The Devil's Dozen: How Cutting-Edge Forensics Took Down 12 Notorious Serial Killers

Penguin, 2009 - 317 sivua
A forensics expert follows the historic evolution of CSI through a century of serial killers.

"Katherine Ramsland has brilliantly captured the insights and drama of some fascinating cases" (Dr. Henry Lee) in her previous bestselling books. Now she examines the case histories of twelve of the most notorious serial killers of the last one hundred years, and answers the questions: What clues did they leave behind? How were they eventually caught? How was each twist and turn of their crimes matched by the equally compelling weapons of science and logic?

From exploring the nineteenth century's earliest investigative tools to remarkable twenty-first century CSI advances, The Devil's Dozen provides a fascinating window into the world of those who kill-and those who dedicate their lives to bringing them to justice.


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Käyttäjän arvio  - KarenDuff - LibraryThing

While I found this an interesting and enjoyable read I do have a slight problem with a comment made by the author at the end of the book "These stories are better than fiction, so let's hope for some ... Lue koko arvostelu

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Käyttäjän arvio  - Pondlife - LibraryThing

I was disappointed that this book didn't include more details of the forensic techniques used to catch the killers. The strapline is "how cutting-edge forensics took down 12 notorious serial killers ... Lue koko arvostelu


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Secrets in Blood
Deciphering a Deadly Document
The Art of Darkness
First DNA Sweep
Lured into the Mirror
Linkage Analysis and the Detectives Database
A Risky Sting
The Most Expensive Fingerprint
Computer Forensics and a Clever Lie
The Brain Never Lies
Mass Fatality ID
Lessons for Law Enforcement

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Katherine Ramsland, Ph.D., numbers among her degrees a master's in forensic psychology from the John Jay College of Criminal Justice. She has published thirty-three books, and writes forensic science articles for TruTV's Crime Library.

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