Today on my blog I have the Project Cain tour. On my stop there is a spotlight, review, dream cast, and giveaway.
Geoffrey Girard is an award-winning fiction author whose works have appeared in several best-selling anthologies and magazines, including Writers of the Future (a 2003 winner), Murky Depths, Apex Horror & Science Fiction Digest, and the Stoker-nominated Dark Faith anthology. His first book, Tales of the Jersey Devil, thirteen original tales based on American folklore, was published in 2005, followed by Tales of the Atlantic Pirates (2006) and Tales of the Eastern Indians (2007). Simon and Schuster will publish two Girard novels in 2013: CAIN'S BLOOD, a techno thriller, and PROJECT CAIN, a spinoff novel for teen/YA readers.
Born in Germany, shaped in New Jersey and currently living in Ohio. Geoffrey graduated from Washington College with a literature degree and worked as an advertising copywriter and marketing manager, later shifting to high school English teacher. He is currently the English Dept. Chair at a private boys school in Ohio and is an MA candidate in Creative Writing at Miami University.
He has presented seminars and workshops on creative writing at colleges, elementary schools, bookstores and writers' organizations and can also be spotted speaking at various conventions/events.
Fifteen-year-old Jeff Jacobson had never heard of Jeffrey Dahmer, the infamous serial killer who brutally murdered seventeen people more than twenty years ago. But Jeff’s life changes forever when the man he’d thought was his father hands him a government file telling him he was constructed in a laboratory only seven years ago, part of a top-secret government cloning experiment called ‘Project CAIN’.
There, he was created entirely from Jeffrey Dahmer’s DNA. There are others like Jeff—those genetically engineered directly from the most notorious murderers of all time: The Son of Sam, The Boston Strangler, Ted Bundy . . . even other Jeffrey Dahmer clones. Some raised, like Jeff, in caring family environments; others within homes that mimicked the horrific early lives of the men they were created from.
When the most dangerous boys are set free by the geneticist who created them, the summer of killing begins. Worse, these same teens now hold a secret weapon even more dangerous than the terrible evil they carry within. Only Jeff can help track the clones down before it’s too late. But will he catch the ‘monsters’ before becoming one himself?
I was so excited when I found out I got an ARC and got to be on the blog tour. I love dark and creepy books and this has both. I mean a book about serial killers and cloning I am all for it. How ever I had some issues with this book.
I enjoyed the story line and thought it was fresh and unique but for me I had a hard time connecting to the main character Jeff. He was just very whiny to me. But I looked past it due to his whole world being turned up side down when who he thought was his dad informs him he is in fact a clone of infamous serial killer. I am sure I would have not handled the situation any better than he did. Even though Jeff stayed on my nerves I did enjoy the story line and I am looking forward to reading the next book. 4/5 Bloody Fangs
Jeff Jacobson (Lucas Till)
Shawn Castillo (Daniel Sunjata)
Ted Thompson (Thomas Dekker)
Jeff Willford (Tom Felton)
Albert Young (Evan Peters)
Dr. Jacobson (Chris Cooper)
Thank you for stopping by my blog today for the Project Cain tour. I would also like to say Thank You to Geoffrey for letting me review your book and say Thank You to Book Nerd Tours for letting me participate in this tour. Don't forget to enter the giveaway below.