By Jeffery Deaver

Detective Lincoln Rhyme, the key criminalist within the NYPD, is at the hunt for an elusive assassin, the Coffin Dancer. He's a super hitman who alterations his visual appeal even quicker than he provides to his path of sufferers, just one of whom has lived lengthy sufficient to supply a clue: the murderer has an eerie tattoo on his arm of the awful Reaper waltzing with a lady in entrance of a casket.

Like his earlier bestselling novels A Maiden's Grave and The Bone Collector, Jeffery Deaver's newest mental mystery combines spine-chilling forensic element with a turbocharged plot. In The Coffin Dancer, Rhyme, tragically paralyzed from a line-of-duty coincidence, keeps to train his appealing protégé, Detective Amelia Sachs, within the artwork of legal searching. Rhyme is bound he's noticeable this killer prior to, and his suspicion of an prior come across fuels a sour flavor for vengeance. while the chameleonlike murderer goals 3 federal witnesses for dying, the stakes achieve a brand new excessive. Rhyme's brainpower and Sachs's legwork are the single instruments they need to tune the crafty assassin during the subways, parks, and airports of a darkly painted long island urban. they usually have merely forty-eight hours earlier than the Coffin Dancer moves back.

With The Coffin Dancer, Deaver -- already an the world over bestselling writer whose acclaimed novels were translated right into a dozen languages -- makes use of his trademark plot twists to maintain this fast moving, masterly mystery steamrolling besides breathtaking pace. this can be page-turning suspense of the top order.

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I nodded, and played with the throttle of my Harley just to hear that rumble. It felt as if I were home, on motorcycle patrol for the Boston PD. We took off, spitting gravel and dust, toward Cape Sidi Ferruch. Harding was in the lead. I dropped back a bit and rode in the middle of the road, looking back as often as I could to see if anyone was following us. There was only the wind, dancing the dust our bikes kicked up, swirling it around in sudden clouds before it settled down again, unimpressed with our mission.

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The First Wave James R. Benn Copyright © 2007 by James R. Benn All rights reserved. Published by Soho Press, Inc. 853 Broadway New York, NY 10003 Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Benn, James R. The first wave: a Billy Boyle World War II mystery / James R. Benn. p. cm. ISBN 978-1-56947-517-1 1. World War, 1939-1945-Algeria-Fiction. 2. France-Politics and government-1940-1945-Fiction. I. 6-dc22 2007005314 10 987654321 For my sons, Ben and Jeff I am the novelty of the time, the wonder of nations.

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