The Killer Book of True Crime: Incredible Stories, Facts and Trivia from the World of Murder and Mayhem (Paperback)

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The perfect read for any true crime junkie

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, such as:

  • John Wayne Gacy's favorite movies
  • How America's most prolific burglar was captured
  • Which city houses the world's largest red light district
  • How a roach led to the capture of Albert Fish
  • An eyewitness account of the murder of eight nurses
  • Where Al Capone really got the scar on his face

These and many more shocking tales and tidbits will have you double-checking your locks at night

About the Author


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.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781402208294
ISBN-10: 1402208294
Publisher: Sourcebooks
Publication Date: June 1st, 2007
Pages: 344
Language: English