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Lady killers : deadly women throughout history / Tori Telfer ; [illustrations by Dame Darcy].

Telfer, Tori, (author).


"In 1998, an FBI profiler infamously declared in a homicide conference, "There are no female serial killers"--but Lady Killers offers fourteen creepy examples to the contrary."--page 4 of cover

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062433732
  • ISBN: 0062433733
  • Physical Description: xvi, 316, 15 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: First edition
  • Publisher: New York : Harper Perennial, c2017.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes interview, Q &A and other extra material.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-316).
Formatted Contents Note:
The elusive population -- The blood countess: Erzsébet Báthory -- The giggling grandma: Nannie Doss -- The worst woman on earth: Lizzie Halliday -- Devil in the shape of a saint: Elizabeth Ridgeway -- Vipers: Raya and Sakina -- The wretched woman: Mary Ann Cotton -- The tormentor: Darya Nikolayevna Saltykova -- Iceberg Anna: Anna Marie Hahn -- The nightingale: Oum-El-Hassen -- High priestess of the Bluebeard clique: Tillie Klimek -- Sorceress of Kilkenny: Alice Kyteler -- Beautiful throat cutter: Kate Bender -- The angel makers of Nagyrév -- Queen of poisoners: Marie-Madeleine, the Marquise de Brinvilliers.
Subject: Serial murderers.
Women serial murderers.

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  • 1 of 3 copies available at Kenton County.


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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Covington Branch 364.15232 T271L 2017 (Text) 33126020066738 Adult Nonfiction Checked out 02/06/2023
Erlanger Branch 364.15232 T271L 2017 (Text) 33126020066720 Display Available -
Wm. E. Durr Branch 364.15232 T271L 2017 (Text) 33126020066712 Adult Nonfiction Checked out 02/21/2023

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