|Plot Summary of The Empty Chair|
In this Lincoln Rhyme mystery, Lincoln faces his ultimate opponent: a kidnapper and murderer dubbed the "Insect Boy." But Rhyme is in for a surprise when he learns that catching a criminal is one thing...keeping him is another. Now Rhyme finds himself hunting a ruthless killer in the heart of a southern swampland. He is going head-tohead with his protege, Amelia Sachs, in a rivalry that tests the limits of both their experience and their love.
This synopsis report prepared by Boppy
The book was the third in the Bone Collector, Licoln Rhyme, series. It was good but way to many plot twist by the end you were sitting there thinking, not again this is old. It is alright if ya just need a quick read.
This synopsis report prepared by Adam Franks
Lincoln Rhyme and amelia Sachs have to face their toughest challenge, each other. Sachs and Rhyme appear in this book in opposite sides of the action.
This synopsis report prepared by Jose Notario
Lincoln Rhyme, in North Carolina for surgery that might get him out of his wheelchair, becomes involved in solving a series of kidnappings. His high tech forensics skills are challenged by the lack of equipment and motivation of the locals. He and Amanda are at complete odds over these cases and the interplay between them as antoganists is wonderful!
This synopsis report prepared by Judy Mellin
Confined to his wheelchair Lincoln Rhyme and his companion/partner are fighting the clock to find a kidnapped girl and hunt down the "alleged" kidnapper/murderer! This latest installment has Amelia and Lincoln at odds with each other as Amelia breaks the suspect out of jail and heads out on a wild goose chase to find the "real killer". Good luck keeping up with this rollercoaster ride of a great mystery!
This synopsis report prepared by Beth
|Chapter Analysis of The Empty Chair|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 20%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 40%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 20%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 20%
Time/era of story:
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- escape/rescue from kidnappers
General Crime (including known murderer)
Who's the criminal enemy here?
- finding a known killer
If story PRIMARILY about main chr. being hunted...
- hunted by killer/stalker
- sail boat
- swimming on
- scientific labs
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
- very gorey descriptions deaths/dead bodies
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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