For thirty–one years, an unremarkable family man stalked, killed, and terrorised the residents of Wichita, Kansas. He was a devoted husband. A helpful Boy Scout dad. A dependable church president. And behind it all, the notorious BTK–a self–anointed acronym for "bind, torture, kill"–serial killer.
Now that he's in prison, the whole world knows that Dennis Rader is BTK. But the intricate twists and shocking turns of this story have never before been told by the people who were there–and intimately acquainted with both the BTK killer and Rader the family man. BTK: The Inside Story of the Serial Killer Next Door will take readers behind closed doors, revealing the full and horrific tale as seen through the eyes of the killer, his victims, the investigators, and the reporters who covered it all.
BTK: The Inside Story of the Serial Killer Next Door is written by four award–winning crime reporters for the Wichita Eagle who covered the story for over twenty years, and with the full cooperation–for the first time–of the Wichita Police Department's BTK Task Force.
With compelling writing, unparalleled sources and access, and an incredible subject, BTK: The Inside Story of the Serial Killer Next Door is true crime writing at its very best.