Jeffery Deaver

American thriller author and creator of Lincoln Rhyme.

06/05/1950 -

Jeffery Deaver biography and information

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 PattersonKathy Reichs and Lee Child.


Books by Jeffery Deaver

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"I write for my fans" Jeffery Deaver

Posted on 24th Jun, 2013

We spoke to Jeffery Deaver about his latest Lincoln Rhyme novel, The Kill Room...