Books to Read if You Like Jeffery Deaver

05 Jan 2017

Jeffery Deaver has led an interesting life. The former journalist, attorney, songwriter and folksinger is now best known for his internationally bestselling mystery and crime novels that have sold over 50 million copies worldwide. If you are a fan of smart detectives that are on the hunt for maniacal killers then check out these books to read if you like Jeffery Deaver.

Books to Read if You Like Jeffery Deaver


Scared to Death

Rachel Amphlett

Release Date: December 3, 2016

When Detective Kay Hunter finds the body of a snatched schoolgirl in an abandoned biosciences building, she isn’t convinced it was is a simple case of a kidnapping gone wrong. Especially since a man was found dead with the ransom money still on him. Kay’s fears are confirmed when a second schoolgirl is taken. Now she faces a race against time to find the killer before he claims another innocent life. For this killer, the game has only just begun.

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The Sound of Rain

Gregg Olsen

Release Date: December 13, 2016

Nicole Foster has hit rock bottom. The former homicide detective was driven off the force by her partner and lover, she has no money and is struggling with a gambling addiction. All she has left is the haunting memories of three-year-old Kelsey Chase. The murder case that ended her career. When the girl’s grieving father begs for her help, Nicole is thrown back into the case. The investigation always felt a little off to her, but as she digs deeper she uncovers a shocking discovery that might find justice for Kelsey and help repair her own life.

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Elizabeth Heiter

Release Date: December 27, 2016

Seventeen-year-old Haley Cooke left behind a note simply saying “If you’re reading this, I’m already dead…” when she disappeared from inside her high school. FBI profiler Evelyn Baine is on the case to see if anyone had a reason to hurt this girl. While at first, it seemed like the cheerleader had no enemies, Evelyn uncovers that everyone close to her had something to hide. These secrets may have gotten Haley killed and uncovering Hayley’s fate could put Evelyn herself in danger.

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Caroline Mitchell

Release Date: December 20, 2016

It has been ten years since Rebecca’s testimony had Solomon locked away for domestic abuse. This was enough time for the nightmares to go away, her nerves to relax and to rebuild her life. Then one day she finds a message left from Solomon in her home; for each of the ten years he was in jail, she must witness a crime. And she must choose the victims. If she doesn’t respond she gets hurt, if she contacts the police she will die. She has sixty seconds to decide.

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Out of Bounds

Val McDermid

Release Date: December 6, 2016

When a stolen car crashes and leaves the teenage driver in a coma, a routine DNA test reveals a startling connection to an unsolved murder from twenty-two years before. This cold case is anything but straightforward and takes detective Karen Pirie through a series of twists and turns. At the same time, Karen is drawn to another mystery that has its roots in a terrorist bombing from two decades ago. Once again the investigation isn’t quite what it seems.

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Everything You Want Me to Be

Mindy Mejia

Release Date: January 3, 2016

Hattie Hoffman spent her life playing many parts: the good daughter, the good student and the good citizen. When her body is found after a brutal stabbing on the night of her high school play, the tragedy rocks her small town community. Del Goodman, the local sheriff and family friend, tries to solve the murder and find the killer. But the search uncovers more questions than answers. Told from the points of view of Hattie, Del and her new English teacher, this story reconstructs her final school year and the events that led to her murder.

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