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Grabesstille (Rizzoli & Isles #9)

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Wohliger Schauer oder nackte Angst. Was, wenn die Geistergeschichten Ihrer Kindheit wahr würden?

Jahraus, jahrein werden sie an den schrecklichen Tag erinnert, da in einem kleinen Restaurant in Chinatown ein Amokläufer ihre Angehörigen hinrichtete. Doch wer schreibt die Briefe, die besagen, dass der wahre Täter noch immer nicht gefasst sei? Erst als neunzehn Jahre später be
Hardcover, 448 pages
Published March 12th 2012 by Limes (first published 2011)
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Vince Fallon Thankfully I have read most of TG's books before the TV series..Her books are excellent,but I think the TV series does not display the characters…moreThankfully I have read most of TG's books before the TV series..Her books are excellent,but I think the TV series does not display the characters anywhere as good as the books..In fact,nothing like it...
Looks to me that TG had no say in the scriptwriting..(well,I hope she didn't )(less)
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Paige  Bookdragon
*Everybody was kung fu fighting*

I like this book better than the rest. Some kick-ass vigilantes are starring and I love learning more about Asian myth and culture.

Vanessa Fox O'Loughlin
All day I have been watching the girl.

What an impressive opening line…the best crime starts with a great hook, and this one drags you straight in by the hair.

When a hand is found in a Chinatown alley in downtown Boston, Geritsen’s brilliant detective Jane Rizzoli climbs to a nearby rooftop and finds the hand’s owner – a woman whose throat has been slashed so deeply that her head is severed. The murder of this woman with no ID links to a horrifying murder suicide that happened nineteen years earl
Oct 17, 2011 Steve rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I think I've read all of Tess Gerritsen's books, and this may be her best yet. By using her Asian heritage and more over-the-top humor and risks, she's produced a book that has almost a graphic novel feel, but sits well on her Rizzoli & Isles shelf at the same time.

After finding a dead woman with a severed hand on the roof of a building, Rizzoli & Isles find themselves following an invisible killer out of Chinese folklore--and an equally invisible and implacable hero from the same source
Jun 15, 2013 Kara rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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E. Chainey (Bookowski)
Dünyada o kadar çok sessiz kız var ki hepsi de adalet bekliyor. Adalet, haksızlığa uğradığımızda en şiddetli bir şekilde arzuladığımiz ve maalesef çoğu zaman bize çok uzakta duran şey. Ama sesler birlikte yankılandiginda daha da kuvvetlenir, kimi zaman durdurulamaz. Ve işte adalet geç de olsa yerini buldu. Tess yine kurgu gücünü ve bilgisini konuşturmus. Üstelik bu defa atalarindan, kadim Çin öğreti ve dövüş sanatlarından ilham almış. Çok da iyi olmuş. Peki neden 4 yıldız? Çünkü bir İkiz Bedenle ...more
Paula  Phillips
Nov 16, 2011 Paula Phillips rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
If you are like me then you are a huge Tess Gerritsen Fan and have or been dying to get your hands on her latest The Silent Girl - I know I have. It's been months since I first put my name on the waiting list at the library but it has finally arrived and I read it in one day :). The Silent Girl features three different time periods. The first is Nineteen years ago , when it was said that a Chinese cook named Mr. Wu went on a killing spree in a Chinatown restaurant and murdered five people and th ...more
Jul 28, 2011 Sarah rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
my absolute, absolute, absolute favourite of tess's! (and this has nothing to do with my asian heritage)

feeling a love i cant quite put into words right now. this book, for me, contained just the right elements - the suspense, the twists, the action.. everything. tess added just enough clues in the story (hidden in the details - just as i like it) for you to play whodunnit, but threw in twists to throw you off your game, only to serve with an ending that i did not anticipate.

also, the tension?
Jul 31, 2011 Kathy rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I discovered Tess Gerritsen's wonderful Rizzoli and Isles series last year with the excellent novel Ice Cold. Then of course I started reading the earlier novels so it was a pleasure to go forward with The Silent Girl. In this outing Gerritsen visits her Chinese roots and sets the story in Boston's Chinatown. As I live in an area, Vancouver, that has a huge Chinese population and a legendary Chinatown that is both intriguing and mysterious I was ready for the mysteries of Boston's Chinatown.

Kaje Harper
Jun 21, 2012 Kaje Harper rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: mystery, romance-m-f
Tess Gerritsen writes excellent, complex and well-plotted mysteries with a police-procedural bent which are right up my alley. This is no exception. While part of a series, this book could work as a stand-alone although you would miss some of the past events that drive character interactions. The only thing keeping this book from really hitting five stars for me is that there is just a little coolness to the writing style. I don't feel the characters' emotions quite as deeply as I would like. Th ...more
Sophie Narey (Bookreview- aholic)
Published: 05/07/2011
Author: Tess Gerritsen
Recommended for: fans of Rizzoli & Isles

I think that the Rizzoli & Isles series is one of the best there is. It is incredibly well written which captures the readers attention and keeps hold of it, it pace of the book keeps up all the way through meaning that there isn't a dull moment. This is the 9th book in the series, it can be read as a stand alone book you don't have to read the whole series in order. It is a great thriller that will make
Lynn Spencer
B+ at AAR, so 4.5 stars This month’s TBR prompt, catching up on a series, took me in something of a non-romance direction. As I contemplated my little wall of TBR, I realized my series-avoidance of the past few years had left me with only a few that needed catching up. Since I’ve been loving the Rizzoli & Isles books by Tess Gerritsen, I decided to jump into that world again. My TBR read for February was 2011′s The Silent Girl.

The mystery running through this book takes readers on an unforge
Oct 06, 2013 Burak rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Ben, iç güdülerim ve mükemmel bir kitap. Yeniden kalbimi fethettin be Tess! Bu kitaba 50 yıldız az.
Aug 04, 2014 Maria rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: own, leituras-2014
"Há quem dia que a vingança é apenas outras palavra para justiça".

Este poderia muito bem ser o mote para Rapariga Silenciosa. Neste novo livro de Tess Gerritsen a detective Rizzoli é chamada a Chinatown onde uma morte misteriosa de uma mulher lindíssima coloca novamente a dupla Maura e Jane em acção. A vítima foi encontrada com uma mão desmembrada e com um corte profundo na garganta e parece que ninguém viu nada. Chinatown é comunidade muito fechada pelo que é difícil para a polícia conseguir ob
Dec 22, 2011 Brenda rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Tess Gerritsen/thriller lovers
Another awesome installment in the Rizzoli and Isles series! Tess Gerritsen has an amazing ability to thrill and scare you, every time she puts pen to paper!

A ghost tour was winding it's way through Chinatown in downtown Boston late one night, the tour leader taking the group into a dark alley, when suddenly a child, who had been whinging about it being 'boring', let out a scream! They all thought the bloodied hand was a prop for the show, until it was looked at closely, then they all started sc
Dustin Crazy little brown owl
Tess has once again written a compelling mystery and woven all the threads in a beautiful tale. I felt Rat (who we met in the previous book, ICE COLD) played an important role in this story.

My favorite Rizzoli & Isles novel is The Keepsake (book 7 in the series); my second favorite in the series is ICE COLD (book 8). I think The Silent Girl ties with Vanish (book 5) as my 3rd favorite :-) Body Double is a good one too... Oh Hell, they are all so damn good because TESS GERRITSEN is AMAZING!!!
Dec 30, 2015 Donna rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: crime-mystery
I've wanted to read a Rizzoli and Isles book for a long time and now that I've read my first one, I will be reading more. I liked this book. It was creatively done. There was always something new happening, and some new clue given. It was a fun read. I also liked the characters. Rizzoli had a bigger role than Isles. I'm not sure if that is normal, but it all seemed to work well together. I also liked the ending....even though it had a red bow. It was perfectly suited to the story.
Tanya Eby
Jul 02, 2014 Tanya Eby rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: i-m-the-narrator
I had so much fun narrating this book. Lots of action, suspense, mystery, and great characters. I can't give anything away (until it's published) but I can say if you're a fan of the Rizzoli and Isles series, this one won't disappoint.
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Meine Meinung:

Grabesstille habe ich sofort gelesen, als ich Totengrund beendet hatte. Ich musste einfach noch ein Buch von Tess Gerritsen lesen, nachdem ich Totengrund innerhalb eines Tages beendet hatte. So viel kann ich aber jetzt schon verraten, Grabesstille war nicht ganz so schnell weggelesen.

Das mag einerseits daran liegen, dass es nun wieder ein klassischer Kriminalfall ist und Maura nicht mehr mittendrin im Geschehen ist. Andererseits auch, w
The fifth star may be a tiny bit over the top due to the fact that the book I read just previous was such a stinker but Gerritsen has yet to disappoint and this is no exception. Essentially a mystery or suspense novel I find Gerritsen to be well written and well crafted. Kept me guessing right up to the end. I actually guessed the outcome correctly but discarded my conclusion in favor of another only to be surprised at the finish. And she didn't cheat and blatantly mislead the reader down a merr ...more
Jul 27, 2011 Anette rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
"The Silent Girl" is beautifully written, engrossing, fast-paced, and suspenseful. A severed female hand is found in the course of a perfectly normal Chinatown ghost tour. Her body is found on the roof above with the head nearly cut off. The only clues are two silver hairs, two nonhuman silver hairs. Rizzoli discovers the possible connections to a mass murder at a Chinatown restaurant nineteen years earlier. A 60-ish martial arts master and her young associate are the interesting suspects that k ...more
Aug 07, 2011 Kim rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: crime-fiction

I've read and mostly liked the previous novels in the Rizzoli/Isles series - some more than others. This is competently executed crime fiction, with both police procedural and thriller elements. The forensic aspect of the series - represented by the character of Dr Maura Isles - plays less of a part in this novel. This was a plus for me, because I'm rather tired of detailed autopsy descriptions. I am also rather tired of Dr Isles' tortured and soap opera-y love life. Jane Rizzoli is an interesti
Apr 06, 2012 Jackie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
First of all, how excited was I to receive an early reviewer book my first time signing up? VERY! My introduction to Tess Gerritsen was about a year ago with The Sinner. I thoroughly enjoyed that book, not realizing it was the second book in the series. Since then, I've been meaning to go back and start from one. Now, with this book, I'm kicking myself for my procrastination. Relationships that were only inklings in the Sinner are confirmed here, so I feel like it is my own fault I got spoilers ...more
Orijinali Kitap Esintisi adresinde.

Sanırım Tess’ten bir şaheser okudum. Size göre öyle gelmeyebilir ama benim gözümde bu kitap kadının en iyileri arasında yer alacak her zaman. Öyle bir kitaptı ki yıllar yıllar öncesinde aşk romanlarıyla dalga geçen; elinde Brown, Chattam, Grange, Craig Russell, Agatha vb. birçok yazarın kitaplarıyla gezen küçük bir kızı hatırlamama neden oldu. Sanırım polisiye – ama iyi bir polisiye – benim her daim bebeklerim arasına girmeye müsait.

Yazar kitabın sonunda belki
Aug 29, 2011 Ellie rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: crime
A severed hand discovered in Chinatown leads Rizzoli to a case from nearly twenty years ago. A restaurant shooting where the blame was placed with the chef who then committed suicide. But someone out there believes the chef was innocent and it's time for the secrets of the past to be uncovered.

The Silent Girl is the 10th book in Tess Gerritsen's Rizzoli and Isles series. Normally I can plough through one of these books in an evening but I kept putting this one down. There seems to be a lot of re
Sep 22, 2011 Linda rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: mystery-crime
In The Silent Girl, the 9th Rizzoli and Isles novel, Detective Jane Rizzoli must grapple with the fallout from an old cold case. Nineteen years ago, what became known as the Red Phoenix Massacre left five people shot dead on the floor of a restaurant in Boston's Chinese community. Now, when two puzzling - and grisly - murders occur in the same neighborhood, it becomes increasingly apparent that they are somehow connected to the former crime. What plays out is a gripping, sharply written investig ...more
Jan 06, 2012 TheGeekyBlogger rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2011-read
Received from Library Thing
Overall Rating 4.75
Character Rating 4.50
Thriller Rating 5.00
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NOTE: Silent Girl reminded me of why I fell in love with the Rizzoli and Isles series in the first place. If you love a good thriller then this book should be on your list to read!

What I Loved: The Chinese history and tradition used in this book was amazing. It added depth and character to an already richly woven thriller that had you guessing for a
Aug 04, 2015 Moiraine rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favourites
Keşke 15 yıldız falan verebilsem şu kitaba.

Ben hayatımda hiçbir polisiyeyi bu kadar heyecanla okumadım sanırım. Ortaokul yıllarımdan beri polisiye okurum, Tess her zaman gönlümde Cerrah'la ayrı bir yere sahip olacak bir yazar ama bu kitap bambaşka.

Bu kitap sadece bir katilin peşinde koşan bir polisin hikayesi değil. Adalet ne demek, kişiden kişiye göre fark eder mi, herkes birbirinin adalet anlayışını kabul edebilir mi gibi soruları sordurdu bana. Doğru olduğunu bildiğimiz bir şey vicdanımıza te
Sep 15, 2013 Ashish rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
a good and fast read, the details about the monkey king, the dao sword and the analysis of the piece of the sword were very brilliantly given.The case starts from the murder of an assassin and takes twist and turn to link it to not the red phoenix restaurant and the missing of the girls.
the Charlotte missing was even though quite similar to disappearance of Harriet from her abusive father and brother from the book "the girl with the dragon tatto". that's was the similarity in the book where teen
Susan W
Jan 13, 2015 Susan W rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: suspense-read
Fascinating!! This takes a spin to the chinese folk warrior the monkey king. pick this one up and you will be deep in it before you realize it. Another great read.
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Internationally bestselling author Tess Gerritsen took an unusual route to a writing career. A graduate of Stanford University, Tess went on to medical school at the University of California, San Francisco, where she was awarded her M.D.

While on maternity leave from her work as a physician, she began to write fiction. In 1987, her first novel was published. Call After Midnight, a romantic thriller
More about Tess Gerritsen...

Other Books in the Series

Rizzoli & Isles (1 - 10 of 11 books)
  • The Surgeon (Rizzoli & Isles, #1)
  • The Apprentice (Rizzoli & Isles, #2)
  • The Sinner (Rizzoli & Isles, #3)
  • Body Double (Rizzoli & Isles, #4)
  • Vanish (Rizzoli & Isles, #5)
  • The Mephisto Club (Rizzoli & Isles, #6)
  • The Keepsake (Rizzoli & Isles, #7)
  • Ice Cold (Rizzoli & Isles, #8)
  • Last to Die (Rizzoli & Isles, #10)
  • Die Again (Rizzoli & Isles, #11)

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“With every year that I grow older, I also draw closer to (my loved ones) to the day when we will once again be together. So I march through the deepening shadows, serene and unafraid, because I know that at the end of my journey they will be waiting for me.” 16 likes
“I'm sorry to say that too often, I haven't a clue why people do things like this. Why they drown their babies or strangle their wives or shoot their coworkers. I see the results of their actions, but I can't tell you what sets them off. I just know that it happens. And people are capable of doing terrible things.” 3 likes
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