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The Steel Kiss

Jeffery Deaver
Jeffery Deaver

The twelfth chilling Lincoln Rhyme thriller which will leave you looking over your shoulder. How do you catch a killer who can reach you anywhere - without going near you? Detective Amelia Sachs is in pursuit when she hears the scream.Stopping to help a man trapped in a horrific accident, Sachs has to let a suspected murderer get away.But was it really coincidence? Did the killer make it happen?Sachs and Lincoln Rhyme are facing a new kind of opponent:Someone who can kill by remote control.Someone watching every move they make... 'A tightly plotted masterpiece' Sun 'Flawlessly constructed and paced' The Sunday Times 'The king of suspense is back and he's done it again' Glasgow Herald

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Mistress of Justice

Jeffery Deaver
Jeffery Deaver

DEAVER. DANGEROUSLY GOOD. Taylor Lockwood spends her days working as a paralegal in one of New York's pre-eminent Wall Street law firms and her nights playing jazz piano anywhere she can. But the rhythm of her life is disrupted when attorney Mitchell Reece asks her to find a stolen document that could cost him the multimillion dollar case he's defending... and his career as well.Taylor signs on... only to find that as she delves deeper and deeper into what goes on behind closed doors at Hubbard, White & Willis, she uncovers more than she wants to know - including secrets damaging enough to smash careers and dangerous enough to kill for. But who is capable of going to that extreme? With her life on the line, Taylor is about to learn the lethal answer...'If you want thrills, Deaver is your man' Guardian

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The Butcher Bird

S D Sykes
S D Sykes
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Trouble in Mind

Jeffery Deaver
Jeffery Deaver

A cunning collection of short stories from the master of misdirection, including original tales featuring the hugely popular series characters Lincoln Rhyme and Kathryn Dance.TENSION . . .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?CONSPIRACY . . .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? MURDER . . .Lincoln Rhyme is announced dead, shot by one of his suspects in cold blood. Is this the end of the line for the criminalist, or just another twist in the tale?King 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 . . .

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The Kill Room

Jeffery Deaver
Jeffery Deaver
Chapter One

XO by Jeffery Deaver

Read the first chapter of Jeffery Deaver's newest Kathryn Dance thriller, XO.

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Read the gripping first chapter of THE KILL ROOM, the thirtieth novel by the incredible Jeffery Deaver and the tenth in the critically acclaimed Lincoln Rhyme series. ‘If you want thrills, Deaver is your man’ GUARDIAN ‘An ace thriller to keep readers guessing and gasping’ HUFFINGTON POST

21 Jun
Waterstones Leadenhall

Jeffery Deaver signing at Waterstones Leadenhall

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Jeffery Deaver

Jeffery Deaver is the award-winning author of three collections of short stories and 32 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. The first Kathryn Dance novel, The Sleeping Doll, was published in 2007 to enormous acclaim. 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 WHSmith 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. Visit his website,, Facebook page,, and follow him on Twitter at

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22 Jun
Waterstones, New Street, Birmingham, B2 4DB

Jeffery Deaver Signing Event at Birmingham

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Chapter One: The Rules of Play

EDGE by Jeffery Deaver

Read the first chapter of Jeffery Deaver's 2010 thriller, EDGE.

An excerpt from the Pacific Journal of Adam Ewing

CLOUD ATLAS, by David Mitchell

Read an excerpt of David Mitchell's international bestseller, CLOUD ATLAS, now also releasing as a film.

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30 Apr
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