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Jeffery Deaver

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She was reflecting back on a truth she had learned over the years: that people heard what they wanted to hear, saw what they wanted, believed what they wanted.

— Jeffery Deaver

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In the shaded portions where the two spheres of different lives meet, certain fundamentals- moods, loves, fears, angers- can't be hidden. That's the contract.

— Jeffery Deaver


You think publishing is tough but the music world is ten times tougher.

— Jeffery Deaver

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Certainly going back to Sherlock Holmes we have a tradition of forensic science featured in detective stories.

— Jeffery Deaver

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I like the way words go together and I like the gamesmanship of writing poetry. It is such a challenge.

— Jeffery Deaver

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I liked the challenge of writing in a very concise structure in which both meaning and form are important.

— Jeffery Deaver

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I also try very hard to create characters - both heroes and villains - with psychological depth.

— Jeffery Deaver

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I spend eight months outlining and researching the novel before I begin to write a single word of the prose.

— Jeffery Deaver

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I was editor of my high school literary magazine and a reporter for the school newspaper.

— Jeffery Deaver

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I spend about eight months researching and outlining my book.

— Jeffery Deaver

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Three of Deaver's novels have been produced into films:
The Bone Collector (1999)
A Maiden's Grave as the TV film Dead Silence (1997)
The Devil's Teardrop (2010) also a TV film
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. 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. He has been awarded the Steel Dagger and Short Story Dagger from the British Crime Writers' Association and the Nero Wolfe Award and he is a three-time recipient of the Ellery Queen Reader's Award for Best Short Story of the Year and a winner of the British Thumping Good Read Award.

His novels have appeared on bestseller lists around the world including The New York Times The Times Italy's Corriere della Sera The Sydney Morning Herald and The Los Angeles Times. He has a bachelor of journalism degree from the University of Missouri and a law degree from Fordham University and originally started working as a journalist.

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