The Vanished Man : Lincoln Rhyme

  • by Jeffery Deaver
  • Narrated by George Guidall
  • Series: Lincoln Rhyme
  • 13 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

From Jeffery Deaver's "simply outstanding" (San Jose Mercury News) Lincoln Rhyme series comes this acclaimed New York Times best-seller!
Forensics expert Lincoln Rhyme is called in to work the high-profile investigation of a killer who seemingly disappeared into thin air just as the NYPD closed in. As the homicidal illusionist baits him with grisly murders that grow more diabolical with each victim, Rhyme and his protégée, Amelia Sachs, must go behind the smoke and mirrors to prevent a horrific act of vengeance that could become the greatest vanishing act of all....

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What the Critics Say

"A crackling thriller." (ChicagoSun-Times)
"Ingeniously devious.... [The] plot is so crooked it could hide behind a spiral staircase." (People)
"This is prime Deaver." (Publishers Weekly)

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Customer Reviews

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Gripping mystery of a psychopathic illusionist.

With just about every Deaver mystery there are always are a multitude of twists. But what makes this mystery so enthralling is his knowledge of illusions, illusionists, magicians and murder. He kept me on the edge of my seat and guessing all along who the killer was and what his motives were. That's what I look for in a mystery novel.

George Guidall is excellent as a narrator, making each character distinct and believable.
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- Charles Atkinson "Dept Q, Harry Hole... where are you?"

Intellectual approach to solving murder mysteries

Jeffrey Deaver fits perfectly into my category of "fill in" listening, novels I listen to when nothing better or new is available. I expect 4 star novels in this category while being aware that 5 star winners are very, very unlikely and 3 star so-so novels are very possible. Vanished Man is the 5th novel in the soon to be 13 novel NYC detective Lincoln Rhyme series. The novels read like spin offs of the old Ironside TV series starring Raymond Burr. This one involves an illusionist. George Guidall narrates very well.
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- Wayne "I love espionage, legal, and detective thrillers but listen to most genres. Very frequent reviews. No plot spoilers! Please excuse my typos!"

Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-26-2012
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio