Murder Run by John Hunt

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Murder Run by John Hunt

Published: Self-Published October 2020



Reason I chose to Read this Book:  One of my favorite Canadian authors!


Murder Run by John Hunt  is a horror story.

First, let me thank the author for providing me with a copy of this book (as well as NetGalley) in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own.


My Synopsis:   (No major reveals, but if concerned, skip to My Opinions)

Kyle thinks he is having a really bad day.  He really can’t remember how his date ended up being decapitated, and he really didn’t mean to kill any of those other people.  He is just tired, and hungry, and wishes all these people would stop chasing him.  

But everything is about to get a whole lot worse.


My Opinions:   

I have read a number of books by this author, and loved them all.  John Hunt makes you believe in monsters, whether they are human, animal or alien.  His books make you wonder what is around that next corner.  Then he turns things around, and suddenly you are cheering for the monster.  Note that I never really cheered for the human one.

Be aware….this one gets bloody (mind you all John’s books get bloody, so….).  The plot is good, the action non-stop, and the pace really fast, all leading to a fast read.   I probably could have done without the attempts at humor, and the ineptitude of the police force, and the ending, but I still loved it.

It’s a great, fun, gory read.  

Read: November, 2020


Favorite Quotes from Murder Run:

“ He was relatively new on the job and excited about chasing down a crazy, decapitating maniac running loose through their town. “

“Small towns. They have long memories.”

“All I’m saying is that some rumours don’t fade with time. Some rumours become etched in stone and it don’t matter if things have changed. To other people, they are what other people say they are. “


John                  HuntAbout The Author: A busy father of four, John Hunt  had not started writing until late 2009.  Most of his writing is done during his spare time.  His short stories have been published nine times.  He also co-hosts the podcast entitled “Movies of the Damned!!”  He works and lives in the city of Guelph, Ontario, Canada with his family.    Check out his website at


I have also reviewed this book on GoodReads:

Have you read it?  Do you plan to?  Tell me your thoughts…do you agree or disagree with my assessment?  Either way, I’d love to know.



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