Author(s): Tori Telfer
True Crime | No Category
A thrilling and bloodcurdling investigation of female serial killers and their crimes throughout the ages.When you think of serial killers throughout history, the names that come to mind are ones like Jack the Ripper and Ted Bundy. But what about female serial killers?Lady Killers, based on the popular online series that appeared on Jezebel and The Hairpin, offers fourteen gruesome examples of female serial killers. Though largely forgotten by history, the likes of Erzsebet Bathory, Nannie Doss, Mary Ann Cotton, and Darya Nikolayevna Saltykova rival their male counterparts in cunning, cruelty and appetite for destruction.
Inspired by author Tori Telfer's column online column on Jezebel, 'Lady Killers', this thrilling and entertaining compendium investigates female serial killers and their crimes through the ages.
TORI TELFER is a fulltime freelance writer in Los Angeles. Her nonfiction writing has appeared in Salon, VICE, Jezebel, The Hairpin, Bustle, Barnesandnoble.com, Chicago Magazine, and elsewhere. She is a Pushcart nominee and recipient of the Edwin L. Shuman Fiction Award, her fiction has appeared in SmokeLong Quarterly, The Moltov Cocktail, Watershed Review, and elsewhere. She majored in creative writing at Northwestern University and completed one year of an MFA at Indiana University before moving west.