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Book Review of The Silent Girl (Rizzoli & Isles, Bk 9)

The Silent Girl (Rizzoli & Isles, Bk 9)
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Detective Jane Rizzoli investigates the murder of an unidentified woman on a tenement rooftop in Chinatown. Her hand was severed and her throat sliced open. With no clues as to her identity, Rizzoli search leads her to a nineteen year old murder-suicide in a Chinatown restaurant, and two cases involving missing teenage girls. Soon a martial arts instructor with ties to the old cases is involved, along with a retired cop, an Irish mobster, and lots of Chinese folklore.

I absolutely could not put this book down. There is so much going on with this story. Gerritsen starts with the mysterious body found in Chinatown, but soon pulls us into an old murder case at the Red Pheonix restaurant which is said to be haunted. The clues pile up with each chapter, but they also tie to other old unsolved cases. We only see a little of Maura Isles in this book. It's mostly told from Jane's point-of-view. My rating: 5 Stars.