The Coffin Dancer

The Coffin Dancer

Book - 1999
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From the author of The Burial Hour, New York Times bestselling author Jeffery Deaver's masterly thriller travels at breakneck speed as criminologist Lincoln Rhyme and his prot#65533;g#65533; Amelia Sachs track down an ingenious killer.

Detective Lincoln Rhyme, the foremost criminalist in the NYPD, is on the hunt for an elusive murderer known as the Coffin Dancer. He's a brilliant hit man who changes his appearance faster than he adds to his trail of victims, only one of whom has lived long enough to offer a clue: the assassin has an eerie tattoo on his arm of the Grim Reaper waltzing in front of a casket.

Rhyme, paralyzed from a line-of-duty accident, is certain he's seen this killer before, and his suspicion of an earlier encounter fuels a bitter taste for vengeance. When the chameleon-like assassin targets three federal witnesses for death, the stakes reach a new high. Now Rhyme's brainpower and his prot#65533;g#65533;e Detective Amelia Sachs's legwork are the only tools they have to track the cunning murderer through a darkly painted New York City--and they have only forty-eight hours before the Coffin Dancer strikes again.

Like Deaver's previous bestselling Lincoln Rhyme novels, this psychological thriller combines spine-chilling forensic detail with a turbocharged plot. This is page-turning suspense of the highest order.
Publisher: New York ; Toronto : Pocket Books, [1999], c1998
ISBN: 9781476796550
Characteristics: 532 p


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Dec 14, 2016

(The second book in the Lincoln Rhyme series)

Jun 21, 2016

excellent book great twists every which way love this series

Oct 31, 2015

This was a re-read for me. Excellent book, great characters, very enjoyable read

A terrific murder mystery with all the plot twists and modern crime solving techniques we love to read in Deaver's books. A most satisfying read.

Nov 02, 2011

This was an excellent follow-up to Jeffery Deaver's first Lincoln Rhyme novel, The Bone Collector. And the case they're on in this one is no less chilling. I loved every word! And the ending was fantastic; I never saw it coming!!!

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Nov 02, 2011

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