Jeffery Deaver Books In Order

Publication Order of Rune Books

Manhattan Is My Beat (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Death of a Blue Movie Star (1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hard News (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of John Pellam Books

Shallow Graves (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bloody River Blues (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hell's Kitchen (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Lincoln Rhyme Books

The Bone Collector (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Coffin Dancer (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Empty Chair (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Stone Monkey (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Vanished Man (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Twelfth Card (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Cold Moon (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Broken Window (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Burning Wire (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Kill Room (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Skin Collector (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Steel Kiss (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Burial Hour (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Cutting Edge (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Lincoln Rhyme Short Stories/Novellas

A Textbook Case (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Rhymes With Prey: Lincoln Rhyme vs. Lucas Davenport ( With: John Sandford) (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Deliveryman (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Kathryn Dance Books

The Sleeping Doll (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Roadside Crosses (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
XO (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Solitude Creek (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of James Bond Books

Carte Blanche (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Colter Shaw Books

Captivated (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Never Game (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Second Hostage (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Goodbye Man (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Mistress of Justice (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Lesson of Her Death (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Praying for Sleep (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Maiden's Grave (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Speaking in Tongues (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Devil's Teardrop (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Blue Nowhere (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Garden of Beasts (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Revenge is Sweet (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Murderous Affairs (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Bodies Left Behind (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Edge (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The October List (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Debriefing (2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

An Acceptable Sacrifice (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Sequel (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Where the Evidence Lies (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Double Cross (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Surprise Ending (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Weapon (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Victims' Club (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ninth and Nowhere (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Verona (2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

Twisted (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
More Twisted (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Triple Threat (2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Trouble in Mind (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

The Complete Law School Companion (1984)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Harold Middleton Books

The Chopin Manuscript ( With: Lee Child, Joseph Finder, John Gilstrap, Lisa Scottoline, , Erica Spindler, James Grady, David Hewson, , Jim Fusilli, , David Corbett) (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Copper Bracelet ( With: Lee Child, Joseph Finder, Brett Battles, Gayle Lynds, John Gilstrap, Lisa Scottoline, Linda Barnes, David Hewson, Jon Land, Jim Fusilli, , David Corbett, David Liss) (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Anthologies

The Best American Mystery Stories 2000(2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Century of Great Suspense Stories(2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Much Ado About Murder(2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A Hot And Sultry Night For Crime(2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dangerous Women(2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Transgressions(2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
A New Omnibus of Crime(2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Killer Year: Stories to Die For...(2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Best American Mystery Stories 2009(2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
First Thrills(2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
No Rest for the Dead(2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mystery Writers of America Presents The Rich and the Dead(2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Killer Cookbook(2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
FaceOff(2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mystery Writers of America Presents Ice Cold(2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Manhattan Mayhem(2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Silent Night, Deadly Night(2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
In Sunlight or In Shadow: Stories Inspired by the Paintings of Edward Hopper(2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Odd Partners(2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

About Jeffery Deaver:

Jeffery Deaver was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1950. He was born from a mother who was a homemaker, and a father that worked as an advertising copywriter, which seems a bit of foreshadowing. He has one younger sister named Julie Deaver. A very interesting fact is that he actually completed his first (two chapter) book when he was as young as eleven years old. When he grew up, he chose to attend the University of Missouri in order to gain an education in his preferred field of study. He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree focused in Journalism. After graduation he worked in the field for a few years as a magazine writer. However, he aspired to work for The New York Times as a legal consultant, but would not be taken seriously without an applicable degree. So, he enrolled in the Fordham Law School to study legal review. He graduated and worked as an attorney for a while with a popular Wall Street Firm. As he settled into the long commute back and forth to work; he began writing the type of stories that he most loved to read. These just happened to be non-fiction novels. He enjoyed it so much and it was going so well that he later quit his job to do it all the time. Over the years his portfolio became expansive and includes poetry, musical lyrics, short stories, and twenty two novels. He has received international awards and recognition for his work and is a highly celebrated author.

Novel Adaptation

Several of Deaver’s stories have been adapted into other venues for consumption. You might be familiar with the movie The Bone Collector with Denzel Washington playing Lincoln Rhyme. Lincoln Rhyme is generally the main male character in his work. This movie was adapted from the Jeffery Deaver novel The Bone Collector and did very well in theatres as well. A second book named A Maiden’s Grave was made into an HBO film renamed to Dead Silence, with James Garner and Marlee Matlin in the leading roles.

Each and every storyline comes to life as you read through Deaver’s books. The characters are vivid, controlled and concise. Each story can be read as a standalone version, even though each one is part of a line of similarly themed books. In further discussing some of his individual creations, will likely helps us to understand Jeffery Deaver as a relevant author. Some of the books were written quite some time ago, but the precision plots remain timeless and could have been written last week. He has a charm for twists and turns in his writing style and the ability to engage and draw the reader in. Next, we will discuss just a few of his creations individually.

Movie One: The Bone Collector

The Bone Collector is a chilling story of a police officer, Lincoln Rhyme, working with a female officer to find a killer before he kills again. Rhyme is a quadriplegic working with intelligence and experience as he cannot physically review the crime scenes. He and another agent begin reviewing the material and piecing the story together, literally the paper trail. The viewer learns

that the killer is after him and is using the victims as bread crumb trail leading back to him. Rhyme apparently testified in a case that led to the killer’s conviction for tampering with crime scene evidence.

Movie Two: The October List

The October list is a story that is told in reverse. In the beginning a young mother’s child is abducted. When the mother learns of it, she is terrified. A stranger comes to the front door of her home unexpectedly. It turns out that the man is the kidnapper with a gun. He gives her an ultimatum to give him five hundred thousand dollars and find a list that she was not familiar with or she would not ever see the child. It is quite the conundrum as her employer is wealthy and she inadvertently has access to money. They try to meet the demands through a twisted and tangled tale.

Movie Three: The Kill Room

A man in the Bahamas is shot and killed by a sniper shot. We later learn that the victim is a United States citizen that has been living in South America. The order to release the kill shot was given by the United States Government and was in conjunction with the belief that he authorized and planned a terrorist attack on the United States oil company headquarters. They were mistaken, and as Rhymes investigates he comes to understand that he has put himself in harm’s way also, as the sniper is not far behind him.

Movie Four: The Skill Collector

The Skin Collector is a story about an accomplished tattoo artist with a dirty little secret. He has a hidden spot far underground that he takes his victims to and administers a lethal dose of poison. The poison kills the victim before they have a chance to get away. He continues his artwork on the corpse as he slices cryptic meanings directly into the flesh. Rhyme begins to investigate by attempting to find the suspect before he kills others or himself.

Movie Five: The Coffin Dancer

The Coffin Dancer is a story about a narcissistic serial killer that has unbelievably flown under the radar of the police for quite some time. The killer was employed to take care of three witnesses before they testify in front of the grand jury, for a case they obviously knew something that would help the prosecutor win the conviction. Officer Rhyme’s works to locate the identity of the serial killer, so that the case can go to trial and end in a conviction.

Jeffery Deaver is a world renowned author and contributor to the literary world. His chilling and thrilling writing speaks for itself. The quality and clarity of his presentations are paramount and as some have been adapted to a cinematic experience. Consistently viewers are truly amazed by just how vivid and clear his plots play out through each chapter. If you are unfamiliar with

Jeffery Deaver’s work than you should definitely pick up a copy and enjoy a great and captivating story. Reader’s eagerly anticipate more of this quality work.


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