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    Red Dragon by Thomas Harris

FBI agent Will Graham once risked his sanity to capture Hannibal Lecter, an ingenious killer like no other. Now, he's following the bloodstained pattern of the Tooth Fairy, a madman who's already wiped out two families. To find him, Graham has to understand him. To understand him, Graham has only one place left to go: the mind of Dr. Lecter.

Year: 1981
Genre: Psychological ThrillerSerial Killer

    The Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris

FBI trainee Clarice Starling is given an assignment. She must visit a man confined to a high-security facility for the criminally insane and interview him. That man, Dr. Hannibal Lecter, is a former psychiatrist with unusual tastes and an intense curiosity about the darker corners of the mind.

Year: 1988
Genre: FBIPsychological ThrillerSerial Killer

    The Poet by Michael Connelly

Death is reporter Jack McEvoy's beat: his calling, his obsession. But this time, death brings McEvoy the story he never wanted to write--and the mystery he desperately needs to solve. A serial killer of unprecedented savagery and cunning is at large.

Year: 1996
Genre: Investigative ReporterSerial Killer

    Getting Off by Lawrence Block as Jill Emerson

SO THIS GIRL WALKS INTO A BAR...and when she walks out there's a man with her. She goes to bed with him, and she likes that part. Then she kills him, and she likes that even better. On her way out, she cleans out his wallet. She keeps moving, and has a new name for each change of address.

Year: 2011
Genre: Serial Killer

    X by Sue Grafton

X: The number ten. An unknown quantity. A mistake. A cross. A kiss... Perhaps Sue Grafton's darkest and most chilling novel, X features a remorseless serial killer who leaves no trace of his crimes.

Year: 2015
Genre: Private EyeSerial Killer





1936The ABC Murders by Agatha Christie
1981Red Dragon by Thomas Harris
1988Crimson Joy by Robert B. Parker
1988KOKO by Peter Straub
1988The Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris
1990White Ninja by Eric Van Lustbader
1993In the Electric Mist with Confederate Dead by James Lee Burke
1994The Alienist by Caleb Carr
1994The Concrete Blond by Michael Connelly
1995Kiss the Girls by James Patterson
1996The Poet by Michael Connelly
1997Cat & Mouse by James Patterson
2001Violets are Blue by James Patterson
2003Lost Boy Lost Girl by Peter Straub
2004Desert Places by Blake Crouch
2004The Narrows by Michael Connelly
2005Fiddlers by Ed McBain
2007Spare Change by Robert B. Parker
2010The Glass Rainbow by James Lee Burke
2011Getting Off by Lawrence Block
2013Light of the World by James Lee Burke
2013The Crypt Thief by Mark Pryor
2015X by Sue Grafton
2017The Cutthroat by Clive Cussler
2020Fair Warning by Michael Connelly