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Dearly Devoted Dexter

(2005)
(The second book in the Dexter series)
A novel by

 
 


He's a charming monster . . .
A macabre hero . . .
A serial killer who only kills bad people

Dexter Morgan has been under considerable pressure. It's just not easy being an ethical serial killer—especially while trying to avoid the unshakable suspicions of the dangerous Sergeant Doakes (who believes Dexter is a homicidal maniac . . . which, of course, he is). In an attempt to throw Doakes off his trail, Dexter has had to slip deep into his foolproof disguise. While not working as a blood-spatter analyst for the Miami Police Department, he now spends nearly all his time with his cheerful girlfriend, Rita, and her two children, sipping light beer and slowly becoming the world's first serial couch potato. But how long can Dexter play Kick the Can instead of Slice the Slasher? How long before his Dark Passenger forces him to drop the charade and let his inner monster run free?
In trying times, opportunity knocks. A particularly nasty psychopath is cutting a trail through Miami—a man whose twisted technique leaves even Dexter speechless. As Dexter's dark appetite is revived, his sister, Deborah (a newly minted, tough-as-nails Miami detective) is drawn headlong into the case. It quickly becomes clear that it will take a monster to catch a monster—but it isn't until his archnemesis is abducted that Dex can finally throw himself into the search for a new plaything. Unless, of course, his plaything finds him first . . .
With the incredible wit and freshness that drew widespread acclaim to Darkly Dreaming Dexter, Jeff Lindsay now takes Dexter Morgan to a new level of macabre appeal and gives us one of the most original, colorful narrators in years.

Genre: Mystery

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Hardback Editions

March 2005 : USA Hardback
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Title: Dearly Devoted Dexter
Author(s): Jeff Lindsay
ISBN: 0-8488-3304-X / 978-0-8488-3304-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Amereon Ltd
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December 2005 : UK Hardback
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Title: Dearly Devoted Dexter
Author(s): Jeff Lindsay
ISBN: 0-7528-6677-X / 978-0-7528-6677-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
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July 2005 : USA Hardback
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Title: Dearly Devoted Dexter: A Novel
Author(s): Jeff Lindsay
ISBN: 0-385-51124-8 / 978-0-385-51124-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Doubleday
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January 2005 : USA Hardback
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Title: Dearly Devoted Dexter
Author(s): Jeff Lindsay
ISBN: 1-4193-5680-1 / 978-1-4193-5680-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: RB Large Print
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Paperback Editions

January 2010 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Dearly Devoted Dexter
Author(s): Jeff Lindsay
ISBN: 0-307-47371-6 / 978-0-307-47371-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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2005 : USA Paperback
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Title: Dearly Devoted Dexter
Author(s): Jeff Lindsay
ISBN: 1-4000-9592-1 / 978-1-4000-9592-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
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July 2006 : UK Paperback
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Title: Dearly Devoted Dexter: Book Two
Author(s): Jeff Lindsay
ISBN: 0-7528-7788-7 / 978-0-7528-7788-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
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May 2006 : UK Paperback
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Title: Dearly Devoted Dexter
Author(s): Jeff Lindsay
ISBN: 0-7528-7756-9 / 978-0-7528-7756-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
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January 2006 : UK Paperback
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Title: Dearly Devoted Dexter
Author(s): Jeff Lindsay
ISBN: 0-7528-6896-9 / 978-0-7528-6896-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
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Audio Editions

June 2015 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Dearly Devoted Dexter: Dexter Book 2
Author(s): Jeff Lindsay
Publisher: Orion Publishing Group
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June 2015 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Dearly Devoted Dexter: Dexter Book 2
Author(s): Jeff Lindsay
Publisher: Orion Publishing Group
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June 2015 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Dearly Devoted Dexter: Dexter Book 2
Author(s): Jeff Lindsay
Publisher: Orion Publishing Group
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March 2012 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Dearly Devoted Dexter: Dexter, Book 2
Author(s): Jeff Lindsay
Publisher: Random House Audio
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March 2012 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Dearly Devoted Dexter: Dexter, Book 2
Author(s): Jeff Lindsay
Publisher: Random House Audio
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July 2005 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Dearly Devoted Dexter
Author(s): Jeff Lindsay
ISBN: 1-4193-3517-0 / 978-1-4193-3517-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books
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Kindle Editions

March 2009 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Dearly Devoted Dexter: Book Two
Author(s): Jeff Lindsay
Publisher: Orion
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July 2005 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Dearly Devoted Dexter
Author(s): Jeff Lindsay
Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
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