The Vampire Diaries: Stefan's Diaries #4: The Ripper: Stefan's Diaries #4: The Ripper by L. J. SmithThe Vampire Diaries: Stefan's Diaries #4: The Ripper: Stefan's Diaries #4: The Ripper by L. J. Smith

The Vampire Diaries: Stefan's Diaries #4: The Ripper: Stefan's Diaries #4: The Ripper

byL. J. Smith

Paperback | November 8, 2011

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The fourth book in the New York Times bestselling series by L.J. Smith.

The Ripper is the fourth book in L.J. Smith’s bestselling Stefan’s Diaries series, which reveals the backstory of brothers Stefan and Damon from The Vampire Diaries series. This paperback features cover artwork from the hit CW TV series The Vampire Diaries, starring Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, and Ian Somerhalder.

Twenty years have passed since Stefan Salvatore last saw his brother, Damon. Now living in a remote town in England, far away from the haunting memories of Mystic Falls, Stefan is finally able to start over. But when news from London reaches Stefan of a brutal killer on the loose—who goes by Jack the Ripper—Stefan suspects that the murders are the work of a vampire…his brother.

Full of dark shadows and surprising twists, the fourth book in the New York Times bestselling Stefan’s Diaries series raises the stakes for the Salvatore brothers as they face new loves, old treacheries, and unimaginable threats. Fans of L. J. Smith’s New York Times bestselling Vampire Diaries series as well as the hit television show won’t be able to put the latest Salvatore adventure down.


L. J. Smith has written over two dozen books for young adults, includingThe Vampire Diaries, now a hit TV show. She has also written the bestselling Night World series and The Forbidden Game, as well as the #1New York Timesbestselling Dark Visions. She loves to walk the trails and beaches in Point Reyes, California, daydreaming about h...
Title:The Vampire Diaries: Stefan's Diaries #4: The Ripper: Stefan's Diaries #4: The RipperFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.58 inPublished:November 8, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062113933

ISBN - 13:9780062113931


Rated 4 out of 5 by from Aw I just want him to have peace but alas, no. Pretty good. I like that time has passed.
Date published: 2017-05-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very intense! Kept me on the edge of my seat.
Date published: 2013-09-28
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Starting to get repetitive Okay, if you liked the first 3 in this series it's likely you'll still like this one, though it's starting to become repetitive. It's as though each novel in this series follows the same formula: Stefan feels guilty, Daemon is mean, sometimes Daemon is nice and we're not sure where he stands, there is some evil the brothers have to get together to overcome, some girl needs saving. It's not bad, just- predictable. I think they could have done A LOT with the "Ripper" idea but it almost becomes a side story. I will say however after reading all the other TVD books both from the first series to the recent reboot I do believe this book is not written by the original author though her name is on it. It's clearly written in majority by the TV producers- and I dont think that's a bad thing. These books are far easier to follow, flow coherently, and generally don't leave any loose threads. When you compare it to the other series it's hard to believe they are the same author at all and that's for sure. Though, I prefer this writing style to the one in the other TVD books. The other "Stefan's Diaries" mostly wrap up by the end of the book. This one doesnt. So perhaps you'll want to save it for when the follow up book is out so you can read them both together.
Date published: 2011-11-22