Robert Cormier

EIGHTEEN-YEAR-OLD ERIC HAS simply been published from juvenile detention for murdering his mom and stepfather. Now he’s trying to find a few tenderness—tenderness he reveals in caressing and killing attractive ladies. Fifteen-year-old Lori has run clear of domestic back. Emotionally naive yet sexually precocious, she is additionally trying to find tenderness—tenderness she reveals in Eric. Will Lori and Eric be every one other’s salvation or destruction?

“Cormier is in best shape during this chilling portrait of a serial assassin. . . . Gripping.”—School Library Journal, Starred

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