The Silent Girl
Lorraine Bracco loves The Silent Girl, saying "She did it to me again! I can't get anything done when Tess puts out a new book and this one caught me as I was starting work on Season 2 of "Rizzoli & Isles." So instead of memorizing my lines, I was sucked up into Boston's Chinatown with... show more
Lorraine Bracco loves The Silent Girl, saying "She did it to me again! I can't get anything done when Tess puts out a new book and this one caught me as I was starting work on Season 2 of "Rizzoli & Isles." So instead of memorizing my lines, I was sucked up into Boston's Chinatown with Jane, Maura, and company and could not put this one down. Just like the other books. Every time. And to top it off, now I have to wait for the NEXT one to come out--you're killing me, Tess! So good..."No one takes readers to the dark side and back with more razor-sharp jolts and sheer suspense than the storytelling master behind Ice Cold and The Keepsake. When New York Times bestselling author Tess Gerritsen has a tale to tell, put yourself in her expert hands—and prepare for the shocks and thrills that are certain to follow.Every crime scene tells a story. Some keep you awake at night. Others haunt your dreams. The grisly display homicide cop Jane Rizzoli finds in Boston’s Chinatown will do both.In the murky shadows of an alley lies a female’s severed hand. On the tenement rooftop above is the corpse belonging to that hand, a red-haired woman dressed all in black, her head nearly severed. Two strands of silver hair—not human—cling to her body. They are Rizzoli’s only clues, but they’re enough for her and medical examiner Maura Isles to make the startling discovery: that this violent death had a chilling prequel.Nineteen years earlier, a horrifying murder-suicide in a Chinatown restaurant left five people dead. But one woman connected to that massacre is still alive: a mysterious martial arts master who knows a secret she dares not tell, a secret that lives and breathes in the shadows of Chinatown. A secret that may not even be human. Now she’s the target of someone, or something, deeply and relentlessly evil.Cracking a crime resonating with bone-chilling echoes of an ancient Chinese legend, Rizzoli and Isles must outwit an unseen enemy with centuries of cunning—and a swift, avenging blade.
Publish date: July 5th 2011
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Pages no: 315
Edition language: English
Series: Rizzoli & Isles (#9)
Gerritsen books continue to be among my favorites. This novel follows form as she presents a suspenseful, tight, and fairly believable story of a serial killer who is literally hiding right under the Boston PD's noses. Throw in the main protagonist, Jane Rizzoli, and ties to ancient Chinese martial ...
Das Buch hat mich selber sehr bewegt, liegt daran das es diesmal mit Eltern zu tun hat, die ihre Kinder verlieren.Ich war glücklich wieder ein Buch von Tess in den Fingern zu halten und es musste natürlich sofort gelesen werden.Die Geschichte fängt schon gut an, eine Touristentour durch Chinatown, d...
So, I finished this a few days ago but I wanted to give it time to soak in before I commented it on it. All in all, I liked this book. In fact, this has quickly become a favorite author of mine, and to have that happen with one book, especially me, is kind of shocking. I usually try to give it tw...
As always, Gerritsen writes a fast paced and intriguing story. This book kept me entertained throughout. The villain was obvious but of course, there was a spin, that was not. This book was more Jane focused as the last book was more Maura focused. These books are an entertaining read and keep my in...
The attempt to graft Chinese mythology and involve Chinatown felt strained and clumsy and definitely stilted.