I Hunt Killers Lib/E

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Hachette Book Group
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7.1 X 6.2 X 1.5 inches | 0.01 pounds
Compact Disc

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About the Author

Barry Lyga is the author of the New York Times bestselling I Hunt Killers series and many other middle-grade and young adult titles. A self-proclaimed Flash fanatic, Lyga podcasts near New York City, where he lives with his family. Follow him online at barrylyga.com.

Charlie Thurston, an Earphones Award-winning narrator, is an actor who has appeared on stages across the country. He holds an MFA in acting from Brown University / Trinity Rep.


I Hunt Killers is an out-of-control hearse with one busted headlight, blood on the grille, a madman at the wheel, and laughter pouring out the open windows. Climb in, buckle up, and go for a ride.

-- "Joe Hill, New York Times bestselling author of Heart Shaped Box and Horns"

Lyga has fashioned the kind of gripping, gory psycho-thriller usually relegated to adult fiction, one that fears neither viscera nor deviant sexual behavior nor the darkest of human impulses. It is rare when a YA novel dares to dwell upon the moral ambivalence of its protagonist, but Jazz is just that-a hero who constantly yearns to succumb to his killer instincts. Before the teasing finale, Lyga gifts readers with a Hannibal Lecter-like prison showdown between Jazz and Billy. Safe bet that the sequel will offer more of these satisfying tete-a-tetes.

-- "Booklist"

A superb mystery/thriller that explores what it's like to have a monster for a father...Lyga delivers a taut, gory tale that can easily stand on its own as an adult thriller, with a large group of suspects and plenty of red herrings. But it's Jazz's internal conflicts about his exposure to his father's evil that adds extra dimension and makes the book shine.

-- "Publishers Weekly (starred review)"

The characters are especially believable, and the reader will be drawn in by their motivations and actions. Jazz's inner struggle to understand his compulsions to both save and hurt people will captivate readers into wanting to know which path he will ultimately choose. This story will appeal to a wide variety of older teen readers, especially guys, and will make an excellent addition to any library serving mature teens.

-- "VOYA"