A Century of Great Suspense Stories, Jeffery Deaver
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A Century of Great Suspense Stories

Author: Jeffery Deaver

Narrator: Various

Unabridged: 13 hr 26 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Random House Audio

Published: 05/17/2002

Genre: Fiction - Mystery & Detective

Synopsis

An anthology of mystery and detective stories from the best writers of the 20th Century, as selected by Jeffery Deaver. Find here the best mystery/horror/detective stories of the century by the world’s most celebrated writers. The result is a triumph, featuring masterpieces of suspense by: Robert Bloch, Lawrence Block, Anthony Boucher, Frederic Brown,  James M. Cain, Max Allan Collins, Jeffery Deaver, Stanley Ellin, Harlan Ellison, Erle Stanley Gardner, Ed Gorman, Patricia Highsmith, Reginald Hill, Tony Hillerman, Evan Hunter, Stephen King, John D. MacDonald, Ed McBain, Sharyn McCrumb, Ruth Rendell, Sara Paretsky, Georges Simenon, Mickey Spillane, Donald E. Westlake, Robert Barnard, Anna Katharine Green, Jeremiah Healy, John Lutz, Ross MacDonald, Michael Malone, Steve Martini, Margaret Millar, Marcia Muller, Bill Pronzini, Ellery Queen, Lisa Scottoline, Rex Stout,  and Janwillem van de Wetering.

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About the Author

Chicago born author, Jeffery Deaver, has been richly rewarded for his successful career as a an American mystery/crime writer, including being a three-time Ellery Queen Reader's Award winner, and several different newspaper best of lists around the world.

Lincoln Rhyme, a quadriplegic detective is the main character in his most popular series of novels, such as The Broken Window. His time spent practicing law before he embarked on his writing career definitely gave him greater insight into the cases about which he writes.

He was writing about criminal hackers in his 2001 book, The Blue Nowhere. He also established a computer crime unit within the pages of the book. Several of his novels have been adapted for tv and movies. The most popular among them would be The Bone Collector, starring Denzel Washington and Angelina Jolie.

Deaver was chosen to write an official James Bond novel, Carter Blanche, published on May 25, 2011, making him the second American author to participate in the series.

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