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This is the story of Christopher Wilder: the surf-loving son of a decorated naval war hero born in the suburbs of Sydney, who became the most wanted man in America - a psychopathic serial killer who slaughtered more than 16 young women in the USA and is the prime suspect in the infamous Australian Wanda Beach murders. 

Wilder was handsome and charming, and time and time again he managed to convince beautiful young women that he was a fashion photographer looking to help them start a career in modelling. What followed were some of the most brutal, sadistic crimes the world has ever seen - as well as a years-long police operation, dogged by missed opportunities and bad decisions, to track the killer down.  

Featuring new evidence unearthed from case files and interviews with FBI agents, witnesses and survivors, some of whom have spoken for the first time since the horrendous crimes were committed, The Pretty Girl Killer takes us right into the mind and moment of one of Australia's most heinous exports.

©2019 Andrew Byrne (P)2019 Penguin Random House Australia

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Could not stop listening .

Amazing yet horrific story. Narrated excellently by Laurence Brewer who kept me listening Intently wi th his clear and inspiring voice.
The story has been expertly put together with an incredible amount of research making this Audible absolutely wonderful

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Another horrific story

Very good book, very well narrated and just another horrific story of young lives taken too soon but in the end he got what he deserved and I believe he did commit other crimes that will never be proven and he can never be held accountable for unfortunately.

You definitely feel sorry for the families.

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not for the faint hearted

a brutal story about an Australian on USA. all Australians should know about this monster

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