Author(s): Marilee Strong
This is a brilliantly written, dramatic revelation of what's behind today's stories of "missing" and mysteriously murdered women. In what may be one of the most important, news-making books of the year, Marilee Strong brings years of experience probing the darker areas of human psychology to reveal what is really going on behind the endless stream of "missing women" stories that have dominated the news since the disappearance of Laci Peterson.The author presents a completely original theory about a disguised form of domestic homicide - "eraser killing" - and the strange and complex psychology of otherwise "normal" men driven to "erase" the women, and sometimes children, they claim to love from their lives. "Erased" reexamines the Peterson case and explores more than 50 others fascinating and notorious killings that fit this new psychological and criminal profile and exposes how easy it can be to get away with murder. Marilee Strong (Oakland, CA) is an award-winning journalist who has written extensively about the psychological impact of violence and abuse on women and children.