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The Burning Wire

A Lincoln Rhyme Novel

Author: Jeffery Deaver

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781439158968

Category: Fiction

Page: 432

View: 9981

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Skin Collector and The Bone Collector—Lincoln Rhyme is back, on the trail of a killer whose weapon of choice cripples New York City with fear. The weapon is invisible and omnipresent. Without it, modern society grinds to a halt. It is electricity. The killer harnesses and steers huge arc flashes with voltage so high and heat so searing that steel melts and his victims are set afire. When the first explosion occurs in broad daylight, reducing a city bus to a pile of molten, shrapnel-riddled metal, officials fear terrorism. Rhyme, a world-class forensic criminologist known for his successful apprehension of the most devious criminals, is immediately tapped for the investigation. Long a quadriplegic, he assembles NYPD detective Amelia Sachs and officer Ron Pulaski as his eyes, ears and legs on crime sites, and FBI agent Fred Dellray as his undercover man on the street. As the attacks continue across the city at a sickening pace, and terrifying demand letters begin appearing, the team works desperately against time and with maddeningly little forensic evidence to try to find the killer. Or is it killers . . . ? Meanwhile, Rhyme is consulting on another high-profile investigation in Mexico with a most coveted quarry in his crosshairs: the hired killer known as the Watchmaker, one of the few criminals to have eluded Rhyme’s net. Juggling two massive investigations against a cruel ticking clock takes a toll on Rhyme’s health. Soon Rhyme is fighting on yet another front—and his determination to work despite his physical limitations threatens to drive away his closest allies when he needs them most . . .
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The Burning Wire

Lincoln Rhyme

Author: Jeffery Deaver

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1848946791

Category: Fiction

Page: 300

View: 1491

Lincoln Rhyme must contend with a new killer and an old nemesis. 'The best psychological thriller writer around' - The Times New York City is being held to ransom. Manhattan's electricity grid is being used to murder people... and more attacks are planned. While the FBI and Homeland Security struggle to determine who's behind the carnage, Lincoln Rhyme and Amelia Sachs race to decode the forensics in order to prevent the next assault. But all is not what it seems. Lincoln Rhyme soon finds he's up against a merciless killer with a unique weapon - one that can be found in everyone's home and office. What's more, one of the few criminals to have ever slipped Rhyme's net is back in operation. Working in Mexico, the deadly assassin known as the Watchmaker has set his murderous sights on more innocent victims, whose identities are as yet unknown ... Lincoln Rhyme must race against the clock, juggling the two investigations, as they hurtle headlong toward their deadly outcomes. The ninth instalment of the electrifyingly thrilling Lincoln Rhyme series.
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The Kill Room

Author: Jeffery Deaver

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing

ISBN: 1455517070

Category: Fiction

Page: 752

View: 7681

Lincoln Rhyme and his partner Amelia Sachs return in this gripping thriller to investigate the assassination of a U.S. citizen in the Bahamas. It was a "million-dollar bullet," a sniper shot delivered from over a mile away. Its victim was no ordinary mark: he was Robert Moreno, a man known to have strong anti-American sympathies, and seemingly assassinated by the US government. The nation's most renowned investigator and forensics expert, Lincoln Rhyme, is drafted to investigate. While his partner, Amelia Sachs, traces the victim's steps in Manhattan, Rhyme leaves the city to pursue the sniper himself. As details of the case start to emerge, the pair discovers that not all is what it seems. When a deadly, knife-wielding assassin begins systematically eliminating all evidence-including the witnesses-Lincoln's investigation turns into a chilling battle of wits against a cold-blooded killer.
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The Broken Window

A Lincoln Rhyme Novel

Author: Jeffery Deaver

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1416549978

Category: Fiction

Page: 417

View: 9811

Chasing down a vicious serial killer who complicates his crimes by leaving behind iron-clan evidence implicating innocent people, Lincoln Rhyme and Amelia Sachs reluctantly team up for the investigation only to find themselves rendered the killer's next targets. By the author of The Cold Moon. 300,000 first printing.
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The Skin Collector

Author: Jeffery Deaver

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing

ISBN: 1455517119

Category: Fiction

Page: 448

View: 7219

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In his classic thriller The Bone Collector, Jeffery Deaver introduced readers to Lincoln Rhyme-the nation's most renowned investigator and forensic detective. Now, a new killer is on the loose: a criminal inspired by the Bone Collector. And Rhyme must untangle the twisted web of clues before the killer targets more victims-or Rhyme himself. The killer's methods are terrifying. He stalks the basements and underground passageways of New York City. He tattoos his victims' flesh with cryptic messages, using a tattoo gun loaded with poison, resulting in an agonizing, painful death. When a connection is made to the Bone Collector-the serial killer who terrorized New York more than a decade ago-Lincoln Rhyme and Amelia Sachs are immediately drawn into the case. Rhyme, Sachs, and the NYPD must race against time to answer the many questions the investigation uncovers: Whom will the killer attack next? What is the message behind the victims' tattoos? Does the killer's own inking--a fanged centipede sporting a woman's face--hold any significance? And what is his ultimate mission? As time runs out, Rhyme discovers that the past has returned to haunt him in the most troubling way imaginable...
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Roadside Crosses

A Kathryn Dance Novel

Author: Jeffery Deaver

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1416549994

Category: Fiction

Page: 399

View: 7815

When a troubled teenager is pushed over the edge by cyber-bullies, leading to a series of vengeful murders, body-language expert Kathryn Dance and Deputy Michael O'Neil pursue the teenager when he disappears.
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The Stone Monkey

A Lincoln Rhyme Novel

Author: Jeffery Deaver

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0743227778

Category: Fiction

Page: 432

View: 8002

The follow-up to Jeffery Deaver’s massive bestseller The Bone Collector (now a feature film starring Angelina Jolie and Denzel Washington) The Stone Monkey is a “simply outstanding” (San Jose Mercury News) addition to the Lincoln Rhyme series! First introduced in the spine-chilling novel The Bone Collector, Lincoln Rhyme dazzled readers with unparalleled forensic sleuthing—all done from the confines of a wheelchair. A famed criminologist, paralyzed from the neck down, Rhyme compensates for his physical disability with his brains—and the arms and legs of his brilliant and beautiful protégée, Amelia Sachs. It is Amelia who “walks the grid” for Rhyme, acting as his eyes and ears for the famously dangerous and difficult cases chronicled in Jeffery Deaver’s bestselling novels The Bone Collector, The Coffin Dancer, and The Empty Chair. Now the awe-inspiring duo returns in The Stone Monkey. Recruited to help the FBI and the Immigration and Naturalization Service perform the nearly impossible, Lincoln and Amelia manage to track down a cargo ship headed for New York City and carrying two dozen illegal Chinese immigrants, as well as the notorious human smuggler and killer known as “the Ghost.” But when the Ghost’s capture goes disastrously wrong, Lincoln and Amelia find themselves in a race against time: to stop the Ghost before he can track down and murder the two surviving families who have escaped from the ship and vanished deep into the labyrinthine world of New York City’s Chinatown.
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The Cold Moon

A Lincoln Rhyme Novel

Author: Jeffery Deaver

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0743260937

Category: Fiction

Page: 401

View: 2895

In the aftermath of two brutal New York City murders, quadriplegic detective Lincoln Rhyme and his team work doggedly to prevent additional killings by a time-obsessed serial murderer, while Amelia Sachs tackles her first solitary homicide case and discovers disturbing truths that threaten her partnership with Rhyme. By the author of The Twelfth Card. 300,000 first printing.
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The Vanished Man

A Lincoln Rhyme Novel

Author: Jeffery Deaver

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9780743245685

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

View: 1268

The New York Times bestselling author of The Skin Collector delivers a brilliant thriller that pits forensic criminologist Lincoln Rhyme and his partner, Amelia Sachs, against an unstoppable killer with one final, horrific trick up his sleeve. The Los Angeles Times calls his novels "thrill rides between covers." The New York Times hails them as "dazzling," and The Times of London crowns him "the best psychological thriller writer around." Now Jeffery Deaver, America's "master of ticking-bomb suspense" (People) delivers his most electrifying novel yet. It begins at a prestigious music school in New York City. A killer flees the scene of a homicide and locks himself in a classroom. Within minutes, the police have him surrounded. When a scream rings out, followed by a gunshot, they break down the door. The room is empty. Lincoln Rhyme and Amelia Sachs are brought in to help with the high-profile investigation. For the ambitious Sachs, solving the case could earn her a promotion. For the quadriplegic Rhyme, it means relying on his protégée to ferret out a master illusionist they've dubbed "the conjurer," who baits them with gruesome murders that become more diabolical with each fresh crime. As the fatalities rise and the minutes tick down, Rhyme and Sachs must move beyond the smoke and mirrors to prevent a terrifying act of vengeance that could become the greatest vanishing act of all.
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The Coffin Dancer

Author: N.A

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9780743499897

Category: New York (N.Y.)

Page: 532

View: 5879

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The Burial Hour

Author: Jeffery Deaver

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing

ISBN: 1455536393

Category: Fiction

Page: 448

View: 1582

DANGEROUSLY GOOD. DISTINCTIVELY DEAVER. Forensic detective Lincoln Rhyme is back with his most harrowing case yet in this newest installment of Jeffrey Deaver's New York Times bestselling series. A businessman snatched from an Upper East Side street in broad daylight. A miniature hangman's noose left at the scene. A nine-year-old girl, the only witness to the crime. With a crime scene this puzzling, forensic expertise of the highest order is absolutely essential. Lincoln Rhyme and Amelia Sachs are called in to investigate. Soon the case takes a stranger turn: a recording surfaces of the victim being slowly hanged, his desperate gasps the backdrop to an eerie piece of music. The video is marked as the work of The Composer... Despite their best efforts, the suspect gets away. So when a similar kidnapping occurs on a dusty road outside Naples, Italy, Rhyme and Sachs don't hesitate to rejoin the hunt. But the search is now a complex case of international cooperation--and not all those involved may be who they seem. Sachs and Rhyme find themselves playing a dangerous game, with lives all across the globe hanging in the balance.
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The Empty Chair

Author: Jeffery Deaver

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9780743499880

Category: Fiction

Page: 512

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Twisted

The Collected Stories of Jeffery Deaver

Author: Jeffery Deaver

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9780743491594

Category: Fiction

Page: 480

View: 2209

An anthology of short fiction includes "The Christmas Present," a holiday tale featuring Lincoln Rhyme, as well as "Gone Fishing," "Triangle," "The Kneeling Soldier," and "Without Jonathan."
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XO

A Kathryn Dance Novel

Author: Jeffery Deaver

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1439156379

Category: Fiction

Page: 385

View: 6113

Catapulted into sudden fame by her beauty and talent, country pop artist Kayleigh Towne turns for help to Special Agent Kathryn Dance to stop a sadistic stalker who is targeting the people closest to the singer. By the best-selling author of The Bone Collector.
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The Steel Kiss

Author: Jeffery Deaver

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing

ISBN: 1455536369

Category: Fiction

Page: 448

View: 9082

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "Deaver is a genius when it comes to manipulation and deception. Stellar plot twists are in full abundance." - Associated Press "Deaver at his best and when you are Jeffrey Deaver this means the best of the best." - Huffington Post Amelia Sachs is hot on the trail of a killer. She's chasing him through a department store in Brooklyn when an escalator malfunctions. The stairs give way, with one man horribly mangled by the gears. Sachs is forced to let her quarry escape as she jumps in to try to help save the victim. She and famed forensic detective Lincoln Rhyme soon learn, however, that the incident may not have been an accident at all, but the first in a series of intentional attacks. They find themselves up against one of their most formidable opponents ever: a brilliant killer who turns common products into murder weapons. As the body count threatens to grow, Sachs and Rhyme must race against the clock to unmask his identity--and discover his mission--before more people die.
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Solitude Creek

Author: Jeffery Deaver

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing

ISBN: 145551716X

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

View: 2243

"One of Deaver's most diabolical villains." - New York Times Book Review "Deaver is the most creative, skilled, and intriguing thriller writer in the world." - Daily Telegraph A tragedy occurs at a small concert venue on the Monterey Peninsula. Cries of "fire" are raised and, panicked, people run for the doors, only to find them blocked. A half dozen people die and others are seriously injured. But it's the panic and the stampede that killed them; there was no fire. Kathryn Dance--a brilliant California Bureau of Investigation agent and body language expert--discovers that the stampede was caused intentionally and that the perpetrator, a man obsessed with turning people's own fears and greed into weapons, has more attacks planned. She and her team must race against the clock to find where he will strike next before more innocents die.
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The Twelfth Card

A Lincoln Rhyme Novel

Author: Jeffery Deaver

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9780743274432

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

View: 1560

Lincoln Rhyme & Amelia Sachs are back! A hitman is out to kill a young girl in Harlem. In order to save her Lincoln has to solve a cold case that's over 150 years old. Unlocking a cold case with explosive implications for the future of civil rights, forensics expert Lincoln Rhyme and his protégé, Amelia Sachs, must outguess a killer who has targeted a high school girl from Harlem who is digging into the past of one of her ancestors, a former slave. What buried secrets from 140 years ago could have an assassin out for innocent blood? And what chilling message is hidden in his calling card, the hanged man of the tarot deck? Rhyme must anticipate the next strike or become history—in the bestseller that proves “there is no thriller writer today like Jeffery Deaver” (San Jose Mercury News).
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Trouble in Mind

The Collected Stories

Author: Jeffery Deaver

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing

ISBN: 1455526819

Category: Fiction

Page: 496

View: 9557

Fiendish suspense. Shocking twists. Twelve diabolical tales. New York Times bestselling author and highly acclaimed storyteller Jeffery Deaver-the undisputed "grand master of the plot twist" (Booklist)-returns with a dazzling new collection of short stories. In these twelve electrifying tales (including six written just for this anthology) Deaver proves once again his genius for the unexpected-in his world, appearances are always deceiving. A devoted housekeeper embarks on a quest to find the truth behind her employer's murder. A washed-up Hollywood actor gets one last, high-stakes chance to revive his career. A man makes an impulsive visit to his hometown, and learns more about his past than he bargained for. Two Olympic track hopefuls receive terrorist threats. And Deaver's beloved series characters Lincoln Rhyme, Kathryn Dance, and John Pellam return in stories now in print for the first time.
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The Deliveryman

A Lincoln Rhyme Short Story

Author: Jeffery Deaver

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing

ISBN: 1455568015

Category: Fiction

Page: 68

View: 5975

Forensic detective Lincoln Rhyme and his partner Amelia Sachs return in this short story from New York Times bestselling author Jeffery Deaver THE DELIVERYMAN A Lincoln Rhyme Short Story A man is murdered in a back alley. Renowned forensic detective Lincoln Rhyme and his partner Amelia Sachs are left with a veritable mountain of evidence collected from the trash-filled alley, and their only lead is a young eyewitness: the man's eight-year-old son, who was riding along on his father's delivery route. But the murder victim may have been more than just a simple deliveryman. Rhyme and Sachs uncover clues that he might have been delivering a highly illegal, contraband shipment--which is now missing. And someone wants it back...
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The Lincoln Rhyme Collection 1-4

The Bone Collector, The Coffin Dancer, The Empty Chair, The Stone Monkey

Author: Jeffery Deaver

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444778021

Category: Fiction

Page: 1472

View: 6774

Four electrifying suspense novels featuring brilliant criminalist and quadriplegic Lincoln Rhyme: THE BONE COLLECTOR, THE COFFIN DANCER, THE EMPTY CHAIR and THE STONE MONKEY