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Jeffery Deaver


USA flag (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.
 
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Stone City (1990)
Mitchell Smith
"A work of pure genius."
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The Dark Backward (1995)
Gregory Hall
"Riveting, compelling, masterful."
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Shadows (1997)
(James Whistler, book 2)
Jonathan Nasaw
"Throat-gripping. Breathes new life into the classic tales of the undead."
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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."
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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."
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Eager to Please (2000)
Julie Parsons
"One of those rare authors who can successfully combine psychological style, literary style, and heart-stopping suspense."
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Uncommon Justice (2001)
(Mairead O'Clare legal thriller, book 1)
Terry Devane
"Brilliant... Page-turning suspense."
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The Bomber (2001)
(Annika Bengtzon, book 4)
Liza Marklund
"An astonishing talent."
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Fear Itself (2002)
Barret Schumacher
"A compelling page-turner that blends traditional suspense with a harrowing flavor of the unknown."
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Cold Justice (2002)
(Kali O'Brien, book 5)
Jonnie Jacobs
"A thrill ride..."
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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."
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Eighteen (2002)
Jan Burke
"Astonishing... wry... these stories are sure to delight."
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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."
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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."
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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."
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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."
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Cry Last Heard (2003)
(Tally Nowata, book 2)
Hannah Nyala
"Hannah Nyala soars above the genre and gives us poetry."
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The London Blitz Murders (2004)
(Disaster, book 5)
Max Allan Collins
"Collins masterfully blends fact and fiction... [and] trancends the historical thriller."
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Prince of Thieves (2004)
Chuck Hogan
"What a compelling read! Hogan's Prince of Thieves is smart, speedy, and stylish - a literary pulp fiction."
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Blood Witness (2005)
Mary Germano
"Thoroughly enjoyable. A compelling thriller!"
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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."
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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."
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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."
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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."
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I Kill (2008)
Giorgio Faletti
"In my neck of the woods people like Faletti are called larger than life, living legends."
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The Walk-In (2008)
Gary Berntsen and Ralph Pezzullo
"What thrillers aspire to be... Tom Clancy for our era."
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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."
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Borrowed Time (2009)
C J Lyons
"A compelling new voice in thriller writing... I love how the characters come alive on every page."
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Road Closed (2010)
(Geraldine Steel, book 2)
Leigh Russell
"A stylish top-of-the-line tale."
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Sister (2010)
Rosamund Lupton
"As compelling as it is stylish. Sister exists in that rare place where crime fiction and literature coincide."
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The Perfect Prey (2011)
(John Stallings, book 2)
James Andrus
"One of the best cop novels to come along in years."
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Amerikan Eagle (2011)
Alan Glenn
"Rich in history and filled with breathtakingly true characters and nonstop plotting."
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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..."
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Dominance (2011)
Will Lavender
"A brilliant concept, brilliantly executed. Dominanve moves to the top of the thriiler genre.... Oh, and that last page...."
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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!"
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The Trust (2012)
(Grove O'Rourke, book 2)
Norb Vonnegut
"If anybody can turn international finance into a riveting thriller, it's Norb Vonnegut."
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The Edge of Normal (2013)
(Reeve LeClaire, book 1)
Carla Norton
"BRILLIANT."
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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."
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Forsaken (2014)
(Shadow Cove , book 1)
J D Barker
"A talented writer with a delightfully devious mind!."
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The Butcher Bird (2015)
(Somershill Manor Mystery, book 2)
S D Sykes
"The medieval CJ Sansom."
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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!."
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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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The Second Girl (2016)
(Frank Marr, book 1)
David Swinson
"Once you're drawn into Frankie Marr's world (in, oh, the first few pages of this fine novel), you won't want to leave. Marr is one of the most compelling and complex protagonists to come along in years. And, not content with just creating a memorable hero, author Swinson also offers up a breakneck plot, which he recounts in muscular prose and with a commanding knowledge of cops, bad guys and the streets of Washington, D.C. Reminiscent of The Wire and the writing of George Pelecanos and Dennis Lehane, The Second Girl is a winner."
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Little Deaths (2016)
Emma Flint
"A phenomenal achievement."
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The Follower (2017)
Koethi Zan
"Psychological thriller writing at its best."
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Thrill Kill (2017)
(Quentin Archer Mystery, book 2)
Don Bruns
"Utterly compelling, rich with atmosphere and characters you'll never forget."
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Say Nothing (2017)
Brad Parks
"A pedal-to-the floor thriller!"
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Hawke's Prey (2017)
(Sonny Hawke, book 1)
Reavis Z Wortham
"Think: Elmore Leonard meets James Lee Burke."
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Crossing the Lines (2017)
Sulari Gentill
"A tour de force! Crossing the Lines is a brilliant blend of mystery, gut-wrenching psychological suspense and literary storytelling. The novel stands as a shining (and refreshing) example of meta-fiction at its best--witty and wry, stylish and a joy to read."
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Dead Stop (2017)
(Sydney Rose Parnell, book 2)
Barbara Nickless
"One of the best characters in thriller fiction."
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19 Souls (2018)
(Sin City Investigation, book 1)
J D Allen
"That wonderful and rare combination of high-speed suspense and complex, richly drawn characters will keep you on the edge of your seat."

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