Dexter-ous Reads

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As Showtime continues to tease the upcoming new season of “Dexter,” my sister and I have been reading to curb our impatience. If, like us, you’re waiting to see what the ambiguously moral killer will get up to–or just feel like rooting for the bad guy–try these books in the meantime.

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The Killer Inside Me

Sadistic Sheriff Lou Ford attempts to evade law enforcement after a blackmail scheme ends in murder in this dark psychological thriller. You can also check out this title as eBook on OverDrive/Libby.

Lullaby

After discovering a lullaby that kills anyone who hears it, reporter Carl Stratton realizes that it could be disastrous in the wrong hands and sets out to destroy every book in which it appears. But first, he must refrain from reciting it at everyone who annoys him. You can also check out this title as eBook on OverDrive/Libby or as eAudio on Hoopla.

The Talented Mr. Ripley

When manipulative Tom Ripley is hired to persuade Dick Greenleaf, a wealthy shipping magnate’s son, to return home from Italy, he becomes obsessed with him–and will do anything to remain in his life. You can also check out this title as eBook on OverDrive/Libby.

You

Obsessed with a woman he met in a bookstore, clerk Joe Goldberg stops at nothing to learn every detail of her life and prevent anyone else from having her. You can also check out this title as eBook on OverDrive/Libby or as eAudio on OverDrive/Libby.