Utterly odious. A battery of heinous crimes that are morbidly gripping and ghoulish paralyze the local law enforcement community. Lacking any corroborative or substantive evidence, all they can do, standby and watch as the kidnapping and killing spree evolves. For years, law enforcement investigators, academics, mental health experts, and the media have studied serial murder, from Jack the Ripper in the late 1800s to the sniper killings in 2002 and the Zodiac Killer in California to the BTK Killer in Kansas. Every day, law enforcement officers across America get called to respond to murders. While each homicide case is tragic, few are more heartrending and troublesome to understand than serial murder. The backdrop for this story is the killing and kidnapping spree of prolific Alaskan serial killer Robert Hansen. Hansen abducted, raped, and murdered at least 17 women in and around Anchorage, Alaska. Author Robert Algeri served in Alaska during serial killer Robert Hansen's most active murder years and interacted with Mr. Hansen in numerous settings.
Killing With Impunity, Writhing Silhouettes is gritty and unsettling Speculations abound. Stolen babies, missing young girls, kidnapped prostitutes, and murdered exotic dancers. Anchorage, Alaska 1981. The Anchorage Police Department starts seeing a surge in missing person reports. Puzzled by a lack of substantive evidence, fear grips the city's law enforcement community. Who is this animal prowling on a moon-lit night? Like a moth attracted to the fire, the monster of 4th Avenue has arrived, and the beast is hungry tonight. The backdrop for this story is the killing and kidnapping spree of prolific Alaskan serial killer Robert Hansen. Hansen abducted, raped, and murdered at least 17 women in and around Anchorage, Alaska. Robert Algeri served in Alaska during serial killer Robert Hansen's most active murder years and interacted with Hansen in numerous scenarios.
Robert Hansen, Alaska's most notorious serial killer, hunted his victims. Andrea Altiery was one of his victims. Andrea's body has never been located or recovered. After leaving Alaska in 1983, author Robert Algeri, spent the next thirteen years unsuccessfully trying to piece together what happened to his friend, Andrea Altiery Fearing the worst, Robert returned to Anchorage, Alaska in 1996 hoping to gain insight into Andrea's fate. Andrea's Dream, Enchanted Alaskan Proprietress' pages are filled with delicious tension as he gets bruised, battered and beaten down across the city of Anchorage, Alaska in his grass-roots search for Andrea Altiery Realizing the fragile futility of his actions, Robert becomes entangled in an urban Alaska adventure while searching for lost love; love that never gets found; and love that maybe never was.
Filthy Lucre? Some call it dirty money. Anchorage Alaska 1981. As the oil industry and business across Alaska booms, a lethal combination of greed, corruption, and crime rise viciously across the city of Anchorage. This destabilized climate provides a windfall for a new breed of transnational criminal elite, they are utterly ruthless. Standing in the seedy shadows lurk three violent homicidal maniacs all entwined by a devious conspiracy to deal in human flesh, human trafficking. Robert Hansen, known as the Butcher Baker, abducted, raped, and murdered at least 17 women in and around Anchorage, Alaska. Between 1971 and 1983, he hunted many of his victims down in the wilderness with a Ruger Mini-14 and a knife.
I met Andrea Altiery in 1981; the first thing she asked was, “Do you like the rock band Aerosmith? I responded, “Yes.” She smiled and slapped me on my left shoulder telling me, “Dream on my friend.” Later that year Andrea was taken from us by the most notorious serial killer to ever hunt in the state of Alaska. Get ready to collectively ride an emotional ride through urban Alaska while looking through a steamy window for lost love; love that’s never found and love that maybe never was. I can only imagine the helplessness; the complete feeling of being alone these women had; Andrea must have had, preyed upon all of their spirit’s gathering together now.
Victims of circumstance; none of these women deserved to be mistreated like Andrea; dehumanized, erased from our minds. One last chance to give Andrea a voice, each woman asking us can you hear me, do you see me now?