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I recall seeing someone else comment that Darkly Dreaming Dexter needs to “show, don’t tell. Once the TV series started I got so caught up in it, that I left behind the books and decided that one day when it was all done I would go back to them. I wanted him to be like “Fine, figure it out yourself, bitch. Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. I’m not sure how well I would like it. It didn’t blow my mind or anything, but it was still a pretty great book.

View Full Version of PW. He immediately tells her that she is right “for all the wrong reasons,” which is blatantly untrue and presumably only there to make him sound smarter. Though many aspects of this book are non-scientific, it is enjoyable nonetheless. He has also worked as a musician, singer, comedian, actor, TV host, improv actor, and dishwasher. I didn’t mind being in his head one little bit.

While I had a pretty good idea of how the end would turn out, having seen the first two seasons of the TV series, I was shocked at how little foreshadowing or fanfare there was of the big revelations. She annoyed the everloving shit out of me. Books of the Week. Whatever the correct name, she was certainly wearing it.

Mar 27, Minutes Buy. It mentions how Dexter is supposedly brilliant but there was nothing in the book to substantiate that. After all, I know where the show is going and what is in store for Dexter. Now, I personally agree with him on this, and think that the exploitation, abuse any and all kindsand murdering of children is especially terrible and wrong Why should I read the book? Sep 19, Pages. I certainly don’t talk about it, but it’s there always, this Dark Passenger.


lidsay 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. Dexter eventually frames Paul who gets imprisoned a second time and later killed in an altercation with other inmates to protect Rita and the children. You really get inside Dexter’s head in the book since it is entirely told from his perspective with his mental commentary splashed throughout.

Dexter Morgan is a blood spatter pattern analyst for the Miami-Dade Police Department, but in his spare time he enjoys boating, eating donuts, spending time with his foster sister Deborah, playing with his girlfriend Rita’s children And it really made me want to re-watch Dexter the series, and I hope I’ll have enough time to do that.

He also uses numerous darklly phrases, typically featuring three prominent D sounds e. Their father is in jail for domestic abuse.

Jeff Lindsay does a fantastic job. The novel tracks the first series of the show closely and in many way it was like re-watching the first season with some nice additional details added.

I think I’ll just find a synopsis on the web to see if it’s developed at all in future books. The book takes place when Dexter is twenty eight, and has been enjoying the life of an unknown serial killer for about ten years.

Meet Dexter Morgan, a polite wolf in sheep’s clothing. James Doakes is a police Sergeant in Miami Metro’s Homicide Division who follows Dexter to the location where his mother’s murder took place and proceeds to fight him. Lindsay is best known for writing the Dexter series of novels.


Darkly Dreaming Dexter

Darkl I just find it incredibly unrealistic that a cop sister who finds out her brother is a murderer would just accept that fact and move on. Looking for More Great Reads? So Highly Helpful Harry steers his son on a course that he hopes will keep him from a lifetime of incarceration. This review is brought to you by the letter D. I think the same way. Thus we have the four stars you see above.

Book Review – Darkly Dreaming Dexter by Jeff Lindsay

There are plenty of people who deserve it, Dex. She is antagonistic towards Debra Morgan and, only reluctantly, promotes Debra to Homicide. Crime novel Horror fiction.

Over the years I’ve been told to watch it countless times and then told I have to read the books. I liked the angle and Dexter’s story but I think it could have been told much better. Dexyer happened to you when you were dremaing little kid has shaped you. Buy the Audiobook Download: There is a serial killer on the loose. She desires Dexter sexually, and makes the fact abundantly clear, and, after he spurns her advances, she catches him looking for Deborah at the ship yard.