Darkly Dreaming Dexter

Darkly Dreaming Dexter

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The Basis for a New Showtime(R) Original Series Starring Michael C. Hall (Sundays at 10pm ET/PT - starts Sunday, October 1, 2006 at 10pm ET/PT) Meet Dexter Morgan, a polite wolf in sheep's clothing. He's handsome and charming, but something in his past has made him abide by a different set of rules. He's a serial killer whose one golden rule makes him immensely likeable: he only kills bad people. And his job as a blood splatter expert for the Miami police department puts him in the perfect position to identify his victims. But when a series of brutal murders bearing a striking similarity to his own style start turning up, Dexter is caught between being flattered and being frightened-of himself or some other fiend.

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  • Paperback | 341 pages
  • 101.6 x 177.8 x 30.48mm | 181.44g
  • Random House USA Inc
  • Random House Inc
  • New YorkUnited States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0307473708
  • 9780307473707
  • 18,070

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"A macabre tour-de-force." --"The New York Times Book Review" "A dark comedy with a creative twist."--"The Miami Herald" "Dark and devious. . . . . Daring and unexpectedly comedic." --"USA Today" "Maybe the first serial killer who unabashedly solicits our love." --"Entertainment Weekly" "With chills like these, you can skip the air-conditioning." --"Time" "One of the most likeable vigilante serial killers in recent thriller literature." --"The New Yorker" "Demonology has a dastardly new darling." --"The New York Times" "Just when you think (hope?) that the tired and rarely credible device of the serial killer next door has hit a wall, along comes a writer like Jeff Lindsay to prove you wrong. . . . So enjoyable." --"Chicago Tribune" "Mordantly funny." --"The New York Post" "A fresh, inventive slice of crime fiction that turns the axis of good and evil . . . upside down. A psychological thriller in the best sense of the gen

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About Jeff Lindsay

Jeff Lindsay lives in South Florida with his wife and three daughters. Dearly Devoted Dexter, the second novel featuring Dexter Morgan, will be published in July 2005.

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