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The Killer Across the Table

John E. Douglas; Mark Olshaker / Jonathan Groff
In The Killer Across the Table legendary FBI criminal profiler and number one best-selling author John Douglas delves deep into the lives and crimes of four of the most disturbing and complex predatory killers he’s encountered offering never-before-revealed details about his profiling process and divulging the strategies used to crack some of his most challenging cases. Former Special Agent John Douglas has sat across the table from many of the world’s most notorious killers - including Charles Manson Jeffrey Dahmer ‘Coed Killer’ Edmund Kemper ‘Son of Sam Killer’ David Berkowitz and ‘BTK Strangler’ Dennis Rader - and has also been instrumental in the exoneration of Amanda Knox and the West Memphis Three. He has gone on to become a legend in the world of criminal investigative analysis and his work has inspired TV shows and films such as Mindhunter Criminal Minds and The Silence of the Lambs. In this riveting work of true crime Douglas spotlights four very different criminals he’s confronted over the course of his career and explains how they helped him to put together the puzzle of how psychopaths and predators think. Taking us inside the interrogation room and demonstrating the unique techniques he uses to understand the workings of the most terrifying and incomprehensible minds The Killer Across the Table is an enthralling journey into the darkest reaches of criminal profiling and behavioural science from a man who knows serial killers better than anyone else. As Douglas says:‘If you want to understand the artist look at his art.’If you want to understand what makes a murderer start here.

  • Published by HarperCollins UK
  • Fiction/Non-FictionNon Fiction
  • Genre True Crime
  • Target Audience Adult
  • Released 7th May 2019
  • Duration 11 Hrs. 06 Mins.
  • ISBN 9780008346539