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This book makes me wonder how long someone can remain hidden. The killer said, himself, that he thought he would get away for a few weeks or a few months, but, 18 years! This makes me appreciate or at least be grateful for some of the things I've been through and also, very thankful for technological advances.
This is one of the most genuinely creepy books I have ever read. The story of John List - how he planned, methodically executed his entire family then fled, assumed a new identity and escaped capture for more than 18 years is almost unbelieveable. He was captured shortly after an episode of "America's Most Wanted" aired. They had taken a photograph of List from the early 70's, aged it and made a bust which was almost immediately recognized by his neighbour who then called police. I cannot imagin ...more