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The Vampire Trap (A True Crime Short)

By Dr. Katherine Ramsland

A young woman and her baby daughter visited a child’s clothing store and that was the last time anyone saw them alive. In Vampire Trap, forensic psychologist Katherine Ramsland tells of a troubled young man’s dark obsession with the vampire culture that made him the center of the police investigation.

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AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT

Elizabeth Engstrom

Veteran writer Elizabeth Engstrom, known for her dark fantasy fiction, is the author of 13 books and over 250 short stories, articles and essays. www.elizabethengstrom.com

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About Crimescape

From the best true crime authors in the business, many of whom have seen their books made into major motion pictures comes Crimescape - a collection of compelling true crime books from leading crime authors. Crimescape is now proud to introduce the new genre of true crime fiction−novels based on exceptional true crime cases.

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True Crime Fact

These true crime facts were compiled by Crimescape CEO Marilyn J. Bardsley. They were compiled from FBI publications, Psychology Today, SentryPC, Court TV Crime Library demographic and survey data, and her twenty years of crime investigation and reporting.

True crime audience is overwhelmingly women age 25-45.

“Staying safe” is the primary motive for the female audience.

Female serial killers are less than 20% of total and often go unrecognized.

Serial killer women murder for fun, profit, and revenge—often in care facilities.

About 50% of male serial killers are sexual predators.

Women fear being crime victims much more than men even though men are statistically much more likely to be murdered.

New FBI data shows that violent crime in the United States, including homicide, increased for two years in a row.

Read The Blog

Read the blog by Crimescape’s, chief executive, Marilyn J. Bardsley. The posts cover an exciting variety of topics related to true crime, from mysteries solved after 100 years to the latest thinking on the mind of a serial killer.

Click here to read Marilyn’s blog