Lyga continues to shift genres, delivering a superb mystery/thriller that explores what it’s like to have a monster for a father. Seventeen-year-old. But he’s also the son of the world’s most infamous serial killer, and for Dear Old Dad, “Take Your Son to Work Day” was year-round. Jazz has witnessed crime. If you’ve read the I Hunt Killers novels, you only have part of the story! Set before the events of the first book, these short stories and novellas fill in the backstory.

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It made me so giddy I may have jum Confession time.

When I first started this, I was not expecting much. He knew about a lot of his father’s victims and he keeps having nightmares or are they memories?

Jasper Jazz is extremely intelligent for his age, he’s got hutn street savvy, he’s got the smooth-talking skills down, he’s killeds dear old dad’s skills of persuasion, and some others that he wish he didn’t. There are a few problems I had with the story.

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And, for whatever reason, this book brought that dream back. Read this review and tons of other book-related awesomeness at The Readventurer. This book is a YA version of Dexter in a way, but it’s still gritty and actually much better than Dexter which peaked at season 4.

Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. I hunr kind of sad that the series is over. I imagine it’s like being a great runner. Through them, you know he has the potential to be loving, to be a good person, and you see the burdens he places on himself – and all the while, that good portion of his life is being constantly undermined by Jazz’s impressions of himself and his fear that any good he does, any love he feels, is just an act.

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To me, this is almost unheard of. The three teenagers may have tendencies to bxrry their age, but the story is not told in such a way as to make it seem corny or even teen-geared. He clearly does not know how to stick to one subject. Quotes from I Hunt Killers.

I Hunt Killers Series by Barry Lyga

Our home was even painted in the colors that he preferred, so my sister and I would stay up late and scare ourselves silly with the possibilities. He isn’t that family member who swears they never noticed anything being off about his dad. I started thinking about it and realized that going to four books could be really dramatic. That struggle to hold onto humanity hujt put to the ultimate test when a body is discovered outside of the town Jazz lives in. The conflict inside him is beautifully written.

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I Hunt Killers is a brilliantly woven psychological thriller with a unique approach to crime investigation. To absolve himself, to clear his name or prove just what kind of person he killrrs is no one knows. This rawness – it gives a convincing portrayal of a teenage killer’s son’s story.

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One of them was that people thought that his upbringing meant that he was cursed by nature, nurture, and the predestination to be a serial killer like his father. November 21, at 1: He gets drawn into the blood lust and art that is a serial killer’s MO, and it gets harder and harder to fight.

Dying right in front of him, and he didn’t trust himself to help her because he didn’t trust his hands not to finish the job instead. However, his dad finally got caught after being in the triple digits with murderingbut somehow there are still bodies kiillers up in Lobo’s Nod. Ed Gein dug up dead bodies and made a belt out of nipples.

I can’t even begin to tell you how amazing this book was. Also posted at The Nocturnal Library That’s believable to me. There are a whole bunch in between, featuring everything from the aftermath of child abuse to pre-teens with superpowers to serial killers.

An intelligent plot, an alluring protagonist, a terrifying villain and an array of fantastically developed supporting characters.

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