Book Review: Diary of a Serial Killer

Title: Diary of a Serial Killer (Serial Killer Series Book One)

Author: Shawn William Davis

Link: https://www.amazon.com/Diary-Serial-Killer-Book-ebook/dp/B00KCXVG7G

Summary:

Get inside the mind of a killer.

He looks like the boy next door.
He could be the young man dating your daughter or sister.
He could be the boy who cuts your lawn.
He considers himself an artist, creating twisted art using human canvases.
Leaving a trail of once beautiful, but now shattered, female bodies in his wake, he always stays one step ahead of the police.
He is highly organized.
He is highly motivated.
He does not believe he can be caught.
And the body count is rising…..

 

My review:

2.5/5 Stars

I have a lot of mixed feelings about this book. I thought the idea was great and the ending definitely captured me, but some points in the story made it hard to keep reading. A lot of it was repetitive, the killer’s thoughts especially to the point where I felt as if he went from being a well-rounded character to a flat one. The book was definitely a lot longer than it needed to be. If a lot of the sections that repeated information was cut out, the story would definitely flow better and would probably work a lot better if it were to be written in a concise manner.

As it stands, I’m giving this book 2.5 stars because it did have some interesting insight into the mind of a serial killer as well as that of a victim/survivor of violent crime.

Published by Author Kayla Krantz

Proud author responsible for Dead by Morning and The Council, fascinated by the dark and macabre. Stephen King is her all time inspiration mixed in with a little bit of Eminem and some faint remnants of the works of Edgar Allen Poe. When she began writing, she started in horror but it somehow drifted into thriller. She loves the 1988 movie Heathers. She was born and raised in Michigan but traveled across the country to where she currently resides in Texas.

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