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Tess Gerritsen

Autor(a) de The Surgeon

128+ Works 47,123 Membros 1,560 Reviews 146 Favorited

About the Author

Tess Gerritsen was born on June 12, 1953 in San Diego, California. She received a bachelor's degree from Stanford University and a M.D. from the University of California, San Francisco. While on maternity leave from her work as a physician, she began to write fiction. Her first novel, Call After mostrar mais Midnight was published in 1987. It was followed by eight more romantic suspense novels. She also wrote the screenplay, Adrift, which aired as a 1993 CBS Movie of the Week starring Kate Jackson. Her first medical thriller, Harvest, was published in 1996. She is the author of the Rizzoli and Isles series, which was adapted into a television show. She has won several awards including the Nero Wolfe Award for Vanish and the Rita Award for The Surgeon. She retired from the medical field and writes full-time. Her other novels include Presumed Guilty, Harvest, Gravity, The Bone Garden, and Playing with Fire. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
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Séries

Obras de Tess Gerritsen

The Surgeon (2001) 4,351 cópias
Vanish (2005) 3,337 cópias
The Apprentice (2002) 3,223 cópias
Body Double (2004) 3,158 cópias
The Sinner (2003) 3,048 cópias
The Mephisto Club (2006) 2,980 cópias
The Bone Garden (2007) 2,568 cópias
The Keepsake (2008) 2,494 cópias
Ice Cold (2010) 2,234 cópias
Gravity (1999) 1,719 cópias
Harvest (1996) 1,690 cópias
Life Support (1997) 1,588 cópias
Bloodstream (1998) 1,541 cópias
Die Again (2014) 1,149 cópias
Last to Die (2012) 1,105 cópias
The Silent Girl (2011) 979 cópias
Playing with Fire (2015) 802 cópias
Girl Missing (1994) 783 cópias
I Know a Secret (2017) 753 cópias
Presumed Guilty (1993) 477 cópias
Call After Midnight (1987) 471 cópias
Never Say Die (1992) 447 cópias
Under the Knife (1990) 442 cópias
Keeper of the Bride (1996) 430 cópias
Freaks (2011) 412 cópias
Whistleblower (1992) 411 cópias
In Their Footsteps (1995) 410 cópias
The Shape of Night (2019) 400 cópias
The Spy Coast (2023) 353 cópias
Stolen (1995) 298 cópias
Choose Me (2021) 295 cópias
Listen to Me (2022) 291 cópias
John Doe (2012) 158 cópias
Incendio (2013) 122 cópias
Harvest [and] Life Support (1996) 92 cópias
Rizzoli & Isles: Books 1-8 (2011) 19 cópias
Something to Hide (Thief of Hearts / Shadow on the Sun) (1999) — Contribuinte — 18 cópias
Gravity [and] Bloodstream (2004) 18 cópias
Heatwave (3-in-1) (1998) — Contribuinte — 17 cópias
Don't Talk To Strangers (1900) 13 cópias
Rizzoli & Isles: Books 1-10 (2015) 5 cópias
Thrills & Chills: A Suspense Fiction Sampler (2016) — Contribuinte — 5 cópias
No Reason to Trust (2021) 4 cópias
Rizzoli & Isles: Books 7-12 (2021) 3 cópias
Hidden motives (2014) 3 cópias
On the Edge (2021) 3 cópias
Rizzoli & Isles: Books 1-5 (2006) 3 cópias
Take 5, Volume 4 (Anthology 5-in-1) (2001) — Contribuinte — 3 cópias
The Spy Coast 2 cópias
La signora delle spie (2023) 2 cópias
Adventure's Mistress (1985) 2 cópias
Love's Masquerade (1986) 2 cópias
Haihtunud (Toimik, 43) (2006) 2 cópias
Rizzoli & Isles: Books 1-9 (2012) 2 cópias
Biçak Sirti (2020) 1 exemplar(es)
Kan Gölü (2018) 1 exemplar(es)
The Surgeon | Vanish 1 exemplar(es)
Great Plains 1 exemplar(es)
Trust no one 1 exemplar(es)
Lr̆lingurinn (2012) 1 exemplar(es)
Šėlas 1 exemplar(es)
Rizzoli & Isles 12 Book Collection (2021) 1 exemplar(es)
Amicizie pericolose 1 exemplar(es)
A Nun in the Closet 1 exemplar(es)
Temný stín noci (2020) 1 exemplar(es)
Clairvoyant 1 exemplar(es)
Cirak (2010) 1 exemplar(es)
Sem título 1 exemplar(es)
Becoming Jane 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

No Rest for the Dead: A Serial Novel (2011) — Contribuinte — 405 cópias
In the Shadow of the Master: Classic Tales by Edgar Allan Poe (2009) — Artista da capa — 173 cópias
Fourteen Days: A Collaborative Novel (2022) — Contribuinte — 160 cópias
Hint Fiction: An Anthology of Stories in 25 Words or Fewer (2010) — Contribuinte — 132 cópias
The Dragon and the Stars (2010) — Introdução, algumas edições51 cópias
Rizzoli & Isles: The Complete Second Season (2011) — Autor, algumas edições35 cópias
Rizzoli & Isles: The Complete Third Season (2012) — Autor — 32 cópias

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Conhecimento Comum

Nome padrão
Gerritsen, Tess
Nome de batismo
Gerritsen, Teresa
Outros nomes
Gerritsen, Terry
Data de nascimento
1953-06-12
Sexo
female
Nacionalidade
USA
Local de nascimento
San Diego, California, USA
Locais de residência
San Diego, California, USA
Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Camden, Maine, USA
Educação
Stanford University (BA|Anthropology|1975)
University of California, Berkeley (MD|1979)
Ocupação
author
physician
mystery novelist
historical novelist
screenwriter
Premiações
Romantic Times Career Achievement Award (Female Sleuth, 2006)
Pequena biografia
Tess Gerritsen left a successful practice as an internist to raise her children and concentrate on her writing. She gained nationwide acclaim for her first novel of suspense, the 1996 New York Times bestseller Harvest. Subsequently, she wrote three bestselling medical thrillers, Life Support (1997), Bloodstream (1998), and Gravity (1999). Her first crime thriller, The Surgeon (2001) introduced the character of homicide detective Jane Rizzoli, who then became the focus of a series of novels that paired her with medical examiner Dr. Maura Isles. The books were adapted into the television series Rizzoli & Isles.

Membros

Resenhas

This really had me quessing and I didn't quite figure out the answer I was looking for.....the twists and turns in the story worked! Great characters and fun to think about two authors working together to produce this page-turning book.
 
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nyiper | outras 5 resenhas | Apr 18, 2024 |
I enjoyed this story of retired spies and lots of intrigue. I felt it was a little slow in the first chapters but I had a hard time putting the book down by the middle of the book. I loved Maggie and her friends in the Martini Club. I liked Jo. I enjoyed the action.
 
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Virginia51 | outras 19 resenhas | Apr 18, 2024 |
This is my first Tess Gerritsen. It won't be my last. I've gathered that the book is one of a series, but that simply doesn't matter. The characters, some of whom appear in other Gerritsen books apparenty, are stand-alones who become quickly quite believable.

A clever plot brings together two seemingly unconnected stories, and we find ourselves in a violent world of human trafficking, police and FBI corruption, and a nine-and-a-bit-months pregnant detective, Jane Rizzoli. Whether you're blanching at the details of a too-much-information autopsy, being quietly horrified at the bleak life of a young trafficked woman, willing a siege situation to come out right - since our pregnant cop is right in the thick of it - or following the convoluted politics of the case, you'll be involved in this narrative.

It's not a good book for an insomniac like me, as I chose to read yet another chapter before trying to settle down at last to sleep...and then another ... and another. A thoroughly involving read.
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Margaret09 | outras 69 resenhas | Apr 15, 2024 |
I only picked this up because I was ill in bed and wanted an easyish read. I was disappointed. Victor Holland is fighting to bring a terrifying secret into the public realm, when the highest reaches of government are doing their best to keep the story secret. A young woman who comes to his aid, Catherine Weaver , finds herself sucked in. Despite the hectic pace of their adventures, Victor and Catherine are never too stressed to avoid wise-cracks and smart remarks, never too involved that they do not have the time to fall in love. I didn't believe a word of it.… (mais)
 
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Margaret09 | outras 11 resenhas | Apr 15, 2024 |

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Estatísticas

Obras
128
Also by
23
Membros
47,123
Popularidade
#336
Avaliação
3.8
Resenhas
1,560
ISBNs
1,756
Idiomas
26
Favorito
146

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