Read-Alikes for ‘The 23rd Midnight’ by James Patterson & Maxine Paetro | LibraryReads

The 23rd Midnight by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro is the top holds title of the week. LibraryReads and Library Journal offer read-alikes for patrons waiting to read this buzziest book.

The 23rd Midnight by James Patterson & Maxine Paetro (Little, Brown) is the top holds title of the week. LibraryReads and Library Journal offer read-alikes for patrons waiting to read this buzziest book.

Patterson and Paetro team up for another visit with the "Women’s Murder Club," as someone copycats the methods of a serial killer jailed by Det. Lindsay Boxer and profiled in a best seller by reporter Cindy Thomas, both women’s murder clubbers.—Barbara Hoffert

Killing Me by Michelle Gagnon (Putnam)

Appeared on the May 2023 LibraryReads list

"Amber has very strong opinions about people who fall prey to serial killers and is sure that being savvy and street smart will keep her safe. Until she is taken by a serial killer, and her life becomes a hot mess. This quirky, snarky book reads like Janet Evanovich teamed up with Stephen King."—Linda Quinn, Fairfield Public Library

A Flicker in the Dark by Stacey Willingham (Minotaur: St. Martin's)

Appeared on the January 2022 LibraryReads list

“Chloe knows what it’s like to be judged and whispered about, and how it feels to have your family torn apart by a serial killer: your own father. Now on the 20th anniversary of the murders, bodies start turning up again, and she finds herself unwillingly in the middle of the investigation. Unique, riveting, and thrilling. For fans of Jennifer McMahon and Laura Lippman.”—Shellie Taylor, Iredell County Library, Statesville, NC

Never Saw Me Coming by Vera Kurian (Park Row: Harlequin)

Appeared on the September 2021 LibraryReads list

“A trio of psychopaths attending a Washington D.C. college take part in a study to see if they can be taught to live productively. When a murderer targets campus, they need to work together to determine if they’re among the hunted. This is a jaw-dropping, read-in-one-sitting thriller. For readers of Gillian Flynn and Caroline Kepnes.”—Douglas Beatty, Baltimore County Public Library, Baltimore, MD

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