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Murder Multiplied

The investigation of serial killings is a proven staple of the mystery, thriller and psychological suspense genres. This booklist highlights recent additions to the Lincoln City Libraries' fiction collection in this popular subgenre, primarily focusing on books printed in 2000 or more recently but with a few prominent older titles thrown in for good measure. All of the following titles are owned by the library system, and clicking on the hotlink will take you to that title's entry in our on-line catalog, where you can find more information about the book, including reviews and brief plot descriptions. There are many more mystery or thriller novels about serial killings in our collection. To see a more complete list, visit our catalog using the following subject searches: Mysteries -- Serial Murders; or Serial Murders -- Fiction

Keith Ablow Psychopath
Rennie Airth River of Darkness
Sherman Alexie Aphrodite
Brigitte Auber Death From the Woods
Ann Benson Thief of Souls
Mark Billingham Lazybones
 Scaredy Cat
 Sleepyhead
Ethan Black Irresistable
Giles Blunt The Delicate Storm
 Forty Words for Sorrow
Peter Bowen Badlands
Jim Brown Black Valley
Sandra Brown Charade
Krysta Buckley Awaken, Preciosa
Jan Burke Bones
 Nine
Ramsey Campbell Silent Children
Stephen J. Cannell Final Victim
Herb Chapman The Book of Cain
Lee Child Running Blind
Barbara Cleverly The Last Kashmiri Rose
 Ragtime in Simla
David Cole Dragonfly Bones
Susan Conant Bride and Groom

Scaredycat book cover    Forty Words for Sorrow book cover    Bones book cover    Silent Children book cover    Final Victim book cover

Michael Connelly A Darkness More Than Night
John Connolly Dark Hollow
Richard E. Crabbe Empire of Shadows
David Cray Partners
James F. David Before the Cradle Falls This is a science fiction or fantasy novel
Jeffrey Deaver The Blue Nowhere
Matthew B.J. Delaney Jinn
David & Leigh Eddings Regina's Song
Bruce Elliot Still Life
James Ellroy Clandestine
Robert Ferrigno Flinch
Bill Fitzhugh Fender Benders
Lisa Gardner The Killing Hour
 The Other Daughter
Julie Garwood Heartbreaker
Kathleen O'Neal Gear The Visitant
 The Summoning God
Tess Gerritsen The Apprentice
 The Surgeon
Joseph Glass Blood
Ed Gorman Voodoo Moon
Thomas W. Griffin Cube 6
W.G. Griffiths Driven

Empire of Shadows book cover    Before the Cradle Falls book cover    Jinn book cover    Fender Benders book cover    Voodoo Moon book cover

James Grippando Under Cover of Darkness
Amy Gutman The Anniversary
Thomas Harris Red Dragon
 The Silence of the Lambs
 Hannibal
 Hannibal Rising
Sue Henry Cold Company
Tami Hoag Cry Wolf
Kay Hooper Out of the Shadows
 Sense of Evil
 Touching Evil
Greg Iles Dead Sleep
Lisa Jackson Hot Blooded
 Whispers
Paul Johnston The Bone Yard
Tayari Jones Leaving Atlanta
Alex Kava At the Stroke of Madness
 A Perfect Evil
 Soul Catcher
 Split Second
H.R.F. Keating The Hard Detective
Jonathan Kellerman A Cold Heart
 The Conspiracy Club
Jim Kelly The Water Clock
Jonathan King The Blue Edge of Midnight
Stephen King & Peter Straub Black House
Thomas Laird Cutter
Bob Levy Broken Hearts
Peter Lovesey The Reaper
Sarah Lovett Dark Alchemy

The Silence of the Lambs book cover    Touching Evil book cover    Leaving Atlanta book cover    A Perfect Evil book cover    The Hard Detective book cover

John Lutz The Night Spider
Michael Malone First Lady
Philip Margolin Wild Justice
Val McDermid Killing the Shadows
 The Last Temptation
Graham McNamee Acceleration
Kyle Mills Burn Factor
Theresa Monsour Clean Cut
Chris Mooney Deviant Ways
Marcia Muller Point Deception
Jonathan Lewis Nasaw Fear Itself
 The Girls He Adored
 Twenty-Seven Bones When She Was Bad
Kevin O'Brien Make Them Cry
Robert B. Parker Stone Cold
Don Passman The Visionary
James Patterson 1st to Die
Scott Phillips Cottonwood
Ryne Douglas Pearson Top Ten
Clyde Phillips Blindsided
Michael Prescott Last Breath
Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child The Cabinet of Curiosities
 Still Life With Crows
Ann Prospero Almost Night

The Last Temptation book cover    Acceleration book cover    Stone Cold book cover    Cottonwood book cover    Top Ten book cover

Robert J. Randisi Arch Angels
Ruth Rendell Adam and Eve and Pinch Me
J.D. Robb Conspiracy in Death
 Imitation in Death
Jonathan Santlofer The Death Artist
John Saul The Manhattan Hunt Club
Tom Savage Scavenger
Steven Saylor A Twist at the End
Erica Spindler Bone Cold
Boris Starling Storm
Wendy Corsi Staub The Last to Know
Andrew Taylor The Office of the Dead
P.J. Tracy Monkeewrench
Steve Vance Identity
Robert W. Walker Bitter Instinct
 Blind Instinct
Jess Walter Over Tumbled Graves
Stephen White Blinded

Arch Angels book cover    The Death Artist book cover    The Office of the Dead book cover    Monkeewrench book cover    Blinded book cover

This is a science fiction or fantasy novel indicates science fiction or fantasy title

Based on the concept of an original print booklist published in 1998 alc
Updated for the web Mar 2004 sdc - Last updated August 2009 sdc

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