The Cutting Edge
By Jeffery Deaver
Lincoln Rhyme is back - and from his New York townhouse, he and Amelia Sachs must contend with a killer who seems to be targeting couples just as they start out on their lives together.
Number one bestselling author and ultimate thriller writer Jeffery Deaver returns with a new Lincoln Rhyme investigation.
Rhyme and Amelia Sachs' latest case: catching a terrifying killer targeting couples...
The happiest time of their lives - will be their last.
William and Anna went to collect her engagement ring.
1.5 carat, almost flawless.
But the Promisor had other ideas for their future...
Their murder - and that of the diamond cutter they were visiting - is only the first of a series of macabre attacks. Someone is targeting couples just as they start their lives together. Lincoln Rhyme and Amelia Sachs, newly married themselves, are on the hunt.
But the killer is hunting down any witnesses who can help them. He has promised one thing: to destroy. Rhyme and Sachs will have to use all their own skills and determination to break his vow.
'It is really top-drawer writing' SHOTS
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.
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17 May 2018
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Hodder & Stoughton
If you want thrills, Deaver is your man — Guardian
Deaver brings it all together and after drawing in the readers, delivers twist after twist, never letting up until the final chapter. Even then, he gives you a smack in the mouth. It is really top-drawer writing. — SHOTS
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 nerve-jangling resolution of Deaver's latest chiller is as sparkling as any of the gems at the centre of The Cutting Edge, but he also manages in the final couple of pages to deliver one of the most vertiginous cliff-hangers any fan of the Lincoln Rhyme stories could ever wish for. — Saturday Independent (Dublin)
The tale is replete with Deaver's trademark twists and turns — Event Magazine
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