Triple Threatby Jeffery Deaver
In "Fast", Kathryn Dance races against the clock to track down the members of a domestic terrorist cell--with the lives of 200 people hanging in the balance. In "Game," a housekeeper/em>
From Jeffery Deaver--the New York Times bestselling author of the upcoming Lincoln Rhyme novel THE KILL ROOM (on sale June 4, 2013)--come three powerful new short stories.
In "Fast", Kathryn Dance races against the clock to track down the members of a domestic terrorist cell--with the lives of 200 people hanging in the balance. In "Game," a housekeeper looks for her murdered employer's missing body-and uncovers a shocking truth that hits too close to home. In "Paradice", a car brake failure leaves John Pellam stranded in a remote Colorado mountain town, where he suddenly finds himself accused of murder.
With this trio of brilliantly written, utterly gripping stories, Deaver proves once again that he's the "grand master of the plot twist" (Booklist).
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Meet the Author
Jeffery Deaver is the #1 international bestselling author of more than thirty novels, three collections of short stories, and a nonfiction law book. His books are sold in 150 countries and translated into 25 languages. His first novel featuring Lincoln Rhyme, The Bone Collector, was made into a major motion picture starring Denzel Washington and Angelina Jolie. He's received or been shortlisted for a number of awards around the world. A former journalist, folksinger, and attorney, he was born outside of Chicago and has a bachelor of journalism degree from the University of Missouri and a law degree from Fordham University. You can visit his website at www.JefferyDeaver.com.
- Washington, D.C.
- Date of Birth:
- May 6, 1950
- Place of Birth:
- Chicago, Illinois
- B.A., University of Missouri; Juris Doctor, cum laude, Fordham University School of Law
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Reviewed by Anne Boling for Readers' Favorite Fans of Jeffery Deaver will be thrilled with his latest offering “Triple Threat: 3 Original Short Stories.” Fans will be thrilled with the return of Kathryn Dance, a police officer with a special talent for reading body language, in 'Fast'. In this short story she is working on a case of domestic terrorism. A bomb is hidden and 200 lives are at stake. However, this suspect is unreadable so she must resort to trickery. The second story 'Game' revolves around a missing wealthy woman assumed dead. Her housekeeper hires a private detective to locate the body. This tale is based on an actual crime. In 'Paradise', John Pellam returns as usual trouble surrounds him. Pellam was driving down a mountainous road when his brakes failed. A woman decked him leaving his faced bruised. Despite her bruised knuckles Pellam can’t help but admire her beauty. The sheriff questioned Pellam concerning a recent murder. While the sheriff seemed to believe him there was naturally a bit of suspicion that overshadows any strangers at a time like that. Soon Pellam found himself searching for the murderer to protect his own life. All three stories are well written although I felt 'Paradise' and 'Fast' were of a much higher quality than 'Game'. My review is on the audio format of “Triple Threat.” January LaVoy and Kevin T. Collins are the narrators. They both did an excellent job of adding just the right inflections to convey the proper ambiance of the emotions and actions. This is a very short book making for a quick read.
A very nice collection of classic Deaver talent!!
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