Jeff Lindsay is the New York Times bestselling author of Darkly Dreaming Dexter, Dearly Devoted Dexter, Dexter in the Dark and Dexter by Design. His novels are the basis of the hit Showtime and CBS series, Dexter. He lives in South Florida with his family.
Authors are often poor narrators of their work-happily this is not the case with Jeff Lindsay, who brings a perfect performance to the narration of his latest novel starring Dexter, the charismatic, sociopathic serial killer. Life for Dexter has taken a major turn. He is now the father of a new baby daughter, Lily Anne, and this extraordinary event has him putting away his knives and duct tape and vowing to extinguish the dark murderous flame that has flared inside him for so long. But some vows are easier kept than others, and when he becomes involved in the investigation of a possible cult of cannibals, it's just possible that he will be drawn back to being the dark Dexter of old. Lindsay's wry reading proves that he knows Dexter and his world better than anyone. With a clear, controlled voice, he pulls the listener into the story, keeping the tone light even when describing the grisliest scenes, but he's more than capable of conveying danger and suspense. With material that alternates dizzyingly between the disturbing and humorous, listeners will cringe and chuckle from beginning to end. A Doubleday hardcover. (Oct.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.
Killer Acclaim for Jeff Lindsay's "Dexter" series:
"Lindsay's original, cockeyed view of the world is alive and well. . . . [His] dark, comedic fiction is an alternate universe once removed." -Los Angeles Times
"A fresh, inventive slice of crime fiction that turns the axis of good and evil . . . upside down. A psychological thriller in the best sense of the genre." -Sun-Sentinel
"Like a breath of fresh air blowing across all of crime-novel conventions, there is Dexter." -The Denver Post
"Maybe the first serial killer who unabashedly solicits our love." -Entertainment Weekly
"With chills like this, you can skip the air-conditioning." -Time
"Just when you think (hope?) that the tired and rarely credible device of the serial killer next door has hit a wall, along comes a writer like Jeff Lindsay to prove you wrong. . . . So enjoyable." -Chicago Tribune
"Dexter's captivating, first-person account is a genuinely exciting read." -Time Out New York
"Wonderfully fresh and packed with just the right amount of grotesquerie and wry wit." -USA Today
"The real appeal of this macabre tour de force is Dexter's sardonic voice, so snappy and smart, and yet so full of self-loathing that we hate ourselves for laughing." -The New York Times
"Dexter is a fascinating character, though he's not the kind of guy you'd like to invite to dinner." -Chicago Sun-Times
"Mordantly funny." -New York Post
"Dexter . . . is tremendously likeable, his hobby not withstanding." -St. Petersburg Times
"Lindsay gets high marks for originality, atmosphere, vibrant action scenes and having the brass to write this in the first place." -Tulsa World