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M. William Phelps
Crime writer, serial killer expert and New York Times bestselling investigative journalist M. William Phelps is the author of 30 nonfiction books, THE DEAD SOUL, a thriller, and winner of the Excellence in Journalism Award (2013). He consulted on the first season of the Showtime series Dexter,... show more



Crime writer, serial killer expert and New York Times bestselling investigative journalist M. William Phelps is the author of 30 nonfiction books, THE DEAD SOUL, a thriller, and winner of the Excellence in Journalism Award (2013). He consulted on the first season of the Showtime series Dexter, has been profiled in Writer's Digest, Connecticut Magazine, NY Daily News, NY Post, Newsday, Suspense Magazine, and the Hartford Courant. Winner of the New England Book Festival Award for I'll Be Watching You and the Editor's Choice Award from True Crime Book Reviews for Death Trap, Phelps has made over 200 television appearances, including CBS's Early Show, ABC's Good Morning America, NBC's Today Show, The View, TLC, BIO Channel, and History Channel. Phelps created, produced and starred in the hit Investigation Discovery series Dark Minds; and is one of the stars of ID's Deadly Women. Radio America called him "the nation's leading authority on the mind of the female murderer." Touched by tragedy himself, due to the unsolved murder of his pregnant sister-in-law, Phelps is able to enter the hearts and minds of his subjects like no one else. He lives in a small Connecticut farming community and can be reached at his website, www.mwilliamphelps.com. Author photo © Investigation Discovery/Dark Minds

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Still Wrong Photos & Poorly WrittenI wonder who cares less about their readers-- Kindle or Mr Phelps? If you sift down through the reviews you will see many that say the photos are wrong, that Kindle was advised, and promised they would be updated. Ah, no. In addition, the commentary by Mr Phelps is...
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Rabbit Reads rated it 6 years ago
This book is far from an unbiased source, instead it's misogynistic and tries to be appear scandalous.
A Book and A Review #2
A Book and A Review #2 rated it 9 years ago
This book started off so painfully slow it wasn't even funny..I actually considered putting it down. About 100 pages in after the author had gotten some "stuff" out of the way, the book took off and I had to force myself to put it down. This book delves so much deeper than the 48 hours show was able...
Telly Says.....
Telly Says..... rated it 9 years ago
Another winner from M.William Phelps! I thought when I read about the murder of a couple who were tied to an anchor and tossed overboard a boat was the worst that I had read but Cruel Death wins hands down! I can not fathom what happens in a persons brain to even cause them to think about murderin...
Reading Maketh a Full Man...
Reading Maketh a Full Man... rated it 9 years ago
Have you ever seen the play "Arsenic and Old Lace"? Or perhaps the movie made from the play? I have always enjoyed the wacky and weird humor in the movie with Cary Grant. But I never realized that the play was based on the real murders committed by "Sister" Amy Archer-Gilligan. http://en.wikiped...
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