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Hamilton, Steve

Summary: PI Alex McKnight of Detroit, a former policeman with a bullet lodged near his heart, braces himself for trouble when the killer who placed it there calls, promising to finish the job. The killer is serving a life sentence in jail, but as McKnight knows one can kill by proxy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 1998

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1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS HAM

Patterson, James

Summary: "In a Virginia penitentiary, Detective Alex Cross and his partner, John Sampson, witness the execution of a killer they helped to convict. Hours later, they are called to the scene of a copycat crime. A note signed 'M' rests on the corpse. 'You messed up big time, Dr. Cross.' Was an innocent man just put to death? Alex soon realizes he may have much to answer for, as 'M' lures the detective out...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC PAT

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP FIC PAT

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP Fiction Patterson 2019

Summary: Corridors of blood: Set in the primitive hospitals of 19th century London, this recounts the story of the unfortunate Dr. Bolton, an early pioneer in anesthesiology, showing his gradual addiction to drugs and his dealings with grave robbers.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2006

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER HAU

Keyes, Edward.

Summary: The true story of the savage coed killings---by the boy who could have lived next door! Southeastern Michigan was rocked in the late 1960s by the terrifying serial murders of young women, whose bodies were dumped in Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti. In each case, few clues were left at the scene, and six separate police agencies were unable to end the horror. Then, almost by accident, a break came. The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Michigan Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 KEY

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 364 KEY

Appleman, J. Reuben

Summary: Enthralling. Gripping. Cinematic. Raw. A cold case murder investigation paced like a podcast, as visually stunning as a film, and as brave and personal as our darkest memoirs. J. Reuben Appelman cracks open one of America's most notorious murder sprees while simultaneously banging the gavel on his own history with violence. A deftly-crafted true crime story with grit, set amid the decaying...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2018

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McCahan, Erin

Summary: "The summer after senior year of high school, Briggs Henry works as a personal assistant to an eccentric elderly woman in a house on the shores of Lake Michigan, and finds himself distracted by the mysterious girl next door"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2017

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Appelman, J. Reuben

Summary: "Four children were abducted and murdered during the winters of 1976 and 1977. Appelman was six years old at the time and evaded an abduction attempt. As an adult Appelman investigated this cold case, discovering buried leads, apparent police cover-ups, con-men, child pornography rings, and high-level corruption saturating Detroit's most notorious serial killer case"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2018

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 364 APP

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1 available in Adult, Call number: LP 364 APP

Kepler, Lars

Summary: "Late one night, outside Stockholm, an emaciated young man named Mikael is found wandering. Thirteen years earlier, he went missing along with his younger sister. They were long thought to have been victims of Sweden's most notorious serial killer, Jurek Walter, currently serving a life sentence in a maximum-security psychiatric hospital. Now Mikael tells the police that his sister is still...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEP

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Kepler 2018

Henderson, Tom.

Summary: The rape, torture, and murder of two women--music professor Margarette Eby and flight attendant Nancy Ludwig--six years apart lead investigators to Navy veteran Jeffrey Gorton, living quietly with his wife and two children.

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Paperbacks 2004

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.1 HEN

Perkins, Stephanie

Summary: "Hawaii-born Makani Young's new life in Nebraska is thrown into chaos when a serial killer begins to target her fellow high school students"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2017

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Innes, Brian

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Summary: Serial Killers are the most notorious and disturbing of all criminals, representing the very darkest side of humanity. Yet they endlessy fascinate and continue to capture the public's attention with their strange charisma and deadly deeds. From Jack the Ripper to Ted Bundy and the Moors Murderers Ian Brady and Myra Hindley, these killers transfix us with their ability to commit utterly savage...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Quercus Publishing 2017

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McIntyre, Tommy

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 1988

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1523 MCI

Keenan, Marney Rich

Summary: ""Over 13 months in 1976-1977, four children were abducted in the Detroit suburbs, each of them held for days before their still-warm bodies were dumped in the snow near public roadsides. The Oakland County Child Murders spawned panic across southeast Michigan, triggering the most extensive manhunt in U.S. history. Yet after less than two years, the task force created to find the killer was...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Exposit 2020

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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

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

Kirby, Matthew J.

Summary: In 1888 seventeen-year-old Evelyn Fallow, herself disfigured by the phosphorus in the match factory where she worked, has been hired as a maid to Joseph Merrick, the Elephant Man--but when the Jack the Ripper murders begin she and Merrick find themselveshaunted by the ghosts of the slain women, and Evelyn is caught up in the mystery of Jack's identity.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2016

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

Graham, Heather

Summary: Raina Hamish suddenly has a terrifying vision of a murdered corpse in the Everglades. Special Agent Axel Tiger will nurture Raina's abilities to find the killer, but it will put her directly in the crosshairs.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harlequin Audio 2020

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

Robards, Karen.

Summary: "The last time criminal psychology expert Dr. Charlotte 'Charlie' Stone helped capture a serial killer, it was nearly the last thing she ever did. Now she's determined to stick to research--and leave risk-taking to the law. But when dangerous duty calls, she can't refuse. And there's no greater danger than the Cinderella Killer, a charming predator who lures beautiful, single women to their...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2014

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

Ward, Liza.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2005

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M WAR

Cussler, Clive

Summary: "The year is 1911. Chief Investigator Isaac Bell of the Van Dorn Detective Agency has had many extraordinary cases before. But none quite like this. Hired to find a young woman named Anna Pape who ran away from home to become an actress, Bell gets a shock when her murdered body turns up instead. Vowing to bring the killer to justice, he begins a manhunt which leads him into increasingly more...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2017

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC CUS

García Sáenz, Eva

Summary: "Already a major bestseller in Spain and Latin America, the first installment of the sensational Trilogy of the White City introduces Inspector Unai López de Ayala and follows his hunt for a terrifying serial killer. Young Inspector Unai López de Ayala, known as "Kraken," is charged with investigating a series of ritualistic murders. The murders are eerily similar to ones that rattled the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GAR

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAM

Preston, Douglas J.

Summary: When Grace Ozmian, the beautiful and reckless daughter of a wealthy tech billionaire first goes missing, the NYPD assumes she has simply sped off on another wild adventure. Until the young woman's body is discovered in an abandoned warehouse in Queens, the head nowhere to be found. Lieutenant CDS Vincent D'Agosta quickly takes the lead. He knows his investigation will attract fierce scrutiny,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2018

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC PRE

O'Dell, Tawni.

Summary: "From the New York Times bestselling author of Back Roads comes a fast-paced literary thriller about a forensic psychologist forced to face his own demons after discovering his small hometown terrorized by a serial killer. Dr. Sheridan Doyle--a fastidiously groomed and TV-friendly forensic psychologist--is the go-to shrink for the Philadelphia District Attorney's office whenever a twisted...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ODE

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