Search Results: "Jeff Lindsay"


BOOK REVIEW

DEXTER IS DEAD by Jeff Lindsay
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 7, 2015

"The mystery, as it is so often in this high-flying series, is a throwaway. But fans will rush through the forgettable plot double-quick in order to savor every moment of Dexter's final hour."
Dexter's last hurrah. Read full book review >

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ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: Feb. 1, 2015

"A personal, heart-rending story of struggle and anguish in the face of unconditional love."
Following the untimely death of his adopted African-American son, a father seeks posthumous reconciliation in this affecting collection of personal letters by Gough. Read full book review >

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DEXTER BY DESIGN by Jeff Lindsay
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 8, 2009

"The best of Dexter's four adventures to date, the trademark mixture of amusement and horror complemented by a genuinely suspenseful plot."
The Miami PD forensic tech who analyzes blood-spatter patterns of murder victims when he's not dispatching them himself (Dexter in the Dark, 2007, etc.) comes up against an equally formidable foe. Read full book review >

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DARKLY DREAMING DEXTER by Jeff Lindsay
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 27, 2004

"Cheap fun: a guilty pleasure few monster-addicts will be able to resist."
A witty, grisly debut about the secret adventures of a Florida sociopath who murders only bad guys. Read full book review >

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DOUBLE DEXTER by Jeff Lindsay
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Oct. 18, 2011

"Lindsay, who remains less interested in mystery than in the archly virtuoso first-person narration of his appealingly monstrous Human Impersonator, provides another guilty pleasure. Really, really guilty."
Two sociopaths are a crowd, as Miami-Dade forensic tech Dexter Morgan (Dexter is Delicious, 2010, etc.) realizes when he's crowded by a wannabe who seems bent on taking over his gig as the bloody scourge of Miami's worst citizens. Read full book review >

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DEXTER IN THE DARK by Jeff Lindsay
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 18, 2007

"Sadly, the struggle between Dexter and his new demons is more portentous than interesting. How you feel about Dexter's third adventure will depend on how invested you are in Dexter."
Dexter Morgan, Miami's favorite vigilante sociopath, battles demons more powerful than even he can imagine. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

WAITING FOR LINDSAY by Moira Forsyth
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2001

"Despite clumsy foreshadowing, a sensitive take of defining family ties forged in childhood by tragedy."
Scottish first-novelist Forsyth depicts four adults blighted by a childhood catastrophe who later, in middle age, find things falling apart once again. Read full book review >

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WHEN JEFF COMES HOME by Catherine Atkins
Released: Sept. 1, 1999

"Readers will not be able to view incidents of kidnapping and sexual abuse in the same way again. (Fiction. 13+)"
An accomplished, intense, and powerful first novel about what happens when a kidnapped boy is returned to his family. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

MAINLY ABOUT LINDSAY ANDERSON by Gavin Lambert
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 28, 2000

"Like a good detective, Lambert manages to uncover the salient clues to personality, creativity, and enduring friendship—in a business not known for long alliances. (55 b&w photos)"
An ambitious biography of the well-respected British film and theater director, told by his close friend Lambert (Nazimova, 1997, etc.). Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

TOO SOON FOR JEFF by Marilyn Reynolds
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Aug. 1, 1994

"Another candidate for next year's BBYA list. (Fiction. 12+)"
Jeff, almost 18, and Christy, two years younger, have been going together for months. Read full book review >

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DEXTER IS DELICIOUS by Jeff Lindsay
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 7, 2010

"Have no fear: All those tender feelings don't keep Dexter from breaking into a walk-in refrigerator, attacking a pirate ship and preventing Debs from turning into a late-night snack. Ghoulish fun for like-minded souls."
Fatherly affection, empathy, guilt—could everyone's favorite law-enforcement sociopath (Dexter by Design, 2009, etc.) be turning soft? Read full book review >

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DEARLY DEVOTED DEXTER by Jeff Lindsay
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 19, 2005

"Not, sad to say, till the very last pages, though he does do yeoman's sleuthing work on the uncompelling mystery. While he's waiting to kill, however, Dexter is never less than brainy, witty and macabre."
A second outing for Dexter Morgan, the sociopathic blood-spatter analyst who helps the Miami Police Department catch bad guys when he's not busy killing them himself (Darkly Dreaming Dexter, 2004). Read full book review >