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Dragons of Autumn Twilight
Tracy Hickman, Margaret Weis
This Man Confessed (This Man, #3)
Jodi Ellen Malpas
31 Bond Street
Ellen Horan
Betrayal in Death (In Death #12)
J.D. Robb
Lover at Last
J.R. Ward
The Executor
Jesse Kellerman
City of Bones
Cassandra Clare
Dark Beginnings (Lords of the Underworld 6)
Gena Showalter
Blood Promise
Richelle Mead
Deadly Decisions
Kathy Reichs
Dearly Devoted Dexter - Jeff Lindsay What is it about Dexter that I'm just not getting? Here is a character without a redeeming feature - who talks about training his future step-son in the ways "Harrys Path". Dexter doesn't seem to live on the same planet as the rest of us - fixated on the moon and the mutterings of his Dark Passenger - but he can't fulfill his desires because he's got someone watching him - Sergent Doakes has become his new shadow.

But there's another serial killer on the loose and Dexter is very interested to meet him. Dr Danco leaves his victims as vegetables - removing all appendages - arms, legs, tongue, eye-lids - it drives the victim insane. Most of the officers and ambulance men are scarred from having to deal with the first case - but it isn't the last. The Feds are called in - a rather annoying character by the name of Chutsky - who Debs falls in love with. Kyle Chutsky knows a lot more about Dr. Danco than he's willing to admit - and only admits it after he himself becomes a victim of the doctor - loosing a part of one arm and leg (Dexter having rescued him from an alligator farm).

In amidst all this Dex finds himself accidentally engaged, with a Beer habit and planning a happy future with his young apprentice. At least he doesn't have to worry about Doakes trailing him - not much left of him now (having lost both hands, his tongue and a foot)....

Maybe I'll give it one try - if they don't get better it might be time to retire Dexter....