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by Tess Gerritsen
| Item # P630
Apprentice P630
Format: Mass Market Paperback
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The bestselling author of "The Surgeon" returns and so does that chilling novel s diabolical villain. Though held behind bars, Warren Hoyt still haunts a helpless city, seeming to bequeath his evil legacy to a student all-too-diligent . . . and all-too-deadly. THE APPRENTICE It is a boiling hot Boston summer. Adding to the city s woes is a series of shocking crimes, in which wealthy men are made to watch while their wives are brutalized. A sadistic demand that ends in abduction and death. The pattern suggests one man: serial killer Warren Hoyt, recently removed from the city s streets. Police can only assume an acolyte is at large, a maniac basing his attacks on the twisted medical techniques of the madman he so admires. At least that s what Detective Jane Rizzoli thinks. Forced again to confront the killer who scarred her literally and figuratively she is determined to finally end Hoyt s awful influence . . . even if it means receiving more resistance from her all-male homicide squad. But Rizzoli isn t counting on the U.S. government s sudden interest. Or on meeting Special Agent Gabriel Dean, who knows more than he will tell. Most of all, she isn t counting on becoming a target herself, once Hoyt is suddenly free, joining his mysterious blood brother in a vicious vendetta. . . . Filled with superbly created characters and the medical and police procedural details that are her trademark "The Apprentice" is Tess Gerritsen at her brilliant best. Set in a stunning world where evil is easy to learn and hard to end, this is a thriller by a master who could teach other authors a thing or two. "From the Hardcover edition."

Product Information

  • AR Level5.2
  • AR Quiz Number63682
  • AR Quiz Points14
  • AuthorTess Gerritsen
  • Page Count400
  • ISBN100345447867
  • ISBN139780345447869
  • PublisherRandom House Publishing Group
  • Year Published2003
  • Type of BookFiction
  • SubjectCrime & mystery
  • ImprintBallantine Books

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