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The riveting personal account of one sheriff’s epic hunt for America’s most heinous serial killer. For eight years, Sheriff David Reichert devoted days and nights to capturing the Green River Killer—the most notorious serial killer in American history. He was the first detective on the case in 1982 and doggedly pursued it as the body count climbed to forty-nine and it became the most infamous unsolved case in the nation. Frantically following all leads, even as more bodies surfaced near the river outside Seattle, Sheriff Reichert befriended the victims families, publicly challenged the killer, and risked his own safety—and the endurance and love of his family—before he found his madman. But Reicherts hunt didnt end when he finally cornered a truck painter named Gary Ridgway. It would be yet another eleven haunting years before forensic science could prove Ridgways guilt beyond a shadow of a doubt. Chasing the Devil is the gripping firsthand account of Reicherts relentless pursuit—a twenty-one-year odyssey full of near-misses and startling revelations. Told in vivid detail by the man who knows the whole story—the man who has stared into the eyes of absolute evil—this is a page-turning real-life suspense story of unparalleled heroism.

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  • “[Reichert’s] absorbing account offers an in-depth look at the obstacles and the frustrations, the leads that went nowhere, and the prime suspects who were eventually cleared…A great book for true crime fans, Reichert’s account gives readers a chance to see the hard work that went on behind the scenes.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Boutsikaris delivers this story in the same meticulous way that Reichert investigated the Green River murders…This author/narrator combination couldn’t be better. Intriguing from beginning to end, Reichert’s book reveals the nitty-gritty details…This chilling presentation shows how monsters such as these killers can sound alarmingly like regular guys.”

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  • Winner of the 2005 Audie Award for Abridged Nonfiction
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About the Author

David Reichert was the first detective assigned to the Green River murder cases. He has three children, five grandchildren, and a wife of over thirty years. He still makes his home in the suburbs south of Seattle, not far from the Green River.