Tess Gerritsen foi um nome que conheci através da série televisiva Rizzoli & Isles. Como série policial cumpre aquilo que promete e deixou-me curioso por saber mais sobre as aventuras literárias que lhe serviram de inspiração. THE SURGEON é o primeiro volume desta série e, pelo que é dado a ler pelo resumo, partes do seu enredo terão sido utilizadas no argumento do episódio piloto.
Eis a sinopse:
«“Today they will find her body. I know how it will happen. I can picture, quite vividly, the sequence of events that will lead to the discovery…
In Boston, there’s a killer on the loose. A killer who targets lone women, who breaks into their apartments and performs terrifying ritualistic acts of torture on his victims before finishing them off. His surgical skills lead police to suspect he is a physician – a physician who, instead of saving lives, takes them.
But as homicide detective Thomas Moore and his partner Jane Rizzoli begin their investigation, they make a startling discovery. Closely linked to these killings is Catherine Cordell, a beautiful medic with a mysterious past. Two years ago she was subjected to a horrifying rape and attempted murder but shot her attacker dead. Now she is being targeted by this new killer who seems to know all about her past, her work at the Pilgrim Medical Center, and where she lives. The man she believes she killed seems to be stalking her once again, and this time he knows exactly where to find her…”»
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