Simon & Schuster
On Sale: December 26, 2006
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While best known for his twenty-four novels, Jeffery
Deaver is also a short story master -- he is a three-time
recipient of the Ellery Queen Reader's Award for Best
Short Story, and he won the Short Story Dagger from the
Crime Writers Association for a piece that appeared in his
first short story collection, Twisted. The New York Times
said of that book: "A mystery hit for those who like their
intrigue short and sweet . . . [The stories] feature
tight, bare-bones plotting and the sneaky tricks that Mr.
Deaver's title promises." The sneaky tricks are here in
spades, and Deaver even gives his fans a new Lincoln Rhyme
and Amelia Sachs story.
Deaver is back with sixteen stories in the tradition of O.
Henry and Edgar Allan Poe. His subjects range from a
Westchester commuter to a brilliant Victorian England
caper. With these intricately plotted, bone-chilling
stories, Jeffery Deaver is at the top of his crime-writing
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