Darkly Dreaming Dexter

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Vintage Crime/Black Lizard, Aug 25, 2009 - Fiction - 351 pages
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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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Review: Darkly Dreaming Dexter (Dexter #1)

User Review  - Rick Fisher - Goodreads

I think it's hard to read a series after having watched it performed so perfectly on television. And, this being one of my favorite shows ever, I wasn't sure how well it would read. The top point ... Read full review

Review: Darkly Dreaming Dexter (Dexter #1)

User Review  - Shaun - Goodreads

This is a strange book with a strange premise (a serial killer/cop who kills bad guys as a way to feed his grotesque desires). On that particular front, I had high expectations. After all, getting ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
18
Section 3
30
Section 4
43
Section 5
56
Section 6
67
Section 7
80
Section 8
91
Section 16
190
Section 17
201
Section 18
214
Section 19
225
Section 20
239
Section 21
251
Section 22
260
Section 23
277

Section 9
99
Section 10
111
Section 11
127
Section 12
139
Section 13
149
Section 14
163
Section 15
177
Section 24
288
Section 25
301
Section 26
316
Section 27
321
Section 28
338
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About the author (2009)

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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