If you enjoy reading well written detective novels, you may be interested in picking up a copy of “The Surgeon”, which was written by Tess Gerritsen. As it’s a detective novel that you’ll have a hard time putting down. Especially if you love stories which are full of suspense and mystery and feature well fleshed out characters who you’ll be able to relate to and root for.
Everything you need to know about The Surgeon Tess Gerritsen:
It’s the first book in the Rizzoli & Isles series of detective novels:
If you’ve never read a Rizzoli & Isles detective story, it’s well worth starting off with “The Surgeon” as it’s the very first book in the series and introduces the main character detective Jane Rizzoli.
There is a TV show based on the Rizzoli & Isles series:
The Rizzoli & Isles book series was so popular that it has been turned into a popular TV series, “Rizzoli & Isles”, which stars Jane Rizzoli who is a police detective and her friend Maura Isles who is a successful medical examiner. If you’ve watched an episode of “Rizzoli & Isles” and love the characters of Rizzoli and Isles it’s well worth reading “The Surgeon”. As you’ll be sure to fall in love with Gerritsen’s well written heroines.
Rizzoli and Isles suspect that a medical professional is behind the mysterious murders which they are investigating:
“The Surgeon” boasts a unique storyline and follows Rizzoli and Isles as they try to track down a murderer who captures, tortures and murders women. What is unique about the victims deaths is that they have all been tortured and murdered using precise methods, which are only used by doctors. If you read through “The Surgeon” you’ll get to discover why a doctor who has sworn to help individuals would use their skills to murder innocent women.
It weaves together events from the past as well as events from the present:
As well as revealing present day events “The Surgeon” also features the story of a woman who was assaulted by a mysterious man several years ago, who managed to escape her would be killer by shooting him. Is there a connection between the methods which were used to torture her and the methods which were used to torture and kill the women whose deaths Rizzoli and Isles are trying to solve? You’ll have to read “The Surgeon” to find out.
It also features a potential stalker:
Not only does “The Surgeon” feature multiple brutal deaths but it also features a story about a potential stalker who will not stop until he has succeeded in psychologically destroying his target. Will Rizzoli and Isles manage to prevent a dangerous man from exacting his revenge on his unsuspecting victim? If you’re intrigued it’s well worth picking up a copy of “The Surgeon”.
So if you’re looking to start reading a new detective series which features two kick ass female heroines, it’s well worth reading the Rizzoli & Isles series and starting off by reading “The Surgeon”. The very first book in the series.