Of Blood and Water is the story of prolific serial killers operating in a small town in 1974. Based loosely on several real cases, it tells how the FBI began its BAU and "profiling" technique over twenty-five years ago. This is a deep look into a serial killer's mind, a small town. family loyalty, and a crime spree that rocked a nation. A young deputy, forced to solve the case shares his new methods of crime-solving, and they will shape the future of the entire FBI. Using new, "strange ideas", Virgil McLendon feels he is chasing ghosts as the killers kidnap young people, torture victims, leave a trail of dead campers, and seek to shock an entire town. Virgil does the first known "profile" of a suspect, and the chase is on. Everything is falling into place as he works. until the serial killers decide to go after the local law enforcement department as well. It's a battle of brains and nothing is as it seems.
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