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Community Level 2mel.thornton


Fabulous sequel to 'The Bone Collector'

AdvantagesTense, fast paced crime thriller.

DisadvantagesTechnical terms and occasional violence.

"'The Coffin Dancer' is the second thriller to star Lincoln Rhyme, forensic criminologist and quadriplegic. This time the plot concerns the arrival in New York of a notorious hitman, and the attempts of Rhyme, Sachs and co to catch him before he can reach his targets. As with the first book, this is a tense and atmospheric thriller with interesting and likable characters and a fast moving plot. FBI Agent Dellray has a bit more of a starring role ..." Read review

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Community Level 1beulah



AdvantagesFantastic insight into forensic science

DisadvantagesHaving to wait for the next one

"The coffin dancer is the second in a series of books by Deaver. Each book is better than the last. If you are interested in forensic science then these are the books for you. The attention to detail is fantastic and always, just when you know what's going to happen, there is a twist that leaves you rocking. His "hero" is completely paralysed (except for one finger)but still manages to dominate the entire plot of the book, including the statutory ..." Read review

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Community Level 1froggyandg...


The Coffin Dancer - Jeffery Deaver

Advantagesexciting and thrilling


"...dangerous and elusive hitman in the world is visiting New York City... on business" This book was a bit of an experience for me. It was the first crime thriller I had ever read and was the perfect introduction to the genre. It tells the story of a hitman known as 'The Coffin Dancer' because of a tatoo, going about his normal business. He has been hired by an airline owner and has been paid to 'dispose' of three people. Detective Lincoln Rhyme is ..." Read review

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