Jeffery Deaver

American thriller author and creator of Lincoln Rhyme.

Jeffery Deaver

Biography

Date of birth: 06 May 1950

Jeffery Deaver is an internationally bestselling author whose books have been sold in over 150 countries. He worked as a journalist and practiced law before using his long commute to work to start writing the sort of books he wanted to read. He has now written over thirty-two novels.

He is best known for his series of books featuring Lincoln Rhyme, a quadriplegic detective. The first Lincoln Rhyme novel, The Bone Collector, was made into a feature film starring Denzel Washington and Angelina Jolie.

In 2011 he published Carte Blanche, an official James Bond novel, to broad critical acclaim.

Book and writing awards

British Crime Writers Association Steel Dagger Award 2004 (Garden of Beasts), International Thriller Writers Award Best Novel 2009 (The Bodies Left Behind).

Similar authors to Jeffery Deaver

James Patterson, Kathy Reichs and Lee Child.

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The October List

The October List

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You wait, desperately, for news of your daughter. At last, the door opens. But it is not the negotiators, or the FBI. It is her kidnapper. And he has a gun ...Two days ago, life was normal. How did it end like this? Every crime scene begins at...
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The Kill Room - Lincoln Rhyme Book 10 (Paperback)

by Jeffery Deaver

Format: Paperback 560 pages
Published: 30/01/2014
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A sniper shot from a near-impossible distance. Evidence that the order came from the highest levels of US government. A New York DA who won't... Read more

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The October List

The October List (Paperback)

by Jeffery Deaver

Format: Paperback 384 pages
Published: 25/09/2014
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You wait, desperately, for news of your daughter. At last, the door opens. But it is not the negotiators, or the FBI. It is her kidnapper. And he... Read more

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The Vanished Man - Lincoln Rhyme Book 5

The Vanished Man - Lincoln Rhyme Book 5 (Paperback)

by Jeffery Deaver

Format: Paperback 512 pages
Published: 10/04/2014
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A killer flees the scene of a homicide at a prestigious Manhattan music school and locks himself in a classroom. Within minutes, the police have him... Read more

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The Empty Chair: Lincoln Rhyme Book 3 - Lincoln Rhyme Book 3

The Empty Chair: Lincoln Rhyme Book 3 - Lincoln Rhyme Book 3 (Paperback)

by Jeffery Deaver

Format: Paperback 496 pages
Published: 13/03/2014
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Lincoln Rhyme has travelled to a world-famous spinal cord injuries center in North Carolina for some risky, experimental surgery. It may make him a... Read more

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Xo: Book 3: A Kathryn Dance Thriller - Kathryn Dance Book 3

Xo: Book 3: A Kathryn Dance Thriller - Kathryn Dance Book 3 (Paperback)

by Jeffery Deaver

Format: Paperback 512 pages
Published: 23/05/2013
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Kayleigh Towne is a beautiful and successful singer-songwriter, and Edwin Sharp is her biggest fan. When she replies to one of his fan letters with... Read more

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The Stone Monkey: Lincoln Rhyme Book 4 - Lincoln Rhyme Book 4

The Stone Monkey: Lincoln Rhyme Book 4 - Lincoln Rhyme Book 4 (Paperback)

by Jeffery Deaver

Format: Paperback 528 pages
Published: 13/03/2014
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Lincoln and Amelia are recruited to track down a cargo ship carrying two dozen illegal Chinese immigrants, as well as the notorious human smuggler... Read more

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Roadside Crosses: Book 2 - Kathryn Dance Book 2

Roadside Crosses: Book 2 - Kathryn Dance Book 2 (Paperback)

by Jeffery Deaver

Format: Paperback 480 pages
Published: 01/04/2010
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A highway patrol trooper notices something strange on the side of the road: a homemade cross, fashioned as a memorial. Except the date being... Read more

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Carte Blanche: The New James Bond Novel (Paperback)

by Jeffery Deaver

Format: Paperback 512 pages
Published: 24/05/2012
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Thousands will die. It is not known where, or how, or who is behind the threat. 007 is given carte blanche to do anything necessary to protect his... Read more

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The Sleeping Doll: Kathryn Dance Book 1 - Kathryn Dance Book 1

The Sleeping Doll: Kathryn Dance Book 1 - Kathryn Dance Book 1 (Paperback)

by Jeffery Deaver

Format: Paperback 560 pages
Published: 01/03/2008
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California Bureau of Investigation Special agent Kathryn Dance is an expert in kinesics: the science of interpreting behaviour. It makes her a... Read more

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Edge

Edge (Paperback)

by Jeffery Deaver

Format: Paperback 544 pages
Published: 15/09/2011
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When a Washington, D.C. police detective is targeted by Henry Loving, he and his family are immediately put under government protection. Loving is a... Read more

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Garden of Beasts

Garden of Beasts (Paperback)

by Jeffery Deaver

Format: Paperback 528 pages
Published: 15/01/2005
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Paul Schumann is a contract hitman for the mob in 1936. But with Prohibition over and the gang wars associated with it coming to an end, Schumann... Read more

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The Devil's Teardrop

The Devil's Teardrop (Paperback)

by Jeffery Deaver

Format: Paperback 496 pages
Published: 19/02/2000
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At 9 am on 31st December a man gets onto the packed escalator of a metro station and fires a silenced machine gun through a paper bag. He escapes... Read more

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Speaking in Tongues

Speaking in Tongues (Paperback)

by Jeffery Deaver

Format: Paperback 320 pages
Published: 05/06/1999
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Words are the most dangerous weapons on earth - and Tate Collier, who has a consummate skill with them, can talk his way into anyone's heart,... Read more

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A Maiden's Grave

A Maiden's Grave (Paperback)

by Jeffery Deaver

Format: Paperback 496 pages
Published: 05/09/1996
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A trio of desperate convicts has hijacked a bus carrying a group of deaf and mute schoolgirls who are now being held hostage in a disused... Read more

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Praying for Sleep

Praying for Sleep (Paperback)

by Jeffery Deaver

Format: Paperback 464 pages
Published: 17/08/1995
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Michael Hrubek, a schizophrenic psychopath, escapes from a mental institution. The directors of the hospital, concerned for their reputation, tell... Read more

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The Lesson of Her Death

The Lesson of Her Death (Paperback)

by Jeffery Deaver

Format: Paperback 528 pages
Published: 21/07/1994
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When Detective Bill Corde looks at the beautiful face of the murdered girl in the mud, he does not know his own life is about to turn into a... Read more

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Mistress of Justice

Mistress of Justice (Paperback)

by Jeffery Deaver

Format: Paperback 368 pages
Published: 22/06/2002
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Taylor Lockwood spends her days working as a paralegal in one of New York's pre-eminent Wall Street law firms and her nights playing jazz piano... Read more

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The Skin Collector - Lincoln Rhyme Book 11 (Hardback)

by Jeffery Deaver

Format: Hardback 448 pages
Published: 08/05/2014
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COPYCAT? OR REVENGE? They have never seen a murder like it. A talented tattoo artist is using poison instead of ink. His victim is a young woman.... Read more

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