Murder Alley (Nebraska, Notorious USA)

Murder Alley (Nebraska, Notorious USA)

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Overview

The Cornhusker State or Murder Alley? However you think of Nebraska you'll be riveted to Dr. Katherine Ramsland's smart and stunning review of some of Nebraska's most notorious criminal cases. One of the most infamous is the story of Charlie Starkweather and his murder-spree with teenager, Caril Fugate, by his side. Participant? Captive? Lover? That case, of course, has been the subject of many books, films and TV shows. It's as shocking today as it was in the 1950s. And yet there's more to Nebraska that earns its wide expanses of the Great Plains a chilling stopping spot on a trip through Notorious USA. Let Dr. Ramsland lead you down Murder Alley as she covers Starkweather, The Nebraska Fiend, The Humboldt Triple murder case, and many, many more.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940158896460
Publisher: Crime Rant Classics
Publication date: 12/29/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 459,972
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Dr. Ramsland teaches forensic psychology at DeSales University in Pennsylvania. She has published over 1,000 articles, stories, blogs, and reviews, and 62 books, including The Psychology of Death Investigation, Confession of a Serial Killer: The Untold Story of Dennis Rader, The Mind of a Murderer: Privileged Access to the Demons That Drive Extreme Violence, The Forensic Science of CSI, Inside the Minds of Serial Killers, The Human Predator: A Historical Chronicle of Serial Murder and Forensic Investigation, The Ivy League Killer, The Murder Game; The Forensic Psychology of Criminal Minds, Beating the Devil's Game: A History of Forensic Science and Criminal Investigation, Inside the Minds of Healthcare Serial Killers, Inside the Minds of Sexual Predators, The Sex Beast, The Devil’s Dozen, The CSI Effect, Inside the Minds of Mass Murderers, and The Criminal Mind: A Writers' Guide to Forensic Psychology. Additionally, she has written books on the vampire subculture, including The Science of Vampires, The Vampire Companion, The Heat Seekers, The Anne Rice Reader, and Undercover with Vampires in America Today. She wrote biographies of Anne Rice and Dean Koontz, along with two books about writing, and has been translated into 12 languages. She even has a quesadilla cookbook!
Her background in forensic studies positioned her to assist former FBI profiler John Douglas on The Cases That Haunt Us and to co-write a book with former FBI profiler Gregg McCrary, The Unknown Darkness. She also co-wrote The Real Life of a Forensic Scientist with Henry C. Lee and A Voice for the Dead with James E. Starrs (for which she served on an exhumation team). Her book, Psychopath, was a #1 bestseller on the Wall Street Journal’s list.

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