Deixa Dormir o Diabo by John Verdon

Deixa Dormir o Diabo

Dave Gurney #3

John Verdon

479 pages first pub 2012 (editions)

fiction crime mystery thriller dark mysterious tense medium-paced


The most decorated homicide detective in NYPD history, Dave Gurney is still trying to adjust to his life of quasi-retirement in upstate New York when a young woman who is producing a documentary on a notorious murder spree seeks his counsel. Soon ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 217 reviews


tense 100%
dark 85%
mysterious 71%
adventurous 42%
emotional 42%
challenging 14%
informative 14%


medium 42%
slow 28%
fast 28%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 50% | A mix: 33% | Character: 16%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 66% | No: 16% | Yes: 16%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 80% | Yes: 20%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 75% | No: 25%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 80% | It's complicated: 20%

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