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The Kill Club

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Jazz will stop at nothing to save her brother. Their foster mother, Carol, has always been fanatical, but with Jazz grown up and out of the house, Carol takes a dangerous turn that threatens thirteen-year-old Joaquin's life. Over and over, child services fails to intervene, and Joaquin is running out of time. Then Jazz gets a blocked call from someone offering a solution. There are others like her--people the law has failed. They've formed an underground network of "helpers," each agreeing to eliminate the abuser of another. They're taking back their power and leaving a trail of bodies throughout Los Angeles--dubbed the Blackbird Killings. If Jazz joins them, they'll take care of Carol for good. All she has to do is kill a stranger.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 130 x 203 x 22mm | 279g
  • English
  • Original ed.
  • 0778309037
  • 9780778309031
  • 1,122,032

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"Heard expertly blends nearly nonstop thrills and some genuinely surprising twists with spot-on social commentary... Just try to put this one down." -Kirkus Reviews "A chilling, clever plot combined with highly original characters makes Wendy Heard's THE KILL CLUB a surefire winner. Relentlessly paced, elegantly written, diabolically twisted, you will not be able to put it down. Heard is a true talent." -J.T. Ellison, USA Today bestselling author of Lie to Me "Jazz has a gritty, Girl with the Dragon Tattoo vibe, and she drives the action in this full-throttle thriller all the way to the deliciously dark end." - Kimberly Belle, USA Today bestselling author of Dear Wife "Some stories are dark, some stories are fun, and some are both. Wendy Heard's THE KILL CLUB is a deliciously sinister thriller that turns ordinary people into villains... or heroes, depending on which side you're on. Heard's fresh voice makes this compelling novel a roaring read from start to finish." -Jennifer Hillier, author of Jar of Hearts "How far will you go for agency, love, or freedom? In this Strangers on a Train world, the women of LA have an answer to the testosterone-fueled black-market justice of Fight Club, and no one is safe. Explosive, compelling, and one hell of a good time, do not miss Wendy Heard's propulsive dive into revenge noir." -Mindy Mejia, author of Leave No Trace "An emotional rollercoaster ride...utterly genius." -Carissa Lynch, USA TODAY bestselling author of My Sister Is Missing "AMAZING . . . One dark, addictive thrill ride of a book. It'll make you think about how far you would go to save someone you love . . . and make you a little paranoid about that stranger standing too close to you at Trader Joe's." -Kathleen Barber, author of Follow Me "The protagonist, Jazz, is dark, gritty, and determined, with a wicked sense of humor and an occasional tender side, but she certainly doesn't need anyone to save her . . . A knock-out thriller. Buckle up; you're in for one hell of a ride." -Hannah Mary McKinnon, author of Her Secret Son "A nonstop nail-biter . . . a must-read thriller." -Diana Urban, author of All Your Twisted Secrets "A breathless, chilling adventure . . . intricate and masterful plotting, surprises around every corner, and an ending that chilled me to the bone." -Megan Collins, author of The Winter Sister
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57 ratings
4.5 out of 5 stars
5 68% (39)
4 16% (9)
3 14% (8)
2 2% (1)
1 0% (0)
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