Jeffery Deaver

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The Empty Chair

book | Fiction | 1999
US → Pocket Books Inc
UK → Hodder and Stoughton
When criminalist Lincoln Rhyme travels to a world-famous spinal cord injuries center for experimental surgery, he hopes that the operation will give him slightly more movement.

He knows that it may kill him.

But before he has a chance to undergo it, the local police department draft in Rhyme and his assistant Amelia, using their forensic skills to help find two women kidnapped by a psychotic young man known locally as the Insect Boy.

And after a cat and mouse game through the abandoned swamps of North Carolina, Lincoln finds himself searching for both boy and lover.

While Amelia uses all the skills her mentor has taught her to evade him . . .
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Reviews

A fast-paced psychological thriller that begins with a murder and two kidnappings
Daily Mail

This new Lincoln Rhyme mystery is as intricate, well written, and enormously satisfying as its predecessors.
Booklist

The Empty Chair is Jeffery Deaver at his best and most devious and is recommended, without reservation, to anyone in search of intelligent, high-adrenaline entertainment.
Barnes & Noble

This is a novel that will chill your blood on the warmest day of any summer holiday. Keep looking over your shoulder . . .
The Independent on Sunday

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