Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Kiss Her, Kill Her-Lisa Dewar

Kiss Her, Kill Her
Lisa Dewar
iUniverse, Sep 23 2010, $16.95
ISBN: 9781450259989

His mother adored Ted Bundy who became Tarryn Cooper Love’s hero. His life plan is to supersede his idol by murdering more females than the late serial killer notched so he can be his mom’s number one superstar. This he becomes a cabdriver in New York, which enables him to pick up single females easily.

Carmen the trophy wife wants out of her marriage to an abusive spouse. Dubbed "The Numbers Killer" due to placing a count on those he kills, Tarryn picks her up with plans to make her a victim. Instead Carmen informs him she wants to die, which shakes up the cabdriver as he gets off from the fear of his chosen victims. Tarryn decides to help Carmen want to live before he kills her.

This is an intriguing twisting psychological thriller starring two individuals who forge an odd codependent relationship. Readers get deep into the heads of Tarryn and Carmen as his strategy to Kiss Her, Kill Her works well since she slowly evolves from suicidal to strong woman. Readers will relish this insightful look at a killer who wants mom to be proud of him and his latest chosen one who wants self esteem.

Harriet Klausner

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