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Subject: Tess Gerritsen...where should I start?
Date Posted: 12/5/2007 10:53 PM ET
Member Since: 2/17/2006
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After seeing post about this author, I'd like to get a couple of her books. Where should I start? I've seen threads about different series. Which is best and what is the order for each series? Thanks.

Date Posted: 12/5/2007 11:24 PM ET
Member Since: 5/19/2007
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I like Tess.  She has some stand alone novels (Harvest, Life Support, Bloodstream).

Her series with Maura Isles and Jane Rizzoli is in this order:

1. The Surgeon

2. The Apprentice

3. The Sinner

4. Body Double

5. Vanished

6. The Mephisto Club

Her newest novel The Bone Garden, is also a stand alone I believe.

Hope this helps!


Date Posted: 12/7/2007 7:16 PM ET
Member Since: 7/30/2005
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A couple of weeks ago I read Tess Gerritsen's GRAVITY.  It's very suspenseful and takes place on the International Space Station.  I couldn't put it down.

Date Posted: 12/7/2007 7:53 PM ET
Member Since: 9/19/2006
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I really enjoy the Maura Isles/Jane Rizzoli series!  I remember reading the stand alone books a ways back, but really prefer series.

Date Posted: 12/9/2007 3:12 PM ET
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I am a big fan of Tess Gerritsen.  Her Jane Rizzoli/Maura Isles series is the best!  I started with The Surgeon and I was hooked..I couldn't put it down!  Then I went on a frenzy to get every book in the series that came out, needless to say, I have read all of them except some of her Romance Books ( My husband bought them for me but just havent gotten that far through my books yet!)  I would say GO FOR IT!!!!  Start with The Surgeon, you will not be disappointed!  I hope that you enjoy them as much as I have!



Date Posted: 12/9/2007 3:27 PM ET
Member Since: 10/29/2006
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I read Life Support a ways back and really enjoyed it. Since it has been sitting on my shelf for too long, I just loaned it to my mother to read. ( I can get it back in a couple of days though)

Date Posted: 12/12/2007 11:03 PM ET
Member Since: 12/7/2007
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i love her work & someone already posted the order for you earlier. Happy reading!