An Exploration of Criminals, Cannibals, Cults, and What Makes a Killer Tick
by Suruthi Bala, Hannah Maguire

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Based off their award-winning podcast RedHanded, co-hosts Hannah Maguire and Suruthi Bala explore dozens of true crime cases and talk with criminologists, forensic experts, psychologists, and more to find out what makes a serial killer, what sets a criminal apart from the rest of us, and the age-old question: is...
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Published By Running Press Adult

Format Hardback

Number Of Pages 256

Publication Date 09/14/2021

ISBN 9780762473793

Dimensions 6.35 inches x 8.8 inches

“As a true crime fanatic I can say without hesitation that Hannah and Suruthi are my all-time favorite podcasters of the genre. The ladies kindly let me have a sneak peak of their book and I’m so excited for the rest of the world to have the opportunity to read their brilliant words.”
— Anna Paquin

“Best true crime podcast I’ve heard, ever."
— Dan Harmon, creator of Community and Rick and Morty

“Bala and Maguire have a lovely rapport, excellent reporting skills, and can tell a story with just the right amount of feminist eyebrow-raising.” 
— Miranda Sawyer, The Guardian

"A cult hit balancing true crime, progressive politics, and a lot of charm."
— Vox

"Laugh-out-loud yet wildly informative." 
— Refinery29

“Hannah and Suruthi will inspire you to plunder the crevasse that is Reddit and remind you that even locking your doors might not be enough to save you.”
— Vulture

“A major draw . . . is the rapport between the two presenters and the palpable enjoyment Suruthi and Hannah take in each other's company. It is often very funny, despite its dark subject matter.”
— Crime + Investigation

“Informative, thoroughly researched, and entertaining . . . I highly recommend this book to those interested in true crime and murder documentaries.”
— The Nerd Cantina

“This is a wonderful book for true crime lovers.”
— The Nerdy Girl Express

"This debut outing from RedHanded podcast hosts Suruthi Bala and Hannah Maguire will appeal to true crime enthusiasts. The hit British duo won fans over with their obsessive interest in all things ghastly and ghoulish . . . Here, in this chatty tome, they take the conversation a step further, asking what creates the violent mindset behind the crimes they cover, and what role gender, poverty, politics, and culture play."
— The Globe and Mail

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