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Inside the Minds of Sexual Predators
They are among the most frightening of all criminals, yet few have attempted to document the complex mindset of the sexual predator through intimate case details. "Inside the Minds of Sexual Predators" reexamines this intentional criminal behavior, describing the different types of sexual predators and explaining why they choose to commit their specific type of predatory a ...more
Hardcover, 193 pages
Published December 1st 2009 by Praeger Publishers
(first published January 1st 2009)
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This is a fascinating insight into the motivations and drives of sexual predators. If you have ever wondered how, or why, people can commit such terrible crimes, then this book aims to answer that question. At times it is a harrowing read, with real crimes described in quite some detail. It is not for the faint of heart. Some of the crimes are so shocking that they beggar belief, but anyone who follows the news will know that nothing is too horrific to be true. It is a fascinating psychological ...more
Excellent introduction to the subject. I always love Ramsland's books, they're very comprehensive. My only comment is that if you also happen to read Inside the Mind of Serial Killers, sometimes the cases discussed in both books are the same, but then again, the two go hand in hand in many cases so they're always relevant.
I've loved books since I was 3, and the library was a highlight of my childhood. I've been fortunate to be able to find great joy in what others have written and sometimes to give this to readers. I follow my own muse, because it leads me on interesting adventures. If others benefit, so much the better.More about Katherine Ramsland...