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The Serial Killer Books Audiobook

The Serial Killer Books: 15 Famous Serial Killers True Crime Stories That Shocked the World

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Publisher's Summary

There are reasons why some of the most famous serial killers in the world have names that stick in our memories, send shivers up our spines, make us double-check to make sure the doors are locked at night, and maybe peek under the bed to be sure nothing is lurking there before we turn off the lights.

These are monsters who are real, whose crimes are so reprehensible, so horrific, that they become seared in our memories.

For this true crime anthology, we've combed the serial killer files to give you a closer, more intimate look at some of the worst of the worst from the world of serial killer, combining multiple stories into one perfect late-night book that's just the thing to keep you up at night, unable to stop listening.

For those who love criminology, who can't put down the latest true crime stories, this collection of stories rivals the best serial killer books, and give you deeper insight into killers ranging from the charismatic, cunning Ted Bundy to the long-abused Aileen Wuornos, whose unimaginable troubles finally came to a very violent head.

This diverse collection of serial killer stories, culled from the annals of history, is an ideal choice for the true crime buff who wonders why the monsters of our imaginations came to life and walked the streets, lurking in dark corners to wait for their next victim.

©2017 LAK Publishing (P)2017 LAK Publishing

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    spacechick365 Colorado 07-13-17
    spacechick365 Colorado 07-13-17 Member Since 2017
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    "Interesting true stories"

    Jack Rosewood has a knack for telling stories about serial killers and making them even more interesting than they already were. He goes into just enough detail to be able to imagine the horrific events without going so far that you don't want to hear any more. Great read!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Lidia Chymkowska 07-19-17

    An avid reader since the age of 3, I read (almost) everything and everywhere... And I teach English to high school students in Poland:)

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    "A set of gruesome stories that keep you listening"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    It's another set by Jack Rosewood that I would recommend to everyone interested in real life crimes. It's also a set that will make you cringe and shudder at the extent of human cruelty towards another human being. Stories which the set comprises range from an unimaginable horror of a family member killing all his/her relatives, to serial rapists and murderers, to hate killings, to an unfathomable murder of 8 innocent nurses with no reason or motive whatsoever... And it's a set that will keep you listen late at night...


    What was the most compelling aspect of this narrative?

    The reader/listener must be warned: the author describes the crimes in vivid, sometimes drastic details, not trying to hide the more horrific aspects of the murders/killings... It may be disturbing for some (it definitely was for me) but it also emphasizes the reality of those heinous acts of depravity...


    What does Kevin Kollins bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    Kevin Kollins narration was good - factual and not too emotional, which was perfect for the content of the book... I liked the pace of his reading and slight voice alterations when quoting people involved in particular crimes.<br/><br/>I've given the performance 4 stars instead of 5 not because I've found Mr Kollins' interpretation of the book faulty in any way, but because of some technical aspects of the recording: there are unnaturally long pauses between the sections of a given chapter (and some of those sections are really short, like 3-4 sentences only), and there's also one instance when two sections appear in the wrong places (the "Notable" sections concerning Starkweather and Gilmore were interchanged...).<br/><br/>So overall my rating would be 4.5 rather than 4:)


    Any additional comments?

    DISCLAIMER: I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    rhonda walker 07-16-17
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    "So many well known serial killers in one book."
    What made the experience of listening to The Serial Killer Books the most enjoyable?

    These are serial killers most of us have heard of. There is a lot of information on the killers and their crimes but it doesn't drag on. The cases move from one to another and I got sucked right in from one case to the next.


    What about Kevin Kollins’s performance did you like?

    Kevin was a good narrator. His voice and the way he read was perfect for this type of book.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    There were so many terrible cases here that one couldn't help but be horrified and saddened several times.


    Any additional comments?

    For anyone interested in serial killers, this is a must read. These are stories you would have heard of and are somewhat familiar with. I was voluntarily provided this free review copy audiobook by the author, narrator, or publisher.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    TinkerMel 07-07-17
    TinkerMel 07-07-17 Member Since 2017

    I am just girl who loves my husband, dogs, shopping online and books!

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    "this book was very well done!"

    Narration was spot on.
    Plus there was so much information packed into this book. I listen to a lot of these types of books, and, I will say, that this one went into so much detail, that I was queasy listening to some of it. It also talked about past killers from our history, and detail about the survivors, victims and some of their family.

    great listen. worth the credit if this is your thing.

    I was voluntarily provided this free review copy audiobook by the author, narrator, or publisher.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    mandymay 07-06-17
    mandymay 07-06-17 Member Since 2015

    I'm a open minded baker 🍰 who spends all night at work 😴 listening to🔥romance book's that take my mind to new exciting places 🏖

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    "More Terrifying Than a Horror Movie"

    Jack Rosewood really did his research with this book.
    I watch a fair amount of gruesome tv and some of these cases had me anxiety ridden and on edge at work.
    I usually listen at night alone.. that didn't happen with this book.
    I had to turn it off and finish when the sun came up.
    I'm familiar with most of the high profile cases and maybe a little desensitized due to all the media coverage but Jack still managed to shock me with some of the world's most horrendous sadistic killers.
    This book is well written and extremely graffic.
    Kevin kollins did do a great job narrating this horrifying book but..
    I didn't like the long pause in between chapters.
    I still think it's worth a credit.
    And I have to give it 5 stars just on the scare factor alone.
    I requested this book in exchange for my honest review

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Ashley Hedden 06-29-17
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    "Great Read"
    Any additional comments?

    The Serial Killer Books: 15 Famous Serial Killers True Crime Stories that shocked the world by Jack a Rosewood was a great Read. This anthology was a closer more in depth look at serial killers and what makes them do what they do. This is a must read for anyone that likes true crime stories. I can't wait to read more by Jack Rosewood.

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    in1ear (John Row) Aurora, Colorado 06-22-17
    in1ear (John Row) Aurora, Colorado 06-22-17 Member Since 2017

    Male, mid 60's, over 1,250 helpful votes on Amazon, over 410 helpful votes on Audible, own 650+ Audible books and over 10,200 Kindle books!

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    "Serial Killers Compilation"
    What did you love best about The Serial Killer Books?

    If you have an interest in True Crime,Jack Rosewood's books are easy to listen to. He takes the most salient aspects of the cases and presents them in an interesting manner.


    What did you like best about this story?

    I am interested in True Crime non fiction. My interest is in an attempt to understand the acts that people like Gacy, Bundy, Dahmer perpetrate. I enjoy in depth work, sure. But the important aspects that Rosewood presents in his writings I enjoy too.


    Which character – as performed by Kevin Kollins – was your favorite?

    This is presented as narrative. Kevin Kollins isn't portraying characters. He has an easily listened to voice, good pronunciations, interesting presentation.


    Any additional comments?

    This is the fourth or fifth book I have listened to by Jack Rosewood.<br/><br/>Thanks for the opportunity to listen and to offer my opinions on this work!<br/><br/>A review copy was gifted to me at no charge. In return, I am happy to provide an honest review. Also at no charge.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Kelly watley 06-28-17 Member Since 2017

    I love listening to Psychological Thrillers , and Suspenseful or Action Novels..

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    "Exceptional Collection!!!"

    A True Crime Readers Heaven.. 15 Serial Killers from through the years, some I never heard of.. From the great Jack Rosewood ..True tales that will have you checking over your shoulders and pulling the all the shades down tight.. Grab a cup of coffees and enjoy...

    "I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review."

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    April H. Kansas 06-24-17
    April H. Kansas 06-24-17 Member Since 2010
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    "The Serial Killer Books: 15 Famous Serial Killers"

    The Serial Killer Books: 15 Famous Serial Killers True Crime Stories That Shocked the World
    : Jack Rosewood

    This is another fine collection of brief concise histories of infamous serial killers. Jack Rosewood serves up ugly truths about things the general population don't understand. It's scary that the person you meet on the street could just be the next serial killer.




    The narration was well done by Kevin Kollins.



    "I was given this free review copy audiobook at my request and have voluntarily left this review."

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful

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