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Women Who Kill (RJ Parker's True Crimes Book 2) [Kindle Edition]

RJ Parker
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (70 customer reviews)

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Book Description

When we hear about a Serial Killer, we never consider the sex, we would immediately assume a man...right? but that's not always the case! Females are for the most part, the loving and caring protectors of our species and the ones that are more susceptible to danger. However, they are in fact the most dangerous because they are the least suspected of the Serial Killers. Like their male counterparts, they show no remorse and have no mercy for their victims. Should we still call them the weaker sex?

"Women Who Kill is a journey into the minds of female serial killers--their motives, their acts, their thought process. Parker gives an overview and then delves into various stories about individual killers. I found myself horrified but also completely captivated."
- Bestselling author, Michele Scott

OPENING CHAPTERS:
Black Widows
Angels of Death
Sexual Predators
Revenge Serial Killers
Murder for Profit
Team Serial Killers
Issue of Sanity
The Unexplained Killer
Unsolved Killings

Women Who Kill explains and defines the various types of Female Serial Killers and contains over twenty criminal dossiers, including:

Gertrude Baniszewski
Margie Barfield
Martha Beck
Lizzie Borden
Judias Buenoano
Christine Falling
Caril Ann Fugate and Charles Starkweather (Couple)
Delfina and Maria de Jesus Gonzalez (Sisters)
Karla Homolka and Paul Bernardo (Wife and Husband)
Dorothea Puente
Marybeth Tinning
Rosemary and Fred West (Wife and Husband)


Editorial Reviews

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"I enjoyed this book immensely. From one of my favorite cases (Lizzie Borden) to the story of Aileen Wuornos, R.J goes into the dark secrets and the details behind the crimes committed by some of our most notorious serial killers. This is a well crafted book that has obviously been researched extensively. The females serial killer is relatively rare in contrast to her male counterpart, but when a woman kills, she can be just as vicious and deadly, as evidenced here in R.J. Parker's book "Women Who Kill."  Fascinating, creep, and extremely informative."

Carl Hose, Author and Musician
 
"Pleased with this book as I have been with this author's other titles. Includes details on women serial killers which most authors shy away from. I like his style as an author both in his books and out of the book. Did you know he gifts many,many books to men and women in uniform, etc?? Excellent author here!!"
 
~ Nahta Bean, Avid Reader

From the Author

Other true crime books by the author:
  
Serial Killers Abridged
Parents Who Killed Their Children
Serial Killers Case Files
Cold Blooded Killers
Beyond Sticks and Stones
Top Cases of The FBI
Unsolved Serial Killings
Case Closed: Serial Killers Captured
Doctors Who Killed
Rampage Spree Killers

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Product Details

  • File Size: 421 KB
  • Print Length: 101 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1480153583
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: RJ Parker Publishing, Inc. (March 3, 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0061XRYZ4
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #109,212 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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11 of 13 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Women Who Kill Review January 29, 2013
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
Did not care for this book. Was very, very poorly written. Was it an essay that he had had published?
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20 of 26 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Brief and poorly researched April 1, 2012
By SarahOz
Format:Kindle Edition
This novel combines brief and incomplete research with clumsy expression. Also the sarcastic interjections from the author detract from the serious nature of this genre and are disrespectful to the victims of these criminals. I would recommend Ann Rule or Paul Kidd to anyone considering this novel.
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19 of 25 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Not worth the effort. March 5, 2012
By ikarma
Format:Kindle Edition
I read this on my Kindle and I'm glad it was free because if I purchased the book I would be extremely upset. I read 3 chapters, each chapter is about 2-3 pages in length and I could not go on. It is written like a fifth grade term paper with an extremely light weight synopsis of each of these female murderers. It reminds me of a blurb you would read in an old Encyclopedia Britanica on each of these people. If your looking for something in depth on these particular cases this is not for you. Quite frankly, even if you have a Kindle and can download this for free, I don't recommend it. It's not worth the effort.
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11 of 14 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Disappointing August 8, 2012
Format:Kindle Edition
This is my first review ever and I am sorry to say it is only to say .... don't pay for this book. If you get a free Kindle copy as I did then you might want to skim it to find the names of killers and then search for other books about them.

This is poorly written with grammar mistakes, punctuation issues galore and very little "meat" on his subjects. Some chapters have no examples of specific killers, just generalizations about the type being discussed and none of the information on a particular person is as in depth as even wikipedia articles.

If the author or a friend sees this, my apologies but please please learn to stop putting commas in every sentence. It is painful to try to read.
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Google provided better information than the book February 4, 2013
By Tiffani
Format:Paperback
Thankfully, this was a free book checked out from the Amazon Prime Library. The topic is fascinating to me but the book was so poorly executed. The stories were not researched well, he repeated one in two different chapters - at length; almost word for word.

In the middle of the chapters, he would use quotation marks to enter his own opinion. Or, he would say - Authors Note: I'm not proud they're from my country.
OR
"She had the worst luck? hmmmm." (Yes, that is in there. Lowercase "h" and all).

A quick internet search provided many more details to stories he claimed had no additional knowledge.

Overall, I'd say this book needs some serious re-working because enough people are intrigued by serial killers and their stories for this to be a much better book than it is. It's clear that eBooks have brought forward waves of less-talented authors in much bigger/more accessible ways
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7 of 9 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Badly written book April 15, 2013
By djpayn
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
Sadly, this author seems to fail when writing about what seems to be his favorite subject. You would think the book would be filled with facts and information about all the different cases and yet it is poorly written, very briefly touches on each woman, and just seems lacking in all aspects. True crime is a favorite subject of mine - always wondering what were people thinking as they did these horrendous things, and the authors of most crime books are able to grasp some of these details. Sadly, not this author. Waste of time.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Read! April 28, 2013
Format:Kindle Edition
I am saddened to see so many poor reviews of this book. I think so many could have been prevented. There were several people who complained the book was too short. It clearly states that the length is 102 pages. Others had an issue that the author didn't give a lot of information about each individual case. There are nine chapters that break down the kinds of killers and killings. Then the author discusses twelve separate cases. Please do the math before purchasing and having high expectations for a long novel that goes into extreme depths about each murderer. If that's what you're looking for, I recommend you purchase a book that focuses on one woman at a time. I am giving Women Who Kill 5 stars because I got everything out of it that I anticipated. I got a glimpse into the minds of these women and their sadistic nature. I learned about what made them tick. Contrary to what a fellow reviewer stated, this is much more than a published essay. There are plenty of details to keep you reading; enough so that I'm looking forward to reading more of Mr. Parker's books. It's also great for busy moms who can't read for lengthy periods! I had just enough time to learn about another deadly lady before I had to put my Kindle down.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Fair April 17, 2013
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Not my intention to come on here and cast hatred at the author. Anything I say is meant with respect either way. Let's get the negatives out of the way first. Too many grammatical errors here. Points that stick with me after multiple times of the same error. I see making the mistake in writing because I do it. Editing has to pick these things up. It's Mr. Parkers book so on the whole it's purely his right to state any opinion he has. This is not a text book people, it's his book on these cases and subject. Personal opinions are allowed. That being said when he interjects at points with personal quips. It threw off the flow and I found it distracting at most points. Last and worst there are errors and omissions. There were a few errors in there that I just sat and wondered where that bit came from. One that comes straight to mind was on Belle Gunness. There was a huge chunk of info missing between two paragraphs that would be greatly confusing to anyone who didn't already know about what had happened. My complaints to varying degrees for better or worse.

My positives are that it is an enjoyable read on the whole. It's very explanatory on points for those who are new to or just casual readers of True crime. Mr.Parker has put it in an interesting enough way that it would certainly peak interest to continue reading on in the genre and become better educated about the world of this type. I've read many books on these subjects. A lot of them carry conflicting facts. So I don't believe it's a lack of research or egregious laziness. It's a fair read. I just fall down the middle here but by no means consider this having been a waste of time.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
4.0 out of 5 stars imagine
ok nice reading
Published 15 days ago by angelodeleo
5.0 out of 5 stars Another winner for RJ Parker!!!
A very well written and fascinating book by one of my favorite authors.He gives very good insight into the minds if women serial killers. Read more
Published 19 days ago by Lorrie Philippe
3.0 out of 5 stars Informative, at the very least
This book was, at least, very informative. It felt more like reading the Reader's Digest than a proper book. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Melanie Young Yee
4.0 out of 5 stars interesting
I've read many of RJ Parker's books and enjoyed them all. This one was interesting because its about women, you don't hear a lot about women murders
Published 2 months ago by Willow
2.0 out of 5 stars Nothing new but okay for a fast read
I've heard or read most of the short stories before. I'm disappointed no one proofread / edited this book prior to its release as there are numerous spelling and grammar errors.
Published 7 months ago by xan
4.0 out of 5 stars Interesting
It's very interesting to read about a woman who is a killer,we think woman are so sweet and the sex stuff did surprise me. How does a,woman rape ? Seems weird.
Published 9 months ago by vmc236
3.0 out of 5 stars Title Piqued My Interest
This read like a 'B' rated television series-rehashing the same old cases. I was expecting expecting deeper insights and maybe fresh cases. Read more
Published 14 months ago by waunderingwoman
3.0 out of 5 stars Women Who Kill review
I chose this book because I thought it would be an in-depth perspective of killer women. While it was interesting, I didn't gain much insight to the minds of these women. Read more
Published 14 months ago by Janet Evans
2.0 out of 5 stars Okay for on a plane
More of a book relaying facts than a novel. Doesn't go in to detail about any of the cases just skims the surface with a few of the authors own thoughts thrown in for good measure. Read more
Published 14 months ago by Lucy Plant
3.0 out of 5 stars Informative, short read
The beginning few chapters depicted various types of female killers and how they are ultimately catagorized. Read more
Published 14 months ago by Elizabeth J. Smith
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More About the Author

RJ Parker, P.Mgr.,CIM, is an award-winning and bestselling true crime author and serial killer expert. He has written 15 true crime books, available in eBook, trade paperback and audiobook editions and have sold in over 80 countries. He holds Certifications in Serial Crime and Criminal Profiling. Parker publishes for several authors under his company RJ Parker Publishing, Inc.

Coming in 2014 by RJ Parker Publishing, Inc.:

TRUE CRIME:
Beyond Sticks and Stones: Bullying and Bullycide (March 14)
Parents Who Killed Their Children (May 1)
Serial Killers Abridged (May 31)
Missing Wives, Missing Lives by JJ Slate (June 16)
Social Media Monsters (Internet Killers) (Sept 18)
The Vampire Next Door by J.T. Hunter (Oct 11)
Serial Killers True Crime Anthology 2015, Volume 2 (December 15)

FICTION:
Cold Blooded II: Killer Moves by Bernard DeLeo (May 31)
Rick Cantelli, PI - book 3 by Bernard DeLeo (Aug)
Cold Blooded III: Sins and Sanctions by Bernard DeLeo (Dec)
The Collectors by Chris Swinney (Aug)
Peace by Bernard DeLeo (June) 2nd Edition
Sotello by Bernard DeLeo (June) 2nd Edition
Casserine by Bernard DeLeo (June) 2nd Edition
American Mutant by Bernard DeLeo (June) 2nd Edition
American Survival by Bernard DeLeo (June) 2nd Edition

RJ Parker was born and raised in Newfoundland and now resides in Ontario and Newfoundland, Canada. Parker started writing after becoming disabled with Anklyosing Spondylitis. He spent twenty-five years in various facets of Government and has two professional designations. In his spare time RJ enjoys playing the guitar, mandolin, piano, drums, steel guitar and sax. Many years ago he filled in several times with the rock bank April Wine, although Country music is his favorite.

To date, RJ has donated over 1,900 autographed books to allied troops serving overseas and to our wounded warriors recovering in Naval and Army hospitals all over the world. He also donates a percentage of royalties to Victims of Violent Crimes.

If you are a police officer, firefighter, paramedic or serve in the military, active or retired, RJ gives his eBooks freely in appreciation for your service. Please email him.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RJParkerPublishing
Email - AuthorRJParker@Gmail.Com
Email - Agent@RJParkerPublishing.com
Website - www.RJParkerPublishing.com
Twitter - @AuthorRJParker

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