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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.
If you want thrills, Deaver is your man * Guardian * Deaver brings it all together and after drawing in the readers, delivers twist after twist, never letting up until the final chapter. Even then, he gives you a smack in the mouth. It is really top-drawer writing. * SHOTS * The nerve-jangling resolution of Deaver's latest chiller is as sparkling as any of the gems at the centre of The Cutting Edge, but he also manages in the final couple of pages to deliver one of the most vertiginous cliff-hangers any fan of the Lincoln Rhyme stories could ever wish for. * Saturday Independent (Dublin) * 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 * The best psychological thriller writer around * The Times * The tale is replete with Deaver's trademark twists and turns * Event Magazine * 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 * Jeffery Deaver is one of the most consistent writers of clever, entertaining and often thought-provoking thrillers in the world -- Simon Kernick 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 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 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 grand master of the ticking-clock thriller -- Kathy Reichs This Lincoln Rhyme thriller has a plot that twists like hot spaghetti * Sun * A tightly plotted masterpiece * Sun * Flawlessly constructed and paced * The Sunday Times *
ISBN: 9781473618749 ISBN-10: 1473618746 Series: Lincoln Rhyme Thrillers Audience:
Number Of Pages: 368 Published: 10th April 2018 Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division Country of Publication: GB Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.2
Weight (kg): 0.54
Edition Number: 1
About the Author
Jeffery Deaver is the author of 2 collections of short stories and 27 suspense novels. He is best known for his Lincoln Rhyme thrillers, which include the number one bestsellers The Vanished Man, The Twelfth Card, The Cold Moon, and The Bone Collector which was made into a feature film starring Denzel Washington and Angelina Jolie. The Kathryn Dance novels, The Sleeping Doll and Roadside Crosses, were published to enormous acclaim.
Among other awards, he won the Novel of the Year in the International Thriller Awards 2009 for standalone thriller The Bodies Left Behind. He won the WH Smith Thumping Good Read Award in 2001 and in 2004 won the Crime Writers Association Steel Dagger for Best Thriller with Garden of Beasts, and their Short Story Dagger for The Weekender from Twisted.