A Killer by Design

A Killer by Design Murderers, Mindhunters, and My Quest to Decipher the Criminal Mind

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Publisher's Synopsis

Directly beneath the progressive activism and sex positivity of the 1970s, a dark undercurrent of violence rippled across the American landscape, resulting in the alarming rise of sexual assault and homicide cases nationwide. Under a shroud of secrecy, the FBI created a specialized, top-secret team - the Behavioral Science Unit - to track down the country's most dangerous and violent criminals and bring them to justice. But narrowing down a seemingly infinite list of potential suspects seemed daunting at best and impossible at worst - until Dr Ann Burgess stepped on the scene. In 'A Killer By Design', Burgess reveals how her pioneering research into the assessment and treatment of trauma and sexual abuse victims caught the attention of the FBI, and launched her right into the middle of a pivotal murder investigation in Nebraska.

Book information

ISBN: 9781802790320
Publisher: Headline Publishing Group
Imprint: Welbeck
Pub date:
DEWEY: 364.3092
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: vii, 308
Weight: 234g
Height: 161mm
Width: 242mm
Spine width: 32mm