The Basis for the Showtime® Original Series Starring Michael C. Hall
Meet Dexter Morgan, a polite wolf in sheep’s clothing. He’s handsome and charming, but something in his past has made him abide by a different set of rules. He’s a serial killer whose one golden rule makes him immensely likeable: he only kills bad people. And his job as a blood splatter expert for the Miami police department puts him in the perfect position to identify his victims. But when a series of brutal murders bearing a striking similarity to his own style start turning up, Dexter is caught between being flattered and being frightened - of himself or some other fiend.
©2005 Jeff Lindsay (P)2012 Random House
"A macabre tour-de-force." (The New York Times Book Review)
“A dark comedy with a creative twist.” (The Miami Herald)
“Dark and devious..Daring and unexpectedly comedic.” (USA Today)
I am definitely planning to read the next book and eventually watch the show. The storyline wasn't amazing to me, but the whole idea of him and what will happen next really interests me. I didn't care much about anyone else in the story except his foster father, but I super enjoyed his inner thoughts and his dark passenger conflicts.
Story was Dexter. Love Dexter or not, this is what Dexter is.
The audio book could have been better with a different narrator.
I'd suggest watching the series. I have another Dexter queued but won't rush to listen to it.
The differences in the books and the show make for a really intense read. You think you know what's going to happen buuuuut... You don't! So amazing. Can't wait to start book two.
The writing is almost the writing to the show to a tee. I love it!
Great story the 1st go round but save your $$ if you watched Dexter on Netflix.
I watched the entire Dexter series before listening to the book. I found the book much more humorous and dark than the show. I look forward to hearing what Dexter has up his sleeve for the next book!
i like that Jeff sounded like the TV Dexter and unlike the TV I get to know more about Dexter and how he thinks. The book is always better of course. I am looking forward to getting the other series books.
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