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Amanda Howard

Agent: Rick Raftos
Eschol Park, New South Wales, Australia


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Amanda Howard is a true crime author, fiction writer and serial killer expert. Her
writing experience is based on an ongoing degree in criminology and psychology,
as well as writing eight 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
have collected a vast pool of information on various types of killers, their motives
and rituals.

Amanda has appeared in many critically acclaimed international documentaries
regarding famous serial killers, including Jack the Ripper, The Backpacker Killer,
David Birnie as well as acted as a criminal consultant on many more. She
authored many journal articles on serial killers as well as been a guest on crime
shows on radio, online, television and in print. Amanda has worked as a consultant
for many current affairs and news programs in Australia regarding vicious crimes,
juvenile murderers, serial killers and sex offenders.

Following on from her successful career as a non-fiction author, she has coupled
her knowledge of serial killers with a love of ancient 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. Ritual: The Blood of Many is the first release.

Ritual: The Elements of Murder is now available. True crime book, A Killer in the
Family will be available by Christmas 2013

Interests: I have spent countless hours over the years interviewing serial killers, as well as families and investigators.

Published writer: Yes

Freelance: Yes


Published works:


  • Predators
  • Robbery File: The Museum Heist
  • River of Blood: Serial Killers and Their Victims
  • Kidnapping File: The Graeme Thorne Case
  • Terrorist Bombing File: The Lockerbie