We are currently making improvements to the Audible site. In an effort to enhance the accessibility experience for our customers, we have created a page to more easily navigate the new experience, available at the web address www.audible.com/access.
I Don't Want to Kill You: John Cleaver Series #3 | [Dan Wells]

I Don't Want to Kill You: John Cleaver Series #3

John Cleaver has called a demon - literally called it on the phone - and challenged it to a fight. He has faced two of the monsters already, barely escaping with his life, and now he's done running; he's taking the fight to them. But as he wades through his town's darkest secrets, searching for any sign of who the demon might be, one thing becomes all too clear: in a game of cat and mouse with a supernatural killer, the human is always the mouse.
Regular Price:$24.49
  • Membership Details:
    • First book free with 30-day trial
    • $14.95/month thereafter for your choice of 1 new book each month
    • Cancel easily anytime
    • Exchange books you don't like
    • All selected books are yours to keep, even if you cancel
  • - or -

Your Likes make Audible better!

'Likes' are shared on Facebook and Audible.com. We use your 'likes' to improve Audible.com for all our listeners.

You can turn off Audible.com sharing from your Account Details page.

OK

Publisher's Summary

John Cleaver has called a demon - literally called it on the phone - and challenged it to a fight. He has faced two of the monsters already, barely escaping with his life, and now he's done running; he's taking the fight to them. But as he wades through his town's darkest secrets, searching for any sign of who the demon might be, one thing becomes all too clear: in a game of cat and mouse with a supernatural killer, the human is always the mouse.

In I Am Not a Serial Killer, we watched a budding sociopath break every rule he had to save his town from evil. In Mr. Monster, we held our breath as he fought madly with himself, struggling to stay in control. Now John Cleaver has mastered his twisted talents and embraced his role as a killer of killers. I Don't Want to Kill You brings his story to a thundering climax of suspicion, mayhem, and death.

It's time to punish the guilty. And in a town full of secrets, everyone is guilty of something.

©2011 Dan Wells (P)2011 Tantor

What Members Say

Average Customer Rating

4.5 (130 )
5 star
 (77)
4 star
 (42)
3 star
 (9)
2 star
 (0)
1 star
 (2)
Overall
4.5 (107 )
5 star
 (70)
4 star
 (26)
3 star
 (9)
2 star
 (0)
1 star
 (2)
Story
4.5 (105 )
5 star
 (68)
4 star
 (24)
3 star
 (11)
2 star
 (0)
1 star
 (2)
Performance
Sort by:
  •  
    Lisa United States 01-19-13
    Lisa United States 01-19-13 Member Since 2012

    Paranormal-urban fantasy book lover!

    HELPFUL VOTES
    378
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    99
    79
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    98
    30
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "LOVED IT... but is this the last?"

    This is a beautiful, emotional, turtourous, funny, sad, and everything in between book. This book has it ALL. The narration was flawless and made the book just so much more than if you read the book itself. I think I felt every emotion possible during this book.
    This is not my normal genre but this has it all from humor, mystery, suspense, romance, & paranormal... Really, this is a book for anyone, it tugs at your heart.
    I'm not quite sure though if this is a trilogy and it ends here or if there are more to come. There was a finality to some aspects of the story but then others were left open for more to come. I really hope there is more, I would love to see John grow, not just age wise but emotionally too. We saw a lot of emotional growth in this book but... He is just 16.
    As you can read, I LOVE this series, and yes, I would absolutely recommend this book to everyone! Well done both Dan and Kirby.
    **FIRST BOOK IS READ BY DIFF NARRATOR AND IT TAKES PATIENCE TO LISTEN TO IT BUT IF YOU DO, YOU GET A GREAT STORY WITH A MEH PERFORMANCE, BUT YOU ARE ALSO REWARDED WITH STELLAR PERFORMANCES FOR BOOKS 2 & 3**

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Colten LONGMONT, CO, United States 05-06-12
    Colten LONGMONT, CO, United States 05-06-12 Member Since 2010
    HELPFUL VOTES
    2
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    5
    5
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Awesome!"
    Any additional comments?

    I heard about Dan Wells from Writing Excuses, the podcast he is a part of that gives advice to struggling authors. I tried "I Am Not a Serial Killer" and was pleased by his writing, but I didn't much care for the reader. However, "Mr. Monster" and this book are awesome both because the reader has been changed, and because the stories continue to get better and better.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  •  
    Heather United States 08-26-12
    Heather United States 08-26-12 Member Since 2008
    HELPFUL VOTES
    3
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    10
    7
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    0
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "Can't wait for what comes next"

    A great continuation of this series. I hope there is more to come. The main character is well developed and creates such a conflict of emotions within the reader/listener. The story is interesting and suspensful. This one hints that there is more to come and I hope that is true.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  •  
    D. David DGuerra Houston, TX, United States 07-05-12
    D. David DGuerra Houston, TX, United States 07-05-12 Member Since 2010

    I born a long time ago and grew up to be who I am today.

    HELPFUL VOTES
    6
    ratings
    REVIEWS
    55
    11
    FOLLOWERS
    FOLLOWING
    1
    0
    Overall
    Performance
    Story
    "The Best of the Trilogy"
    What did you love best about I Don't Want to Kill You?

    I think, because we've gotten used to John at this point there isn't a need to explore the character and his motives anymore. We get to, however, explore more emotional context for this character's life. It's strange to imagine, after the first two books, but it was still impressive to see the "softer" side of John Cleaver. Probably good as a stand alone, but I'm sure it's much more effective if you'd read "I am not a Serial Killer" and "Mr. Monster" first.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of I Don't Want to Kill You?

    No Spoilers but the end. I mean, it's a Horror novel, so obviously the final confrontation is going to stand out the most.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    John's confrontation with the Handyman was brilliant. Not only is it a climatic moment as John closes in on his target, but themes that are so poetically addressed in that scene were so well set up prior that you know this is a huge arch for this character.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    The title alone says it all "I don't WANT to Kill you..."


    Any additional comments?

    I think this really is the best book in the series. By the time I got to Part 2 I couldn't stop. Dan Wells really has become one of my favorite authors with this story.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Showing: 1-4 of 4 results

    There are no listener reviews for this title yet.

Report Inappropriate Content

If you find this review inappropriate and think it should be removed from our site, let us know. This report will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.

CANCEL

Thank You

Your report has been received. It will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.