By Jeffery Deaver
Lincoln Rhyme is back...
From the bestselling writer of The Bone Collector and The Devil's Teardrop comes this spine-chilling new mystery that pits popular criminalist Lincoln Rhyme opposed to the last word opponent -- Amelia Sachs, his personal exceptional protégée.
A quadriplegic due to the fact a beam beaten his spinal wire years in the past, Rhyme is wanting to enhance his situation and is going to the college of North Carolina scientific heart for high-risk experimental surgical procedure. yet he and Sachs have hardly ever settled in while the neighborhood experts come calling. In a twenty-four-hour interval, the sleepy Southern outpost of Tanner's nook has obvious an area teenager murdered and younger ladies kidnapped. And Rhyme and Sachs are the simplest likelihood to discover the ladies alive.
The leading suspect is an odd teenaged truant referred to as the Insect Boy, so nicknamed for his stressful obsession with insects. Rhyme concurs to discover the boy whereas looking ahead to his operation. Rhyme's unsurpassed analytical talents and stellar forensic event, mixed with Sachs's unparalleled detective legwork, quickly snare the perp. yet even Rhyme can't expect that Sachs will disagree along with his crime research and that her vehemence will placed her within the swampland, harboring the very suspect whom Rhyme considers a ruthless killer. So ensues Rhyme's maximum problem -- dealing with the criminalist whom he has taught every little thing he understands in a conflict of wits, forensics, and instinct. And during this adversary, Rhyme additionally faces his ally and soul mate.
With the problematic forensic element, breathtaking velocity, and masterful plot twists which are signature Deaver, The Empty Chair is page-turning suspense of the top order, destined to proceed Jeffery Deaver's bestselling music list and thrill his legions of enthusiasts all over the world.