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Dexter in the Dark

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Dexter in the Dark

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
Jeff Lindsay
publisher:
Doubleday
genre:
, Mystery and Thriller

We gave it a B

Dexter, the Miami PD blood-spatter specialist and serial killer of law-dodging baddies who inspired the eponymous Showtime series, hunts members of a 3,000-year-old secret society keen on roasting coeds in Dexter in the Dark.

Grisliest Death
The ”followers of Moloch” slice and dice a celebrity chef, then garnish his headless corpse with the noggin of a barbecued party girl.

Bottom Line
The stuffy, academic thriller plot nearly suffocates Jeff Lindsay’s usual wit. B

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