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Old 05-14-2009, 10:19 PM   #1
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Serial

  • by Jack Kilborn and Blake Crouch
  • Published by: Hachette Book Group USA
  • eBook Publish Date: May 07, 2009
  • eBook ISBN: 9781102466000
  • Filesize: 991.30 KB
"Remember the twin golden rules of hitchhiking?

# 1: Don't go hitchhiking, because the driver who picks you up could be certifiably crazy.

# 2: Don't pick up hitchhikers, because the traveler you pick up could be raving nutcase.

So what if, on some dark, isolated road, Crazy #1 offered a ride to Nutcase #2?

When two of the most twisted minds in the world of horror fiction face off, the result is SERIAL, a terrifying tale of hitchhiking gone terribly wrong. Like a deeply twisted version of an "After School Special," SERIAL is the single most persuasive public service announcement on the hazards of free car rides.

Beyond a thrilling piece of horrifying suspense, SERIAL is also a groundbreaking experiment in literary collaboration. Kilborn wrote the first part. Crouch wrote the second. And they wrote the third together over email in 100-word exchanges, not aware of each other's opening section. All bets were off, and may the best psycho win."


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Old 05-15-2009, 12:50 AM   #2
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Old 05-17-2009, 08:59 AM   #5
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Old 05-17-2009, 09:22 AM   #6
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Old 11-22-2010, 02:24 AM   #8
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this has been available in all formats DRM free on Smashwords for a while.
It's a great read and I have picked up a few books by both authors and like them all.
There's also an uncut version now for 2.99 that I haven't read, but probably will.
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Old 11-22-2010, 06:13 AM   #9
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I proofed the uncut version (it's actually a collection of previously available short stories that sort of interlink with the free one) but only the Amazon version got updated so the Smashwords one will still be full of mistakes. The Amazon doesn't have DRM restrictions so you would be able to convert it to epub with Calibre.
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I've read the free version and really liked it. Interesting-looking previews for other works by the authors, too.
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SERIAL by Blake Crouch and Jack Kilborn, free again at the US Kindle store
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Old 05-27-2011, 05:40 AM   #12
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I liked the concept but i just did not enjoy the follow through at all. According to all the reviews i seem to be a minority but i gave it 1 star on goodreads.
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Old 05-27-2011, 11:53 AM   #13
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Serial Uncut is the longer version, but it's not free and it's since been superceded by Serial Killers Uncut which includes the sequel Killers as well.
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