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The Sleeping Doll: A Novel (Kathryn Dance, No 1) (original 2007; edition 2008)

by Jeffery Deaver

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Title:The Sleeping Doll: A Novel (Kathryn Dance, No 1)
Authors:Jeffery Deaver
Info:Pocket Star (2008), Paperback, 608 pages
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The Sleeping Doll by Jeffery Deaver (2007)

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ties in with Lincoln Rhymes a little ( )
  Claudia.Anderson | Feb 7, 2016 |
Another good read from Jeffery Deaver. There are plenty of twists amd turns in The Sleeping Doll plot: romance (sort of), a real bad guy along with much blood and gore all keep an interest in the story to the very end. ( )
  DCarlin | Jan 23, 2016 |
Great suspense. The chracters were well written. Great introduction of Kathryn dance series ( )
1 vote dom76 | Jan 7, 2015 |
Brillant book. ( )
1 vote Tara.Ross | Mar 14, 2014 |
What an intriguing book!

In the past, Daniel Pell killed a whole family. No one knows why he did so, they can't find any clues. No money was taken, nothing. The only one who survived was Theresa.

The book starts when Daniel Pell escapes from prison. The police doesn't know where he went and they start a big search for him. Will he go after Theresa? Or does he have other goals?

It was a really good book. The plot was so much different than any other plots I read before, it was really smart how Jeffery Deaver thought of it. I also didn't expect how it ended, the book kept suprising me. ( )
1 vote MarjoleinL | Mar 2, 2014 |
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After changes upon changes, we are more or less the same. /
After changes we are more or less the same. /
Paul Simon, 'The Boxer'
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For the G Man
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'Son of Manson' Found Guilty In Croyton Family Murders (Prologue)
The interrogation began like any other.
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After changes upon changes, we are more or less the same. After changes we are more or less the same. (Paul Simon, The Boxer)
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Omtale: Sovedukken

I Sovedukken rømmer den brutale morderen Daniel Pell fra et high security-fengsel. Pell kaller seg for Mansons sønn, inspirert av massemorderen Charles Manson. I likhet med andre psykopater er Pell en mester i bedra sine omgivelser. Bare en person har lykkes i å knekke ham i politiavhør: Kathryn Dance. Hun er ekspert på å tyde kroppsspråk og spesialist i avhør av vitner og mistenkte. Det er egenskaper som kommer godt med i arbeidet for California Bureau of Investigation. Nå må Kathryn spore opp Daniel Pell før flere liv går tapt. Da trenger hun hjelp fra mennesker fra Pells fortid, inkludert den unge jenta kjent som sovedukken - den eneste overlevende i sin familie etter Pells massakre. Handlingen bukter seg i uventede og skremmende retninger og er en katt-og-mus-lek av typen Jeffery Deaver er velkjent for.
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When Special Agent Kathryn Dance is sent to interrogate the convicted killer Daniel "Son of Manson" Pell as a suspect in a newly unearthed crime, she feels both trepidation and electrifying intrigue. Pell is serving a life sentence for brutal murders years earlier that mirrored those perpetrated by Charles Manson in the 1960s. But Pell and his cult members left behind a survivor who -- because she was in bed hidden by her toys -- was dubbed the Sleeping Doll.

Pell has long been both reticent and unrepentant about the crime. But Dance sees an opportunity to pry a confession from him for the recent murder -- and to learn more about the depraved mind of this career criminal. But when Dance's plan goes terribly wrong and Pell escapes, leaving behind a trail of dead and injured, she finds herself in charge of her first manhunt. As the idyllic Monterey Peninsula is paralyzed by the elusive killer, Dance turns to the past to find the truth about what Daniel Pell is really up to. She tracks down the now-teenage Sleeping Doll to learn what really happened that night, and arranges a reunion of three women who were in his cult at the time of the killings.

The lies of the past and the evasions of the present boil up under the relentless probing of Kathryn Dance, but will the truth about Daniel Pell emerge in time to stop him from killing again?

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Special Agent Kathryn Dance pursues an escaped psychopath, who leaves a trail of dead and injured.

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