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 well known criminalist Lincoln Rhyme opposed to the final word opponent -- Amelia Sachs, his personal fabulous protégée.
A quadriplegic considering the fact that a beam overwhelmed his spinal twine years in the past, Rhyme is desirous to increase his and is going to the collage of North Carolina scientific heart for high-risk experimental surgical procedure. yet he and Sachs have not often settled in while the neighborhood gurus come calling. In a twenty-four-hour interval, the sleepy Southern outpost of Tanner's nook has noticeable a neighborhood teenager murdered and younger ladies kidnapped. And Rhyme and Sachs are the simplest likelihood to discover the women alive.
The top suspect is an odd teenaged truant often called the Insect Boy, so nicknamed for his stressful obsession with insects. Rhyme concurs to discover the boy whereas anticipating his operation. Rhyme's unsurpassed analytical abilities and stellar forensic adventure, mixed with Sachs's unheard of detective legwork, quickly snare the perp. yet even Rhyme can't count on that Sachs will disagree together with his crime research and that her vehemence will positioned 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 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 tricky forensic aspect, 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 fanatics around the globe.