Jeffery Deaver was born out of Chicago in 1950.His father was an advertising writer and his mom had been a homemaker. He has one younger sister who writes books for teens ' Julie Reece Deaver.
Deaver wrote his first novel ' which consisted of two whole chapters ' when he was twenty five, and he's been writing ever since. A award-winning poet and journalist, he's also composed and performed his own songs around the country. After receiving a Bachelor of Journalism degree from the University of Missouri, Deaver worked as a magazine writer, then, to gain the background Required to become a legal correspondent for The New York Times or Wall Street Journal, he enrolled at Fordham Law School. After graduation he decided to practice law for a time and worked for several years as an attorney for a big Wall Street firm. It was during his lengthy commute to and in the office that he began writing the kind of fiction he loved reading: suspense novels. In 1990 he started to write whole time.
The author of thirty-four novels, Deaver was nominated for seven Edgar Awards from the Mystery Writers of America, an Anthony award, a Gumshoe Award, also is a three-time receiver of the Ellery Queen Reader's Award for the Best Short Story of the Year. Back in 2001, he won the W.H. Smith Thumping Good Read Award for his Lincoln Rhyme book The Empty Seat. In 2004, he was awarded the Crime Writers Association of Great Britain's Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Award for Garden Of Beasts and the Short Story Dagger to get "The Weekender." Translated into 35 languages, even his novels have appeared on numerous bestseller lists across the world, including the New York Times, the London Times and the Los Angeles Times. The Bone Collector has been a characteristic release from Universal Pictures, starring Denzel Washington as Lincoln Rhyme. A Maiden's Grave was built in an HBO film retitled Dead Silence, starring James Garner and Marlee Matlin.
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