The Stone Monkey
A Lincoln Rhyme Novel
Forensics expert Lincoln Rhyme and his protégée Amelia Sachs have been recruited by the FBI to capture “the Ghost,” a homicidal immigrant smuggler. But when they corner him aboard a cargo ship, the bust goes disastrously wrong and the Ghost escapes. Now, the killer must eliminate the only witnesses—two families who jumped ship and vanished into New York City’s Chinatown. Against a ruthless adversary, Rhyme and Sachs race to find the families before the Ghost can silence them. . . .
Read an Excerpt
They were the vanished, they were the unfortunate.
To the human smugglers -- the snakeheads -- who carted them around the world like pallets of damaged goods, they were ju-jia, piglets.
To the American INS agents who interdicted their ships and arrested and deported them they were undocumenteds.
They were the hopeful. Who were trading homes and family and a thousand years of ancestry for the hard certainty of risky, laborious years ahead of them.
Who had the slimmest of chances to take root in a place where their families could prosper, where freedom and money and contentment were, the... see more
To download a file to your computer right-click on the link and choose 'save file as'
High Resolution Images
Book Cover Image (jpg): The Stone Monkey
Trade Paperback 9781451647778(1.4 MB)
Author Photo (jpg): Jeffery Deaver
Photograph © Isabelle Boccon-Gibod(3.9 MB)
Any use of an author photo must include its respective photo credit