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The Stone Monkey (Lincoln Rhyme Novels)by Jeffery Deaver
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Forensics expert Lincoln Rhyme, along with his protegee, Amelia Sachs, has been recruited by the FBIto capture "the Ghost" — a homicidal immigrant smuggler. But when they corner him aboard a cargo ship headed for New York, the bust goes disastrously wrong and the Ghost escapes. Now, he must eliminate the only witnesses to his crimes — two families who jumped ship and vanished in the Chinatown underground. Against a brilliant and ruthless adversary, Lincoln and Amelia race to find the families before the Ghost can silence them forever....
Packed with shocking plot twists, breakneck pacing, and heartbreakingly real characters, The Stone Monkey reminds us once again why "People" hailed Jeffery Deaver as "the master of ticking-bomb suspense."
Recruited to help the FBI and the INS perform the nearly impossible, the brilliant criminalist Lincoln Rhyme and his beautiful protege, Amelia Sachs, manage to track down a cargo ship headed for New York City — a vessel filled with illegal Chinese immigrants and run by the notorious human smuggler and ruthless killer known as "the Ghost." But when the Ghost's capture goes disastrously wrong, Lincoln and Amelia find themselves in a race against time: to stop him before he can track down and murder the two surviving families who have escaped and now vanished deep into the labyrinthine world of NewYork's Chinatown.
The page-turning New York Times bestseller from Jeffery Deavers “simply outstanding” (San Jose Mercury News) Lincoln Rhyme series!
The FBI has recruited forensics expert Lincoln Rhyme and his protégée, Amelia Sachs, to capture “the Ghost,” a homicidal immigrant smuggler. But when they corner him aboard a cargo ship, the bust goes disastrously wrong and the Ghost escapes. Now the killer must eliminate two families who witnessed his flight before they jumped ship and vanished. . . . Searching New York Citys Chinatown, can Rhyme and Sachs find the Ghosts targets before he does?
About the Author
Jeffery Deaver is the author of twenty suspense novels, including the New York Times bestsellers The Blue Nowhere, The Empty Chair, The Devil's Teardrop, and The Coffin Dancer, as well as The Bone Collector and Speaking in Tongues. His latest novel, The Vanished Man, is coming soon in hardcover from Simon & Schuster. As William Jefferies, he is the author of Shallow Graves, Bloody River Blues, and Hell's Kitchen. He is a four-time Edgar Award nominee, and his books have been translated into twenty-five languages. Deaver was born in Chicago, attended the University of Missouri, and received a law degree from Fordham University in New York. He has residences in California and Virginia. Readers can visit his Web site at www.jefferydeaver.com.
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