Lincoln Rhyme is back - and he and Amelia Sachs must contend with a killer who seems to be targeting couples just as they start out on their lives together.
Number one bestselling author and ultimate thriller writer Jeffery Deaver returns with a new Lincoln Rhyme investigation.
Someone is killing couples just as they start their lives together.
Newlyweds Lincoln Rhyme and Amelia Sachs are on the hunt...
The first victims, William and Anna, were collecting her engagement ring.
1.5 carat, almost flawless.
But the Promisor had other ideas for their future...
Their murder - and that of the diamond cutter they were visiting - is only the first of a series of macabre attacks.
The killer is hunting down any witnesses who might lead to his capture. He has promised one thing: to destroy.
But Rhyme and Sachs will do whatever it takes to break his vow.
The best psychological thriller writer around. - The Times
Jeffery Deaver is one of the most consistent writers of clever, entertaining and often thought-provoking thrillers in the world
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.
If you want thrills, Deaver is your man. - Guardian
Jeffery Deaver is grand master of the ticking-clock thriller.
Jeffery Deaver is the award-winning author of two collections of short stories and 29 internationally bestselling novels, including the latest 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.