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Serial Murder 101

2.96  ·  Rating Details  ·  24 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
The shocking true account of a man who learned everything there was to know about getting away with murder.

Thirty years ago, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, became the hunting ground for a predator. Women were being brutally raped and murdered in a series of savage-and seemingly unconnected-crimes.

Not until 2007 would the truth come to light, when DNA evidence pointed the fing
Paperback, 320 pages
Published July 7th 2009 by Berkley (first published June 29th 2009)
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Jan 15, 2016 Fishface rated it liked it
The story of a series of VERY cold cases finally solved with DNA fingerprinting. There are a few unexpected elements in this story and the only reason it dragged for in places was the author's decision to tell the whole story once, from the police point of view, and then have the killer tell you all again from his own perspective -- without really adding anything to the story that way.
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Jul 27, 2015 Ronnie Cramer rated it it was ok
I had never heard of this series of crimes before (assaults and murders in Missouri, Illinois, Pennsylvania), so it was interesting learning about them, but the book is not so hot.
May 16, 2015 Izabela rated it really liked it
The title is a little misleading, as the book doesn't really focus on Krajcir's studies and knowledge of psychology and criminology. It is, however, one great read. The details of Krajcir's crimes are chillingly described. This is an awesome book for the die-hard true crime fans who enjoy blood and guts.
Jeff Dickison
Jan 01, 2013 Jeff Dickison rated it liked it
Case study of serial killer Timothy Krajcir who terrorized southern Illinois and Cape Girardeau, Missouri 30-35 years ago. Presentation is matter of fact without sensationalizing the murders. Well done. Recommended to fans of true life crime.
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