JEFFERY DEAVER is the bestselling author of thirty-five novels, including the 2011 authorised James Bond thriller, Carte Blanche, as well as three collections of short stories and a non-fiction law book. A former journalist, attorney and folksinger, he has been shortlisted for and received numerous awards around the world, including Novel of the Year from the International Thriller Writers Association for The Bodies Left Behind, the Steel Dagger for Best Thriller from the British Crime Writers Association, and the British Thumping Good Read Award. He was recently shortlisted for the ITV3 Crime Thriller Award for Best International Author. Last year he received two lifetime achievement awards, one in Italy and one in the United States. He lives in North Carolina.
Deaver is a master of manipulation himself; his skillfully constructed plots are devilishly tricky to track and impossible to solve, just the way we like them. * New York Times Book Review * If you want thrills, Deaver is your man * Guardian * Jeffery Deaver is grand master of the ticking-clock thriller -- Kathy Reichs The best psychological thriller writer around * The Times * Jeffery Deaver is a master at crafting intricate crimes that are solved through guile, tenacity and sheer creative genius. And Lincoln Rhyme is one of a kind -- Harlan Coben "Deavotees" will expect and gratefully receive the many twists and sudden turns . . . No one is better at narrative misdirection * Evening Standard * Deaver's formidable technological and forensic research, acute insight into the criminal mind, and insightful awareness of serious moral issues that affect modern life, make this breathlessly entertaining fiction * Irish Independent * The king of suspense is back and he's done it again...Riveting. * Glasgow Herald * Flawlessly constructed and paced * The Sunday Times * A tightly plotted masterpiece * Sun *