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More Twisted

By Jeffery Deaver

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A second collection of brilliantly twisted short stories from Number One bestselling author, Jeffery Deaver, including one new Lincoln Rhyme, previously unpublished.

MURDER

A millionaire philanthropist is shot while he sleeps. His terrified wife made a narrow escape. Or did she?

MYSTERY

A crime writer's violent fictions start to come chillingly true. Has he unwittingly inspired a murderer?

SUSPENSE

A young woman is trapped in a tunnel deep underground. Two men battle to rescue her. Are they heroes, or driven by some darker motive?

In the cunning, suspense-filled world of Jeffery Deaver, only one thing is certain: the next twist is only ever a page away ...

Biographical Notes

Jeffery Deaver was a lawyer before quitting work to become a full-time writer.

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  • ISBN: 9781473632097
  • Publication date: 15 Dec 2016
  • Page count: 448
  • Imprint: Hodder Paperbacks
'A mystery hit for those who like their intrigue short and sweet . . tight, bare-bones plotting and the sneaky tricks that Mr Deaver's title promises' - New York Times on TWISTED
'The tales are so twisted, they're dizzying . . .what they all share is that "oh my God" element of surprise, which is what short stories should be all about.' — Daily Mail
'Enjoyable, humorous and definitely twisted.' Herald on TWISTED
The best psychological thriller writer around — The Times
'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
A master of suspense — Guardian
Teeth-chattering suspense — Daily Mail
The best psychological thriller writer around — The Times
The most creative, skilled and intriguing thriller writer in the world — Sunday Telegraph
Teeth-chattering suspense — Daily Mail
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The Cutting Edge

Jeffery Deaver
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Jeffery Deaver

Number one bestselling author and ultimate thriller writer Jeffery Deaver returns with a new Lincoln Rhyme investigation. Someone is killing couples just as they start their lives together. Newlyweds Lincoln Rhyme and Amelia Sachs are on the hunt... The first victims, William and Anna, were collecting 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. The killer is hunting down any witnesses who might lead to his capture. He has promised one thing: to destroy. But Rhyme and Sachs will do whatever it takes to break his vow.

Two Roads

The Sealwoman's Gift

Sally Magnusson
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Sally Magnusson
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The Man I Think I Know

Mike Gayle
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Mike Gayle
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The Legacy

Yrsa Sigurdardottir
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Yrsa Sigurdardottir
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End of Watch

Stephen King
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Stephen King

The cell rings twice, and then his old partner in his ear . . . 'I'm at the scene of what appears to be a murder-suicide . . . Come and take a look. Bring your sidekick with you.'Bill Hodges, who now runs a two-person agency called Finders Keepers with partner Holly Gibney, is intrigued by the letter Z written with a marker at the scene of the crime.As similar cases mount up, Hodges is stunned to discover the evidence points to Brady Hartsfield, the notorious 'Mercedes Killer' who they helped to convict. It should be impossible: Brady is confined to a hospital room in a seemingly unresponsive state.But Brady Hartsfield has lethal new powers. And he's planning revenge not just on Hodges and his friends, but on an entire city. The clock is ticking in unexpected ways...BRADY IS BACK. AND SO IS HODGES.The extract above is abridged from End of Watch.

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The Burial Hour

Jeffery Deaver
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Jeffery Deaver
Sceptre

The Brittle Star

Davina Langdale
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Davina Langdale

A Foyles best book of 2017'Langdale is excellent . . . The Brittle Star is a great beginning to what I hope is a long and productive career' GuardianPerfect for fans of Cormac McCarthy and True Grit, The Brittle Star is the epic story of a young man's unquenchable spirit.When his mother's ranch is attacked, sixteen-year-old John Evert is wounded and left to die. But John Evert is no ordinary young man. He's a frontiersman's son, a rancher who's lived his whole life in the untamed Southern California wilderness of 1860. In a journey that will take him from the bustling young city of Los Angeles to Texas to Missouri and back, to the front lines of the American Civil War and home again, John Evert will learn the cost of vengeance and the price of forgiveness.'Pacy, thrilling, well-plotted . . . an extraordinary debut novel' Andrew Roberts, author of A History of the English-Speaking Peoples Since 1900

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Hard News

Jeffery Deaver
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Jeffery Deaver

Rune seems to have finally made the first real step towards her dreams - she has secured a job working for a major network news department. From there, her career as a budding documentary maker can really take off.However, nothing in Rune's life is ever that simple. She quickly becomes fascinated by the brutal murder of the network boss, and just as swiftly comes to the conclusion that the guy in the frame for the crime must be innocent. This, despite the mountain of evidence against him. But, trying to prove his innocence starts to become hazardous to her own health when a hitman comes to town with her name on a contract...Full of twists and turns, and with a incredibly engaging central character, this is classic Deaver...

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Manhattan Is My Beat

Jeffery Deaver
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Jeffery Deaver
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Hell's Kitchen

Jeffery Deaver
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Jeffery Deaver
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Shallow Graves

Jeffery Deaver
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Jeffery Deaver
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Twisted

Jeffery Deaver
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Jeffery Deaver

'I can make good bad and bad badder, and most fun of all, really bad seem good.' Jeffery DeaverAnd that is exactly what he does in this superb collection. In 'Beautiful' former supermodel Kari's stalker has followed her through retirement to her new small town home. The police can do nothing. The only thing that will end the nightmare is the stalker's death or her own. In the Edgar-nominated 'Triangle' Pete finds a true crime book - and uses the lessons contained therein to kill Mo's lover. The award-winning 'Without Jonathan' introduces us to Marissa, about to go on the first date of her life since she married Jonathan, with a man she met through the personals. As she wonders whether she will ever truly fall in love again, the man she is about to meet is killing a housewife in another part of town... And in the brand-new 'The Christmas Present', we see a side of Lincoln Rhyme we've never met before.

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Bloody River Blues

Jeffery Deaver
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Jeffery Deaver
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Death of a Blue Movie Star

Jeffery Deaver
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Jeffery Deaver
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The Lesson of her Death

Jeffery Deaver
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Jeffery Deaver

DEAVER. DANGEROUSLY GOOD. When Detective Bill Corde looks at the beautiful face of the murdered girl in the mud, he does not know his own life is about to turn into a terrifyingly real nightmare. For the girl's killer is now on the trail of Corde and his unsuspecting family: his wife, teenage son, and imaginative but vulnerable daughter, Sarah. Sarah, who alone knows the identity of the killer...The lesson Bill Corde is about to learn - the lesson of her death - is an education that no one will ever forget.'The best psychological thriller writer around' The Times

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Praying for Sleep

Jeffery Deaver
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Jeffery Deaver
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Speaking In Tongues

Jeffery Deaver
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Jeffery Deaver

DEAVER. DANGEROUSLY GOOD. Words are the most dangerous weapons on earth - and Tate Collier has a consummate skill with them. He can talk his way into anyone's heart, get them to do whatever he wants. This served him well when he used to defend death penalty cases in Virginia's Supreme Court; it also made him enemies. Then his teenage daughter goes missing. All the signs are that she's run away. But Tate and his ex-wife, Bett, feel differently. When they set out in search of her, they soon discover that Megan is in the hands of a man with no morals and a gift for words, coercion and deceit as great as Tate's. And Megan is not the only one in danger... 'A compulsive, gripping thriller' Sunday Mirror

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A Maiden's Grave

Jeffery Deaver
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Jeffery Deaver
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The Devil's Teardrop

Jeffery Deaver
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Jeffery Deaver
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The Blue Nowhere

Jeffery Deaver
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Jeffery Deaver