My Favorite Quotes From… The Fourth Monkey by J.D. Barker

The Fourth Monkey by J.D. Barker


Originally published: June 27, 2017

“I have killed simply to satisfy the need that tends to grow in me with the passage of time.

“Men are perverts, dear. The whole lot of them. The earlier you realize that, the better.”

“Ah, good sir. Didn’t your mother ever tell you sneaking a look-see at the end of a good book before you’ve earned the right is a mortal sin? Authors around this great planet of ours are spinning in their graves, rolling their eyes in disgust or flat out wishing ill will on you and yours.”

“How could you understand how our story will end without knowing how I began?”

“Father had always told me it was important to hold eye contact no matter how uncomfortable a situation may be.”

“When someone is in trouble, they expect, they wait, for someone of authority to help them.”

“His voice sounded like a little boy’s. The voice he’d had when there was no bad, only life and good things ahead.”

“He told me I should always determine the emotion expected of me under a given circumstance and ensure it stood tall and true of the forefront, regardless of what I really felt on the inside.”

“Sometimes it’s best not to be the smartest guy in a room. Some people are scared of those with a higher intellect. If you dumb yourself down to their level, they’ll accept you.”

“Sometimes the simplest answers are the best because if you lie and get deeper into a conversation, those lies can start to twist around your throat and cut off your breath.”

“Father was very smart and not one to let his anger take charge.”

We’re all dying, Sam. Some are just better at it than others.”


“For five long years, the elusive Four Monkey Killer has terrorized his victims and sent Detective Sam Porter chasing lead after lead.

When one last clue surfaces, Porter finds himself caught up in the mind of a psychopath, unraveling a twisted history in hopes of finding 4MK’s latest victim, before it’s too late . . .”

(Via OverDrive)


Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

My rating:

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 5/5

5 thoughts on “My Favorite Quotes From… The Fourth Monkey by J.D. Barker

    1. That is odd that it only applies to people over the age of 6 lol, I guess the younger ones have more faith in themselves.

      In the quote, the serial killer in the book was saying that all humans give up when he is about to kill them and all they do is hope for someone else to come save them.


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