The Mephisto Club: A Rizzoli & Isles Novel (Google eBook)

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Random House Publishing Group, Sep 12, 2006 - Fiction - 355 pages
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BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Tess Gerritsen's The Silent Girl.

Evil exists. Evil walks the streets. And evil has spawned a diabolical new disciple in this white-knuckle thriller from New York Times bestselling author Tess Gerritsen.


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The Latin word is scrawled in blood at the scene of a young woman’s brutal murder: I HAVE SINNED. It’s a chilling Christmas greeting for Boston medical examiner Maura Isles and Detective Jane Rizzoli, who swiftly link the victim to controversial celebrity psychiatrist Joyce O’Donnell–Jane’s professional nemesis and member of a sinister cabal called the Mephisto Club.

On top of Beacon Hill, the club’s acolytes devote themselves to the analysis of evil: Can it be explained by science? Does it have a physical presence? Do demons walk the earth? Drawing on a wealth of dark historical data and mysterious religious symbolism, the Mephisto scholars aim to prove a startling theory: that Satan himself exists among us.

With the grisly appearance of a corpse on their doorstep, it’s clear that someone–or something–is indeed prowling the city. The members of the club begin to fear the very subject of their study. Could this maniacal killer be one of their own–or have they inadvertently summoned an evil entity from the darkness?

Delving deep into the most baffling and unusual case of their careers, Maura and Jane embark on a terrifying journey to the very heart of evil, where they encounter a malevolent foe more dangerous than any they have ever faced . . . one whose work is only just beginning.
  

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A great page turner, keeps you guessing till the end. - LibraryThing
The ending is insipid. - LibraryThing
Pretty good writing. - LibraryThing
Good, believable story with decent characterization. - LibraryThing
I enjoyed the introduction of Jane Rizzoli. - LibraryThing
The Surgeon is definitely a page turner. - LibraryThing

Review: The Mephisto Club (Rizzoli & Isles #6)

User Review  - Lori - Goodreads

Another great book from Tess. Alittle different story line than usual. which was great. alittle history with a lot of mystery. exciting read Read full review

Review: The Mephisto Club (Rizzoli & Isles #6)

User Review  - Irina - Goodreads

How does Tess Gerritsen does it? How does she always come up with all these different stories that keep me awake at 2 am, glued to the pages, unable to tear myself away? The woman is a genius. Read full review

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Contents

TITLE PAGE
CHAPTER
CHAPTER SEVEN
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About the author (2006)

Tess Gerritsen is a physician and an internationally bestselling author. She gained nationwide acclaim for her first novel of medical suspense, the New York Times bestseller Harvest. She is also the author of the bestsellers The Surgeon, The Apprentice, The Sinner, Body Double, Vanish, Life Support, Bloodstream, and Gravity. Tess Gerritsen lives in Maine. Visit her website at www.tessgerritsen.com.


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