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  • Published: 6 November 2013
  • ISBN: 9780553820942
  • Imprint: Bantam
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 448
  • RRP: $19.99

The Silent Girl

(Rizzoli & Isles series 9)




It's gory. It's gripping. It's Gerritsen. The new heart-stopping Rizzoli & Isles bestseller.

In the murky shadows of an alley in Boston's Chinatown a hand has been discovered. On the rooftop above lies a woman's severed head. Two strands of silver hair - not human - cling to the body that lies nearby.

These are Detective Jane Rizzoli's only clues, but they are enough for her and Dr Maura Isles to make a startling discovery: that this violent death had a chilling prequel.

Seventeen years early a horrifying attack in a Boston restaurant left five people dead. Only one woman connected to the massacre is now still alive - a mysterious martial arts master who knows a secret she dare not tell. A secret that lives and breathes in the shadows of the city. A secret that may not even be human.

It soon becomes clear than an ancient evil is stirring in Chinatown: an evil that has killed before, and will kill again - unless Jane and Maura can track it down, and defeat it.

  • Published: 6 November 2013
  • ISBN: 9780553820942
  • Imprint: Bantam
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 448
  • RRP: $19.99

About the author

Tess Gerritsen

Bestselling author Tess Gerritsen is also a physician, and she brings to her novels her first-hand knowledge of emergency and autopsy rooms. Her thrillers starring homicide detective Jane Rizzoli and medical examiner Maura Isles inspired the hit TV series Rizzoli & Isles. But Tess’s interests span far more than medicine and crime. As an anthropology student at Stanford University, she catalogued centuries-old human remains, and she continues to travel the world, driven by her fascination with ancient cultures and bizarre natural phenomena.

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Praise for The Silent Girl

Suspense doesn't get smarter than this. Not just recommended but mandatory

Lee Child

Another great thrill ride... The Silent Girl is one of [Tess] Gerritsen's best

Associated Press

Gripping... Both women deal with personal and family issues that reveal their humanity and lend credibility to this deft thriller

Publishers Weekly

Chilling and thrilling... an exciting and suspense-filled adventure

Wichita Falls "Times Record News"

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