Against their will : sadistic kidnappers and the courageous by Nigel Cawthorne

By Nigel Cawthorne

Wicked kidnappers, terrible ordeals, brave. precise tales of twisted criminals who carry their sufferers in never-ending captivity to fulfill their perverse wishes, opposed to Their Will is a accomplished compendium of the main traumatic kidnappings of all time.


Tells real stories of terrible kidnappings and torturous ordeals suffered by way of helpless women - in addition to each excruciating and but remarkable element of the way they controlled to outlive. It additionally profiles Read more...

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Around the same time, the laws on parole were tightened. This meant that Jaycee’s outings were curtailed. A new parole agent was assigned to Garrido. He even saw one of the girls asleep in the house. Nothing was said, and he, too, was soon replaced. Later, Jaycee even got to talk to a visiting parole agent. She asked him whether he was the agent who had walked into her daughter’s bedroom. He said he was not, took Garrido’s urine sample, and left. Although Jaycee found that being in the house was better than being in the backyard, the house itself was falling apart.

Christine went with him. They married. She supported them as a blackjack dealer in a casino while he struggled to make a career as a musician playing bass guitar. For years he took LSD every day, up to ten hits a day. This made his sexual urges irresistible, he said. He turned violent with Christine, beating her when she refused to go along with his plans to have sex with multiple partners. When another man flirted with Christine, Garrido tried to stab her in the eye with a safety pin. She tried to run away, but he drove after her, grabbed her, and threw her in the car.

And always there was the backyard to go back to. Garrido had added a few more tents to accommodate the growing family. They took in stray cats. When high on drugs, Garrido would empty a bucket of urine over a cat that cried because he kept it tied up. Jaycee begged him not to. She was devastated when two dogs from next door broke through the fence and killed her favorite cats. The neighbors must have heard her crying, she thought. Next time she went out shopping with Nancy, she bought two kittens.

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