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Riot Recommendation: What Are Your Favorite Twisty Reads About Serial Killers?

Vanessa Diaz

Managing Editor

Book Riot Managing Editor Vanessa Diaz is a writer and former bookseller from San Diego, CA whose Spanish is even faster than her English. When not reading or writing, she enjoys dreaming up travel itineraries and drinking entirely too much tea. She is a regular co-host on the All the Books podcast who especially loves mysteries, gothic lit, mythology/folklore, and all things witchy. Vanessa can be found on Instagram at @BuenosDiazSD or taking pictures of pretty trees in Portland, OR, where she now resides.

This Riot Recommendation of favorite twisty serial killers reads is sponsored by Flatiron Books, publishers of Thirteen by Steve Cavanagh.

This summer, witness the the murder trial of the century. But, the serial killer isn’t on trial. He’s on the jury.

Read Thirteen, the thriller Lee Child, Michael Connelly, and Ruth Ware are raving about.




From true crime to fascinating fiction, we love thrills, chills, and scaring ourselves silly. That’s why we want to know: what are your favorite twisty reads about serial killers?! Find us on Facebook and Twitter and shout those titles at us; we’ll round up your answers and be back next week to share them with your fellow Riot readers. We may never sleep soundly again.