Fans of Jeffery Deaver can rejoice. Lincoln Rhyme, the brilliant criminologist, is back. Yes, yes, nitpickers will note that he did appear in last year's absolutely wonderful THE DEVIL'S TEARDROP, so he never really went away; but that was a cameo appearance, a roll-on, if you will (and Rhyme would be the first to appreciate that insensitive remark). THE EMPTY CHAIR, Jeffery Deaver's Y2K offering to his growing-exponentially-by-the-minute legion of fans, is going to keep you up all night reading, and guessing, and guessing some more.
The title THE EMPTY CHAIR has a couple of meanings here. Deaver moves Rhyme and his protege/love interest Amelia Sachs out of N