The Bodies Left Behind by Jeffery Deaver
The Bodies Left Behind

Jeffery Deaver

The Bodies Left Behind

Jeffery Deaver

544 pages first pub 2008 (editions)

fiction crime mystery thriller dark mysterious tense fast-paced


When a night-time call to 911 from a secluded Wisconsin vacation house is cut short, offduty deputy Brynn McKenzie leaves her husband and son at the dinner table and drives up to Lake Mondac to investigate. Was it a misdial or an aborted crime rep...

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Community Reviews Summary of 265 reviews


tense 100%
mysterious 71%
adventurous 57%
challenging 28%
dark 28%
emotional 28%
hopeful 14%


fast 57%
medium 42%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 57% | Plot: 28% | Character: 14%

Strong character development?

Yes: 57% | No: 42%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 66% | No: 33%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 71% | It's complicated: 14% | Yes: 14%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 57% | No: 42%

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