The Faceless Villain: A Collection of the Eeriest Unsolved Murders of the 20th Century: Volume One

  • by Jenny Ashford
  • Narrated by Jenny Ashford
  • 7 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

What is it about unsolved murders that still fascinates us long after the cases have gone cold? Is it simply that we enjoy being able to come up with our own theories about what happened to the unfortunate victims? Or are we intrigued by the terrifying possibility that the killers are still out there somewhere? 
The Faceless Villain: Volume One is the first in a three volume series that explores the most mysterious and disturbing unsolved murders of the 20th century. This volume is comprised of the years 1900 through 1959 and includes all of the best known cases of the period as well as many more lesser known murders, all presented in a compelling chronological narrative that takes the reader on a grisly journey through the blood-soaked avenues of early 20th century crime. Featuring: The Peasenhall Murder. The Seal Chart Murder. The Atlanta Ripper. The Villisca Axe Murders. The Axeman of New Orleans. The Green Bicycle Case. Little Lord Fauntleroy. Hinterkaifeck Farm. The St. Aubin Street Massacre. The Wallace Case. The Atlas Vampire. The Brighton Trunk Crime. The Cleveland Torso Murderer. The Horror in Room 1046. Who Put Bella in the Wych Elm? The Pitchfork Murder. The Sodder Children. The Phantom Killer. The Black Dahlia. Somerton Man. The Grimes Sisters. The Boy in the Box. And much more!

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True Crime fans....Enjoy.

What made the experience of listening to The Faceless Villain: A Collection of the Eeriest Unsolved Murders of the 20th Century: Volume One the most enjoyable?

The range of different unsolved murders. Also, As a true crime fan there were plenty that i had NEVER heard of.


What did you like best about this story?

There was not one particular aspect of the story that i enjoyed most... but the most fascinating unsolved murder was the one that involved the "R.M Qualtrough" character.


What about Jenny Ashford’s performance did you like?

Jenny's actual performance is as always that her voice sounds clear.


Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

Nope. Although it made me dismayed that so many of these crimes went unsolved because of technicalities.


Any additional comments?

Thrilled there will be an additional 2 volumes.

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- Daniel Meakin

Book Details

  • Release Date: 14-12-2017
  • Publisher: Jennifer Ashford