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Kukafka, Danya

Summary: "Ansel Packer is scheduled to die in twelve hours. He knows what he's done, and now awaits execution, the same chilling fate he forced on those girls, years ago. But Ansel doesn't want to die--he wants to be celebrated, understood. Through a kaleidoscope of women--a mother, a sister, a homicide detective--we learn the story of Ansel's life. As the clock ticks down, these three women sift...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2022

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Braithwaite, Oyinkan

Summary: "Satire meets slasher in this short, darkly funny hand grenade of a novel about a Nigerian woman whose younger sister has a very inconvenient habit of killing her boyfriends. "Femi makes three, you know. Three and they label you a serial killer." Korede is bitter. How could she not be? Her sister, Ayoola, is many things: the favorite child, the beautiful one, possibly sociopathic. And now...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BRA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC BRA

Adams, Carolyn Lee

Summary: "When Ruth is kidnapped, she's determined not to become this serial-killer's next trophy. After she's able to escape, her captor begins stalking her through the wilderness"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC ADA

Okorafor, Nnedi

Summary: "Affectionately dubbed 'the Nigerian Harry Potter, ' Akata Witch weaves together a heart-pounding tale of magic, mystery, and finding one's place in the world. Twelve-year-old Sunny lives in Nigeria, but she was born American. Her features are African, but she's albino. She's a terrific athlete, but can't go out into the sun to play soccer. There seems to be no place where she fits in. And then...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Audio 2018

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC OKO

Cleave, Paul

Summary: "Joshua is convinced there is a family curse. It's taken loved ones from him, it's robbed him of his eyesight, and it's the reason why his father is killed while investigating the homicide of a young woman. Joshua is handed an opportunity he can't refuse: an operation that will allow him to see the world through his father's eyes. As Joshua navigates a world of sight, he gets glimpses of what...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CLE

Lyga, Barry.

Summary: After solving a deadly case in the small town of Lobo's Nod, seventeen-year-old Jazz, the son of history's most infamous serial murderer, travels to New York City to help the police track down the Hat-Dog Killer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC LYG

Beaty, Erin

Summary: "In Erin Beaty's fantasy mystery-thriller, Blood and Moonlight, an orphan with a secret, magical sight gets caught between a mysterious genius and the serial killer he's hunting. "--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux Books for Young Readers 2022

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC BEA

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC BEA

Wells, Dan

Summary: "John Wayne Cleaver hunts demons: they've killed his neighbors, his family, and the girl he loves, but in the end he's always won. Now he works for a secret government kill team, using his gift to hunt and kill as many monsters as he can. but the monsters have noticed, and the quiet game of cat and mouse is about to erupt into a full scale supernatural war. John doesn't want the life he's stuck...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor, A Tom Doherty Associates Book 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC WEL

Perkins, Stephanie

Summary: When two girls go backpacking deep in the woods of the Pisgah National Forest in the Blue Ridge Mountains, things go very wrong when they cross paths with a serial killer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Books 2021

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC PER

Marney, Ellie

Summary: Kit Sutherland moves to Washington, DC to work as an codebreaker at Arlington Hall, but when she stumbles onto a bloody homicide scene, she joins forces with other girl codebreakers to find the man killing Government girls.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2022

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Cosimano, Elle

Summary: High school senior and science whiz Nearly Boswell, called Leigh, is thrilled when she gets an internship in a forensic science lab, since it is a step toward college and a way out of the trailer park--but soon she finds herself the target of a serial killer, one who seems to know a lot about the residents of Sunny View Trailer Park as well as her absent father's secrets.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kathy Dawson Books, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: P COS

Moore, Bryce

Summary: In 1918 New Orleans, seventeen-year-old Gianna Crutti's worries about her family's grocery, the Great War, and influenza are overshadowed when a murderer returns to terrorize the city--years after he attacked Gianna's parents and left her with a psychic connection between them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Fire 2022

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC MOO

Senf, Lora

Summary: To rescue her aunt from the ghost of a serial killer, twelve-year-old Evie Von Rathe embarks on a journey into a strange world filled with hungry witches, ghosts, and a story thief, all while trying to fulfill her deal with the Clackity.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC SEN

McLaughlin, Kate

Summary: Scarlet's life is pretty average. Overly protective mom. Great friends. Cute boy she's interested in. And a father she's never known--until she does. When the FBI show up at Scarlet's door, she is shocked to learn her father is infamous serial killer Jeffrey Robert Lake. And now, he's dying and will only give the names and locations of his remaining victims to one person, the daughter he hasn't...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wednesday Books 2022

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC MCL

Lyga, Barry.

Summary: Jazz Dent, who has been shot and left to die in New York City, his girlfriend, Connie, who is in the clutches of Jazz's serial killer father, Billy, and his best friend, Howie, who is bleeding to death on the floor of Jazz's own home in tiny Lobo's Nod, must all rise above the horrors their lives have become and find a way to come together in pursuit of Billy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC LYG

Cameron, Kenneth M.

Summary: London, 1900. When a terrified man shows up one evening and says he is being pursued by Jack the Ripper, Denton dismisses him as a lunatic. When the mutilated body of a teenaged prostitute is found, Denton decides to pursue the murderer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAM

Lindsay, Jeffry P.

Summary: "Back from his surprisingly glorious honeymoon in Paris, Miami blood spatter analyst Dexter Morgan is one step closer to perfecting his human disguise...But old habits die hard...and Dexter's work for the Miami Police Department never fails to offer up new playmates--bad men who appeal to his offbeat and unshakable sense of justice."--dust jacket.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LIN

O'Brien, Kevin

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2009

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M O'BRI

Harris, Thomas

Summary: "A serial murderer known only by a grotesquely apt nick name--Buffalo Bill--is stalking particular women. He has a purpose, but no one can fathom it, for the bodies are discovered in different states. Clarice Starling, a young trainee at the FBI Academy, is surprised to be summoned by Jack Crawford, chief of the bureau's behavioral science section. Her assignment: to interview Dr. Hannibal...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 1998

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Freeman, Brian

Summary: Four years after serial killer Rudy Cutter was sent away for life, San Francisco homicide inspector Frost Easton uncovers a terrible lie: his closest friend planted false evidence to put Cutter behind bars. When he's forced to reveal the truth, his sister's killer is back on the streets. Desperate to take Cutter down again, the detective finds a new ally in Eden Shay. She wrote a book about...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas & Mercer 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FRE

Maniscalco, Kerri

Summary: Seventeen year old Audrey Rose Wadsworth was born a lord's daughter, with a life of wealth and privilege stretched out before her. Between the social teas and silk dress fittings, she leads a forbidden secret life. Against her stern father's wishes and society's expectations, Audrey often slips away to her uncle's laboratory to study the gruesome practice of forensic medicine. When her work on...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MAN

Burke, Alafair

Summary: Hope Miller suffers from amnesia and seeks a fresh beginning. When her best friend Lindsay Kelly discovers Hope has vanished, the only lead is a drop of blood that connects to a notorious murderer out of Kansas. With nowhere else to turn, Lindsay calls NYPD homicide detective Ellie Hatcher, the daughter of the cop who dedicated his life to hunting the Kansas killer.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC BUR

King, Stephen

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Summary: "In a mega-stakes, high-suspense race against time, three of the most unlikely and winning heroes Stephen King has ever created try to stop a lone killer from blowing up thousands. In the frigid pre-dawn hours, in a distressed Midwestern city, hundreds of desperate unemployed folks are lined up for a spot at a job fair. Without warning, a lone driver plows through the crowd in a stolen...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KIN

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Briggs, Patricia.

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Summary: "It is said that opposites attract. And in the case of werewolves Anna Latham and Charles Cornick, they mate. The son--and enforcer--of the leader of the North American werewolves, Charles is a dominant Alpha. While Anna, an Omega, has the rare ability to calm others of her kind. Now that the werewolves have revealed themselves to humans, they can't afford any bad publicity. Infractions that...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ace Books 2012

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