Jasper Dent has a special talent. He knows how killers think.
Because his father is America’s most notorious serial killer. And he taught Jasper every trick he knows.
A series of gruesome murders in New York gives Jasper the chance to prove that he’s not his father’s son. It’s time to hunt a killer.
But the game has just begun...


  • A riveting story for any reader capable of handling the violence, as Lyga juggles multiple points of view and elegant shocks and twists . . . The character arcs are as fascinating as the gruesome murders
    Publishers Weekly

About the author

Barry Lyga

Barry Lyga is the author of several acclaimed young adult novels, including his debut, The Astonishing Adventures of Fanboy and Goth Girl and the New York Times bestseller I Hunt Killers.
Barry graduated from Yale with a degree in English, and then worked in the comic book industry before leaving to pursue his writing. His comic book collection is still way too big. His knowledge of how to dispose of bodies is growing by the day.
Barry lives and writes in New York City. His website is
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