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Jeffery Deaver is the author of three collections of short stories and 32 suspense novels. He is best known for his Lincoln Rhyme thrillers, which include the number one bestsellers The Vanished Man, The Twelfth Card and The Cold Moon, as well as The Bone Collector which was made into a feature film starring Denzel Washington and Angelina Jolie. The first Kathryn Dance novel, The Sleeping Doll, was published in 2007 to enormous acclaim.

A three-time recipient of the Ellery Queen Reader's Award for Best Short Story of the year, he has been nominated for an Anthony Award and six Edgar Awards from the Mystery Writers of America. He won the WH Smith Thumping Good Read Award in 2001 and in 2004 won the Crime Writers' Association Steel Dagger for Best Thriller with Garden of Beasts, and their Short Story Dagger for The Weekender from Twisted.

Jeffery Deaver lives in North Carolina and California.

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If you like Jeffery Deaver you might also like to read books by Tess Gerritsen, Nelson Demille and Gerald Seymour.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Jeffery Deaver

The Steel Kiss by Jeffery Deaver
The Steel Kiss
Jeffery Deaver
Number one bestselling author and master of suspense Jeffery Deaver returns with the twelfth Lincoln Rhyme thriller.
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/01/2017
Solitude Creek by Jeffery Deaver
Reader Reviewed Solitude Creek
Jeffery Deaver
Feel the fear of the victims and witnesses, hear the thoughts of the cunning and extremely intimidating perpetrator, turn the final page and find yourself wanting to read it all over again… this is an explosive and riveting novel. You...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/02/2016
Trouble in Mind by Jeffery Deaver
Trouble in Mind
Jeffery Deaver
August 2015 Book of the Month. Deaver’s third collection of short stories contains twelve pieces and every one one of them a gem of a read full of clever plotting, surprise, tension...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/07/2015
Solitude Creek by Jeffery Deaver
Reader Reviewed Solitude Creek
Jeffery Deaver
May 2015 eBook of the Month. Feel the fear of the victims and witnesses, hear the thoughts of the cunning and extremely intimidating perpetrator, turn the final page and find yourself wanting...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/05/2015
The Skin Collector by Jeffery Deaver
The Skin Collector
Jeffery Deaver
This is forensic scientist, quadriplegic Lincoln Rhyme’s eleventh case. He is an interesting character surrounded by a great team so fans will be among old favourites. Newcomers will be fine for Jeffery Deaver is very good at introducing you to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/01/2015
The October List by Jeffery Deaver
The October List
Jeffery Deaver
As Deaver says himself, “a crime scene always begins at the end, you know what happened, you must work backwards, piecing together the events that come before” and so he has produced a novel in reverse. We start at Chapter...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/09/2014
The Skin Collector by Jeffery Deaver
The Skin Collector
Jeffery Deaver
May 2014 Book of the Month. This is forensic scientist, quadriplegic Lincoln Rhyme’s eleventh case. He is an interesting character surrounded by a great team so fans will be among old favourites. ...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/05/2014
Trouble in Mind by Jeffery Deaver
Trouble in Mind
Jeffery Deaver
Deaver’s third collection of short stories contains twelve pieces. Six are new; one Lincoln Rhyme, one Kathryn Dance, one John Pellam and three stand-alones. Two of the older ones, The Therapist and Forever, border on the occult and one, Paradise,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970
The Kill Room by Jeffery Deaver
The Kill Room
Jeffery Deaver
A Lincoln Rhyme and Amelia Sachs investigation. For those unfamiliar with this brilliant character, he is wheelchair bound, frequently house bound too. In this one he leaves his room! It concerns the investigation of a murder of an outspoken critic...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2014
The October List by Jeffery Deaver
The October List
Jeffery Deaver
As Deaver says himself, “a crime scene always begins at the end, you know what happened, you must work backwards, piecing together the events that come before” and so he has produced a novel in reverse. We start at Chapter...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970
Xo A Kathryn Dance Thriller by Jeffery Deaver
Xo A Kathryn Dance Thriller
Jeffery Deaver
Number One bestseller Jeffery Deaver returns with a new Kathryn Dance thriller.
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/12/2012
Carte Blanche The New James Bond Novel by Jeffery Deaver
Carte Blanche The New James Bond Novel
Jeffery Deaver
James Bond returns in a contemporary new thriller by Number One bestselling author Jeffery Deaver. The only suspects are career killers with no care for civilian victims. Bond must find out who is paying them, what they plan, and stop...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/01/2012
Carte Blanche : The New James Bond Novel by Jeffery Deaver
Carte Blanche : The New James Bond Novel
Jeffery Deaver
Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts at the Hay Festival on 28 May 2011. James Bond returns in a contemporary new thriller by Number One bestselling author Jeffery Deaver. CARTE BLANCHE takes place in the present day over...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/05/2011
The Bone Collector by Jeffery Deaver
The Bone Collector
Jeffery Deaver
Matthew Dunn, author of The Spycatcher, on The Bone Collector... What happens if you take Sherlock Holmes cantankerous, yet brilliant analytical brain, put it in a body that cannot move, make him a modern American, and move...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/05/2009
Garden Of Beasts by Jeffery Deaver
Garden Of Beasts
Jeffery Deaver
An American who normally writes contemporary police procedural or serial killer tales, sets his latest thriller in pre-war Germany during the 1936 Olympics. It’s a mix of old-fashioned detective work (German policeman), appalling training tests (S.S.), a failing hit-man (ex-Mafia)...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/05/2005

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