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Best Serial Killer Books That Should Be On Your Bookshelf

Below I’ll give you my selections for the best Serial Killer books by a few categories. I will cover these and other great books more in depth later.

The Big Book of Serial Killers (2017)

 Best Serial Killer Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfThere is little more terrifying than those who hunt, stalk and snatch their prey under the cloak of darkness. These hunters search not for animals, but for the touch, taste, and empowerment of human flesh. They are cannibals, vampires and monsters, and they walk among us.These serial killers are not mythical beasts with horns and shaggy hair. They are people living among society, going about their day to day activities until nightfall.
Author(s): Jack Rosewood

Mindhunter: Inside the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit (2017)

 Best Serial Killer Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfDiscover the classic, behind-the-scenes chronicle of John E.
Author(s): John E. Douglas, Mark Olshaker

Serial Killers: The Method and Madness of Monsters (2004)

 Best Serial Killer Books That Should Be On Your Bookshelf“Co-ed Killer” Ed Kemper • The BTK Killer • “Highway Stalker” Henry Lee Lucas • Monte Ralph Rissell • “Shoe Fetish Slayer” Jerry Brudos • “Night Stalker” Richard Ramirez • “Unabomber” Ted Kaczynski • Ed Gein “The Butcher of Plainfield” • “Killer Clown” John Wayne Gacy Andrew Cunanan In this unique book, Peter Vronsky documents the psycholo…
Author(s): Peter Vronsky

Serial Killer Trivia: Fascinating Facts and Disturbing Details That Will Freak You the F*ck Out (2019)

 Best Serial Killer Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfThis bloody and completely true trivia collection will horrify and intrigue readers, with answers to questions like “What was John Wayne Gacy’s last meal?”, “Which serial killer was captured because of a bloody footprint left on his victim?”, “Who was the FBI agent credited with coining the term ‘serial killer’?” and “How was one mass murderer able to get away with selling his victim’s skeletons to medical students?”Perfect for any murderino, true crime junkie or connoisseur of macabre tales, th…
Author(s): Michelle Kaminsky

The Killer Book of Serial Killers: Incredible Stories, Facts and Trivia from the World of Serial Killers (The Killer Books) (2009)

 Best Serial Killer Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfTerrifying tales of the ultimate evil among us!The Killer Book of Serial Killers is the complete resource for any true crime fan or student of the lurid, fascinating world of serial killers. Inside you’ll find the stories of the world’s thirty-five most notorious murderers, including an in-depth look at their crimes and the lives that turned them into monsters.
Author(s): Tom Philbin, Michael Philbin

My Sister, the Serial Killer: A Novel (2019)

 Best Serial Killer Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfKorede’s sister Ayoola is many things: the favorite child, the beautiful one, possibly sociopathic. And now Ayoola’s third boyfriend in a row is dead, stabbed through the heart with Ayoola’s knife. Korede’s practicality is the sisters’ saving grace.
Author(s): Oyinkan Braithwaite

Lady Killers: Deadly Women Throughout History (2017)

 Best Serial Killer Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfInspired by author Tori Telfer’s Jezebel column “Lady Killers,” this thrilling and entertaining compendium investigates female serial killers and their crimes through the ages.When you think of serial killers throughout history, the names that come to mind are ones like Jack the Ripper, John Wayne Gacy, and Ted Bundy. But what about Tillie Klimek, Moulay Hassan, Kate Bender?
Author(s): Tori Telfer

Serial Killer Calendar: This Day In Killer History (2017)

 Best Serial Killer Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfThis perfect bound Serial Killer Calendar book includes detailed facts and trivia about serial killers for every day of the year. It also includes the best true crime artwork from around the world. Want to know who what happened today in serial killer history? Its all in this one massive collection of true crime information. This is the perfect gift for any fan of history, murderabelia or the macabre.
Author(s): James Gilks

American Female SERIAL KILLERS: Coloring Book for Adults. Over 60 killers to color (True Crime Gifts) (2019)

 Best Serial Killer Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfThis unique adult coloring book is a virtual encyclopedia of the who’s who in American female serial killers and may be the perfect gift for a budding artist with a penchant for the macabre.Included in this coloring book are original, single-sided illustrations for you to color, as well as information about While enjoying coloring the vibrant illustrations in this book, you will