The Devil's Teardrop

The Devil's Teardrop

A Novel of the Last Night of the Century

Book - 1999
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It's New Year's Eve, December 31, 1999, and Washington, D.C., is under siege. Early in the day, a grisly machine gun attack in the Dupont Circle Metro station leaves dozens dead and the city crippled with fear. A note delivered to the mayor's office pins the massacre on the Digger, a robotlike assassin programmed to wreak havoc on the capital every four hours -- until midnight. Only a ransom of $20 million delivered to the Digger's accomplice -- and mastermind -- will end the death and terror. But the Digger becomes a far more sinister threat when his accomplice is killed in a freak accident while en route to the money drop. With the ransom note as the single scrap of evidence, Special Agent Margaret Lukas calls upon Parker Kincaid, a retired FBI agent and the top forensic document examiner in the country. Somehow, by midnight, they must find the Digger -- before he finds them.

In "The Devil's Teardrop," Jeffery Deaver delivers the same intricate forensic detail, masterful plot twists andharrowing breakneck pace that made "A Maiden's Grave, The Bone Collector" and "The Coffin Dancer" national bestsellers. "The Devil's Teardrop" i

Publisher: New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, c1999
ISBN: 9780684852928
Branch Call Number: FIC MYS
Characteristics: 396 p. ; 25 cm


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Jun 06, 2014

It's been awhile since I read anything from Deaver but was not disappointed in this work. Interesting story line with lots of twists and turns. It would make an excellent screen play for a movie. It's worth the time to read.

Ira_Elias Jun 29, 2012

Great book....lots of suspense.....


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Ira_Elias Jun 29, 2012

A crazy man goes to public place and beginning shooting killing large group of random people while an FBI agent and a document agent tries to stop him....

SqueeGirl Oct 14, 2009

Expert document analysist Parker Kincaid tracks a brain damaged killer called Digger who has threatened to shoot into the crowds on New Years Eve 1999.


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Ira_Elias Jun 29, 2012

"If we look closly at him handwriting, we can figure him out".

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