Lincoln Rhyme, Amelia Sachs, and the rest of the crew are tapped to handle the case and stop the Watchmaker and his partner, Vincent Reynolds, a repulsive character with a special interest in the female victims of the killer.
Amelia is not only Lincoln's eyes and ears at crime scenes on the Watchmaker case, but she's now running her own homicide investigation, her first case as lead detective. The policewoman's unwavering efforts in pursuing the killers of a businessman, who left behind a wife and son, sets into motion clockwork gears of its own, with consequences reaching to people and events that will endanger not only many lives but Lincoln's and Amelia's future together.
©2006 Jeffery Deaver; (P)2006 Hodder & Stoughton Audiobooks
"Deaver fans will be pleased to have Rhymes and Sachs back in a new intricate and compelling thriller." (Publishers Weekly)
"Recommended for fans of the Rhyme novels (naturally) and readers who like their thrillers laced with wit and sharp characterizations." (Booklist)
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Will never listen to an abridged version again. I was so confused. Got it to progress with the series which I am loving, and unabridged wasn't available. Really disappointed.
"worst abridging ever"
so heavily abridged that the story is almost impossible to follow, this is a shame as it sounded like it had the potential to be really interesting.
"My first abridged book"
I had never bought an abridged book before but as I couldn't find this book in an unabridged version and had read all the others, I bought it because I wanted the full series. But I wish I had just read the full book instead. The words are there because they are needed to tell the story. I found this very difficult to follow and didn't enjoy it at all. I adore the Lincoln Rhyme books but will never buy an abridged one again.
"Good but never get abridged JD!"
Not being abridged! Im confident if the listen didnt feel over in 2 car journeys this story would get more
The reader was really good at making the characters sound different
great voice acting for the characters, the watchmakers voice was odd at first but as i listened more it sounded perfect for the clinical character deaver has created
The story sounded great BUT the abridged version just had it end almost as soon as i started listening to it. Im sure i got all of the story but it i made ther mistake and didnt read the blurb when i dlded it.
This needs to be not abridged
"Worth a read"
Not listened to a lot of Deaver's books but i thoroughly enjoyed this. It's one of those books that twists and turns. I thought i had it sorted but it twisted again. In the end i thought it fitted together quite well. I would recommend this book.
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