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The Skin Collector

The Skin Collector

From the author of The Goodbye Man, discover Jeffery Deaver’s chilling series that inspired the film starring Angelina Jolie and Denzel Washington, and is now a major NBC TV series. This is the the eleventh novel in the bestselling Lincoln Rhyme series.

They have never seen a murder like it – but something about this killer is all too familiar . . .

A new type of serial killer is stalking the streets of New York – one more devious and disturbing than ever before.

A talented tattoo artist is using poison instead of ink. His victim is a young woman. And on her skin he’s left a message: ‘the second’.

Processing the scene, NYPD detective Lincoln Rhyme and his associate Amelia Sachs find just one trace of evidence. A scrap of paper that connects this case with one they will never forget: the killer they called The Bone Collector…

‘Outstanding . . . Deaver proves himself a grandmaster of the genre as each surprise leads to an even bigger surprise, like a series of reverse Russian nesting dolls’ Starred Review, Publisher’s Weekly
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

On Sale: 8th May 2014

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9781444757477

Reviews

The most creative, skilled and intriguing thriller writer in the world . . . [Deaver] has produced a stunning series of bestsellers with unique characterisation, intelligent characters, beguiling plots and double-barrelled and sometimes triple-barrelled solutions.
Daily Telegraph
The pace is terrific, the suspense inexorable, and there is an excellent climax . . . If you want thrills, Deaver is your man.
Guardian
Outstanding . . . Deaver proves himself a grandmaster of the genre as each surprise leads to an even bigger surprise, like a series of reverse Russian nesting dolls
Starred review, Publishers Weekly
Another suspenseful and twist-filled entry in this always-exciting series.
Booklist
Quality thriller... This is Deaver back on form
Daily Mail
"Deavotees" will expect and gratefully receive the many twists and sudden turns . . . No one is better at narrative misdirection. Just at the point you think "That's impossible!" Deaver demonstrates the exact opposite . . . Once again the depth of his research and characterisation has created a superb example of modern American Gothic.
Evening Standard