Книга: Jeffery Deaver «The Steel Kiss»

The Steel Kiss

Detective Amelia Sachs is hot on the trail of a murderer, chasing him through a Brooklyn department store, when her pursuit is fatally interrupted. An escalator gives way, forcing Sachs down into the machinery to help the man trapped in its depths... and enabling the suspect to flee. But was it simply a freak accident? Could the killer's presence in the store really be a coincidence? As the body count threatens to grow, Sachs and forensic expert Lincoln Rhyme realise they are facing one of their most formidable opponents ever. Someone able to turn the most commonplace product into a murder weapon. Someone who can kill by remote control...

Издательство: "Hodder&Stoughton Ltd." (2016)

Формат: 155x235, 496 стр.

ISBN: 978-1-473-61848-0

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Jeffery Deaver

Infobox Writer
name = Jeffery Deaver

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pseudonym =
birthdate = Birth date and age|1950|5|6
birthplace = Glen Ellyn, United States
deathdate =
deathplace =
occupation = writer
genre = Mystery fiction, crime writer
movement =
website = http://www.jefferydeaver.com/
spouse =
Siblings = Julie Reece Deaver

Jeffery Deaver (born May 6, 1950, in Glen Ellyn, Illinois) is an American mystery/crime writer. He originally started working as a journalist, but trained as a lawyer and later practised law.

Many of his books tend to promote lateral thinking, particularly his short story collection "Twisted". One of his books, "The Blue Nowhere", features criminal hackers (one using social engineering to commit murder), as well as a law enforcement computer crime unit. His most popular series features his regular character Lincoln Rhyme, a quadriplegic detective, and Amelia Sachs. (According to a 2006 interview on the Early Show, Deaver stated that he would rotate between his new series and Lincoln Rhyme each year.)Virtually all of his works feature a trick ending, or sometimes multiple trick endings.

Two of Deaver's novels have been produced into movies: "The Bone Collector" (1999), and "A Maiden's Grave" as the TV movie "Dead Silence" (1997).

Deaver also created the characters and - in a collaboration with 14 other noted writers - wrote the 17-part serial thriller "The Chopin Manuscript" narrated by Alfred Molina that was broadcast on Audible.com from September 25th to November 13, 2007.


tandalone works

* Mistress of Justice (1992)
* The Lesson Of Her Death (1993)
* Praying For Sleep (1994)
* A Maiden's Grave (1995)
* The Devil's Teardrop (1999) (Lincoln Rhyme is in a chapter as a consultant)
* Speaking In Tongues (2000)
* The Blue Nowhere (2001)
* Garden Of Beasts (2004)
* The Bodies Left Behind (release date: October 14, 2008) [ [http://www.simonsays.com/content/book.cfm?tab=32&pid=632279 SimonSays] ]

Rune Trilogy

# Manhattan Is My Beat (1988)
# Death Of A Blue Movie Star (1990)
# Hard News (1991)

Location Scout

# Shallow Graves (1992)
# Bloody River Blues (1993)
# Hell's Kitchen (2001)

Lincoln Rhyme

# The Bone Collector (1997)
# The Coffin Dancer (1998)
# The Empty Chair (2000)
# The Stone Monkey (2002)
# The Vanished Man (2003)
# The Twelfth Card (2005) (Ron Pulaski is introduced in this novel)
# The Cold Moon (2006) (Kathryn Dance is introduced in this novel)
# The Broken Window (2008)
# The Sleeping Doll (2007)

Kathryn Dance

# The Sleeping Doll (2007) (Lincoln Rhyme appears briefly). The central character is a reworking of a character in Deaver's short story Interrogation, included in More Twisted. Another character reworks a character from Deaver's short story Copycat, also included in More Twisted.


* A Confederacy of Crime (2001) - Deaver is the featured author in this book centered around Southern-style mystery stories.
* Twisted (2003) - 16 short stories, including one featuring Lincoln Rhyme.
* More Twisted (2006) - another short story collection, including one featuring Lincoln Rhyme.


External links

* [http://www.jefferydeaver.com/ Jeffery Deaver's Official Web Site]
* [http://www.jefferydeaver.pl/ Jeffery Deaver's Polish Web Site]
* [http://www.lannysreviewblog.blogspot.com Book Reviews]
* [http://www.audible.com/adbl/site/products/ProductDetail.jsp?BV_UseBVCookie=Yes&productID=BK_THRL_999993&redirect
] on Audible.com

Источник: Jeffery Deaver

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