The Mephisto Club
Publish date: September 12th 2006
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
I should have seen it coming, but I didn't! I really liked the main story, although there were times when I wanted to slap Rizzoli and other times I wanted to slap Isles. Come on, girls, you're both smarter than that!
In my head, I know I should have been rolling my eyes more as I read this book. The idea of the Mephisto Club itself and the way in which its members poke their noses into a police investigation is really both ghoulish and a bit ridiculous. Yet this story held my interest pretty firmly and I could n...
The Mephisto Club reminded me of the Dan Brown Trilogy to the extent that I had to check which was published first. I did find this book more enthralling and less monotonous. The Afterword makes one wonder about the amount of editing done to Biblical text to make it fit to a presupposed ideology.
This was one of the better horror stories I've read and I'm not sure it was meant to be (Rizzoli & Isles crime thriller). It has been a long while since I've been urgently moved to leave every light on in the house while reading. And still felt jumpy. Really liked this book.
While this story of ancient evil recurring again to kill is interesting it doesn't really fit in my mental picture of the series starring Maura Isles and Jane Rizzoli. It's almost as if Ms Gerritsen had a story to tell and hung it on this series. The story is of a series of strange murders, seemi...