crime thriller author Jeffery Deaver
Jeffery Deaver

Jeffery Deaver Former journalist, folksinger and attorney Jeffrey Deaver’s novels have appeared on a number of best-seller lists around the world, including those of The New York Times, the Times of London and The Los Angeles Times.  The author of nineteen novels, he’s been nominated for five Edgar Awards from the Mystery Writers of America, an Anthony Award and a Gumshoe Award, is a three-time recipient of the Ellery Queen Reader’s Award for Best Short Story of the Year, and is a winner of the British Thumping Good Read Award.  His book A Maiden’s Grave was made into an HBO movie staring James Garner and Marleen Matlin, and his novel The Bone Collector was a feature release from Universal Pictures, starring Denzel Washington and Angelina Jolie.  His most recent books are The Vanished Man, The Stone Monkey and Twisted: Collected Stories.  And, yes, the rumours are true, he did appear as a corrupt reporter on his favourite soap opera, As the World Turns.  Readers can visit his website

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