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Lltale identifiers their gruesome calling cards at the scenes of their crime They are driven by a primitive motivation to act out the same brutality over and over With brilliant detection high tech analysis and a little luck they can be caught But what does the signature killer seek from victim to victim The answers are hidden among the grisly evidence the common threads that link each devastating actSparked by a growing concern over the steady rise of signature murders Robert Kep. On the whole I think this book would be great for someone who just as a one off wants to read a gory true crime and just wants to pick sections concerning certain serial killers crimes to read up on However for someone like me who us pursuing a career in forensic psychology and therefore is already familiar with the details of the case and thus came seeking the advertised look into the psyche of serial killers I was uite disappointed The book was heavily repetitive both within and across chapters and probably could have been about half the size Whilst the commentary was interesting and raised some interesting ideas I felt that a lot of the views on why the serial killers became what they did was uite lacklustre and nothing groundbreaking There was also zero referencingnot a single one which I found uite surprising given some of the claims made in the last chapter which certainly would benefit from having evidence to support them as Keppel concerns them as facts and not just his opinionsKeppel inarguably is fantastic in his field and at what he does but I don t think writing is his forte Like I say the book was very repetitive and often seemed to just clump random facts about serial killers together with no background or interaction with the analysis of their psyche On the whole not necessarily a bad read in regards to having the gory details of serial killers but offers nothing that you couldn t get elsewhere from a YouTube video or online article summarising the crimes Make your own model forts & castles rise of signature murders Robert Kep. On the whole I think this book would be great for someone who just as a one off wants to Tremors of Fury (The Days of Ash and Fury read a gory true crime and just wants to pick sections concerning certain serial killers crimes to How Julian and Nigel Turned Each Other Gay (Inadvertently), or So They Both Claim read up on However for someone like me who us pursuing a career in forensic psychology and therefore is already familiar with the details of the case and thus came seeking the advertised look into the psyche of serial killers I was uite disappointed The book was heavily The Mage (Foxcraft, Book 3) repetitive both within and across chapters and probably could have been about half the size Whilst the commentary was interesting and Illustrated Workbook for Self-Therapy for Your Inner Critic raised some interesting ideas I felt that a lot of the views on why the serial killers became what they did was uite lacklustre and nothing groundbreaking There was also zero Earthfall (Homecoming, referencingnot a single one which I found uite surprising given some of the claims made in the last chapter which certainly would benefit from having evidence to support them as Keppel concerns them as facts and not just his opinionsKeppel inarguably is fantastic in his field and at what he does but I don t think writing is his forte Like I say the book was very A Daddy for Christmas repetitive and often seemed to just clump Banned in Britain random facts about serial killers together with no background or interaction with the analysis of their psyche On the whole not necessarily a bad Hour of the Beast read in Dictionary Of Dreams regards to having the gory details of serial killers but offers nothing that you couldn t get elsewhere from a YouTube video or online article summarising the crimes

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Pel explores in unflinching detail the monstrous patterns sadistic compulsions and depraved motives of this breed of killer From the Lonely Hearts Killer who hunted the most desperate of women in s America to the savage Midtown Torso Murders that stunned the NYPD to such infamous symbols of evil as Jeffrey Dahmer Ted Bundy and John Gacy these are the cases horrifying graphic and unforgettable that Keppel ingeniously taps to shed light on the darkest corners of the pathological min. I read this book so many times growing up that the pages are falling out I know that sounds creepy but keep in mind I was planning on being the next Clarice Starling Haha Final Warning read this book so many times growing up that the pages are falling out I know that sounds creepy but keep in mind I was planning on being the next Clarice Starling Haha

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In a real life scenario straight out of The Silence of the Lambs Robert Keppel went one on one with the notorious serial killer Ted Bundy who advised Keppel on the detective's highly publicized search for the elusive Green River Killer Bundy's chilling revelations were chronicled in The Riverman a page turner Ted Montgomery Detroit News praised by Ann Rule as the definitive book on serials But Ted Bundy wasn't the first killer of his kind or the last Signature KillersThey leave te. The only part of this book I liked was the foreword The rest of it was repetitive just one example apparently one of the killers blood types belongs to only 13% of the population A fact the author told us a minimum of 3 times within one chapter and frustratingly uninteresting What I very often dislike about non fiction books is that authors always seem to struggle to remove themselves from the subject matter Often their opinion just seems to creep in when I would really like an impartial retelling Maybe I m being too ambitious in this thought I probably wouldn t mind hearing an author s opinion if it wasn t so obnoxious and big headed


10 thoughts on “Signature Killers

  1. says:

    I certainly enjoyed reading this book and never felt bored it was very interestingI also had absolutely no problem with the writing style andor the terminology like some others seemed to have hadHowever I noticed that there was some false information about Jeffrey Dahmer included especially concerning the alleged animal abuse a r

  2. says:

    Dr Keppel is a visionary ground breaking criminologist and an excellent analyst I admire him greatly But he needs someone to edit the living shit out of his proseI will give only one example because it's like shooting fish in a barrelThe kille

  3. says:

    The only part of this book I liked was the foreword The rest of it was repetitive just one example apparently one of the killers' blood types belongs to only 13% of the population A fact the author told us a mini

  4. says:

    On the whole I think this book would be great for someone who just as a one off wants to read a gory true crime and just wants to pick sections concerning certain serial killers' crimes to read up on However for someone like me who us pursuing a career in forensic psychology and therefore is already familiar with

  5. says:

    A grim grisly read detailing the atrocities visited on the victims of about 15 different serial killers the escalating pat

  6. says:

    Even by true crime standards this book is pretty nasty Robert D Keppel delves into a number of sado sexual serial killing

  7. says:

    While Robert Keppel was a splendid detective and is a good writer I just want to take a moment to vent When I was

  8. says:

    I read this book so many times growing up that the pages are falling out I know that sounds creepy but keep in mind I was planning on being the next Clarice Starling Haha

  9. says:

    325 Stars

  10. says:

    Keppel’s work on signature killers is second to none When reading this book you can tell he’s devoted his life to this which is exactly why it’s a bit of a bad read Keppel is not a writer by any stretch of the imagination but damn if he doesn’t know his shit Most of the information in the book is common knowledge if you’ve done research on serial murders for any length of time but the psychology that he delves into is truly fascin

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