Books in Order
Name: Jeffery Deaver
Born: May 6, 1950
Place of birth: Chicago, Illinois, USA
First book: Voodoo
Previous employment: magazine writer
Fun fact #1: Ian Flemming’s From Russia With Love inspired Jeffery to write.
Fun fact #2: Jeffery has performed on stage as a singer-songwriter.
Awards (not an exhaustive list):
- Nero Wolfe Award.
- Ellery Queen Reader’s Award for Best Short Story of the Year Award.
- The British Crime Writers’ Association’ Steel Dagger Award.
Jeffery Deaver Book List & Suggested Book Order
Jeffery Deaver Biography
Jeffery Deaver was born on the 6th of May in 1950, which was a Saturday. For those readers interested in all things astrological, that makes him a Taurus, which is one of the Earth signs.
Jeffery was born in Chicago, a massive city with nearly three million residents, in Illinois, which is a state in the United States of America (think of the Great Lakes and the long one in the middle that droops down - the bottom tip of that touches the top right corner of Illinois). Chicago is also the birthplace of a number of other bestselling thriller writers, among them Kathy Reichs who was born just two years earlier than Jeffery. Makes you wonder if they ever played in the same park, or ate ice cream in the same parlor, or if he pulled her pigtails one day so she kicked him on the shins. Who knows. Maybe not even they do. (Even more pertinent is the fact that Jeffery has said he enjoys reading Kathy's work for fun.)
The eldest of two children, Jeffery has a sister who is a writer too (Julie Reece Deaver). His mother was a homemaker and his father wrote advertising copy, after being a gunner in World War II. Despite Jeffery's huge success as a novelist, there is little information concerning his early life. That said, it has been widely reported that Jeffery was…
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If you love Jeffery Deaver’s books you need the most comprehensive book list available, which includes a check list, alternative titles, page counts, movie adaptations, co-authors, star ratings, and a host of other features, plus:
- Lincoln Rhyme series in order
- Lincoln Rhyme short stories in order
- Kathryn Dance books in order
- John Pellam books in order
- a complete list of short stories, standalone novels & nonfiction
Jeffery Deaver Interview
Jeffery discusses how many of his readers are also writers and how he tries to share some of his writing wisdom with them. Here, he shares some of his writing techniques.
Why Read the Jeffery Deaver Lincoln Rhyme Series in Order?
Born at the very start of the 1950s, Jeffery Deaver has a considerable body of work, including a number of series, such as the Rune Trilogy, the Kathryn Dance books and the John Pellam books. However, it's the series Lincoln Rhyme series, featuring a quadriplegic forensic specialist, that fans can't get enough of. Hardly surprising because he's such a unique character.
This Jeffery Deaver book list not only gives all the Jeffery Deaver books in chronological order, but lets you see the characters develop and witness events at the correct time, just as Jeffery intended.
So, if you've ever wanted a Jeffery Deaver book order. or the Lincoln Rhyme novels in order, here they are.