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Die Again: A Rizzoli & Isles Novel - Tess Gerritsen

Die Again: A Rizzoli & Isles Novel

By Tess Gerritsen

  • Release Date: 2014-12-30
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers
Score: 4.5
From 466 Ratings



Detective Jane Rizzoli and medical examiner Maura Isles are back—and they’re going into the wild to find a killer. Die Again is the latest heart-pounding thriller in Tess Gerritsen’s bestselling series, the inspiration behind TNT’s hit show Rizzoli & Isles.

When Boston homicide detective Jane Rizzoli and medical examiner Maura Isles are summoned to a crime scene, they find a killing worthy of the most ferocious beast—right down to the claw marks on the corpse. But only the most sinister human hands could have left renowned big-game hunter and taxidermist Leon Gott gruesomely displayed like the once-proud animals whose heads adorn his walls. Did Gott unwittingly awaken a predator more dangerous than any he’s ever hunted?
Maura fears that this isn’t the killer’s first slaughter, and that it won’t be the last. After linking the crime to a series of unsolved homicides in wilderness areas across the country, she wonders if the answers might actually be found in a remote corner of Africa.
Six years earlier, a group of tourists on safari fell prey to a killer in their midst. Marooned deep in the bush of Botswana, with no means of communication and nothing but a rifle-toting guide for protection, the terrified tourists desperately hoped for rescue before their worst instincts—or the wild animals prowling in the shadows—could tear them apart. But the deadliest predator was already among them, and within a week, he walked away with the blood of all but one of them on his hands.
Now this killer has chosen Boston as his new hunting ground, and Rizzoli and Isles must find a way to lure him out of the shadows and into a cage. Even if it means dangling the bait no hunter can resist: the one victim who got away.

BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from Tess Gerritsen's Playing with Fire.

Praise for Die Again
“With Die Again, Tess Gerritsen proves that she is still at the top of her game. I love this fantastically gripping story and can’t wait for more.”—Karin Slaughter
“Tess Gerritsen always delivers, and this is Gerritsen at her dark, addictive best. What gives Die Again its peculiar charge is the idea, never far from the surface, that we humans are predatory animals like any other. Perhaps we should not be so surprised to find hunters among us.”—William Landay

“Animal instinct turns savage—and man is an animal. A Rizzoli and Isles thriller is a guaranteed great read, but this time out Gerritsen really brings on the scary!”—Sandra Brown
“Tess Gerritsen once again proves her masterful dominance in stories delving into the criminal mind and forensic sciences. Die Again left me breathless as Rizzoli and Isles investigate a horrific murder, one with ties to an unsolved massacre in years past. Here is a story both harrowing and as intellectually sharp as a dagger’s edge. I dare you to try to stop reading this once you’ve started.”—James Rollins
“Harrowing! Seamlessly melding the gritty streets of Boston with the golden plains of Africa, Tess Gerritsen sets up a cunning predator who’s spent years perfecting his game. Now enter Rizzoli and Isles, two of Boston’s best determined to catch one of the world’s worst in a battle of wits where only the strong can survive. This is Tess Gerritsen at her finest!”—Lisa Gardner


  • Just the book

    By Steph.dh
    That i was looking forward to all this time. I have read all of Tess's books and they never bore me at all. Too bad i wasn't able to get the paperback but still. Great story.
  • Loves the series on TV and books

    By LoriStara
    I was so ready for this book and I got it and read it and it was great. It keeps u guessing till the end
  • Review: Die Again

    By Dembs
    Another great T Gerritsen book. My only problem is they don't come often enough!
  • Excellent

    By Discerning Reader
    Very good
  • Die again

    By J drop
    One of her best. All her stories are great. Her series on tv awesome.
  • Great book!

    By RidleyTurtle
    I bought this book three days ago and could not put it down. It was so good and I didn't want it to end so I had to read slower! Tess Gerritsen is an awesome writer and she does not disappoint with this book either!
  • Die Again

    By Linda5225
    Awesome book! Very compelling read - couldn't put it down!!
  • die again - rizzoli and isles series

    By Gblb10
    This book was well written, exciting, had great character development, and kept you guessing until the end. The author educates the reader about Africa, animals in the bush, spotlights an area where the animals are truly free, while including information about near extinction of certain big cat species. In the process of an investigation by Jane and Maura, you learn about the temperament, behavior, and instincts of big cats; whether they're in the wild or contained in a zoo. It was excellent how Tess tied together cases from Africa to Boston and throughout the USA. While Rizzoli and isles use each of their areas of expertise to find a connection between cases that seemingly appear to have a common link, but conflicting evidence. The reader also gets caught up with the wonderful supporting cast: Gabriel, Regina, Angela, Vince, the Boston PD and Detectives Frost, Tam, Crowe, Korzack. After reading the description, I was skeptical if I'd like this book. But, Tess Gerritson is a fantastic author; and if you like the Rizzoli and Isles book series, you'll like this book. I read the whole book within a day.