Dexter is Delicious - Jeff Lindsay new hardcover book 5 in the series
DEXTER BY DESIGN
by JEFF LINDSAY
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New hardcover book with dustjacket, 368 pages. Book 5 in the Dexter series, published 2010
Even serial killers have family ...
Dexter Morgan has always lived by a single golden rule: only kill people who deserve it. But everything's changing for our friendly neighbourhood serial killer. As if getting married wasn't enough to complete his nice-guy persona, Dex is now the proud father of a baby girl, Lily Anne. And disconcertingly, he actually seems to care. But even if fatherhood is distracting Dexter from his midnight excursions to rid Miami of a few more lowlifes, there's no let-up at work.
Two young girls are missing - and it's not long before one of the bodies turns up, partially eaten. But as Dexter and Miami PD's finest investigate, Dex can't shake the feeling that somebody's watching him...At home, there's no rest for the wicked. His stepchildren are clamouring to learn how to control their bloodlust and Dexter must train up his young apprentices. But to do that, he'll have to find the missing girl, find out who's tailing him and survive a dark journey into a underground community who really have a taste for death.
To compound the complications of Dexter's ever-more-complicated life, a person from his past reappears ... moving dangerously close to his home turf and threatening to destroy the one thing that has maintained Dexter's cover and kept him out o fthe electric chair: his new family.
About the author
Jeff Lindsay is the pen name of American playwright and crime novelist Jeffry P. Freundlich (born July 14, 1952), who lives in Cape Coral, Florida with his wife, author Hilary Hemingway, daughter of Leicester Hemingway, Ernest Hemingway's brother. Lindsay is best known for writing the Dexter series of novels. Many of his earlier published works include his wife as a co-author. Time Blender was written with Michael Dorn. He graduated from Middlebury College, Vermont, in 1975.
The first book in the series, Darkly Dreaming Dexter, was included on the original nomination list for the Mystery Writers of America's Edgar Awards in the Best First Novel category. However, it was dropped from the list after the group learned that Lindsay had put out several books in the 1990s under another pen name, Jeffrey P. Lindsay. A TV series called Dexter aired on the US cable network Showtime in 2006, with the first season of 12 episodes being primarily based on the first novel of the series, Darkly Dreaming Dexter.
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Dexter is Delicious by Jeff Lindsay
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