Wicked Fallout

Pub Date   |   Archive Date 24 Aug 2017

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I was quite happy to find out there was going to be more to Ryann’s story, but I definitely wasn’t expecting it to be 12 years later; the 15 year old serial killer, now being 27 and having served 12 years so far of multiple life sentences (if I remember correctly). This whole 2nd installment is told through Ryann’s POV, as well as Nancy, the psychiatrist that has been hired to re-evaluate her, to see if maybe an injustice was done to a mentally unstable teenage girl, who needed help, not jail. For the most part I was entertained through the entirety of the story, and just couldn’t wait to see how Ryann’s next manipulation was going to end up. Seeing through both Ryann and Nancy’s eyes...

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Kelly deserves an award for writing this book. All the research she had to of done. Or else she just watches a lot of crime shows ;) There may be a few spoilers here and there but I will try to be vague. Ryann is a murderer. There's no secret about it. She gets off on killing, thinking about killing, watching people get hurt. She craves it. At the end of the first book, Ryann is caught and now pays for her actions behind bars. But something's come up and she just might have a way out. Dr. Nancy is a psychiatrist that meets with Ryann, to evaluate if she might be up for an early release. It's not an easy task for Nancy, Ryann was a serial killer after all. She might still be...

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I do love a serial killer book and this was pretty good. Lucky to get this from Net Galley and will definitely look for this Author again. A few twists and turns and great ending.
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This is the followup to a book that came out in 2016, Pretty Wicked. The two books are very different, and it's possible to enjoy this one as a standalone. This book is heavy with backstory, so you never feel like you're in the dark about Ryann and who she is. Her crimes are discussed in gruesome detail. Because I've read the first book, it got a little tedious. They were just going over what I already knew in a slightly different way. It was nice to be reminded about a book I read a year ago (almost exactly, one day off) but it was a bit much and made it drag a bit. Newcomers who haven't started with the first book won't have that problem, as it's all fresh information for them. This story...

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I didn't read Pretty Wicked, but was able to follow Wicked Fallout pretty well. I was/am a tad disappointed that most of the story is all recap. I didn't care for the characters and the plot starts off a bit slow so it was difficult to become invested in this story and really enjoy it. It wasn't bad. it is well written and psychological for sure. For me, without the investment/connection in some part of the story it feels lackluster.
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4 1/2 Stars Wicked Fallout is the sequel to last year's Pretty Wicked, and while it can be read as a standalone, I recommend you still read the previous book to get the full effect of the main character. Also, while the first book fell in the older YA category, this book is definitely adult fiction. Pretty Wicked conjured images of Buffy gone bad (without vampires), while Wicked Fallout made me think of Hannibal Lecter and Clarice Starling in Silence of the Lambs. There's not as much action in this book, but Ryann remains a compelling character, and the suspense kept building right up until the jaw dropping conclusion. To say that I'm looking forward to the next book is putting it...

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This is a fun book. Just know that if you're expecting a serial killer thriller, that's not this book. This is more like the exchanges between Hannibal Lecter and Clarice in Silence of the Lambs. Not much physical happens in the book. Instead, almost all of the interplay is psychological. Once I realized that, I was able to really enjoy the book - even as I wanted kick a certain psychiatrist now and then. By far, the most interesting and complete character was Ryann - going into her head was chilling and disturbing. I didn't like the ending. I felt a bit like I was cheated of my payoff for the book. However, I have hope that another book might be in the works that will...

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Amazing ! I did not get to read the first book in this series but wow this book can be read as a stand alone because many details are covered and you find out what a 15 year old girl did! This book captivated me and didn't let go, I couldn't wait to see what would happen! The ending leaves you dying for more and in utter shock, what will she do now? I cannot wait to read the next chapter in this series !
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Wicked Fallout by Kelly Charron is the second book in the Pretty Wicked series. However, this book can be read as a standalone as it contains a lot of the information about the first book. We get to rehash details about Ryann’s crimes mainly through the sessions with her shrink as she revisits each of the crimes that Ryann committed. The story is narrated through the two POVs. Ryann’s narrations contain information about her imprisonment. We get to learn about her life behind bars and her relation with other inmates. However, for the most part, we learn about her current appeal as her relationship with her shrink takes center-stage in this nail-biting page turner. The other narrator was...

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I was drawn to this book with the promise of a psychological thriller with a young female lead character. What I really got left me a little bit lacking. This is the second book in the 'Wicked' books by Kelly Carron, which follows serial killer Ryann Wilkanson as this time she tries to convince psychologist Nancy that's she's become a reformed character and capable of living back on the outside. It is set 12 years after the conclusion of Pretty Wicked, and most of the book forms a sort of two way battle of wills between Ryann and Nancy. It should be noted that I haven't read the previous instalment of this series, however at no point did I see this as a disadvantage as the author did a...

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This was an interesting book. It was different than I thought it would be, since the serial killer wasn't on the loose and being hunted by the police but rather locked up already with a possible chance of release. I thought the author did a good job of creating a twisted and memorable main character as well as giving the book some meat by adding in a side story for the other important character. There are some strange twists in this novel and it will keep you on your toes. The descriptions of what life is like inside prison are eye-opening and frightening. For the most part, this book held my attention the entire time. There were a few moments when I wished the prison scenes would...

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Synopsis/Review Honestly I didn't know what to expect from this novel, I couldn't even sneek a peck at the end. Everything well masked and conscelled. Surprise in tact, climax On time. This novel is centered around a 27-year old lady, accused and convicted of 1st degree murder. Ryann Wilkanson is notorious for being the youngest serial killer, taking down 6 people in a span not less than six weeks. Nabbed in her finally crime of killing a cop. An average human could have sworn that there'd be no hope or alternative for Ryann but to spend the rest of her life behind bars, surrounded by women of her caliber with a cold lonely cell to match her cold blood. Ryann, an unrepentant soul...

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Wicked Fallout is the second book in the Pretty Wicked series by Kelly Charron. In the first book of the series, Pretty Wicked, readers were introduced to fifteen year old Ryann who on the outside seemed like the perfect teenager, a straight A student, a cheerleader and always followed the rules and listened to her parents. However, Ryann was harboring one huge secret, she’d always been obsessed with serial killers and had the urge building inside her to try to become one herself. Ryann was no stranger to killing though, she’d actually had killed another young girl a few years before when the girl was very badly injured so instead of getting help Ryann ended her life. Ryann’s taste for...

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