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Without Pity: Ann Rule's Most Dangerous Killers
Without Pity Ann Rule's Most Dangerous Killers Author:Ann Rule THEY KILL WITHOUT CONSCIENCE. — ANN RULE PORTRAYS THEIR SHATTERING CRIMES WITHOUT PITY. — In eight stunning Case Files volumes, from A Rose for Her Grave to the #1 blockbuster Last Dance, Last Chance, Ann Rule reigns as "America's best true-crime writer" (Kirkus Reviews). Now, she updates the most astonishing cases from that acclaimed series -- an... more »d presents shocking, all-new true-crime accounts -- in one riveting anthology. In every explosive chapter of Without Pity, Ann Rule deepens her unrelenting exploration of the evil that lies behind the perfect facades of heartless killers... and the deadly compulsions of greed and power that shatter their outward trappings of material success.
They are the admired, trusted neighbor; the affable family man; the sexy, charismatic lover; the high-achieving professional. Perhaps most frightening of all is that they are heroes in their own minds. But when someone gets in the way of their deluded dreams, they are capable of deadly acts of violence with no remorse. Analyzing the true nature of the sociopathic mind in chilling detail, Ann Rule traces the murderous crimes of seemingly ordinary men -- killers who drew their unsuspecting victims into their twisted worlds with devastating consequences.« less
In Tumbledown Shack, two lovely hitchhikers travel down the road to hell when they accept a ride from a demented killer. Could an upwardly mobile businessman's frightening Fatal Obsession lead him to kill his family-and stab himself to death? And for one beautiful young wife, The Killer Never Forgot...Or Forgave was her "adoring" husband!
From the brutal rapist who used a woman's child to get what he wanted to the rebellious teens who learned a terrible lesson, this collection of bone-chilling cases involving heartless monsters who wreaked bloody havoc is Ann Rule at her best.
Good thing about a book of true crime short stories: I could finish each one and stop, rather than being caught up in the middle of a long true crime book and staying up all night reading. Bad thing about a book of true crime short stories: By the end, they all blended together.