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The Criminal Mind in the Digital Age

The advancement in technology just in the past eight to ten years, particularly in the areas of the internet and social media, has been astonishing. We now can know what our friends from high school are having for dinner every … Continue reading

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Vicarious Traumatization is a Reality for Forensic Psychiatrists

We know that those who are victims of horrific crimes and live to share their experiences often suffer from psychological repercussions that can take a lifetime to heal. But what about the men and women who work to capture the … Continue reading

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Serial Killer Put to Death in Missouri

This week, a serial killer who is said to be responsible for twenty-two deaths between 1977 and 1980 was put to death in Missouri. Joseph Paul Franklin was an admitted white supremacist who had hoped to start a race war … Continue reading

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A High-Tech Voyeuristic Serial Killer in a DEAD GAME

An Award Winning Emily Stone Thriller Saturday 1800 Hours The room was entirely black.  There were special window coverings that didn’t allow a trace of light to enter from any other natural or unnatural sources.  Windows, doors, or other rooms … Continue reading

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Final Notes from Serial Killer Released to Public

I am drawn to the workings of the criminal mind.  That’s certainly no secret, as the psychological profiling of serial killers, rapists, and other violent predators has been an important focus of all of my published novels.  While the acts … Continue reading

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Serial Killer was Addicted to Pleasure of Hunting and Killing

When a young man sits in a police interrogation and admits to killing multiple people, one of the questions naturally raised from such a confession is – Why?  The search for this answer is what drives criminal psychologists to further … Continue reading

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Do We Judge the Victims?

Violent crimes are sad no matter the victim, but perhaps the stories are even more disheartening when the victims are those who are deemed to be the most vulnerable, like young children, or perhaps considered most on the fringes of … Continue reading

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