Darkly Dreaming Dexter (Dexter, #1) by Jeff Lindsay

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Darkly Dreaming Dexter (Dexter, #1) Read Online Free - Meet Dexter Morgan, a polite wolf in sheep's clothing. He's handsome and charming, but something in his past has made him abide by a different set of rules. He's a serial killer whose one golden rule makes him immensely likeable: he only kills bad people. And his job as a blood splatter expert for the Miami police department puts him in the perfect position to identify his victims. But when a series of brutal murders bearing a striking similarity to his own style start turning up, Dexter is caught between being flattered and being frightened -- of himself or some other fiend.

Title : Darkly Dreaming Dexter (Dexter, #1)
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ISBN : 0307277887
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 288 pages


Daniel rated it ★☆☆☆☆

May 17, 2008

Like so many others, I loved the Showtime series and wanted to check out the original source material. I was very disappointed indeed. Since a lot of other people seem to have liked it, it may just be a matter of taste, but... The characters are two-dimensional cliches that can't tie their own sho...

PirateSteve rated it ★★★★☆

August 31, 2017

Jarringly Jolly Jeff Lindsay has given his Rascally Rabid Readers a serial killer to cheer for. Hellishly Haunted Harry knew early on that his young son had a personality disorder. e.g. sociopath/ psychopath/ up and coming serial killer. With that in mind, Hollow Headed Harry figures if child rea...

Anne rated it ★★★★☆

September 08, 2017

Ok, well. I'm coming at this from an entirely different angle than most of my friends because I've never seen the tv show (GASP! Amirite?). So, I have nothing to compare the book to...other than the book. BUT. Having said that, I only read this because I'd heard about the show and how faboo it sup...

Kelly (and the Book Boar) rated it ★★★★★

October 10, 2017

Find all of my reviews at: http://52bookminimum.blogspot.com/ I am now so far behind in reviewing that all of my read-but-not-yet-reviewed selections can't fit on my home page. Bonus this go 'round is somehow I didn’t even manage to mark this one down as something I was reading at all (#failure)....

Stephen rated it ★★★☆☆

November 16, 2010

I'm a BIG fan of the Dexter TV show on Showtime. This led to me being a bit hesitant to read the novels because I was worried about a serious case of disappointment. Michael C. Hall's portrayal of the title character is such an integral part of my enjoyment of the series that approached this book...

Ahmad rated it ★★★★☆

August 31, 2017

Darkly dreaming Dexter (Dexter, #1), c2004, Jeff Lindsay Darkly Dreaming Dexter is a 2004 novel by Jeff Lindsay, the first in his series about serial killer Dexter Morgan. It formed the basis of the Showtime television series Dexter and won the 2005 Dilys Award and the 2007 Book to TV award. تاریخ...

Delee rated it ★★★★☆

November 19, 2013

This review is brought to you by the letter D. [image error] Dexter is a delightfully demented and dynamic dude... [image error] Well now that is enough of that... Dexter Morgan is a blood spatter pattern analyst for the Miami-Dade Police Department, but in his spare time he enjoys boating, eating don...

Lou rated it ★★★★★

November 03, 2011

Getting in mind of Dexter is never boring his insight is funny and his technique of killing is masterful.Dexter talks of his beginnings, of his first kill, the day his dark passenger became the rider. Recollections of the past with his father Harry and his deadly advice, its a good fast read in t...

Liza rated it ★★★★☆

January 23, 2008

I read this series of books because I was so taken by the Showtime series. And you know what? I liked the TV show better! The books are good, and it's fun to get "inside the mind" of Dexter, but because the plot of the book follows pretty closely to the first season of the TV show, it was hard no...

Chloe rated it ★★★★★

August 03, 2007

Mysteries and Thrillers are often hit-or-miss for me. I have had the good fortune of being recommended a lot of writings from the creme de la creme of this genre by my father, so grew up ingesting PD James, John le Carre, and Dennis Lehane with the pulp sci-fi that was my fare of choice. I have a...

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