The Vanished Man
From the author of The Goodbye Man, discover Jeffery Deaver’s chilling series that is now a major NBC TV series
Can Lincoln Rhyme catch a diabolical killer in a world of truth and lies?
A killer flees the scene of a homicide at a prestigious Manhattan music school and locks himself in a classroom. Within minutes, the police have him surrounded.
A scream rings out, followed by a gunshot.
The police break down the door.
The room is empty.
Perplexed, the police bring in Lincoln Rhyme and Amelia Sachs to investigate. For the ambitious Sachs, solving the case could earn her a promotion. For the quadriplegic Rhyme, it means relying on his protege to ferret out a master illusionist. Dubbed The Conjurer, this fiendish killer baits them with murders that become more and more diabolical with every crime.
As the fatalities rise and the minutes tick down, the pair must move beyond the smoke and mirrors to prevent a terrifying act of vengeance that could become the greatest vanishing act of all.
‘Deaver is the master puzzler’ Sunday Telegraph
Deaver is the master puzzler * Sunday Telegraph * The Vanished Man more than earns its place on the shelf of "books that keep the reader on the edge of his chair". "You can't fool all of the people all of the time" is the old edict - unless, of course, you're master storyteller Jeffery Deaver * Yorkshire Post * Jeffery Deaver is a master at crafting intricate crimes that are solved through guile, tenacity and sheer creative genius. And Lincoln Rhyme is one of a kind. -- Harlan Coben The best psychological thriller writer around * The Times * One of the world's best plotters - his intricate twists and turns catch out even the hardened thriller reader . . . This is a true master at work - elegant, assured, supremely crafted thriller writing at its very best * Daily Mail *
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