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 p...more
However, I have to say that I HATED the writing style. It was so difficult to get past the arrogance and self-aggrandising of the author. His connection to the BTK case was tenuous at best. Yet, compare the way he talks about his role to the way Ann Rule talks about Ted Bundy in 'Th ...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
"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
There isn't anything inside these pages that can't be found online for free, other than the writer's coolness. I must admit, he did have a cool job, and he's not a bad writer. Obviously, he's had an interesting life and he is an interesting man. He reminds us often so we will never forget it...until the book is finished.
While there are plenty of flaws i ...more