The Broken Window

The Broken Window

A Lincoln Rhyme Novel

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When Lincoln's cousin is arrested on murder charges the case against Arthur Rhyme is perfect - too perfect. Forensic evidence from Arthur's home is found all over the scene of the crime, and it looks like the fate of Lincoln's estranged cousin is sealed. At the behest of Arthur's wife Judy, Lincoln begrudgingly agrees to investigate the case. Soon Lincoln and Amelia uncover a string of similar murders and rapes with perpetrators claiming innocence and ignorance - despite ironclad evidence at the scenes of the crime. Rhyme's team realizes this "perfect" evidence may actually be the result of masterful identity theft AND manipulation. An information service company--Strategic Systems Datacorp--seems to have all of the answers but is reluctant to share its information. Still, Rhyme and Sachs and their assembled team begin putting together a chilling pattern and consistent trace evidence, and their investigation points to one master criminal, whom they dub "522." And when "522" learns the identities of the crime fighting team, the hunters become the hunted.
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LoganLib_LW Jun 07, 2016

One of the best Lincoln Rhyme stories in the series. Chilling story about identity theft. Well worth the read.

Mar 28, 2016

An excellent book - the dangers of identity theft are certainly true in the real world and can lead to unimaginable consequences.

PimaLib_ElizabethT Mar 07, 2016

Jeffery Deaver will be at the 2016 Tucson Festival of Books!
This is my favorite Rhyme's so easy for the bad guy to frame innocent people using their personal information. It's chilling.

A terrific read and a life changer as far as my future use of loyalty cards goes. The Sacha character is getting a bit starchy but overall this book had some surprising twists and turns and an underlying sense of plausibility which will keep you awake worrying about what the data miners think they know about you and worse, how difficult it is to change wrong information once it is in the computer.

Jul 26, 2014

Very good and scary.

Mar 24, 2013

A really interesting story.

Apr 07, 2011

As in Deaver's The Blue Nowhere,
I could not relate to details of cyberspace (and now identity theft) and they left me bored.
I struggled to page 200 and then
turned to another of his books -
many of which I like a lot (especially The Bodies Left Behind and The Vanished Man)


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