Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Waiting On Wednesday... Dear Killer

Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking The Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

My pick this week is Dear Killer by Katherine Ewell

Here is the Goodreads synopsis
Rule One—Nothing is right, nothing is wrong.
Rule Two—Be careful.
Rule Three—Fight using your legs whenever possible, because they’re the strongest part of your body. Your arms are the weakest.
Rule Four—Hit to kill. The first blow should be the last, if at all possible.
Rule Five—The letters are the law.

Kit takes her role as London’s notorious “Perfect Killer” seriously. The letters and cash that come to her via a secret mailbox are not a game; choosing who to kill is not an impulse decision. Every letter she receives begins with “Dear Killer,” and every time Kit murders, she leaves a letter with the dead body. Her moral nihilism and thus her murders are a way of life—the only way of life she has ever known.

But when a letter appears in the mailbox that will have the power to topple Kit’s convictions as perfectly as she commits her murders, she must make a decision: follow the only rules she has ever known, or challenge Rule One, and go from there.

Katherine’s Ewell’s Dear Killer is a sinister psychological thriller that explores the thin line between good and evil, and the messiness of that inevitable moment when life contradicts everything you believe.
A novel that reminds me a little of Dexter. My curiosity is piqued and I am pretty excited to get my hands on this. The author of this is, from what I understand, 18 years old! Impressive. I love characters who cause you to question things, and Kit sounds like a character who does just that.

Expected release date - April 1, 2014


  1. Ooh! I want this book NOW! I've never even heard about this one before. Thank you for sharing it. :)

    Andrea K. @ Books and Bindings
    Waiting on Wednesdays
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  2. Wow 18?! Sounds intriguing, I'll make sure to add it to my TBR pile. ;)

    Andy @ Owl Always Be Reading
    Waiting on Wednesday


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