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By Jeffery Deaver

New York Times bestselling writer Jeffery Deaver has lengthy delighted fanatics with stories of masterful villains and their nefarious methods, and the intense minds who carry them to justice. Now the writer of the Lincoln Rhyme sequence has accumulated for the 1st time his award-winning, spine-tingling tales of suspense -- tales that would widen your eyes and stretch your imagination.

A appealing lady is going to extremes to rid herself of her stalker; a daughter begs her father to not cross fishing in a space the place there were a sequence of brutal killings; a latest of the playwright William Shakespeare vows to avenge his family's wreck; and Jeffery Deaver's so much cherished personality, criminalist Lincoln Rhyme, is again to resolve a chilling Christmastime disappearance.

Diverse, provocative, eerie and encouraged, this choice of Jeffery Deaver's top tales indicates the fantastic variety and signature plot twists that experience earned him the name "master of ticking-bomb suspense" (People). With nods to O. Henry and Edgar Allan Poe, those fantastically crafted items, by no means sooner than compiled in a single quantity, pulse with refined intrigue and Deaver's incomparable mind's eye.

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