The fifth Lincoln Rhyme thriller - and a world of magic and illusion.
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.
One of the finest crime writers in the world . . . grabs the reader by the throat from the beginning . . . Superb. - Independent on SundayDeaver is a terrific storyteller, and he takes the reader on a rollercoaster of suspense, violence and mystery - Daily TelegraphThere is no one better at wrong-footing the reader. - Evening StandardThe best psychological thriller writer around - The TimesJeffery Deaver is grand master of the ticking-clock thriller. - Kathy Reichs