Amanda Howard is a true crime author, fiction writer and serial killer expert. Her writing experience is based on an ongoing degree in criminology and psychology, as well as writing eight books on a wide range of true crime cases. She has also interviewed some of the world's most heinous serial killers over two decades and have collected a vast pool of information on various types of killers, their motives and rituals.
Amanda has appeared in many critically acclaimed international documentaries regarding famous serial killers, including Jack the Ripper, The Backpacker Killer, David Birnie as well as acted as a criminal consultant on many more. She authored many journal articles on serial killers as well as been a guest on crime shows on radio, online, television and in print. Amanda has worked as a consultant for many current affairs and news programs in Australia regarding vicious crimes, juvenile murderers, serial killers and sex offenders.
Following on from her successful career as a non-fiction author, she has coupled her knowledge of serial killers with a love of ancient history to develop a series of novels following the life of a police detective who is an international expert on ritual crimes and ancient societies. Ritual: The Blood of Many is the first release.
Ritual: The Elements of Murder will be released by Christmas 2013 along with another true crime book, A Killer in the Family.