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Learn what goes on in the criminal mind of a serial killer. Now with two new chapters!

Go inside the twisted mind of a serial killer!

To the untrained eye, a serial killer looks just like any other member of the public. They wear clothes, they eat food, and they go about their daily lives as any normal person would do. But there is a difference about them, which is unquantifiable. It is the deadly secret that all serial killers hide from the outside world. If they weren’t able to conceal this secret so well, many cold-blooded killings could have been prevented. So if we could see deep within their souls and spot the things that made them the way they are, maybe we can stop them from becoming serial killers in the first place. 

With this book, I aim to get inside the mind of a serial killer, to reveal what makes them tick and to see if there are any personality traits that are the same across the wide range of different serial killers through time. Finally, I will take a look at the top five serial killer personalities and 10 of the most famous serial killers in history. This will give us insight into the mind of a serial killer and a better understanding of the things that turn people into cold and calculating killing machines.... 

Do you find serial killers interesting? Would you like to get a glimpse inside the mind of a serial killer? Then get this book now!

©2016 Shawn Becker (P)2019 JW Group Sweden AB

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A short little book .

A short little book that is interesting to listen to if you like serial killers or true crime.

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I liked it.

I liked that the author had a chapter with some common traits Serial Killers have and that he connected them with real examples of serial killers there have been through history.

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Fascinating story

Fascinating story as look at this guy- normal, not bad looking yet he was a psycho. I am appalled at how often in America we fail to recognize or when recognized fail to get help needed for the mentally ill. A good lesson in it for everyone.

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Very good

I wish it was longer but it is a great introduction to a fascinating subject. Good pace and information.

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Easy listening on a hard subject

If you're looking for a quick listen about serial killers this is for you. The narrator has a warm voice and is easy to understand. The content is not in-depth and lacks insight but if you're new to the subject it's a good place to start.

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A riveting listen

Such an interesting topic; I always had a morbid fascination with serial killers. It helps that the narrator has the kind of voice I can listen to for hours.

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1st audio book I've listened too

excellent narrator..perfect voice for this book..made it a very easy and educational listen..looking forwards to
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A Good Overview And Examples.

This is a well written, short but informative overview of what a serial killer is and is not and the potential nature and nurture of his or her development. Through famous examples we are shown how normal, on the outside, these monsters are and how they often lure their victims. It is a disquieting listen but narrated very well so as not to sensationalise the topic. In my opinion it should have been somewhat longer.

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Gritty and well written

I know a lot of people want all the gory details. I don’t specifically. My inspiration is enough. This author didn’t glaze over this story that has been written by many other author over the years. But he did relate all the murders without chronic too long on the manners of each victims death.

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A well written criminal book.

This was very well written. I appreciated Mr. Shawn Becker’s effort. This book tells a straightforward story about a allegedly normal guy who was a monster! Having followed the case when it was happening, it helped to get a better insight into the story.

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  • David Sherrer
  • 29-01-19

Excellent

I was somewhat scared during listening to this fabulous story which is full of good information regarding famous serial killers and give descriptions of each kind or serial killer.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-02-21

Good Read

I think this book was very well done, it’s a good view of what a serial killer thinks

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  • Alexander B. Talbot
  • 31-01-19

Interesting audible to listen.

Interesting to listen to this audible as it is well detailed and it will help you to spot such people and understand their behavior.

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  • marina dem
  • 16-05-21

a great book

very easy to understand. you get the info inside the minds of the serial killers

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 01-03-21

I wasted a whole point on this

It was way too short to be called a book. This is more like an article.

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  • JRd1st
  • 16-12-20

What Makes a Killer?

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"Criminal Psychology: The Criminal Mind of a Serial Killer" by Shawn Becker is a surprisingly thorough look at the psychology of serial killlers. There's nothing groundbreaking, here, but I found this to be a fascinating look into what makes people into killers.

Recommended!

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  • Clau
  • 20-11-20

Not bad.

So, this book is really short and only worth it if you don't know a thing about serial killers. It works nicely as an introductory, albeit very basic, text.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 16-11-20

Worth Your Time

This is a concise and soundly researched expose into the personality traits and psychological anomalies that go into the creation of a serial killer. It was well-written and narrated, and very much worth a listen.

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  • Heather A. Dubravac
  • 18-09-20

Interesting

Narration was quite nice. Subject matter informative. The book read much like a college writing assignment. I was a touch annoyed with the multiple requests for a review as Audible always gives the reader the option as soon as the book ends.

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  • Madeline
  • 14-07-20

Easy to understand

wish it was longer - the concept was easy to grasp. a great audiobook while commuting.