I killed a demon. I don’t know if it was really, technically a demon, but I do know that he was some kind of monster, with fangs and claws and the whole bit, and he killed a lot of people. So I killed him. I think it was the right thing to do. At least the killing stopped.Well, it stopped for a... show more
I killed a demon. I don’t know if it was really, technically a demon, but I do know that he was some kind of monster, with fangs and claws and the whole bit, and he killed a lot of people. So I killed him. I think it was the right thing to do. At least the killing stopped.Well, it stopped for a while.In I Am Not a Serial Killer, John Wayne Cleaver saved his town from a murderer even more appalling than the serial killers he obsessively studies.But it turns out even demons have friends, and the disappearance of one has brought another to Clayton County. Soon there are new victims for John to work on at the mortuary and a new mystery to solve. But John has tasted death, and the dark nature he used as a weapon---the terrifying persona he calls “Mr. Monster”---might now be using him.No one in Clayton is safe unless John can vanquish two nightmarish adversaries: the unknown demon he must hunt and the inner demon he can never escape.In this sequel to his brilliant debut, Dan Wells ups the ante with a thriller that is just as gripping and even more intense. He apologizes in advance for the nightmares.
Publish date: September 28th 2010
Publisher: Tor Books
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
Series: John Cleaver (#2)
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Is a killer a monster if they only kill bad people? What would you do to keep your child from thinking bad thoughts, from fully embracing the sociopath that he or she is? In book 2 John talks about his "Monster" and basically the rules he and his mother have made to keep him from going off the dee...
I think I liked this a little bit more than the first of the series. Hard to explain why, but there you have it. It's interesting to hear the voice of a protagonist who you simultaneously like and dislike and I definitely look forward to finding out what the future will bring for John.
Auch der zweite Band der Trilogie ist wieder eine originelle Mischung aus Thriller und Urban Fantasy, denn John kämpft erneut gegen seine eigene soziopathische Natur - und gegen eine unglaubliche, aber sehr reale dämonische Bedrohung.Die Ereignisse des ersten Bandes haben ihre Spuren in Johns Psyche...
By the end of I Am Not a Serial Killer John Cleaver, teen psychopath with a heart of gold, had allowed himself to unleash the monster within just long enough to defeat the demon that had been plaguing John's small hometown. As Mr. Monster opens, six months later, John has been working extra hard--wi...