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Jeffery Deaver

USA (1950 - )

aka William Jefferies

Jeffery Deaver is the New York Times bestselling author of nineteen suspense novels, including The Blue Nowhere and The Bone Collector. He has been nominated for three Edgar Awards from the Mystery Writers of America and is a two-time recipient of the Ellery Queen Readers Award for Best Short Story of the Year. Mr. Deaver lives in California and Virginia.
John Pellam
1. Shallow Graves (1992) (as by William Jefferies)
2. Bloody River Blues (1993)
3. Hell's Kitchen (2001)

Series contributed to
Anthologies edited
Non fiction
Anthologies containing stories by Jeffery Deaver
Short stories
Wrong Time, Wrong Place (1998)

Jeffery Deaver recommends
Stone City
Stone City (1990)
Mitchell Smith
"A work of pure genius."
The Dark Backward
The Dark Backward (1995)
Gregory Hall
"Riveting, compelling, masterful."
Shadows (1997)
(James Whistler, book 2)
Jonathan Nasaw
"Throat-gripping. Breathes new life into the classic tales of the undead."
Comes the Dark
Comes the Dark (1999)
Michael Prescott
"Michael Prescott delivers a harrowing thriller of the first order. His characters are flesh-and-blood real, the atmosphere's intense, and the plot races along unceasingly."
Void Moon
Void Moon (1999)
Michael Connelly
"Void Moon is a high-stakes win! Author Connelly has dealt us lucky readers a rare hand - a lightning-paced thriller with a soul, a novel that takes us straight into the glitz and underbelly of Las Vegas and yet is populated with some of the most complex and captivating characters in suspense fiction."
Scavenger (2000)
Tom Savage
Eager to Please
Eager to Please (2000)
Julie Parsons
"One of those rare authors who can successfully combine psychological style, literary style, and heart-stopping suspense."
Uncommon Justice
Uncommon Justice (2001)
(Mairead O'Clare legal thriller, book 1)
Terry Devane
"Brilliant... Page-turning suspense."
The Bomber
The Bomber (2001)
(Annika Bengtzon, book 4)
Liza Marklund
"An astonishing talent."
Fear Itself
Fear Itself (2002)
Barret Schumacher
"A compelling page-turner that blends traditional suspense with a harrowing flavor of the unknown."
Cold Justice
Cold Justice (2002)
(Kali O'Brien, book 5)
Jonnie Jacobs
"A thrill ride..."
Unfit to Practice
Unfit to Practice (2002)
(Nina Reilly, book 8)
Perri O'Shaughnessy
"Nina Reilly is definitely a lawyer you'd want to have on your side."
Eighteen (2002)
Jan Burke
"Astonishing... wry... these stories are sure to delight."
Scott Free
Scott Free (2003)
John Gilstrap
"If ever there was a one-sitting read, SCOTT FREE is it. Author Gilstrap has done it again: Not only has he dished up a gut-grabbing, pure-adrenaline rush of a thriller, but he's snagged our hearts too with a gripping story of a father-son relationship that's every bit as compelling as the breathtaking scenes and the wry, perceptive observations about small-town life."
The Last Witness
The Last Witness (2003)
(Lou Mason, book 2)
Joel Goldman
"Fast, furious and thoroughly enjoyable, The Last Witness is classic, and classy-filled with great characters and sharp, stylish writing."
The Angel of Montague Street
The Angel of Montague Street (2003)
Norman Green
"Like Richard Price, Norm Green brings an uncanny bare-knuckle vivacity to his portrayal of life on the streets."
Mission Canyon
Mission Canyon (2003)
(Evan Delaney, book 2)
Meg Gardiner
"It seems that the most enjoyable thrillers bring together the past and the present in unexpected yet suspenseful ways. So it is with Mission Canyon."
Cry Last Heard
Cry Last Heard (2003)
(Tally Nowata, book 2)
Hannah Nyala
"Hannah Nyala soars above the genre and gives us poetry."
The London Blitz Murders
The London Blitz Murders (2004)
(Disaster, book 5)
Max Allan Collins
"Collins masterfully blends fact and fiction... [and] trancends the historical thriller."
Prince of Thieves
Prince of Thieves (2004)
Chuck Hogan
"What a compelling read! Hogan's Prince of Thieves is smart, speedy, and stylish - a literary pulp fiction."
Blood Witness
Blood Witness (2005)
Mary Germano
"Thoroughly enjoyable. A compelling thriller!"
Immoral (2005)
(Jonathan Stride, book 1)
Brian Freeman
"Breathtakingly real and utterly compelling... some of the most literate and stylish writing you'll find anywhere today."
The Cleaner
The Cleaner (2006)
(Jonathan Quinn Thriller, book 1)
Brett Battles
"This book is a pure delight. Protagonist Jonathan Quinn is a unique and welcome addition to the world of crime fiction. Author Battles' THE CLEANER is a brilliant and heart-pounding thriller; I'm on the edge of my seat, awaiting future installment of Quinn's adventures."
A Walk in the Dark
A Walk in the Dark (2006)
(Guido Guerrieri, book 2)
Gianrico Carofiglio
"Raises the standard for crime fiction. Carofiglio's deft touch has given us a story that is both literary and gritty-and one that speeds along like the best legal thrillers. His insights into human nature-good and bad-are breathtaking."
A Hard Day's Death
A Hard Day's Death (2008)
(Spike Berenger Rock 'n' Roll Hit, book 1)
Raymond Benson
"A sizzling story full of classic thriller twists, humor, and a dead-on look at the music business, A Hard Day's Death is number one with a bullet."
I Kill
I Kill (2008)
Giorgio Faletti
"In my neck of the woods people like Faletti are called larger than life, living legends."
The Walk-In
The Walk-In (2008)
Gary Berntsen and Ralph Pezzullo
"What thrillers aspire to be... Tom Clancy for our era."
Even (2009)
(David Trevellyan Thriller, book 1)
Andrew Grant
"Modern noir at its best... brilliantly plotted and smart, and delivers the bone-jarring kick of a .45."
Borrowed Time
Borrowed Time (2009)
C J Lyons
"A compelling new voice in thriller writing... I love how the characters come alive on every page."

Road Closed (2010)
(Geraldine Steel, book 2)
Leigh Russell
"A stylish top-of-the-line tale."

Sister (2010)
Rosamund Lupton
"As compelling as it is stylish. Sister exists in that rare place where crime fiction and literature coincide."

The Perfect Prey (2011)
(John Stallings, book 2)
James Andrus
"One of the best cop novels to come along in years."

Amerikan Eagle (2011)
Alan Glenn
"Rich in history and filled with breathtakingly true characters and nonstop plotting."

Creep (2011)
(Serial Killer Files, book 1)
Jennifer Hillier
"Top-of-the-line thriller writing. You better call in sick, because you're not going anywhere until you finish reading..."

Dominance (2011)
Will Lavender
"A brilliant concept, brilliantly executed. Dominanve moves to the top of the thriiler genre.... Oh, and that last page...."

Hunted (2011)
(Danny Shanklin, book 1)
Emlyn Rees
"Hunted gives new meaning to the phrase "fast-paced." Filled with clever twists, stylishly written and populated with characters who are as real as our friends and family (and enemies!), this thriller moves at breakneck pace from first page to last. Bravo!"

The Trust (2012)
(Grove O'Rourke, book 2)
Norb Vonnegut
"If anybody can turn international finance into a riveting thriller, it's Norb Vonnegut."

The Edge of Normal (2013)
(Reeve LeClaire, book 1)
Carla Norton

Fatal Act (2013)
(Geraldine Steel, book 6)
Leigh Russell
"A brilliant talent in the thriller field."

The Farm (2014)
Tom Rob Smith
"On rare occasions, an author pulls off the high-wire act of writing a crime-oriented novel that easily transcends the genre. THE FARM is one of these."

End Game (2014)
(Jonathan Grave, book 6)
John Gilstrap

The Butcher (2014)
(Serial Killer Files, book 3)
Jennifer Hillier

Killer Plan (2014)
(Geraldine Steel, book 7)
Leigh Russell
"A brilliant talent in the thriller field."

The Butcher Bird (2015)
(Somershill Manor Mystery, book 2)
S D Sykes
"The medieval CJ Sansom."

The Lost Codex (2015)
(OPSIG Team Black, book 3)
Alan Jacobson
"Nonstop action, living-breathing characters, rich detail and sharp-as-a-knife prose. A brilliant job!."

Seized (2015)
(Profiler, book 3)
Elizabeth Heiter
"Gripping from the first page, Vanished will keep you on the edge of your seat all the way to its searing conclusion...a roller coaster of a thriller."

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