The Burial Hour

The Burial Hour

A Lincoln Rhyme Novel

Book - 2017
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A businessman snatched from an Upper East Side street in broad daylight. A miniature hangman's noose left at the scene. A nine-year-old girl the only witness to the crime. With a crime scene this puzzling, forensic expertise of the highest order is absolutely essential. Lincoln Rhyme and Amelia Sachs are called in to investigate.
Publisher: New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2017
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781455571178
1455571172
Branch Call Number: Lg Print Fiction Dea
Characteristics: 735 pages (large print) ; 24 cm

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librarianatlarge
Nov 07, 2017

This book was a slog. One of the worst in the series. Deaver's writing is never great -- his dialogue is stilted and the characters are one dimensional. I usually enjoy them, though, for the interesting forensics and intricate plots. This plot was just silly. The book really drags and could be at least 100 pages shorter. I had to force myself to finish it, and ended up skimming about the last third of the book.

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brangwinn
Sep 03, 2017

A Lincoln Rhyme mystery in which Rhyme is not the center of the story—but rather his fiancé, Amelia, as she takes center stage to solve a murder mystery in Italy.

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wmtlady
Jul 04, 2017

Very disappointing for Jeffery Deaver book. Two cases meandering and dragging out the book; they were supposed to intersect at the end but the first, major plot became pitiful and the second was stupid. The end result was such a boring book that I had to scan the last third. If you skip this book and just expect Lincoln Rhyme to become involved in future international intrigue, your reading time will be put to better use.

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maipenrai
Feb 12, 2017

(Book 13 in the Lincoln Rhyme series)

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