I Don't Want to Kill You

I Don't Want to Kill You

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John Cleaver has called a demon--literally called it on the phone--and challenged it to a fight. He's faced two monsters already, barely escaping with his life, and now he's done running; he's taking the fight to them. As he wades through the town's darkest secrets, searching for any sign of who the demon might be, one thing becomes all too clear: in a game of cat and mouse with a supernatural killer, you are always the mouse.

In I Am Not a Serial Killer we watched a budding sociopath break every rule he had to save his town from evil. In Mr. Monster we held our breath as he fought madly with himself, struggling to stay in control. Now John Wayne Cleaver has mastered his twisted talents and embraced his role as a killer of killers. I Don't Want to Kill You brings his story to a thundering climax of suspicion, mayhem, and death.

It's time to punish the guilty.
And in a town full of secrets, everyone is guilty of something.

"Fans of Jeff Lindsay's Dexter series will welcome [Dan] Wells's gripping debut."--Publishers Weekly on I am Not a Serial Killer
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Product details

  • Paperback | 334 pages
  • 104.14 x 167.64 x 25.4mm | 158.76g
  • New York
  • English
  • Reissue
  • 0765362384
  • 9780765362384
  • 192,144

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"Fans of Jeff Lindsay's Dexter series will welcome Wells's gripping debut."---"Publishers Weekly" on "I Am Not a Serial Killer""Wells's debut is an unabashedly gory gem. This deft mix of several genres features a completely believable teenage sociopath (with a heart of gold), dark humor, a riveting mystery, and enough description of embalming to make any teen squeamish, even if they won't admit it. Buy multiples where it won't be banned."---"Kirkus Reviews" (starred review) on "I Am Not a Serial Killer"
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About Dan Wells

DAN WELLS grew up in Utah, spent a few years in Mexico, and now lives in Germany with his wife and children. Besides the John Wesley Cleaver series (I am Not a Serial Killer, Mr. Monster and I Don't Want to Kill You) Wells is also the author of the adult novel The Hollow City. He reads, eats, and plays board games, which is pretty much the ideal life he imagined for himself as a child.
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7,130 ratings
4.22 out of 5 stars
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4 39% (2,749)
3 15% (1,050)
2 3% (182)
1 0% (34)
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