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Lord Of The Kill

3.85 of 5 stars 3.85  ·  rating details  ·  136 ratings  ·  20 reviews
In bestselling author Theodore Taylor's novel, a 16 year-old boy must take care of his family's wildlife preserve, while handling the kidnapping of one of the most dangerous tigers known to man.

When a half-eaten body is found inside a locked jaguar cage, eighteen-year-old Ben Jepson knows it's no prank - someone is trying to make trouble for the Los Coyotes Big Cat Preserv
Paperback, 256 pages
Published July 1st 2004 by Scholastic Paperbacks (first published 2002)
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Wilson Mather-Glass
Mrs. Romaniuk
Reading/L.A: Book Review 9
17 February 2011
Lord of the Kill:
“Big Cat” Murder Mystery
Ben Jepson has lived on his L.A. wild cat preserve his whole life, with his animal-loving, ambitious mother and father, without any real problems. However, it appears his parents pissed off the wrong people, when a half-eaten body is found inside his favorite tiger’s cage. With his seemingly impossible to reach parents in India, Ben is forced to take over the preserve. At first the
"Lord of the kill" When a half-eaten body is found inside a tiger. Cage ben knows it is not a prank. So should he wait for the police or try to handle it him self. Ben favorite tiger Demitri is stolen. Who would still a tiger. Why dont you get the book and read it.
Lord of the Kill
by Theodore Taylor
256 pages

The book starts out with a car coming in to a big cat preserve unnoticed and throwing a dead body into the cage of the most aggressive animals there are, the jaguars. The people who own the preserve are over in a conservation effort in India and the step up manager is their 16 year old son, Ben Jepson. He knows that the place has some big enemies from his father being such a strong animal rights leader, and he also knows someone is trying to shut
Curtis Clark
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Ben Jepson, son of Peter Jepson who was in charge of Los Coyotes Big Cat Preserve, was in a mess when a half eaten body was in Iris and Pico's cage. I like this book because; of they mystery, animals, and adventures it goes through. The book starts with an interesting beginnning talking about a dead body and Ben's parents on vaction leaving him and the workers, mostly Ben, solving all the problems. His parents no where to be found, and because he doesn't have a college degree he can't manage the ...more
Leigh Paddon
A good mysteries that blends wild cats and India.
Scott Williams
Bradon Dickey
I like book a lot because here is a kid that is only 16 and he has to run a like a whole zoo at his own home. I liked how the tiger got stolen and he want though a hard time to get it back and plus his parents were missing during the whole book. So he had a lot of thing to go though and his grandma his trying to make him got go collage witch he doe not want to. I think this is a really good book to read because you read about how a 16 year old kid has to bear all the challenges by himself.
Its Maura  Your Mama!
This book makes you feel like a super rock star! Adrenaline!!!! This book is about super cool fighting guys finding a tiger that killed a guy and the tiger is a big orange cat. READ IT!!!! You'll feel TOUGH! and COOL! and like you could possibly if you were in the right mood PUNCH A GUUUUUUUUUUYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!!! YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!!!!!!!!!!
this book is about a kid who runs a big cat zoo type thing. his parent are in india trying to protect the lions. his favorite is a bengle tiger named dimmy. he get stoleing and does no who did it
this book is about how a mystery has started in Los Coyotes where there was a murder in cage 12, but the twist is that it was 2 tigers who was thought to be the murderer.
Victor Eid
an amazing story. captivates the reader and grabs his/her attention, making it an extremely climactic book. i would urge most teenagers to read this book.
Stephanie A.
Lots of excellent detail on wildlife preserves and the care of large predators, with a dash of mystery on the side.
This book was good. One of my favorite parts of the book is when they found half a body in the boys stomach.
Shane Sutton
I didnt really like the book because I found that the storys climax could have been more stronger
A very boring book, I stopped on the 20th page because I had better things to do.
Kevin Eid
Great book with alot of violence, lots of action, but i reckon a little less feelings...
This book was really good read. It was full of action.
This was an okay book.
Mary Ann
Jan 04, 2011 Mary Ann rated it 5 of 5 stars
Shelves: ya
Quite disturbing!
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