Talking with Serial Killers: Sleeping with Psychopaths

A chilling study of the innocent lovers of savage murderers

Christopher Berry-Dee
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The UK's number one true-crime author examines a different kind of murder victim: the unwitting romantic partners of monstrous killers.

Bestselling writer and criminologist Christopher Berry-Dee turns his attention to a new kind of victim: the wives or partners of serial murderers who remained unaware of exactly who they had fallen for until after their other half's arrest or, in some cases, conviction, for multiple murders.

Sonia Sutcliffe first discovered that her husband, Peter, was leading a secret existence as 'the Yorkshire Ripper' only when he was arrested. The wife of the 'Hillside Strangler' only learned of her husband's crimes when state police smashed down her door in search of him.

On finding out the truth, these innocents often experience a strange kind of guilt for not having recognised the killer in their home, as well as having to face the grim reality of betrayal and deceit.

Christopher Berry-Dee speaks directly to killers and their oblivious loved ones to get inside the minds of the men and women who fall for murderers.

Author bio:

A noted writer and criminologist, Christopher Berry-Dee's recent books include Talking with Psychopaths and Savages: A journey into the evil mind, the UK's bestselling true-crime title of 2017, and Talking with Psychopaths and Savages: Mass Murderers and Spree Killers (2021). He is the country's No. 1 true-crime author.

Category: True Crime
ISBN: 9781789464283
Publisher: Bonnier
Imprint: John Blake
Pub Date: February 2022
Page Extent: 304
Format: Paperback - C format
Subject: True crime