Cellar of Horror

The Story of Gary Heidnik
Narrated by: Eric Jason Martin
Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
Categories: Nonfiction, True Crime
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Serial killer Gary Heidnik's name will live on in infamy, and his home, 3520 North Marshall Street in Philadelphia, is a house tainted with the memory of unbelievable horrors. What police found there was an incredible nightmare made real. Four young women had been held captive - some for four months - half-naked and chained. They had been tortured, starved, and repeatedly raped. But more grotesque discoveries lay in the kitchen: human limbs frozen, a torso burned to cinders, an empty pot suspiciously scorched....

This is not a story for the faint-hearted. Cellar of Horror is a shocking true account of the self-proclaimed minister with a long history of mental illness, who preyed upon the susceptible in a bizarre plan to create his own "baby factory." It is a macabre web spun around money, power, and religion, tangled with courtroom drama and lawyers' tactics, sure to send a chill into your very soul.

©1988 Ken Englade (P)2020 Tantor

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Surprisingly impressive book

The Author does a great job of giving just enough detail to be informed but not so much it bores you. The story moves well and is very good from start to finish. Narration is good, not great but def not bad.

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