Amanda Howard is a true crime author, fiction writer and violent crimes consultant who has written 19 books over the past 14 years including ten books on a wide range of true crime cases. She has also interviewed some of the world's most heinous serial killers over two decades and has collected a vast pool of information on various types of killers, their motives and rituals. Away from writing, Amanda has a regular crime section on the Australian TV program Studio 10 and has appeared in many critically acclaimed international documentaries regarding famous serial killers, including Jack the Ripper, The Granny Killer and The Backpacker Killer as well as acted as a criminal consultant on many more. She has authored numerous journal articles on serial killers as well as been a guest on crime shows on radio, online, television and in print. Following on from her successful career as a non-fiction author, she has coupled her knowledge of serial killers with her love of history to develop a series of novels following the life of a police detective who is an international expert on ritual crimes and ancient societies. The fourth book in the series, Shrouded Echoes was released in November 2016. She has also released a series of short stories and novellas. Amanda recently completed her Master of Arts (Writing) and is studying for a Master of Criminology and Criminal Justice. She also runs the successful YouTube channels: Truly Disturbing, Mystery and History, Botched Executions and Forgotten Brutal Crimes. Amanda is also a spokesperson on Male Suicide Prevention following the death of her husband and features in the 2017 Who's Who of Australian Women.