About the Book

Title: Chain Letter (Chain Letter #1)
Published: 1986
Series: Chain Letter

The Deal:

A group of friends with an awful secret are forced to engage in increasingly dangerous pranks at the hands of an all-knowing mastermind.

Christopher Pike’s Favorite Literary Devices:

  • Arson
  • Diabetes
  • Drugs
  • Faked Death
  • Group Secret
  • Illicit Sex
  • Revenge
  • Shootout
  • Villain Monologue

Can I Guess the End?

Yes, you can totally guess the end.

How Fucked Up Is This Book?

Eh, it’s a little fucked up.

Does the Cover/Title Accurately Represent the Story?

Yes, the cover and title are totes accurate.

Should I Read (Or Re-Read As an Adult) This Book?

Skip this book.

FTC Full Disclosure: I received neither money nor cocktails for writing this review (dammit!). Chain Letter is available now.

Meredith Borders is formerly the Texas-based editor of Fangoria and Birth.Movies.Death., now living and writing (and reading) in Germany. She’s been known to pop by Forever Young Adult since its inception, and she loves YA TV most ardently.