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.
Flawlessly constructed and paced * The Sunday Times * A tightly plotted masterpiece * Sun * This Lincoln Rhyme thriller has a plot that twists like hot spaghetti * Sun * Jeffery Deaver is grand master of the ticking-clock thriller -- Kathy Reichs 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 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 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 one of the most consistent writers of clever, entertaining and often thought-provoking thrillers in the world -- Simon Kernick 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 * The best psychological thriller writer around * The Times * 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 * If you want thrills, Deaver is your man * Guardian *
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.