From R. Barri Flowers, award winning criminologist and internationally bestselling author of the true crime classic, The Sex Slave Murders, comes a gripping new true crime short, Terror in East Lansing: The Tale of MSU Serial Killer Donald Miller.
In the late 1970s, a serial killer prowled the campus of Michigan State University, terrorizing students and faculty alike. Donald Miller was a graduate of MSU’s renowned School of Criminal Justice, but somehow went awry and turned into a monster, targeting pretty coeds for sex assault and murder. Miller’s victims included his ex-fiancée. Only after the killer was brought to justice could the campus return to normal as a place for education and enjoyment.
Donald Miller’s path from promising Criminal Justice grad to deadly criminal is chronicled in this riveting short.
A complete second story is, “The Midwest Murders,” the shocking tale of serial killer couple, Alton Coleman and Debra Denise Brown, who went on a killing spree across four Midwestern states during the summer of 1984, showing no mercy to those in their murderous path.
Bonus material includes excerpts from R. Barri Flowers’ bestselling true crime book, The Sex Slave Murders: The True Story of Serial Killers Gerald and Charlene Gallego, and top selling true crime shorts, The Sex Slave Murders 3: The Horrific Tale of Serial Killers Leonard Lake and Charles Ng and The Amityville Massacre: The DeFeo Family’s Nightmare.
“Selected as one of Suspense Magazine’s Best of 2011 books.” — John Raab, CEO/Publisher on The Sex Slave Murders
“Formidable combination of criminological expertise and sheer storytelling ability.” — Harold Schechter, true crime historian author on Murder Chronicles
“A gripping account of the murders committed by husband-and-wife serial killers Gerald and Charlene Gallego.” –Gary C. King, true crime author on The Sex Slave Murders
“R. Barri Flowers always relates an engrossing story.” –Robert Scott, true crime author on The Sex Slave Murders
“A model of exposition not to be missed by anyone interested in the annals of American criminal behavior.” –Jim Ingraham, Ph.D., professor emeritus of American Studies at Bryant University on The Pickaxe Killers
“Striking, well-written tales sparkle in this ocean of murder.” –Diane Fanning, true crime author on Masters of True Crime
“Exhaustively researched, each storyteller brings their own unique prose to these pages, creating what will soon become a true crime classic.” –Kevin M. Sullivan, true crime author on Masters of True Crime
“This book should be a mandatory purchase and read for any true-crime buff.” —Steven A. Egger, PhD, associate professor on Masters of True Crime
“Incredible cases, psychopathic killers, unwitting victims, along with the very best writers, make for an exciting, no-holds-barred, soon-to-be true-crime classic.” —Dan Zupansky, host of True Murder on Masters of True Crime
“An indispensable sourcebook for anyone interested in American homicide, from law-enforcement professionals to armchair criminologists.” —Harold Schechter, criminologist on The Dynamics of Murder
“Vivid case studies of murder to complement this well researched criminology text.”—Scott Bonn, Ph.D., criminology professor on The Dynamics of Murder
R. Barri Flowers is an award winning criminologist and bestselling author of more than seventy books, including true crime, criminology, thriller fiction, and young adult mysteries. True crime titles include The Sex Slave Murders 1, 2, and 3, Murder Chronicles, Murder of the Banker’s Daughter, The “Gold Special” Train Robbery, The Amityville Massacre, The Pickaxe Killers, Murder at the Pencil Factory, Killers of the Lonely Hearts, Dead at the Saddleworth Moor, and Masters of True Crime.
Fiction titles include mysteries and thrillers, Before He Kills Again, Dark Streets of Whitechapel, Fractured Trust, Murder in Maui, Murder in Honolulu, Persuasive Evidence, State’s Evidence, and Justice Served.
Young adult fiction includes Count Dracula’s Teenage Daughter, Danger in Time, Ghost Girl in Shadow Bay, Out for Blood, and Summer at Paradise Ranch.
As a criminologist, R. Barri Flowers has appeared on The Biography Channel, Investigation Discovery, and Oxygen crime series.
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