The Broken Window by Jeffery Deaver

The Broken Window

Lincoln Rhyme #8

Jeffery Deaver

414 pages first pub 2008 (editions)

fiction crime mystery thriller dark mysterious tense fast-paced


Lincoln Rhyme and partner/paramour Amelia Sachs return to face a criminal whose ingenious staging of crimes is enabled by a terrifying access to information...When Lincoln's estranged cousin Arthur Rhyme is arrested on murder charges, the case is ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 444 reviews


mysterious 87%
dark 62%
adventurous 50%
tense 25%
informative 12%


fast 44%
medium 33%
slow 22%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 50% | A mix: 25% | Character: 25%

Strong character development?

No: 75% | It's complicated: 25%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 50% | No: 25% | Yes: 25%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 66% | Yes: 33%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 66% | Yes: 33%

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