Serial Killers: The Insatiable Passion
Author: David Lester, PhD
This popular book has become a staple of every serious true crime book collector’s library. One of the most reliable concise sources of information available about serial killers and their crimes, this book offers a psychological and sociological analysis of this most frightening yet fascinating criminal. Psychologist David Lester, recognized worldwide as a leading authority on death (both in the fields of suicide and homicide), offers a much-needed assessment of whether or not there is a dependable and useable psychological profile of the serial killer. Separating the facts from the myths by combining documented case histories of notable serial killers with behavioral research, this book has been welcomed and applauded by criminologists, psychologists, sociologists, law enforcement and true crime buffs alike as an important addition to the literature on serial killers.