WITH A NEW AFTERWORD
TRUE CRIME: Pearson, a groundbreaking true-crime writer, is the coauthor of Wish Your Were Here, an account of how she and John Allore uncovered an unidentified serial killer who had murdered John’s sister.
HOMEGROWN CASES: When She Was Bad features details from international cases, including Canada’s own Karla Homolka.
MINDHUNTER, BUT WOMEN: For fans of the Netflix series and book Mindhunter, but focusing on the fatal actions of female killers and what motivates them to murder—and why they get away with it sometimes.
WINNER OF THE ARTHUR ELLIS AWARD FOR BEST NON-FICTION
A GLOBE & MAIL BEST BOOK
“This important, necessary book highlights our urgent need to re-examine what we think we know about female aggression.” —The Globe and Mail (Notable Book of the Year)
“Groundbreaking.” —The Vancouver Sun
“A compelling, frightening look at women, not as victims of violence, but as perpetrators of it…. Gripping, controversial material that sheds light on violence and society, and how women can get away with murder.” —Kirkus Reviews
“Remarkable…. It is also profoundly disturbing, as it is the first significant sustained challenge against mainstream notions about violent femmes.” —Quill & Quire
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