Dangerous Ground: My Friendship with a Serial Killer by M. William Phelps

By M. William Phelps

“Anyone can turn into a killer less than the suitable circumstances—even you.”
For the 1st time, award-winning investigative journalist M. William Phelps unearths the identification of “Raven,” the serial killer who co-starred with him on Dark Minds—and tells the tale of his exciting bond with considered one of America’s most annoying killers.
In September 2011, M. William Phelps made a daring determination that might swap the panorama of reality-based television—and his personal life.  He requested a convicted serial killer to behave as a specialist for his television sequence. lower than the code identify “Raven,” the assassin shared his insights into the minds of alternative killers and helped learn their crimes.  because the sequence turned a world sensation, Raven grew to become Phelps’s not likely confidante, ally—and friend.
“I’m now not making excuses for the 8 murders I committed.”
during this deeply own account, Phelps strains his personal family’s darkish background, and takes us into the guts and soul of a serial assassin. He additionally chronicles the advanced dating he constructed with Raven. From questions on morality to Raven’s strategies at the still-unsolved, brutal homicide of Phelps’s sister-in-law, the writer discovered himself grappling with an undesirable, unforeseen, unsettling reference to a cold-blooded killer.
“It made me consider hot inside of to grasp that i used to be liable for that soreness . . .”
Drawing on over 7,000 pages of letters, dozens of hours of recorded conversations, own and Skype visits, and a friendship 5 years within the making, Phelps sheds new mild on Raven’s bloody background, together with information of an unknown sufferer, the positioning of a still-buried body—and a jaw-dropping admission. Eye-opening and provocative, Dangerous Ground is an unforgettable trip into the brain of an enthralling, manipulative psychopath that few may dare to know—and the decided journalist who did simply that.

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