The Vampire Next Door
The True Story of the Vampire Rapist
by JT Hunter
on Tour February 1-29, 2020
John Crutchley seemed to be living the American Dream. Good-looking and blessed with a genius level IQ, he had a prestigious, white-collar job at a prominent government defense contractor, where he held top secret security clearance and handled projects for NASA and the Pentagon. To all outward appearances, he was a hard-working, successful family man with a lavish new house, a devoted wife, and a healthy young son.
But he concealed a hidden side of his personality, a dark secret tied to a hunger for blood and the overriding need to kill. As one of the most prolific serial killers in American history, Crutchley committed at least twelve murders, and possibly nearly three dozen. His IQ eclipsed that of Ted Bundy, and his body count may have as well.
My Review:My rating: 4 of 5 stars
A horrifying and true tale of a real life monster. This book does a great job of explaining the saga of JB and his reign of terror. He truly lived up to his moniker.
As with all true crime books, the narrative can only be as good as the facts it is based on, and it tends to drag with the legal proceedings. Nonetheless, the author makes the best of it.
A must-read for true crime fans, and definitely not for the faint of heart.
Genre: True Crime
Published by: RJ Parker Publishing
Publication Date: October 11th 2014
Number of Pages: 365
ISBN: 1500909491 (ISBN13: 9781500909499)
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