By JEFFERY DEAVER
Published by Hachette New Zealand
11 March 2014 $34.99 RRP
An electrifying collection of short stories from Number One bestselling author Jeffery Deaver, which includes tales featuring the hugely popular characters Lincoln Rhyme and Kathryn Dance.
Master of suspense Jeffery Deaver grips with every page, setting out a devilishly clever path where nothing is as it seems. If you think you know the ending, think again…
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
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?
Lincoln Rhyme is announced dead, shot by one of his suspects in cold blood. Is this the end of the line for the master criminalist, or just another twist in the tale?
About the Author
Jeffery Deaver is the award-winning author of three collections of short stories and 31 internationally bestselling novels, including the 2011 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.
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.