"Journal Star" (Peoria, IL) [A] deftly written, unflinching account....A fascinating police procedural....Schechter's macabre stories unfold like finely-tuned crime novels...well-documented nightmares for anyone who dares to look.
About the Author
Harold Schechter is a professor of American literature and culture. Renowned for his true-crime writing, he is the author of the nonfiction books Fatal, Fiend, Bestial, Deviant, Deranged, Depraved, and, with David Everitt, The A to Z Encyclopedia of Serial Killers. He is also the author of Nevermore and The Hum Bug, the acclaimed historical novels featuring Edgar Allan Poe. He lives in New York State.