?John Douglas is the FBI's pioneer and master of investigative profiling, and one of the most exciting figures in law enforcement I've had the privilege of knowing? Patricia Cornwell
?John Douglas knows more about serial killers than anybody in the world? Jonathan Demme, Director of The Silence of the Lambs
The legendary FBI criminal profiler, number-one New York Times bestselling author, and inspiration for the hit Netflix show Mindhunter delves deep into the lives and crimes of four of the most disturbing and complex predatory killers, offering never-before-revealed details about his profiling process, and divulging the strategies used to crack some of his most challenging cases.
The FBI?s pioneer of criminal profiling, former special agent John Douglas, has studied and interviewed many of America?s most notorious killers ? including Charles Manson, ?Son of Sam Killer? David Berkowitz and ?BTK Strangler? Dennis Rader. Twenty years after his famous memoir, the man who literally wrote the book on FBI criminal profiling opens his case files once again. In this riveting work of true crime, he spotlights four of the most diabolical criminals he?s confronted, interviewed and learned from.A glimpse into the mind of a man who has pierced the heart of human darkness, The Killer Across the Table unlocks the ultimate mystery of depravity and the techniques and approaches that have countered evil in the name of justice.