McNamara writes of his experiences as a former police detective stationed in Sydney's Kings Cross. This is a true crime thriller that highlights police violence, police informants, women who kill their mothers, paedophiles, suicides and gang rapists. This is the era before the Police Reform Commission exposed the corrupt cops who made money from drug dealers and pimps. Pulls no punches.
Savage Obsessions is about the crimes and criminals who take their own obsessions too far. All the stories are true, and centre on the crime capital Kings Cross. Written by former detective and whistleblower Glen McNamara, who worked the beat in the 1980s, the crime stories cover obsession from every angle. From police violence, police informants and their murders, women who kills their mothers, pedophiles, gang rapists and suicides, this book is a true crime thriller.