Amanda Howard has spent 18 years studying and interviewing killers and criminals around the globe.
In revealing the lives and crimes of Australia?s worst murderers, rapists and kidnappers in all their horror, Innocence Lost answers the question we all ask when we hear about lives taken so ruthlessly: Why? Seasoned crime writer Amanda Howard has gone straight to the source to answer this question by interviewing many of these criminals face to face in prison, giving her a rare insight into these faces of evil and allowing her to add intriguing detail to their much publicised stories. The stories of serial killers such as Ivan Milat and Martin Bryant are detailed, as well as double murderer Mark Valera, child murderer Kathleen Folbigg and Anita Cobby?s killers. The mysterious disappearances of Daniel Morcombe and the Beaumont children are explored, and we are given an intriguing insight into family killers Katherine Knight, Matthew de Gruchy and Sef Gonzalez.