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3.89 out of 53.89 out of 53.89 out of 53.89 out of 53.89 out of 5 3.89 (9 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Dan Wells Narrator: Kirby Heyborne Publisher: Tantor Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Series: The John Cleaver Series Release Date: September 2010 ISBN: 9781400188321
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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. Download and start listening now!


Quotes & Awards

  • “John is a unique protagonist who inspires fear or sympathy at any given moment. His battle for control over his own violent nature manages to trump the external demon dangers, which–in this compelling, quick-paced, and chilling read–is a definite feat.”

    School Library Journal

  • [The book] stands stands out with taut, sharp writing, strong plotting, vivid angst, and a compelling portrayal of a disturbed man's struggles for self-control. Publishers Weekly

Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Emily | 6/28/2011

    " OMGosh, so good, yet so freakin' demented! I really had to remember this book was not real! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Tasula | 6/26/2011

    " John Wayne Cleaver is feeling itchy- trying to control the Monster inside him. Fortunately for him, a serial killer is in town so he has something to hunt.

    Warning- there's a lot of brutality in this book. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Amy | 6/25/2011

    " Entertaining & a quick and easy read. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Coki | 6/25/2011

    " I think this was my favorite of the three so far. John really learning more about his adversaries - inside and out. Scariest of the 3 for sure!! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Chris | 6/6/2011

    " I picked this book off of the shelf on impulse in the library checkout line. It is probably the best YA book I have ever read. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Leslie | 6/3/2011

    " Wells continues with the story of John Wayne Cleaver, potential serial killer and disaffected teen. While the characterization and conceit was good in I Am Not a Serial Killer, Wells tips the scales into silliness here with his demon FBi agent antagonist and plot. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Dax | 5/28/2011

    " I absolutly love this author! Just the right mixture of funny and crept. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Tracy | 5/27/2011

    " Way better than the first - which was pretty darn good! Can't wait to get into #3! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Destructo | 5/17/2011

    " Another really quick read. Scary. Can't wait to read book #3 "

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About the Author
Author Dan Wells

Dan Wells is the author of the Partials Sequence, as well as the John Cleaver series: I Am Not a Serial Killer, Mr. Monster, and I Don’t Want to Kill You. He has been nominated for both the Hugo and the Campbell Award and has won two Parsec Awards for his podcast, Writing Excuses. He plays a lot of games, reads a lot of books, and eats a lot of food, which is pretty much the ideal life he imagined for himself as a child.

About the Narrator

Kirby Heyborne is an American musician, actor, and multiple award–winning audiobook narrator. After graduating from the University of Utah with a degree in economics, he received critical acclaim for his starring role in the award-winning World War II drama Saints and Soldiers. He has starred in many feature films and national commercials and has appeared on Everwood and Free Ride. In addition, he can frequently be found touring the country with his singing and songwriting act.