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  • Published: 1 September 1983
  • ISBN: 9780451166883
  • Imprint: Berkley
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 320
  • RRP: $13.99

The Want-Ad Killer



From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Stranger Beside Me comes a true crime story of a serial killer who was sentenced to die—yet lived to murder again....and again.... After committing his first grisly crime, Harvey Louis Carignan beat a death sentence and continued to manipulate, rape, and bludgeon women to death, using want ads to lure his young female victims. And time after time, justice was thwarted by a killer whose twisted legal genius was matched only by his sick savagery.

Complete with the testimony of the officers who put him behind bars and the women who barely escaped with their lives, The Want-Ad Killer is one of the most shattering and thought-provoking true-crime stories of our time.

  • Published: 1 September 1983
  • ISBN: 9780451166883
  • Imprint: Berkley
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 320
  • RRP: $13.99

About the author

Ann Rule

Ann Rule wrote thirty-five New York Times bestsellers. Her first bestseller, The Stranger Beside Me, was about her personal relationship with infamous serial killer Ted Bundy. A former Seattle police officer, she used her firsthand expertise in all her books. For more than three decades, she was a powerful advocate for victims of violent crime. She lived near Seattle and passed away in 2015.

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