A unique collection of short stories from bestselling author and master of misdirection Jeffery Deaver.
A cunning collection of short stories from the master of misdirection with tales featuring the hugely popular series characters Lincoln Rhyme and Kathryn Dance.
TENSION . . .
An aging actor attempts to revive his career by entering a celebrity poker game for a reality TV show. Can he outwit his devious opponents, or is his fate doomed from the outset?
CONSPIRACY . . .
A successful crime writer dies under seemingly natural circumstances, but for one cop, doubts are lingering. There's certainly motive for murder - or is there more to the case than meets the eye?
MURDER . . .
Lincoln Rhyme is announced dead, shot by one of his suspects in cold blood. Is this the end of the line for the criminalist, or just another twist in the tale?
The most creative, skilled and intriguing thriller writer in the world - Daily Telegraph
One of the finest crime writers in the world . . . grabs the reader by the throat from the beginning . . . Superb. - Independent on Sunday
Jeffery Deaver is grand master of the ticking-clock thriller.
Brilliant . . . it's easy to get swept up in the sheer velocity of the action - Scotsman
Deaver is a master of misdirection and the plot will keep you guessing to the end. A powerful read indeed. - Evening Standard
Jeffery Deaver is the award-winning author of thirty-three internationally bestselling novels, including the 2011 James Bond novel Carte Blanche, and three collections of short stories. 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 WHSmith 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.