Dexter Is Delicious by Jeff Lindsay

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America’s most-read, most-watched, and most­ beloved serial killer—Dexter Morgan—is back. After selling more than one million copies and inspiring the wildly popular #1 Showtime series and top-rated crime drama on pay-cable television, New York Times bestselling author Jeff Lindsay returns with his most hilarious, macabre, and purely entertaining novel yet.

Dexter Morgan has always lived a happy homicidal life. He keeps his dark urges in check by adhering to one stead­fast rule . . . he only kills very bad people. But now Dexter is experiencing some major life changes—don’t we all?—and they’re mostly wrapped up in the eight-pound curiosity that is his newborn daughter. Family bliss is cut short, however, when Dexter is summoned to investigate the disappearance of a seventeen-year-old girl who has been running with a bizarre group of goths who fancy themselves to be vampires. As Dexter gets closer to the truth of what happened to the missing girl, he realizes they are not really vampires so much as cannibals. And, most disturbing . . . these people have decided they would really like to eat Dexter.

Jeff Lindsay’s bestselling, dark, ironic, and oftentimes laugh-out-loud hilarious novels about the lovable serial killer with no soul (but a redeeming desire to kill only people who deserve it) have gained a legion of fans and assumed a place in our cul­ture.

This edition includes an excerpt from Jeff Lindsay's Dexter's Final Cut.
 

About Jeff Lindsay

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JEFF LINDSAY is the New York Times bestselling author of Darkly Dreaming Dexter, Dearly Devoted Dexter, and Dexter in the Dark. His novels are the basis of the hit Showtime and CBS series, Dexter. He lives in South Florida with his family.
 
Published September 7, 2010 by Vintage. 370 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Horror, Literature & Fiction, Crime. Fiction

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Fatherly affection, empathy, guilt—could everyone's favorite law-enforcement sociopath (Dexter by Design, 2009, etc.) be turning soft?

Aug 24 2010 | Read Full Review of Dexter Is Delicious

Publishers Weekly

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Authors are often poor narrators of their work—happily this is not the case with Jeff Lindsay, who brings a perfect performance to the narration of his latest novel starring Dexter, the charismatic, s

Dec 20 2010 | Read Full Review of Dexter Is Delicious

New York Journal of Books

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Everyone’s favorite serial killer returns for a fifth outing through the darker side of Miami, and the theme this time is definitely family.Dexter Morgan has worked hard at fitting in: working an unusual but socially useful job as a forensic blood spatter expert, watching sitcoms to refine his un...

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Book Reporter

Just in time for the September 26th season premiere of “Dexter,” Showtime’s program that is based on the series, the new novel shows Lindsay stretching his wings (along with those of Dexter’s Dark Passenger, the personification of evil urges that gives new meaning to the term “wingman”) to take h...

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Los Angeles Times

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The well-intentioned serial killer is determined to put his dark side firmly in the past in Jeff Lindsay's latest installment.

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Independent.ie

It has to be seriously politically incorrect to be amused and entertained by a stone-cold serial killer, but Jeff Lindsay's Dexter Morgan and his 'Dark Passenger' has captivated millions of readers and become the hugely successful Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning US television series Dexter.

Jul 17 2010 | Read Full Review of Dexter Is Delicious

The American Book Center Blog

Dexter was originally a book series that was later adapted to become the hugely popular television series.

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