Author Page
To Author Index
Back to Last Page
Jeffery Deaver

Jeffery Deaver has been writing stories more or less all his life and made it his profession over 10 years ago when he became a full time author. He has been nominated three times for the Edgar Awards by the Mystery Writers of America and is a two times recipient of the Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine 's Award for Best Short Story of the Year. As a measure of his success two of his novels have been made into films. The first was A Maiden's Grave (film titled as Dead Silence) which starred James Garner and Marlee Matlin. The second film adaptation was the Lincoln Rhyme novel, The Bone Collector, starring Denzel Washington and Angelina Jolie.

Jeffery Deaver has a degree in journalism from the University of Missouri and a degree in law from Fordham University in New York where he subsequently worked as a lawyer for 8 years. He has also been a folksinger, songwriter, music researcher and professional poet. Jeffery Deaver divides his time between California and Virginia, writing books, short stories and film scripts. His hobbies are travelling, cooking, collecting wine and entertaining.

Books by Jeffery Deaver Links
The Steel Kiss (2016)
Solitude Creek (2015)
The Skin Collector (2014)
The Kill Room (2013)
The October List (2013)
XO (2012)
Carte Blanche (2011)
Edge (2010)
The Burning Wire (2010)
Roadside Crosses (2009)
The Bodies Left Behind (2009)
The Broken Window (2008)
The Sleeping Doll (2007)
The Cold Moon (2006)
The Twelfth Card (2005)
Garden Of Beasts (2004)
The Vanished Man (2003)
The Stone Monkey (2002)
The Blue Nowhere (2001)
Hell's Kitchen (2001)
Speaking In Tongues (2000)
The Empty Chair (2000)
Devil's Teardrop (1999)
The Coffin Dancer (1998)
Crimes Of The Heart (1997)
The Bone Collector (1997)
A Maiden's Grave (1996)
Praying For Sleep (1995)
Lesson Of Her Death (1993)
Bloody River Blues (1993)
Mistress Of Justice (1993)
Shallow Graves (1992)
Hard News (1991)
Death Of A Blue Movie Star (1990)
Always A Thief (1989)
Manhattan Is My Beat (1989)
Voodoo (1988)

Short Story Collections:
Trouble in Mind (2014)
More Twisted (2007)
Twisted (2004)

A Confederacy of Crime (2001) Featured Author
The Best American Mystery Stories (1997) Editor

Written As William Jefferies
Shallow Graves (1992)
Bloody River Blues (1993)
Keeping Author Pages up-to-date with current publications and biographical information is a time consuming exercise and as such this page may not contain the most recent releases or author details. To confirm the latest available information please visit one of the following websites.

Author's Website:

Author’s Page on Amazon:
where you will be able to see an up-to-date bibliography.

Author’s Page on Wikipedia:[Link]
which will give you a more detailed biography for the author.
Column Ends