial Killer. 1992.

Geyer, Frank P. The Holmes-Pitezel Case: A History of the Greatest Crime of the Century and of the Search for the Missing Pitezel Children. 1896.

Ginsburg, Philip E. The Shadow of Death: The Hunt for a Serial Killer. 1993.

Godwin, George. Peter Kurten: A Study in Sadism. 1938.

Graysmith, Robert. The Sleeping Lady: The Trailside Murders above Golden Gate. 1990. [on David J. Carpenter]

Gurwell, John K. Mass Murder in Houston. 1974. [on Dean Allen Corll and Elmer Wayne Henley]

Hallworth, Rodney. Where There's a Will: The Sensational Life of Dr. John Bodkin Adams. 1983.

Harrington, Joseph. Justice Denied: The Ng Case, the Most Infamous and Expensive Murder Case in History. 1999.

Headley, Bernard D. The Atlanta Youth Murders and the Politics of Race. 1998.

Heimer, Mel. The Cannibal. 1971. [on Albert Fish]

Henderson, Bruce. Trace Evidence: The Hunt for an Elusive Serial Killer. 1998.

Hervey, Michael. Violent Australian Crimes. 1978.

Hill, Paul. Portrait of a Sadist. 1960. [on Neville George Clevely Heath]

Horton, Carla. Disturbed Ground: The True Story of a Diabolical Serial Killer. 1994.

Horton, Sue. Billionaire Boys Club.

Howard, Clark. Zebra: The True Account of 179 Days of Terror in San Francisco.

Humes, Edward. Buried Secrets: A True Story of Serial Murder, Black Magic, and Drug-Running on the U.S. Border.

Imbrie, Ann E. Spoken in Darkness: Small-Town Murder and a Friendship beyond Death. 1993.

Indiana, Gary. Three Month Fever: The Andrew Cunanan Story.

Jesse, F. Tennyson. Murder and Its Motives. 1952. [on Dr. Thomas Neill Cream]

Jones, Frank. Trail of Blood. 1981. [on Russell Johnson]

Kennedy, Ludovic. Ten Rillington Place. 1961. [on John Reginald Halliday Christie]

Keyes, Daniel. The Michigan Murders. 1976. [on Norman John Collins]

---. Unveiling Claudia: A True Story of Serial Murder.

Kidder, Tracy. The Road to Yuba City. 1974. [on Juan Corona]

King, Gary C. Blood Lust: Portrait of a Serial Sex Killer. 1992. [on Dayton Leroy Rogers]

Kolarik, Gera-Lind, and Wayne Klatt. Freed to Kill: The True Story of Larry Eyler.

Lane, Brian Alan. Cat and Mouse: Mind Games with a Serial Killer.

Lang, Denise. A Call for Justice: A New England Town's Fight to Keep a Stone Cold Serial Killer in Jail.

Langlois, Janet L. Belle Gunness. 1985.

Lasseter, Donald. Dead of Night: The True Story of a Serial Killer. 1997. [on Jimmy Rode]

Lavergne, Gary M. Bad Boy from Rosebud: The Murderous Life of Kenneth Allen McDuff. 1999.

Leith, Rod. The Prostitute Murders. 1983. [on Richard Francis Cottingham]

Lewis, D.B. Wyndham. The Soul of Marshal Giles de Raiz. 1952.

Linedecker, Clifford L. Hell Ranch. 1990. [on Adolfo de Jesus Constanzo]

---. Smooth Operator. 1997. [on Glen Rogers]

Maeder, Thomas. Doctor Petiot: The True Story of France's Most Diabolical Serial Killer. 1992.

Markman, Ronald, and Dominick Bosco. Alone with the Devil. 1989. [on Lawrence Bittaker and Roy Norris]

Masters, Brian. Killing for Company: The Case of Dennis Nilsen.

McConnell, Brian. "Jack the Stripper." 1974.

McDougal, Dennis. Angel of Darkness: The True Story of Randy Kraft. 1991.

---. The Yosemite Murders. 2000.

McIntyre, Tommy. Wolf in Sheep's Clothing: The Search for a Child Killer. 1988.

McLaren, Angus. A Prescription for Murder: The Victorian Serial Killings of Dr. Thomas Neill Cream. 1993.

Michaud, Stephen G., and Hugh Aynesworth. Only Living Witness: A True Account of Homicidal Insanity.

Mitrione, Dan. Suddenly Gone: The Kansas Murders of Serial Killer Richard Grissom. 1995.

Mladinich, Robert. From the Mouth of the Monster: The Joel Rifkin Story. 2001.

Mones, Paul A. Stalking Justice. 1995. [on Joe Horgas]

Morlin, Bill, and Jeanette White. Bad Trick: The Hunt for Spokane's Serial Killer.

Morris, Debbie. Forgiving the Dead Man Walking. 1998.

Moss, Jason, and Jeffrey Kottler. The Last Victim: A True-Life Journey into the Mind of a Serial Killer.

Naifeh, Steven W. A Stranger in the Family: A True Story of Murder, Madness, and Unconditional Love. 1995.

Newton, Michael. Rope: The Twisted Life and Crimes of Harvey Glatman. 1998.

---. Silent Rage: The Thirty-Year Odyssey of a Serial Killer. 1994.

Nickel, Steven. Torso: The Story of Elliot Ness and the Search for a Psychopathic Killer. 1989.

Norton, Carla. Disturbed Ground: A True Story of a Diabolical Serial Killer.

Obler, Martin, and Thomas Clavin. Fatal Analysis: A True Story of Professional Privilege and Serial Murder. 1997.

Olsen, Gregg. Abandoned Prayers: The Shocking True Story of Obsession, Murder, and "Little Boy Blue."

Olsen, Jack. Charmer: The True Story of a Ladies' Man and His Victims. 1994.

---. The Man with the Candy. 1975. [on Dean Allen Corll and Elmer Wayne Henley]

---. Misbegotten Son: A Swerial Killer and His Victims: The True Story of Arthur J. Shawcross. 1993.

---. "Son": A Psychopath and His Victims.

Orth, Maureen. Vulgar Favors: Andrew Cunanan, Gianni Versace, and the Largest Manhunt in U.S. History. 1999.

Paul, Philip. Murder under the Microscope. 1990.

Penrose, Valentine. The Bloody Countess: The Atrocities of Erzsebet Bathory. 2000. [France]

Philpin, John. Stalemate: The Shocking True Story of Child Abduction and Murder. 1997.

Philpin, John, and John Donnelly. Beyond Murder: The Inside Account of the Gainesville Student Murders. 1994.

Pienciak, Richard T. Mama's Boy: The True Story of a Serial Killer and His Mother. 1996.

Potter, John Dean. The Monsters of the Moors.

Powell, Phelan. Major Unsolved Crimes. 2000.

Pron, Nick. Lethal Marriage: The Unspeakable Crimes of Paul Bernardo and Karla Homolka.

Provost, Gary. Across the Border. 1989. [on Adolfo de Jesus Constanzo]

Pulitzer, Lisa Beth, and Joan Swirsky. Crossing the Line: The True Story of Long Island Serial Killer Joel Rifkin.

Rolling, Danny. Making of a Serial Killer: The Real Story of the Gainesville Student Murders in the Killer's Own Words.

Rule, Ann. I-5 Killer.

--- [as Andy Stack]. Lust Killer. 1983.

--- [as Andy Stack]. The Want-Ad Killer. 1983.

Ryzuk, Mary S. The Gainesville Ripper: The True Story of a Serial Killer. 1994.

Schechter, Harold. Bestial. 1998. [on Earle Leonard Nelson]

---. Depraved: The Shocking True Story of America's First Serial Killer. 1994. [on H.H. Holmes]

---. Deranged. [on Albert Fish]

---. Fiend. [on Jesse Pomeroy]

---. Nevermore.

Smith, Carlton. Fatal Charm: The Shocking True Story of Serial Wife Killer Randy Roth. 1993.

---. Killing Season: The Unsolved Case of New England's Deadliest Serial Killer. 1994.

---. Murder at Yosemite. 1999. [on Cary Stayner]

Stewart, James B. Blind Eye: How the Medical Establishment Let a Doctor Get Away with Murder. 1999. [on Dr. Michael Swango]

Stoddart, Charles. Bible John. 1980.

Stokes, Hugh. Madame de Brinvilliers. 1912.

Suff, Bill, and Brian Alan Lane. Cat and Mouse: Mind Games with a Serial Killer. 1997.

Tan, Ooi Boon. Body Parts: A British Serial Killer in Singapore. 1996.

Tatar, Maria M. Lustmord: Sexual Murder in Weimar Germany. 1995.

Thompson, Thomas. Serpentine: A True Odyssey of Love and Evil.

Townsend, Larry. A Contagious Evil: The Mind of a Serial Killer.

Turner, Mary. Whispers of God: A Terrifying Journey into the Mind of a Serial Killer.

Van Hoffman, Eric. A Venom in the Blood: A True Crime Story. 1998.

Vernon, Virginia. Enchanting Little Lady. 1964. [on Marie Marguerite Brinvilliers]

Villasenor, Victor. Jury. 1974. [on Juan Corona]

Wagner, Margaret Seaton. The Monster of Dusseldorf. 1932. [on Peter Kurten]

Ward, Bernie. Bobby Joe: In the Mind of a Monster: The Chilling Facts behind the Story of a Brutal Serial Killer. 1995.

Weinstein, Fannie. Where the Bodies Are Buried. 1998. [on Herb Baumeister]

Wellman, Joy. Smoldering Embers: The True Story of a Serial Murderer and Three Courageous Women 1997.

Wertham, Frederic. The Show of Violence. 1949. [on Albert Fish]

Whitechapel, Simon. Crossing to Kill: The True Story of the Serial-Killer Playground.

Williams, Emlyn. Beyond Belief. 1967. [on Ian Brady and Myra Hindley]

Wolfe, Linda. Love Me to Death. 1998. [on Ricardo Caputo]

Wood, William P. The Bone Garden: The Sacramento Boardinghouse Murders. 1994.

Writer, Larry. Garden of Evil: The Granny Killer's Reign of Terror.

 

 

ODD TITLES

Postupack, Kevin. The Serial Killer's Diet Book.

Simpson, Mark, and Steven Zeeland. The Queen Is Dead: A Story of Jarheads, Eggheads, Serial Killers, and Bad Sex.

Young, Sandra H., et al. Destined for Murder: Profiles of Six Serial Killers with Astrological Commentary. 1995.

 

 

 

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