Inside the Mind of BTK: The True Story Behind the Thirty-Year Hunt for the Notorious Wichita Serial Killer
This incredible story shows how John Douglas tracked and participated in the hunt for one of the most notorious serial killers in U.S. history. For 31 years a man who called himself BTK (Bind, Torture, Kill) terrorized the city of Wichita, Kansas, sexually assaulting and strangling a series of women, taunting the...more
"People often ask me why I want to write books about inhuman monsters like Dennis Rader. My answer is always the same: I've ways believed that by taking the sensationalism out of the crimes, I can destroy the m...more
I started reading this book for a few reasons. John Douglas was the premiere FBI profiler and I'm a great fan of his books. But more than anything else, I lived in Wichita in the late 70s/early 80s, so this story strikes a very personal chord in me.
For more than 20 years, Rader targeted young women around the Wichita area with which to fulfill his sick need to bind and tor...more
This book is an intense and intriguing read all the way through. John Douglas does not disappoint!
Reading this book will make you cringe at the thought of how brazen Dennis Rader (BTK) was. He didnt sneak around in the dark, he walked calmy in broad daylight and you invited him right in your front door!!
Freaky stuff, great book!!
However, that's not the important part of the book of course and the BTK story is quite gripping because of the sheer brutality and the fact that he basically won. Yes, we was caught and is locked up, but for 30 y...more