The Mephisto Club (Rizzoli & Isles #6)
The Latin 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...more
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 - Maura's professional nemesis and member of a secret society called "The Mephisto Club."
On tony Beacon Hill, the club's acolytes devote themselves to the analysis of evil: Can it be explained by science? D...more
Many others have outlined the plot of THE MEPHISTO CLUB, so let me just say a few things: this is a great storyline, original, and handled deftly. The action-adventure is non-stop throughout the book, and although you know, basically from the beginning of the story, who t...more
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Violent murders including dismemberment, torture and ritualistic symbolism prevent Jane and Maura from enjoying the Christmas holidays with family and friends. Instead they must work with The Mephisto Club, a group of researchers who believe in a race of evil non-humans, to identify...more
Back Cover Blurb:
In a rundown house, a woman has been dismembered in an act of carnage that leaves veteran cops in shock. The last person called from the dead girl's phone: Dr Joyce O'Donnell, a celebrity psychiatrist who's made her name defending serial murderers.
But there are other clues left at the rundown house that make the police wonder if this slaying was part of a satanic ritual. Drawn on the wall, in blood, are ancient sym...more
Gerritsen has a knack for describing characters and plots without extraneous "fluff". In this book a tr...more
Then a cop is found murdered in the gardens of the owner of the mysterious Mep...more
The book did a good job of being very creepy, and I'm not usually susceptible to that sort of atmosphere. Outside of that, the writing was good but not intrusive. I was able to e...more
The thriller takes place in the US and abroad as Lily Saul lives a life on the run. She's terrified to stay in one place too long, afraid that someone or something will find her. She jumps at shadows and with good reas...more
The Mephisto Club, the sixth in the Jane Rizzoli/Maura Isles series (after Vanish), contains Tess Gerritsen's trademark lurid writing, grisly medical/forensic details, and chilling suspense. This time, as a satanically driven killer tortures and dismembers his victims, an esoteric cult considers the existence of a gene for evil. It's not a tale for the faint of heart; metaphysical inquiries into demonology and evil are matched, page by page, by grisly details. The only major criticism comes from...more
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