Last to Die by Tess Gerritsen: My honest thoughts on the book’s plot, characters, and overall impact.

For the second time in his young life, Teddy Clock finds himself the only one left alive after his foster family has been murdered, or anyone that’s left of it anyhow. Stripped of any family and in shock, he is taken in under the wing of Detective Jane Rizzoli from Boston PD. Jane learns that Teddy and his terminal tragedies are part of a sadistic killer’s plan.

After the incident, Jane brings Teddy to Evensong, a clandestine boarding school for all the victims of violent crime. Although she and will stay safe, janes fears increase when blood smeared dolls are located, and she discovers that will yablonski and claire ward also died because of the tragic event.

It helps Jane with the assistance of medical examiner Maura Isles to find the real story and save the children in time. In order to get rid of the obsessed killer, they have to discover an unspeakable secret that would have profound impact on their lives.

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  • Jane Rizzoli: Boston PD detective determined to protect Teddy.
  • Maura Isles: Medical examiner and Jane’s trusted partner.
  • Teddy Clock: A fourteen-year-old boy who survives two massacres.
  • Will Yablonski: Evensong student with a tragic past.
  • Claire Ward: Another Evensong student sharing a fate similar to Teddy’s.

Read Time

This is a fantastic weekend read. You’ll find Last to Die very refreshing if you like to recharge during the holidays.

Expect to spend approximately 6-8 hours immersed in the suspenseful and intricate plot of Last to Die: A Rizzoli & Isles Novel by Tess Gerritsen.

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About Tess Gerritsen

Probably one of the most successful Stanford alumni, Tess Gerritsen, the internationally bestselling author, began her writing career circumstantially after getting her M. D. from UCSF. She has authored 32 suspense novels, with “Last to Die” being bought by Amazon Studios.


Last to Die is a gripping, intense thriller that keeps readers on edge. Tess Gerritsen masterfully weaves suspense, complex characters, and a chilling plot, making this novel a must-read for crime fiction and mystery fans.

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