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BoneMan's Daughters by Ted Dekker

BoneMan's Daughters (original 2009; edition 2009)

by Ted Dekker

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Title:BoneMan's Daughters
Authors:Ted Dekker
Info:Center Street (2009), Hardcover, 416 pages
Collections:Read, Your library
Tags:fiction, thriller, horror

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BoneMan's Daughters by Ted Dekker (2009)



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Could not stand his writing style, sentence phrasing, and dialogue. Forced myself to finish. Plots were underdeveloped and characters were unlikeable all-around. ( )
  GovMarley | Oct 7, 2014 |
Heart stopper! Descriptively chilling! Excellent thriller with twists and turns. Love the style in which this book is written! Making a complete storyline with every character every chapter that ties into the overall plot. Will definately recommend this book! ( )
  pageflipper84 | Sep 27, 2014 |
A plot not unlike the common-variety television crime series in which the investigation centers around deciphering evidence (actual and circumstantial) and building behavioral profiles to try to stay one step ahead of the alleged perpetrator. The 'twist' in this is that if one was coerced to commit a criminal act against an innocent third part in order to protect a loved one, how far would one go. Other than that, there is nothing particularly outstanding about this story, although it's a decent read with a fairly fast-paced plot development. ( )
  MomsterBookworm | Jul 14, 2014 |
Audio book. Enjoyed this story very much. My first Ted Dekker novel. ( )
  RomansGirl | Jun 19, 2014 |
BoneMan’s Daughters by Ted Dekker is a crime thriller that is hard to put down. Commander Ryan Evans, who was captured by the enemy in Afghanistan and psychologically tortured before he escaped, returns home to reconcile with his wife and daughter. Unfortunately he finds himself caught in a desperate struggle to protect his family from “The BoneMan,” a serial killer who murders women by breaking their bones without breaking their skin until they die. However, Ryan Evans may not be the heroic man that is suggested by his military accomplishments. This book captures the reader and propels her/him through shockingly brutal violence, which places the protagonist in hopeless situations. However, Dekker does not ignore character development. He also reveals much about the fascinating characters including their intelligence, tenderness, cruelty, and insanity. I have known that Ted Dekker is a very popular and prolific author, but I had never read any of his work until now. After being awestruck by BoneMan’s Daughter, I realize that I should have begun reading his novels a long time ago, and I plan to read more of them in the future. However, this is probably not for squeamish readers. ( )
  clark.hallman | Feb 15, 2014 |
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The day that Ryan Evans' world forever changed began as any other day he'd spent in the hot desert might have begun.
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They Call him the BoneMan, a serial killer who's abducted six young women. He's the perfect father looking for the perfect daughter, and when his victims fail to meet his lofty expectations, he kills them by breaking their bones and leaving them to die.

Intelligence officer Ryan Evans, on the other hand, has lost all hope of ever being the perfect father. His daughter and wife have written him out of their lives.

Everything changes when BoneMan takes Ryan's estranged daughter, Bethany, as his seventh victim. Ryan goes after BoneMan on his own.

But the FBI sees it differently. New evidence points to the suspicion that Ryan is BoneMan. Now the hunter is the hunted, and in the end, only one father will stand.
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A serial killer is kidnapping young girls, breaking their bones, and leaving them to die. Ryan Evans is an intelligence officer who is alienated from his own family. When the BoneMan kidnaps Ryan's daughter, Ryan must take on this deranged killer himself to save her.… (more)

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