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The Burial Hour

Lincoln Rhyme Book 13

By Jeffery Deaver

  • Paperback
  • £7.99

Number one bestselling author and master of suspense Jeffery Deaver returns with the thirteenth Lincoln Rhyme thriller, which sees a crime go global...


'If you want thrills, Deaver is your man' Guardian

Number one bestselling author and master of suspense Jeffery Deaver returns with the thirteenth Lincoln Rhyme thriller, which sees a crime go global...

When a man is snatched from a New York street in broad daylight, the only clue is a miniature noose left on the pavement.

By the time criminal forensic scientist Lincoln Rhyme is involved, a video of the missing man is already online, his dying breaths set to a grisly music by someone calling himself The Composer.

Rhyme and fellow investigator Amelia Sachs must follow The Composer across the globe as he continues his horrifying creation, kidnapping further victims to add their last breaths to his piece.

But with Rhyme and Sachs in a whole new world with its own rules, how can they possibly guess what danger they're in when the music finally stops?

'One of the most consistent writers of clever, entertaining and often thought-provoking thrillers in the world' Simon Kernick

'The best psychological thriller writer around' The Times

'Deaver is a master of plot twists, and they are abundant in this story...essential for fans of the franchise' Daily Mail

Biographical Notes

JEFFERY DEAVER is the bestselling author of thirty-five novels, including the 2011 authorised James Bond thriller, Carte Blanche, as well as three collections of short stories and a non-fiction law book. A former journalist, attorney and folksinger, he has been shortlisted for and received numerous awards around the world, including Novel of the Year from the International Thriller Writers Association for The Bodies Left Behind, the Steel Dagger for Best Thriller from the British Crime Writers Association, and the British Thumping Good Read Award. He was recently shortlisted for the ITV3 Crime Thriller Award for Best International Author. Last year he received two lifetime achievement awards, one in Italy and one in the United States. He lives in North Carolina.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781473618640
  • Publication date: 22 Mar 2018
  • Page count: 496
  • Imprint: Hodder Paperbacks
If you want thrills, Deaver is your man — Guardian
THE BURIAL HOUR is lucky number thirteen in the Lincoln Rhyme/Amelia Sachs series...Readers will once again be exposed to the intricacies of crime solving as written by the brilliant Mr. Deaver — Huffington Post
The best psychological thriller writer around — The Times
Jeffery Deaver's forte is the diabolical puzzle mystery, and THE BURIAL HOUR is so devilishly tricky you can practically smell the sulphur fumes — New York Times Book Review
Jeffery Deaver is one of the most consistent writers of clever, entertaining and often thought-provoking thrillers in the world — Simon Kernick
Deaver is a master of plot twists, and they are abundant in this story...essential for fans of the franchise — Daily Mail
Jeffery Deaver is the grand master of the high-octane intelligent thriller...THE BURIAL HOUR is as good as anything that he has written. And Deaver is as good as it gets. — Tony Parsons
Jeffery Deaver is a master at crafting intricate crimes that are solved through guile, tenacity and sheer creative genius. And Lincoln Rhyme is one of a kind — Harlan Coben
Jeffery Deaver is grand master of the ticking-clock thriller — Kathy Reichs
This Lincoln Rhyme thriller has a plot that twists like hot spaghetti — Sun
A tightly plotted masterpiece — Sun
Flawlessly constructed and paced — The Sunday Times