Those who have been reading Jeffery Deaver from the beginning have been on a real ride. He starts out with a promising debut novel, keeps plugging away and develops into a good journeyman, then becomes an acknowledged master of his craft. And then...somewhere along the way he takes an even greater step. With books like A MAIDEN'S GRAVE, THE BONE COLLECTOR and THE COFFIN DANCER, he becomes a genre unto himself. And he becomes firmly ensconced in that enviable position with the publication of THE DEVIL'S TEARDROP.
Now, Deaver's last two novels have concerned