Why do they call Adelaide, Australia the "City of Corpses"? How many people did Agatha Christie kill with her pen? What was Jack the Ripper's supposed occupation?
There's nothing like a little murder to challenge the dark side of your brain. This dastardly little volume is organized by the seven deadly sins, giving you all the gumshoes, guns, and gore you need to explore the sinister side of human nature, including:
The worst villains of all timefrom Hannibal Lecter to Charles Manson
The bloody truth about forensics
Weaponry to die for
Private dicks, dangerous dames, and dubious characters
The most puzzling unsolved mysteries
Who's really gotten away with murder
From amateur sleuths to serial killers, this murderous miscellany of crimeboth real and imaginedis just the thing for a dark and stormy night.