Lincoln Rhyme is threatened by his cleverest opponent yet in the seventh in the series.
Jeffery Deaver is the award-winning author of two collections of short stories and 31 internationally bestselling novels, including the 2011 James Bond novel Carte Blanche. 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. Visit his website, www.jefferydeaver.com, Facebook page, www.facebook.com/JefferyDeaver, and follow him on Twitter at twitter.com/JefferyDeaver.
Probably the best book he's ever written . . . Enough of Deaver's trademark twists to satisfy his most diehard fans . . . A great read. - ObserverAt first this seems to be simply a superbly orchestrated chase novel . . . But then, as shock follows shock, a complex mystery unfolds, literally overnight. The plot twists are sudden, dazzling and unexpected, and climax in a breathtaking finale. - Scotsman[The plot] is like opening up a Russian doll, and it's typical of Deaver's polished, clever entertainment. - Sunday TelegraphThe best psychological thriller writer around. - The TimesThe most creative, skilled and intriguing thriller writer in the world . . . [Deaver] has produced a stunning series of bestsellers with unique characterisation, intelligent characters, beguiling plots and double-barrelled and sometimes triple-barrelled solutions. - Daily Telegraph