HomeJersey Living Totally Killer Madison may be among the least sinister towns in New Jersey, so it’s a credit to debut novelist Greg Olear’s imagination that the thriller Totally Killer (HarperCollins) is authentically dark and savage. By Tammy La Gorce | November 18, 2009 “It’s Bret Easton Ellis meets John Grisham. In a dark alley. With a butcher knife,” says Olear, a 1991 graduate of Madison High now living in New Paltz, New York. There are no photos with those IDs or post 52062 does not have any attached images! Read more Books, Jersey Living articles. By submitting comments you grant permission for all or part of those comments to appear in the print edition of New Jersey Monthly.