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Dearly Devoted Dexter by Jeff Lindsay
  

Dearly Devoted Dexter

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I absolutely loved Darkly Dreaming Dexter and was certainly not disappointed with the follow-up. Once again I couldn't put it down. A serial killer with a conscience and a deliciously wicked sense of humour, Dexter is back to teach the bad guys a lesson. Only one things seems to be stopping him, Sergeant Doakes won't let him out of his sight. When bodies start showing up horribly mutilated but still clinging to life, they have to work together if they are to stop him...

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Synopsis

Dearly Devoted Dexter by Jeff Lindsay

Miami's best-dressed serial killer is back and on the prowl, at least he would be if he could shake off his permanent shadow. Ever since their paths first crossed, Sergeant Doakes hasn't let Dexter Morgan out of his sight. Dexter may well be the Miami PD's blood-spatter analyst, but Sgt. Doakes has a pretty good idea of how Dex likes to spend his free time and he's determined to catch him in the act.

Dex hasn't killed in months and is getting twitchy. To throw Doakes off his scent, he's spending more time with Rita, his girlfriend. But no matter how many cosy nights they spend in front of the TV, Doakes is still watching.

Then a body turns up, horribly mutilated and barely alive. It's the work of a torturer extraordinaire - a man who abducts his victims and keeps them alive for weeks while he performs his hideous operations. To trap the torturer, Doakes and Dexter will have to work together, if they can trust each other. It's a devil's pact and one of them will have to be the bait...

Furiously fast, funny and thrilling, DEARLY DEVOTED DEXTER proves what the critics have been saying: Dexter Morgan is one of the most engaging new characters in contemporary crime fiction.

About the Author

Jeff Lindsay

Jeff Lindsay is the author of the acclaimed Dexter novels, now adapted into an award-winning TV series. In addition, Jeff's plays have been performed on the stage in New York and London. Outside of his writing, Jeff is a musician and a wonderful amateur cook. He lives in South Florida, with his family.

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Publication date

11th January 2006

Author

Jeff Lindsay

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www.dexter-books.com/

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Publisher

Orion Publishing Co

Format

Hardback

Categories

Thriller / Suspense
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ISBN

9780752866772

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