||Fiends of the early Republic, 1782-1826. William Beadle, family annihilator ; Domestic slaughter, then and now ; Samuel Green, prodigy of crime ; Jesse Strang and the Cherry Hill murder ; Hawthorne and Strang -- Antebellum maniacs, 1840-1860. Robert McConaghy, "the inhuman butcher" ; The Mohawk Massacre ; Peter Robinson, the "tell-tale heart" killer ; Another tell-tale murder ; Polly Bodine, "The witch of Staten Island" ; "The worst woman on earth" ; Dr. Valorous P. Coolidge, the Waterville poisoner ; "The ballad of Edward Matthews" ; Henrietta Robinson, "the veiled murderess" ; The age of arsenic ; Return J.M. Ward, "the triple murderer" ; Burned alive ; Francis Gouldy, pre-Civil War mass murderer ; The Saugerties Bard, minstrel of mayhem ; Albert Hicks, "the worst man who ever lived" ; The resurrection of Albert Hicks -- Post-civil war monsters, 1866-1880. Martha Grinder, Lydia Sherman, and Sarah Jane Robinson : the "American Borgias ; "Poison and pedophilia" ; Anton Probst, "the monster in the shape of a man" ; The eyes of Anton Probst ; Edward H. Ruloff, "the man of two lives" ; "His side of the story" ; Louis Wagner, the smutty nose butcher ; "A memorable murder" ; Franklin Evans, the Northwood murderer ; "Georgianna lovering, or, The Northwood tragedy" ; "Was it a ghost?" ; Joseph Lapage, "the French monster" ; The Langmaid memorial ; The mystery of serial murder ; Charles Freeman and the "Pocasset Horror" ; The woman who killed her child for God ; Emeline Meaker, "the Virago of Vermont" ; Hangings public and private ; Mad Dorothy Talbot -- Turn-of-the-century psychos, 1892-1896. Carlyle Harris, the libertine ; Dr. Robert Buchanan, copycat ; Harry Hayward, "the Minneapolis Svengali" ; "The fatal ride" ; A hypnotic villain ; Scott Jackson, who slaughtered poor Pearl Bryan ; Murdered-girl ballads ; Cal Crim, "sleuth-hound of the law" -- A year of horror, 1927. Andrew P. Kehoe, "the world's worst demon" ; The Wall Street bombing ; Ada Leboeuf, "the siren of the swamps" ; "Rules for murderesses" ; William Edward Hickman, "The Fox" ; Cashing in -- Demons of the Depression. Pearl O'Loughlin, wicked stepmother ; Can ground glass kill? ; Harry powers, "the Bluebeard of Quiet Dell" ; "The crime at Quiet Dell" (version one) ; "The crime at Quiet Dell" (version two) ; "The night of the hunter" ; Bluebeard : fact and fantasy ; Robert Edwards, the "American tragedy killer" ; Erased ; Robert Irwin, "the mad sculptor" -- Soldier, sailor, serial killer, 1941-1961. Eddie Leonski, "the brown-out strangler" ; No rest for the wicked ; Julian Harvey and the Bluebelle's last voyage ; Antone Costa, the "Cape Cod vampire."