On the couch with some of Australia's most notorious criminals, this book explores the secrets, motivations, and inner workings of the criminal mind
He is 29 years old and commits his horrendous crime alone. He is an underachiever, unskilled, doesn't have a regular job and he is now a mass murderer. What made Martin Bryant go on a brutal killing spree at Port Arthur taking the lives of 35 people? Working with a leading Australian forensic psychologist, investigative journalist Rochelle Jackson takes readers deep into the minds of eight of Australia's most notorious criminals: serial killer Ivan Milat, female sex offender Karen Ellis, serial arsonist Peter Burgess, armed robber and escapee Brenden Abbott, child killer Kathleen Folbigg, murderer Matthew Wales, and gangland warlord Carl Williams. She probes their motivations, delves deep into their pasts, and unlocks the dark side of their humanity, making for a penetrating, forensic, and revealing investigation of the criminal mind.
Number Of Pages: 252
Published: 5th December 2012
Publisher: Allen & Unwin