By Jeffery Deaver
In his vintage mystery The Bone Collector, Jeffery Deaver brought readers to Lincoln Rhyme-the nation's most famous investigator and forensic detective.
Now, a brand new killer is at the free: a legal encouraged by means of the Bone Collector. And Rhyme needs to untangle the twisted net of clues sooner than the killer pursuits extra victims-or Rhyme himself.
THE dermis COLLECTOR
The killer's tools are terrifying. He stalks the basements and underground passageways of recent York urban. He tattoos his victims' flesh with cryptic messages, utilizing a tattoo gun loaded with poison, leading to an agonizing, painful death.
When a connection is made to the Bone Collector-the serial killer who terrorized manhattan greater than a decade ago-Lincoln Rhyme and Amelia Sachs are instantly drawn into the case.
Rhyme, Sachs, and the NYPD needs to race opposed to time to respond to the numerous questions the research uncovers: Whom will the killer assault subsequent? what's the message in the back of the victims' tattoos? Does the killer's personal inking--a fanged centipede wearing a woman's face--hold any value? and what's his final undertaking?
As time runs out, Rhyme discovers that the previous has lower back to hang-out him within the so much troubling method imaginable...
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And he never listens when I say I don't think, I don't know. Somewhere, in the deeper reaches of my subconscious state which I simply cannot access when I'm awake, I obviously thought that this was a very good idea at the time. She shrugged. ’ He put his fleece jacket around her shoulders and bit his tongue against commenting on her wellington boots. They certainly weren't Hunters, they weren't even imitations. These were old-fashioned: shapeless tubes of black rubber reaching the unflattering point midway up her bare calves.
Without socks they are tolerable. ’ ‘I have the most terrible blisters,’ Petra explained, as Eric unlocked the studio and they went about flicking on lights and hoicking up blinds. ’ ‘You could say that,’ Petra said quietly. ‘I sleepwalked last night. Right out of the house. Almost a mile. ’ ‘Dear God,’ Eric exclaimed. He took a long look at her. ’ In the fifteen years he'd known her, since they were undergraduates in jewellery design at Central St Martins, he'd become familiar with her two very different morning faces.
Gina asks. ‘Because you don't look it. ’ ‘I had a bad night,’ Petra tells them. ‘I'm fine now. ’ Gina mouths to Eric who shakes his head. ‘Not Rob,’ Petra hurries. ‘Rob came to my rescue. I just went walkabout whilst I was asleep. ’ ‘Right out of the house,’ Eric whispers to the other two. ’ ‘I don't even know where Whetstone is,’ Gina says, as if it was possibly as far flung as the Arctic. ’ ‘I do, usually,’ Petra says. ’ Kitty asks darkly. ‘In Whetstone? A past life? Or ancestors? ’ Petra smiles and shakes her head.