The Empty Chair

The Empty Chair

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A quadriplegic since a beam crushed his spinal cord years ago, Rhyme is desperate to improve his condition and goes to the University of North Carolina Medical Center for high-risk experimental surgery. But he and Sachs have hardly settled in when the local authorities come calling. In a twenty-four-hour period, the sleepy Southern outpost of Tanner's Corner has seen a local teen murdered and two young women abducted. And Rhyme and Sachs are the best chance to find the girls alive. The prime suspect is a strange teenaged truant known as the Insect Boy, so nicknamed for his disturbing obsession with bugs. Rhyme agrees to find the boy while awaiting his operation. Rhyme's unsurpassed analytical skills and stellar forensic experience, combined with Sachs's exceptional detective legwork, soon snare the perp. But even Rhyme can't anticipate that Sachs will disagree with his crime analysis and that her vehemence will put her in the swampland, harboring the very suspect whom Rhyme considers a ruthless killer. So ensues Rhyme's greatest challenge, facing the criminalist whom he has taught everything he knows in a battle of wits, forensics, and intuition. And in this adversary, Rhyme also faces his best friend and soul mate.
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maipenrai
Dec 14, 2016

(The third book in the Lincoln Rhyme series)

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shauney
Mar 17, 2015

Excellent what will happen next novel.

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maurajk
Mar 14, 2013

read first of all Deaver's books (earliest)

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DL7173
Sep 23, 2010

Interesting characters in a detailed, unusual story. Good,
suspenseful read.

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blossom21
Jan 31, 2010

A great suspense story with the unforgettable Lincoln Rhyme.

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