Also by this author: I Hunt Killers, Game
Series: Jasper Dent #3
Also in this series: I Hunt Killers, Game
Published by Little Brown and Company
Genres: Mystery, Thriller/Suspense, Young Adult
Read in: Sep 16 to Sep 20
Source: Personal Collection
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Jazz Dent has been shot and left to die in New York City. His girlfriend Connie is in the clutches of Jazz's serial killer father, Billy. And his best friend Howie is bleeding to death on the floor of Jazz's own home in tiny Lobo's Nod. Somehow, these three must rise above the horrors their lives have become and find a way to come together in pursuit of Billy. But then Jazz crosses a line he's never crossed before, and soon the entire country is wondering: "Like father, like son?" Who is the true monster?
The chase is on, and beyond Billy there lurks something much, much worse. Prepare to meet...the Crow King. - via GoodReads
I had been waiting on Blood of My Blood by Barry Lyga since I finished Game in the summer of 2013. Game left a big cliffhanger and I had to think on it before I remember where we left off. Blood of My Blood did not disappoint me.
I’ve become a little leery of the final installment of trilogies, a la Allegiant. Thankfully Lyga was uses the conclusion of his trilogy to answer burning questions. It’s also a fast paced race to the end of the book. I had suspicions of who Ugly J really was. I was wrong and I had to keep guessing.
Along with fast paced actions and resolutions there was a lot of character growth. Jazz finally gets some of the answer he’s been searching for and he uses those to define himself. There were a lot of times that I felt like cheering for Jasper, Connie and Howie. I love these characters and while I’m sad to not spend more time with them, I am more than satisfied with where I have left them.