20+ Killer Books for Free! [PDF]

The figure of the killer or murderer has always been attractive for literary fiction books. It is surrounded by an aura of mystery and repulsion, which makes it magnetic. This character cannot be missing in certain literary genres. That is why we have included the collection of killer books in PDF format.

The police or detective novel and the noir fiction have the murderer as an antagonistic figure. Without them, the genre would not be possible and, in fact, the detective (protagonist) would not have a purpose within the story. Let yourself be captivated by this selection of killer books in PDF format that we have made for you.

In the police novel a killer has very particular characteristics, usually there are several suspects, but only one of them is the murderer, who commits their crime and manages not to be discovered. Among these traits we can mention:

They use all kinds of distractions to divert the detective on their way to the investigation.

They have a cold and calculating character, although they always retain a trait of humanity, which usually creates dilemmas and contradictions, as well as they can explain the reason for their motivations.

They has a reason that leads them to murder and the detective will have to work on it to find the solution to the case. They have a sharp intelligence, usually at the same level as the detective.

They never leave traces or evidence of their crime.

In noir novels, on the other hand, we observe that the murderer is usually more bloodthirsty and perverse. In addition, they are categorized as a serial killer and whose crimes are of great impact for the reader and the characters in the story.

If you are interested in this type of theme in fiction books, we invite you to explore our collection of more than 20 killer books in PDF format, available for free download.

Here we present our complete selection of Killer books:

1) Crime and Punishment

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

2) The Woman in White

Wilkie Collins

3) The Moonstone

Wilkie Collins

4) The Secret Agent

Joseph Conrad

5) The Riddle of the Sands

Erskine Childers

6) The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Charles Dickens

7) Clouds of Witness

Dorothy L. Sayers

8) Greenmantle

John Buchan

9) The Innocence of Father Brown (stories)

G. K. Chesterton

10) Trent's Last Case

E. C. Bentley

11) The Secret Adversary

Agatha Christie

12) The Hound of the Baskervilles

Arthur Conan Doyle

13) The Mystery of the Yellow Room

Gaston Leroux

14) The Circular Staircase

Mary Roberts Rinehart

15) The Mysterious Affair at Styles

Agatha Christie

16) The Turn of the Screw

Henry James

17) The Murder of Roger Ackroyd

Agatha Christie

18) The Four Just Men

Edgar Wallace

19) The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Robert Louis Stevenson

20) A Study In Scarlet

Arthur Conan Doyle

21) The Murders in the Rue Morgue

Edgar Allan Poe

22) The Cask of Amontillado

Edgar Allan Poe

Here ends our selection of free Killer books in PDF format. We hope you liked it and already have your next book!

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