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Innes, Brian

Summary: Serial Killers are the most notorious and disturbing of all criminals, representing the very darkest side of humanity. Yet they endlessy fascinate and continue to capture the public's attention with their strange charisma and deadly deeds. From Jack the Ripper to Ted Bundy and the Moors Murderers Ian Brady and Myra Hindley, these killers transfix us with their ability to commit utterly savage...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Quercus Publishing 2017

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Pulditor, Seth H.

Summary: Profiles serial killers, from Jack the Ripper and Ted Bundy to Harold Shipman and Aileen Wuornos, discussing their backgrounds, possible motives, and how they killed.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Eldorado Ink 2013

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Schechter, Harold

Summary: "The shocking true story of one of the twentieth century's most prolific female serial killers." -- book jacket.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 SCH

Callahan, Maureen

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Summary: "A gripping tour de force of investigative journalism that takes us deep into the investigation behind one of the most frightening and enigmatic serial killers in modern American history, and into the ranks of a singular American police force: the Anchorage PD Most of us have never heard of Israel Keyes. But he is one of the most ambitious, meticulous serial killers of modern time. The FBI...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B KEYES CAL

Rawson, Kerri

Summary: What is it like to learn that your ordinary, loving father is a serial killer? In 2005, Kerri Rawson heard a knock on the door of her apartment. When she opened it, an FBI agent informed her that her father had been arrested for murdering ten people, including two children. It was then that she learned her father was the notorious serial killer known as BTK, a name he'd given himself that...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Nelson Books, an imprint of Thomas Nelson 2019

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B KERRI RAWSON RAW

Henderson, Tom.

Summary: The rape, torture, and murder of two women--music professor Margarette Eby and flight attendant Nancy Ludwig--six years apart lead investigators to Navy veteran Jeffrey Gorton, living quietly with his wife and two children.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Paperbacks 2004

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.1 HEN

Starr, Douglas P.

Summary: With high drama and stunning detail, relates the infamous crime and punishment of French serial killer Joseph Vacher, interweaving the story of how Dr. Alexandre Lacassagne, Emile Fourquet and colleagues developed forensic science as we know it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A.A. Knopf 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1523 STA

Larson, Erik.

Summary: Abridged.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2003

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 364.1523 LAR

Stewart, James B.

Summary: "Young, blond, handsome Dr. Swango seemed a godsend wherever he was hired to practice medicine. But acclaim would turn to disbelief, dismay, then horror, as the evidence mounted that he could actually be murdering his patients. Then Dr. Michael Swango would leave that hospital - only to be rehired at another. Today the FBI believes that Swango may he the most prolific serial killer in American...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1523 STE

Larson, Erik

Summary: Tells the parallel stories of Daniel Burnham, the main architect of the 1893 Chicago World's Fair, and serial killer Henry H. Holmes, discussing the challenges Burnham faced in creating the hugely successful White City, and looking at how Holmes used the opportunities afforded by the fair to lure victims to their deaths.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Large Print Press (Gale, Cengage Learning) 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP 364.152 LAR

Larson, Erik.

Summary: Two men, each handsome and unusually adept at his chosen work, embodied an element of the great dynamic that characterized America's rush toward the twentieth century. The architect was Daniel Hudson Burnham, the fair's brilliant director of works and the builder of many of the country's most important structures, including the Flatiron Building in New York and Union Station in Washington, D.C....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Audio 2003

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 364.1523 LAR

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Singular, Stephen.

Summary: To all appearances, Dennis Rader was a model citizen in the small town where he had lived with his family almost his entire life. He was a town compliance officer, a former Boy Scout leader, the president of his church congregation, and a seemingly ordinary father and husband. But Rader's average life belied the existence of his other self: he was the BTK serial killer. The self-named BTK (for...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1523 SIN

Michaud, Stephen G.

Summary: On March 30, 2000, a middle-aged tree farmer named Robert Charles Browne, who is serving a life sentence for the murder of Heather Dawn Church, writes some rhyming verse to authorities and says "The score is, you one, the other team forty-eight!"

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2008

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 364.1523 MIC

Selzer, Adam

Summary: A detailed historical account of the serial killer calls on never before examined primary documents to reveal how he managed to take advantage of the crowds drawn by the 1893 World's Fair to create his own castle of horrors. Herman W. Mudgett, better known by his alias, H.H. Holmes, is considered America's first-- and most notorious-- serial killer. During the 1893 World's Fair in Chicago, the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Publishing 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 SEL

Summary: This documentary explores the life of Aileen Wuornos, the prostitute executed in Florida for killing six men. Includes examinations of her childhood, testimony at her trial by Nick Broomfield, and a chilling speech by Wuornos herself.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment 2004

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC AIL

Larson, Erik.

Summary: Two men, each handsome and unusually adept at his chosen work, embodied an element of the great dynamic that characterized America's rush toward the twentieth century. The architect was Daniel Hudson Burnham, the fair's brilliant director of works and the builder of many of the country's most important structures, including the Flatiron Building in New York and Union Station in Washington, D.C....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2003

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Larson, Erik.

Summary: Erik Larson—author of #1 bestseller In the Garden of Beasts—intertwines the true tale of the 1893 World's Fair and the cunning serial killer who used the fair to lure his victims to their death. Combining meticulous research with nail-biting storytelling, Erik Larson has crafted a narrative with all the wonder of newly discovered history and the thrills of the best fiction.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2004

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1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: Book Club Kit 364.15 LAR

Hess, Charlie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1523 HES

Graeber, Charles.

Summary: After his December 2003 arrest, registered nurse Charlie Cullen was quickly dubbed "The Angel of Death" by the media. But Cullen was no mercy killer, nor was he a simple monster. He was a favorite son, husband, beloved father, best friend, and celebrated caregiver. Implicated in the deaths of as many as 300 patients, he was also perhaps the most prolific serial killer in American history....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.15 Graeber 2013

Carlo, Philip.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1523 CAR

Waits, Chris.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Helena Independent Record 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1523 WAI

Montillo, Roseanne.

Summary: Documents a series of child abductions in Great Fire-devastated Boston and the discovery of their teenaged killer that sparked a system-changing investigation and influential debates among the world's most revered medical minds.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2014

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Keyes, Edward.

Summary: The true story of the savage coed killings---by the boy who could have lived next door! Southeastern Michigan was rocked in the late 1960s by the terrifying serial murders of young women, whose bodies were dumped in Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti. In each case, few clues were left at the scene, and six separate police agencies were unable to end the horror. Then, almost by accident, a break came. The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Michigan Press 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 364 KEY