A marriage made in hell....
Barely five feet tall, sweet and innocent looking, Charlene Gallego used all of her charms to beguile pretty teenage girls and young women into the back of a van, where her lethal husband, Gerald, lay waiting. A killer couple bound together by secrets, lies, and sex slave fantasies....
Married multiple times and still in his early 30s, Gerald Gallego found the perfect companion in Charlene. Over a grisly period of 26 months, their bloody and brutal rampage of kidnapping, rape, and murder spanned three states and claimed 11 lives.
In this much-more-frightening-than-fiction tale of domination, depraved lust, substance abuse, violence, and murder, award-winning and best-selling criminologist R. Barri Flowers tells the whole story of a couple's twisted relationship, their ghastly crimes and ability to elude the law, how they were finally captured, and the two riveting trials that ultimately pitted wife against husband, with the stakes higher than either one imagined in their murderous bond.
"A gripping account of the murders committed by husband-and-wife serial killers Gerald and Charlene Gallego. Top true-crime author and criminologist R. Barri Flowers provides his keen insight and expertise into what made these killing partners tick. Flowers knows his stuff. Compelling reading." (Gary C. King, author of
Blood Lust: Portrait of a Serial Sex Killer and
Driven to Kill)
"Flowers always relates an engrossing story in a hard-hitting and fast-paced manner." (Robert Scott, author of Shattered Innocence and Driven to Murder)
"R. Barri Flowers has done a tremendous job, and if you are looking for a true-crime read, this book should not be missed." (RAWSISTAZ.com)
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