Chambers of Horror

ebook Monstrous Crimes of the Modern Age

By John Marlowe

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'What I want is an off the shelf sex partner. I want to be able to use a woman whenever and however I want. And when I'm tired or bored I simply want to put her away.'
- Leonard Lake

Jeffrey Dahmer
who was obsessed with dead animals when he was younger, later got sexual satisfaction from eating his victims as he felt like they became a part of him.
John Wayne Gacy toured the children's wards in hospitals, dressed in a clown costume of his design, but beneath the exterior, laid the killer of 30 boys and men.
Rose West met Fred West when she was 15. Even before marrying in 1972, violence, rape, incest, torture voyeurism and paedophilia were already part of a normal day for the couple.
Chambers of Horror is a study of the warped thinking that went into some of the world's most macabre crimes, as well as a clinical examination of the purpose-built rooms, hidden spaces, and soundproof dungeons prepared for victims, including quotes from the criminals.
From the massive 'Murder Castle' once used by Dr. H. H. Holmes to prey upon those attending the 1893 Chicago World's Fair to the hand-tooled box under the bed where Cameron Hooker kept his 'sex slave', Chambers of Horror covers famous cases of the past along with many from the modern age. John Marlowe takes the reader on a disturbing journey through a world of murder and mayhem, providing insight into evil and the motivations of monsters.

Chambers of Horror