From this chilling collection, a significantly consistent pattern emerges of the person who commits multicide: almost always male, a loner lacking in social skills, unable to form stable relationships. Bearing a grudge against society in general or blaming certain individuals in particular, he determines to seek revenge in the most extreme way.
Brian Lane was an expert in the field of true crime, and author of titles such as The Encyclopedia of Forensic Science (Headline 1992), The Encyclopedia of Women Killers (Headline 1994) and with Wilfred Gregg, The Encyclopedia of Serial Killers (Headline 1992). Brian died in 1999. Born in Sunderland, Wilfred Gregg owns one of the largest private libraries of books, magazines and newspaper cuttings on the history of murder from around the world. He lives in Middlesex.