A Texas serial killer called BoneMan is on the loose, choosing young girls as his prey, His signature: myriad broken bones that torture and kill - but never puncture. Military intelligence officer Ryan Evans is married to his work; so much so that his wife and daughter have written him out of... show more
A Texas serial killer called BoneMan is on the loose, choosing young girls as his prey, His signature: myriad broken bones that torture and kill - but never puncture. Military intelligence officer Ryan Evans is married to his work; so much so that his wife and daughter have written him out of their lives. Sent to Fallujah and captured by insurgents, he is asked to kill children not unlike his own. The method: a meticulous, excruciating death by broken bones that his captor has forced him to learn. Returning home after the ordeal, a new crisis awaits. A serial killer is on the loose, and his method of killing is the same. Ryan becomes a prime suspect, which isn't even the worst of his problems: Ryan's daughter is BoneMan's latest desire. In a story that is devaststing in its skill and suspense, - Ted Dekker brings to bear his ability to terrify and compel in BONEMAN'S DAUGHTERS.
Publish date: April 14th 2009
Publisher: Center Street
Pages no: 401
Edition language: English
Ryans life is semi-perfect. Husband, father, Naval officer, and adventures, it is what every person dreams of. But under the idyllic look, the cracks appear. His wife has never been faithful, his daughter loathes him, and when he is captured in the desert of Iraq, the remnants of his family fall apa...
A plot not unlike the common-variety television crime series in which the investigation centers around deciphering evidence (actual and circumstantial) and building behavioral profiles to try to stay one step ahead of the alleged perpetrator. The 'twist' in this is that if one was coerced to commit ...
The BoneMan, or, more frequently, just BoneMan, no article thank-you-very-much, is a fairly typical post-Hannibal the Cannibal serial killer. He has a schtick--kills his victims by breaking their bones, one at a time, without ever breaking the skin. He has a fetish--clear, unblemished, unbroken sk...
Ted Dekker is a well known author in the Thriller genre, however, this is my first read of one of his books. He does not disappoint with his portrayal of the BoneMan who is obsessed with finding the perfect daughter.Is there any lengths that you would not go to save your daughter? Even if it meant t...
This book was very slow to "get going". It took nearly 150 pages to get the main character home from the war and actually get to "meet" the bad guy. The story was not well paced, at all. After all the reccomendations, I was very dissappointed.