With nods to O. Diverse, provocative, eerie and inspired, this collection of Jeffery Deaver's best stories exhibits the amazing range and signature plot twists that have earned him the title "master of ticking-bomb suspense" People. New york times bestselling author Jeffery Deaver has long thrilled fans with tales of masterful villains and their nefarious ways, and the brilliant minds who bring them to justice.
Twisted: The Collected Stories of Jeffery Deaver #ad - A beautiful woman goes to extremes to rid herself of her stalker; a daughter begs her father not to go fishing in an area where there have been a series of brutal killings; a contemporary of the playwright William Shakespeare vows to avenge his family's ruin; and Jeffery Deaver's most beloved character, criminalist Lincoln Rhyme, is back to solve a chilling Christmastime disappearance.
More Twisted: Collected Stories, Vol. IISimon & Schuster #ad - The new york times said of that book: “a mystery hit for those who like their intrigue short and sweet…The stories feature tight, bare-bones plotting and the sneaky tricks that Mr. Deaver is back with sixteen stories in the tradition of O. His subjects range from a Westchester commuter to a brilliant Victorian England caper.
Henry and Edgar Allan Poe. Now the author of the lincoln rhyme series The Cold Moon and The Bone Collector returns with a second volume of his award-winning, spine-tingling short stories of suspense. While best known for his twenty-four novels, jeffery deaver is also a short story master—he is a three-time recipient of the Ellery Queen Reader’s Award for Best Short Story, and he won the Short Story Dagger from the Crime Writers Association for a piece that appeared in his first short story collection, Twisted.
More Twisted: Collected Stories, Vol. II #ad - Deaver’s title promises. The sneaky tricks are here in spades, and Deaver even gives his fans a new Lincoln Rhyme and Amelia Sachs story. With these intricately plotted, bone-chilling stories, Jeffery Deaver is at the top of his crime-writing game. Jeffery deaver has famously thrilled and chilled fans with tales of masterful villains and the brilliant minds who bring them to justice.
Triple ThreatGrand Central Publishing #ad - Triple Threat #ad - In "game, " a housekeeper looks for her murdered employer's missing body-and uncovers a shocking truth that hits too close to home. In "paradice, " a car brake failure leaves John Pellam stranded in a remote Colorado mountain town, where he suddenly finds himself accused of murder. With this trio of brilliantly written, utterly gripping stories, Deaver proves once again that he's the "grand master of the plot twist" Booklist.
From the new york times bestselling author of the Lincoln Rhyme novel THE BURIAL HOUR--comes three powerful short stories. In "fast, " kathryn dance races against the clock to track down the members of a domestic terrorist cell--with the lives of 200 people hanging in the balance.
Trouble in Mind: The Collected Stories, Volume 3Grand Central Publishing #ad - Two olympic track hopefuls receive terrorist threats. A man makes an impulsive visit to his hometown, and learns more about his past than he bargained for. And deaver's beloved series characters Lincoln Rhyme, Kathryn Dance, and John Pellam return in stories now in print for the first time. In these twelve electrifying tales including six written just for this anthology Deaver proves once again his genius for the unexpected-in his world, appearances are always deceiving.
A devoted housekeeper embarks on a quest to find the truth behind her employer's murder. Shocking twists. Twelve diabolical tales. New york times bestselling author and highly acclaimed storyteller Jeffery Deaver-the undisputed "grand master of the plot twist" Booklist-returns with a dazzling new collection of short stories.
Trouble in Mind: The Collected Stories, Volume 3 #ad - A washed-up hollywood actor gets one last, high-stakes chance to revive his career. Fiendish suspense.
The Deliveryman: A Lincoln Rhyme Short Story Kindle Single Lincoln Rhyme seriesGrand Central Publishing #ad - And someone wants it back. Renowned forensic detective lincoln rhyme and his partner Amelia Sachs are left with a veritable mountain of evidence collected from the trash-filled alley, and their only lead is a young eyewitness: the man's eight-year-old son, who was riding along on his father's delivery route.
The Deliveryman: A Lincoln Rhyme Short Story Kindle Single Lincoln Rhyme series #ad - But the murder victim may have been more than just a simple deliveryman. Forensic detective lincoln rhyme and his partner amelia sachs return in this short story from New York Times bestselling author Jeffery DeaverTHE DELIVERYMANA Lincoln Rhyme Short StoryA man is murdered in a back alley. Rhyme and sachs uncover clues that he might have been delivering a highly illegal, contraband shipment--which is now missing.
Praying for SleepG.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - He’s watching. And he’s going to take Lis to hell with him. With a massive storm coming—in more ways than one—Lis can barely prepare for the dark cloud that approaches, threatening to take everything away from her in one horrifying sweep. He’s haunted every sleepless night ever since she testified against him.
And waiting. Now the nightmares are coming true. From the new york times bestselling author of The Never Game and the Lincoln Rhyme novels comes a twisty psychological thriller packed into a terrifying 24 hours. When paranoid schizophrenic killer michael Hrubek escapes from an institution, there’s no doubt of where he’s headed: to find the woman who put him away and to finally get his revenge.
Praying for Sleep #ad - Lis atcheson knows he’s out there—the man who killed two of her students.
Where the Evidence Lies A Mulholland / Strand Magazine ShortMulholland Books #ad - The evidence is inside the cockpit but there is one problem. The case seems like it will be an easy one to solve for former NYPD Homicide Detective Lincoln Rhyme to solve. From the new york times best-selling author of the Lincoln Rhyme series, a short story about Lincoln Rhyme solving a mysterious plane crash with no forensic evidence.
A small jet with only one pilot onboard crashes into the Atlantic Ocean. Where the evidence lies" by jeffery deaver is one of 20 short stories within Mulholland Books's Strand Originals series, featuring thrilling stories by the biggest names in mystery from the Strand Magazine archives. The wreckage sits at the bottom of the Puerto Rican Trench, the deepest part of the Atlantic Ocean that stretches to twenty-eight thousand feet.
Where the Evidence Lies A Mulholland / Strand Magazine Short #ad - The plane can't be raised. And there's no way to get to where the evidence lies. View the full series list at mulhollandbooks. Com and read them all! Local authorities are unsure whether the cause of the crash is a bomb or a violent storm.
The Sequel A Mulholland / Strand Magazine ShortMulholland Books #ad - View the full series list at mulhollandbooks. Com and listen to them all! When a lawyer discovers the possible existence of a lost, secret second novel from America's favorite writer, all hell breaks loose. For years, frederick Lowell has quietly managed the estate of the revered novelist Edward Goodwin. The sequel" is jeffrey Deaver at his finest, diabolically plotted and filled with rich characterizations.
The sequel" by jeffrey deaver is one of 20 short stories within Mulholland Books's Strand Originals series, featuring thrilling stories by the biggest names in mystery from the Strand Magazine archives. Then word comes that a sequel to the novel may in fact exist, navigating a series of startling twists that take him from a Hamptons retreat to a state penitentiary, and Lowell becomes a detective, from a Westchester homestead to a decaying Southern hotel.
The Sequel A Mulholland / Strand Magazine Short #ad - Though the author of only one novel, keeping Lowell comfortable, that book has gone on to sell hundreds of millions of copies, as well as Goodwin's ne'er-do-well and feckless children.
CaptivatedG.P. Putnam's Sons #ad - Captivated #ad - So it is not unusual when a wealthy entrepreneur hires him to track down his wife, an enigmatic artist who vanished one month before. A new story from the bestselling and award-winning master of suspense, introducing Colter Shaw. Colter shaw is a career "reward-seeker, " making his living traveling the country and locating missing persons, collecting reward money in return.
The case takes one surprising turn after another, and soon Shaw begins to wonder if this mysterious woman is more of a captor than a captive. As shaw begins to investigate, he suspects that she was fleeing a bad marriage, and he follows her trail to an artists' retreat in Indiana.
Roadside Crosses: A Kathryn Dance NovelSimon & Schuster #ad - Roadside crosses is the third in deaver's bestselling High-Tech Thriller Trilogy, along with The Blue Nowhere and The Broken Window. The case lands on the desk of Kathryn Dance, the California Bureau of Investigation's foremost kinesics -- body language-expert. It is also a searing look at the accountability of blogging and life in the online world.
And to kill in particularly horrific and efficient ways: using the personal details about the victims that they've carelessly posted in blogs and on social networking websites. Among the obstacles kathryn must hurdle are politicians from Sacramento, James Chilton, paranoid parents and the blogger himself, whose belief in the importance of blogging and the new media threatens to derail the case and potentially Dance's career.
Roadside Crosses: A Kathryn Dance Novel #ad - It is this threat that causes Dance to take desperate and risky measures. Using techniques he learned as a brilliant participant in MMORPGs, he easily eludes his pursuers and continues to track his victims, Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games, some of whom Kathryn is able to save, some not.
The monterey peninsula is rocked when a killer begins to leave roadside crosses beside local highways -- not in memoriam, but as announcements of his intention to kill. In signature jeffery deaver style, Roadside Crosses is filled with dozens of plot twists, cliff-hangers and heartrending personal subplots.
As the investigation progresses, Travis vanishes.
Garden of Beasts: A Novel of Berlin 1936Simon & Schuster #ad - In the most ingenious and provocative thriller yet from the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author Jeffery Deaver, a conscience-plagued mobster turned government hitman struggles to find his moral compass amid rampant treachery and betrayal in 1936 Berlin. Paul schumann, a german american living in New York City in 1936, is a mobster hitman known as much for his brilliant tactics as for taking only "righteous" assignments.
He's to hunt down and kill Reinhard Ernst -- the ruthless architect of Hitler's clandestine rearmament. If successful, paul will be pardoned and given the financial means to go legit; if he refuses the job, his fate will be Sing Sing and the electric chair. Paul is asked to pose as a journalist covering the summer Olympics taking place in Berlin.
Garden of Beasts: A Novel of Berlin 1936 #ad - In classic deaver fashion, the next forty-eight hours are a feverish cat-and-mouse chase, as Paul stalks Ernst through Berlin while a dogged Berlin police officer and the entire Third Reich apparatus search frantically for the American. With hairpin plot twists, the reigning "master of ticking-bomb suspense" People plumbs the nerve-jangling paranoia of prewar Berlin and steers the story to a breathtaking and wholly unpredictable ending.
But then Paul gets caught. And the arresting officer offers him a stark choice: prison or covert government service. Paul travels to germany, literally, takes a room in a boardinghouse near the Tiergarten -- the huge park in central Berlin but also, the "Garden of Beasts" -- and begins his hunt.