John E. Douglas is an American author of true crime non-fiction books and crime thriller novels. He is a former FBI agent and one of the first criminal profilers. Douglas started out as a sniper, and later hostage negotiator. He was later transferred to the Behavioral Science Unit, where he taught hostage negotiation and criminal psychology. He began and managed the Criminal Profiling Program at the FBI, travelling the country in order to interview serial killers, assassins, and violent sex offenders such as David Berkowitz, Ted Bundy, John Wayne Gacy, Charles Manson, Edmund Kemper, James Earl Ray, Sirhan Sirhan, Richard Speck, Gary Ridgway, and others. He has been the basis of several fictional characters, including Jack Crawford in The Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris and most recently Holden Ford in the Netflix show Mindhunter.

John E. Douglas made his debut as an author in 1995 with the non-fiction book Mindhunter. Below is a list of John E. Douglas’s books in order of when they were first released:

Publication Order of Broken Wings Books

Broken Wings (1999)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Man Down (2002)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Mindhunter Books

Mindhunter (1995)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Journey Into Darkness (1997)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Crime Classification Manual (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Pocket Guide to the Crime Classification Manual (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sexual Homicide (1993)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Unabomber (1996)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Obsession (1998)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
John Douglas's Guide to Careers in the FBI (1998)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Anatomy of Motive (1999)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Cases That Haunt Us (2000)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Anyone You Want Me to Be: A True Story of Sex and Death on the Internet (2003)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
John Douglas's Guide to Landing a Career in Law Enforcement (2004)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Inside the Mind of BTK (2007)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Law and Disorder (2013)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Killer Across the Table (2019)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Killer's Shadow (2020)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: The novel Broken Wings, along with the non-fiction books Mindhunter, Journey into Darkness, The Anatomy of Motive, The Cases That Haunt Us, Obsession, Law and Disorder, The Killer Across the Table, and The Killer’s Shadow were co-authored by Mark Olshaker. The Forgotten Killer was co-authored by Douglas Preston.

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John E. Douglas Synopsis: Broken Wings is a standalone novel by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker. When the director of the FBI (also his former boss), turns up dead, former profiler John Chase comes out of retirement to investigate and finds himself facing off against a ruthless and clever opponent.

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