Catch a Killer
Have you ever wondered if you have what it takes to track down a serial killer? Close a cold case? Discover a murderer in your own midst? The characters in these books will take you down the cold, dark road to an answer. You might not like what you find out.
2012 by Lyga, BarryGet this item
Seventeen-year-old Jazz learned everything he needs to know about being a serial killer from his dad, but his moral compass leads him towards a different career path. Dedicated to righting his father's wrongs instead of following in his footsteps, Jazz uses everything he knows about serial killers to hunt the murderer terrorizing his town.
2013 by Alender, KatieGet this item
High school student Colette is convinced there's a connection between Marie Antoinette and a series of gruesome murders. She's so convinced that she uses a class trip to Paris as an opportunity to investigate her speculation. She accidentally learns some surprising things about her own family's history along the way.
2014 by Green, S. E.Get this item
Seventeen-year-old Lane is obsessed with cracking cold cases and catching those who've evaded arrest. A little strange and anti-social, her hobby often consumes her life, but no previous case could prepare her for the high-stakes game she gets sucked into chasing a local killer known as The Decapitator. For the first time ever, Lane isn't sure she's going to make it out of a hunt entirely intact.
2016 by Thomas, KaraGet this item
After being sent to prison and essentially destroying their family, Tessa's father dies. His death pulls Tessa back to the Pennsylvania town she hoped to never see again, a town where her court testimony sent a serial killer to death row. But as more secrets are uncovered, Tessa learns the serial killer might be getting another day in court, unraveling everything Tessa thought she knew to be true.
2016 by Maniscalco, KerriGet this item
Audrey is everything a proper Victorian woman isn't supposed to be. She's a forensics apprentice at a time when Jack the Ripper is at large and she thinks she has what it takes to uncover his identity. Using her vast knowledge and talent for performing autopsies, studying blood splatter, and reading clues, Audrey makes it clear to the anonymous killer that the hunt is on.
2014 by Cosimano, ElleGet this item
Leigh is a seemingly normal sixteen-year-old math wiz, until a serial killer starts picking off her classmates. Once it becomes evident that the killer isn't going to stop until they're arrested, Leigh decides to use her math skills to decode the killer's mysterious newspaper messages. As she works fast to uncover the killer's identity, it becomes more and more evident that she might be the town's best hope at cracking the case and ceasing the bloodshed.
2012 by Derting, KimberlyGet this item
A serial killer known as The Girlfriend Collector has been picking teen girls off in Violet's town. After discovering one of the bodies, Violet doesn't think she can stand idly by while the killer remains at large. But will her involvement in the investigation draw his ever-leering eye towards her?
2011 by Okorafor, NnediGet this item
Twelve-year-old outsider Sunny moves back to Nigeria with her parents, only to discover she has magical powers. She and three of her similarly magical friends combine forces to track down a serial killer and Sunny learns what it feels like to finally belong somewhere along the way.
2014 by Alender, KatieGet this item
High-schooler Wella sees dead people; she sees their bodies when and where nobody else can. After moving to California with her parents, Willa suspects her visions may be linked to a series of local murders and she becomes devoted to tracking down the serial killer who's been hunting young girls.