Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Book Review - The Skin Collector (Lincoln Rhyme #11) by Jeffery Deaver

The Skin Collector  (Lincoln Rhyme, #11)

The Skin Collector (Lincoln Rhyme #11) by Jeffery Deaver

Readers who had been following this blog probably knows that Jeffery Deaver is one of my favorite authors in the murder/mystery genre, especially with his Lincoln Rhyme series. The Bone Collector is probably his best known novel, and this is a sequel of sort (well it's not really a continuation of the story, but references were made quite a bit).

I was going to re-read The Bone Collector (even if I hardly re-read) but the library copy came before I had a chance to. I hardly remember what happened... but that's okay.

This is more like a 3.75 Stars book but I'd bump it up to 4 because this is better than the other recent Deaver efforts. There probably isn't as much character development as I'd have liked, but most of the characters are like old friends anyway, so I appreciate Deaver didn't make too many redundant introductions; though it still has enough details for those who hadn't read the series before. I did enjoy reading this - with lots of twists and turns that I didn't see coming. At least something fun to read when I don't have to use my brain too much :)

Note - The book was borrowed from the library.

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  1. Yaaaaay for getting your fix from your favourite author. Bone Collector is still a fairly recent read for me, so we will see. I think I may try this one this year.

    1. I think the references would mean more when you remember what the Bone Collector is about. Since I read that probably sometime between 1997-2001, I seriously don't remember the details, apart from liking Linc and Amelia, and most of all the forensic techniques!