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The Surgeon (Jane Rizzoli & Maura Isles, #1) - Tess Gerritsen
The Surgeon (Jane Rizzoli & Maura Isles, #1)
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Tess Gerritsen left a very successful career as an internist to raise her children and devote more time to writing. The Surgeon, following several books that met with moderate success, is a gruesome and frightening story that should put Gerritsen among the top women thriller writers working... show more
Tess Gerritsen left a very successful career as an internist to raise her children and devote more time to writing. The Surgeon, following several books that met with moderate success, is a gruesome and frightening story that should put Gerritsen among the top women thriller writers working today. A serial killer is on the loose in Boston. The victims are killed in a particularly nasty way: cut with a scalpel on the stomach, the intestines and uterus removed, and then the throat slashed. The killer obviously has medical knowledge and has been dubbed "the Surgeon" by the media. Detective Thomas Moore and his partner Rizzoli of the Boston Homicide Unit have discovered something that makes this case even more chilling. Years ago in Savannah a serial killer murdered in exactly the same way. He was finally stopped by his last victim who shot him as he tried to cut her. That last victim is Dr Catherine Cordell, who now works as a cardiac surgeon at one of Boston's prestigious hospitals. As the murders continue, it becomes obvious that the killer is drawing closer and closer to Dr Cordell, who is becoming so frightened that she is virtually unable to function. But she is the only person who can help the police catch this copycat killer. Or is it a copycat? To complicate matters even further, Detective Moore, often referred to as Saint Thomas as he continues to mourn the loss of his wife, is getting emotionally involved with the doctor. The suspense in The Surgeon is almost unbearable. The writing is superb and the stunning twists and turns make it almost impossible to put down. --Otto Penzler, Amazon.com
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780345447838 (0345447832)
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Pages no: 359
Edition language: English
Series: Rizzoli & Isles (#1)
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Claire-Louise Book Addict
Claire-Louise Book Addict rated it
4.0
Synopsis : A killer is targeting lone women, torturing and murdering them. The precision of his methods leads Detective Jane Rizzoli to suspect he is medically trained. Then Jane makes a terrifying discovery. Years ago a young woman was assaulted in a similar way. She escaped by shooting her attacke...
Ogród Książek
Ogród Książek rated it
4.0 Na krwawym tropie seryjnego mordercy - "Chirurg" Tess Gerritsen [Rizzoli & Isles #1]
Jako wierna fanka "Partnerek" postanowiłam sięgnąć również po książki, na podstawie których powstał ten serial, jeden z moich ulubionych. Już od pierwszych stron wciągnął mnie świat wykreowany przez Tess Gerritsen w thrillerze medycznym "Chirurg", pierwszym z serii o Jane Rizzoli i Maurze Isles. A...
Ani's Book Abyss
Ani's Book Abyss rated it
3.0 Some Thoughts: The Surgeon
The Surgeon -- Tess Gerritsen Book 1 of Rizzoli & Isles This is probably one of those books that I would have liked to just read and then move on without really analyzing it. Maybe give it a generic 3 Star rating. If asked, I’d say it was a good read--intriguing, well-written, brainstormed to a ...
Awogfli - Bookcroc
Awogfli - Bookcroc rated it
3.0 Vom Winde verweht trifft das Schweigen der Lämmer
Meine Entdeckungsreise zu neuen Krimi-Autoren, die ich noch nicht kenne, hat folgende "chirurgische" Ergebnisse zu Tage gefördert:Ein grossartiger Plot, ausgezeichnet aufgebaut, durchdacht und gut recherchiert, rasant und bis zum Schluss spannend, viele Verdächtige und eine nicht an den Haaren herbe...
Bücherchaos
Bücherchaos rated it
5.0 Ein Teil der Rizzoli und Isles Reihe
Ich liebe die Serie und hab dann durch Zufall die Bücher entdeckt . Die Geschichte hat mich gefesselt, fand Sie von Anfang an spannend und das zog sich bis zum Ende. Die Geschichte wurde gut umschrieben ohne großes unnötige Ausschmücken der Story den das hat Sie nicht nötig. Jane als unnah...
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