The Surgeon (Rizzoli & Isles, #1) by Tess Gerritsen

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A killer who targets lone women, who breaks into their apartments and performs terrifying ritualistic acts of torture on them 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 doctor with a mysterious past. Two years ago she was subjected to a horrifying rape and shot her attacker dead.

Now the man she believes she killed seems to be stalking her once again, and this time he knows exactly where to find her...

Title : The Surgeon (Rizzoli & Isles, #1)
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ISBN : 055381706X
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 416 pages


Punk rated it ★☆☆☆☆

June 05, 2011

Thriller. Trigger Warning for discussion of rape. Let's review: 1. "He identifies and removes only the organ he wants. Nothing more. And what he wants is the womb." [...] "He hates women," she said. "He cuts out the one thing that makes them women." (p.60) 2. Ignoring the water bottle and the disgu...

Sue rated it ★★★★★

May 29, 2014

The Surgeon is a brilliantly written medical thriller, that will have you gripped and terrified from page one until you finish the novel. As a avid reader of mystery, suspense thrillers, this novel delivered so much more. It was all a game. The Surgeon fed on terror. He attacked women who were vi...

Old_airman rated it ★★★★☆

March 06, 2012

Maura Isles is totally missing. Jane Rizzoli is so much different than the TV show. I am a fan of the TV show so I decided to start with book #1. I was not disappointed in the book, but it was a bit of a shock to see Rizzoli as a homely, outsider fighting for her what was due her. The development...

Sarah rated it ★★★★★

October 21, 2010

The Surgeon is a brilliantly-crafted tale of horror that's just so terrifying that you can't bear not to look. Seriously. The story begins with a successful physician named Catherine Cordell who was nearly murdered a few years back in Savannah but lived to tell the tale because she blew her attac...

Jenny rated it ★★★★★

August 09, 2017

The Surgeon is book one of the Rizzoli and Isles Series by Tess Gerritsen. Detective Thomas Moore and Detective Jan Rizzoli caught murder of a woman whose uterus is missing. Both Detective Thomas Moore and Detective Jan Rizzoli started to think is there a serial killer on the loose in their city....

Buggy rated it ★★★☆☆

January 04, 2014

Opening Line:"Today they will find her body." The Surgeon has been dubbed as Rizzoli and Isles book #1 and even though this was a very good read I think anyone coming here as a fan of the TV series will be disappointed as the only similarities between the two is the name of one of the characters....

Fred rated it ★★★★★

July 17, 2017

**my second read** The first book in series. Tess has medical school education at University of California. With that she writes with "extensive Medical terminology" easily understood. Her knowledge of Boston is nice. Boston Homicide Unit's Jane Rizzoli & Thomas Moore lead a murder investigatio...

Raíla rated it ★★★★★

May 19, 2010

The Surgeon is a remarkable, wonderfully well-written thriller. I had never read such an amazing story like this in my whole life. I am serious. The killer's speech feels so real! While reading, I had the feeling that someone was watching me, like... It's scary. So many mysteries behind every litt...

Wendy Darling rated it ★★★★☆

May 08, 2011

If you're just coming into the Rizzoli and Isles books, be aware that these are very different from the AMC series. Dark, gruesome, and complicated, the series follows the strong Detective Jane Rizzoli through several fascinating cases. (Maura Isles plays a bigger role in the later books, though...

Nikki rated it ★★☆☆☆

May 07, 2012

Trigger warnings: rape, mutilation, medical details (both descriptions of stuff like cancer and descriptions of accidents/operations). That had to come first, because I spent much of this book wishing I had something firm and indestructible to crawl into, to keep me safe. The details are just horr...

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