The First Lincoln Rhyme Novel
Lincoln Rhyme was once a brilliant criminologist, a genius in the field of forensicsuntil an accident left him physically and emotionally shattered. But now a diabolical killer is challenging Rhyme to a terrifying and ingenious duel of wits. With police detective Amelia Sachs by his side, Rhyme must follow a labyrinth of clues that reaches back to a dark chapter in New York City’s pastand reach further into the darkness of the mind of a madman who won’t stop until he has stripped life down to the bone.
Includes a preview of the brand new sequel The Skin Collector.
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About the Author
Jeffery Deaver is the New York Times bestselling author of thirty novels, including The Kill Room, XO, and A Textbook Case. He has been nominated for seven Edgar Awards from the Mystery Writers of America and is a three-time recipient of the Ellery Queen Readers Award for Best Short Story of the Year.
Date of Birth:May 6, 1950
Place of Birth:Chicago, Illinois
Education:B.A., University of Missouri; Juris Doctor, cum laude, Fordham University School of Law
What People are Saying About This
“Deaver gives new meaning to the phrase ‘chilled to the bone.’”—People
“Exciting and fast-paced.”—Peter Straub
“Stylish, scary, and superb.”—Tami Hoag
“Dazzling.”—The New York Times Book Review
“A top-notch thriller....Rhyme is a great character…and Sachs a great partner. Chilling.”—San Francisco Chronicle
“Lightning-paced…a breakneck thrill ride.”—The Wall Street Journal