This Riot Recommendation listing for your favorite twisty reads about serial killers is sponsored by Flatiron Books, publishers of Thirteen by Steve Cavanagh.
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We love thrills, chills, and scaring ourselves silly. That’s why we asked for your favorite twisty reads about serial killers! You gave us everything from reverting works of true crime to spine-tingling fiction. We may have to sleep with the lights on, if we can ever sleep soundly again.
Here are your favorite twisty serial killer reads!
I Hunt Killers by Barry Lyga
The Alienist by Caleb Carr
The Way of All Flesh by Ambrose Parry
The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
Hush by Anne Frazier
No One Knows You’re Here by Rachel Howzell Hall
The Devil Aspect by Craig Russell
I’ll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara
I’ll Be Watching You by Tracy Montoya
Engleby by Sebastian Faulks
My Sister the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite
Jackpot by Susan Fleet
Nailbiter series by Joshua Williamson and Mike Henderson
Lady Killers: Deadly Women Throughout History by Tori Teller
Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris
The Apprentice by Tess Gerritsen
White Butterfly by Walter Mosley
Children of the Street by Kwei Quartey
In Cold Blood by Truman Capote