The Cutting Edge

The Cutting Edge

Book - 2018 | First edition.
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From the author of The Bone Collector, now an NBC TV series.

Lincoln Rhyme and Amelia Sachs return to New York City to investigate a triple murder and confront a killer terrorizing couples at their happiest--and most vulnerable in this explosive New York Times bestseller.

In the early hours of a quiet, weekend morning in Manhattan's Diamond District, a brutal triple murder shocks the city. Lincoln Rhyme and Amelia Sachs quickly take the case. Curiously, the killer has left behind a half-million dollars' worth of gems at the murder scene, a jewelry store on 47th street. As more crimes follow, it becomes clear that the killer's target is not gems, but engaged couples themselves.
The Promisor vows to take the lives of men and women during their most precious moments--midway through the purchase of an engagement ring, after a meeting with a wedding planner, trying on the perfect gown for a day that will never come. The Promisor arrives silently, armed with knife or gun, and a time of bliss is transformed, in an instant, to one of horror.
Soon the Promiser makes a dangerous mistake: leaving behind an innocent witness, Vimal Lahori, a talented young diamond cutter, who can help Rhyme and Sachs blow the lid off the case. They must track down Vimal before the killer can correct his fatal error. Then disaster strikes, threatening to tear apart the very fabric of the city--and providing the perfect cover for the killer to slip through the cracks.
Publisher: New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2018.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781455536429
1455536423
9781455536405
Branch Call Number: PB DEAVE
Characteristics: 546 pages

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DonnaNay
Nov 07, 2019

book 14 of 14

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reader7176
Jul 03, 2018

Had read this book previously, not one of his best. Think it was his first book written after his motorcycle accident not up to his standard of writing. Just not as interesting as his books are normally. Finished it as I am a die hard Deaver fan.

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badafrank
Jun 21, 2018

A complete waste of time. The worst Lincoln Ryme novel he's written.

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cambridgedon
Jun 13, 2018

Another brilliant Lincoln Rhyme novel with the requisite, tantalizing twists. Deaver leaves no stone unturned and ties up loose ends, especially for one of the almost victims which, as an avid reader, I was waiting for and Deaver didn't disappoint. The only burr in my saddle is that Deaver is becoming almost too formulaic for his own good.

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newfieshawn
May 15, 2018

What an amazing book in the series so many twists and red herrings.

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