Tropic of Night
By Michael Gruber
(William Morrow Paperbacks, Paperback, 9780061650734, 496pp.)
Publication Date: January 2009
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Jane Doe lives in the shadows under an assumed name. A once-promising anthropologist and an expert on shamanism, everyone thinks she's dead. Or so she hopes.
Jimmy Paz is a Cuban-American police detective. Straddling two cultures, he understands things others cannot.
When the killings start -- a series of ritualistic murders -- all of Miami is terrified. Especially Jane. She knows the dark truth that Jimmy must desperately search to uncover. As their lives slowly interconnect, Jane and Paz are soon caught in a cataclysmic battle between good and an evil as unimaginable as it is terrifying . . .
New York Times bestselling author Michael Gruber is the author of five acclaimed novels. He lives in Seattle.
‚eoeA blockbuster....Gruber creates a hallucinatory atmosphere as unsettling†as it is exciting.‚e
‚eoeBold, provacative, and frightening ... An extraordinary debut.‚e
‚eoeAn astonishing piece of fiction, one that expands the boundaries of the thriller genre.‚e
‚eoeGripping ... Gurber has written an undeniably strong book.‚e
‚eoeAbsolutely mesmerizing.... Equal parts literary novel and thriller.... Gruber has an astonishing way of pulling in the reader.‚e
-Cleveland Plain Dealer
‚eoeNo ordinary thriller....Brilliant.‚e
-St. Petersburg Times
‚eoeDramatic [and] addictive....every character is fascinating ... a dark, thoughtful, original mystery that...makes the impossible believable.‚e
-Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
‚eoeEven better [than The DaVinci Code]. Scary, fascinating ... shakes modern notions of reality. A haunting book.‚e
-Capital Times (Madison, WI)
‚eoeA fresh, intelligent thriller ... one of the most absorbing and original novels I‚e(TM)ve read this year.‚e
-New Orleans Times-Picayune
‚eoeAn engaging thriller with a conscience -- providing insights ... and social commentary.‚e
‚eoeA riveting tale...that stands up to the best books penned by Stephen King and Peter Straub.‚e
-The Leader-Post (Canada)
‚eoeAn intricate thriller...perfectly balanced...[a] finely crafted, intelligent and original work.‚e
-Publishers Weekly (starred review)
-Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review
‚eoeA phenomenal debut thriller.‚e
-Book Magazine - Most Wanted List
‚eoeWOW -- what an incredible talent!... A superb read that draws you down into its spell of murder and magic. Astonishing.‚e
-Ridley Pearson, author of #1 New York Times bestseller THE DIARY OF ELLEN RIMBAUER and THE ART OF DECEPTION
‚eoeA dark, brilliant book with as indelible a central character as Smilla from SMILLA‚e(TM)S SENSE OF SNOW.‚e
-Martin Cruz Smith, author of GORKY PARK
‚eoe[An] inventive and deeply engrossing book ... absolutely gripping and thought provoking. In a word, ‚eoeTropic of Night‚e is magical.‚e
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