Trouble in Mind

Trouble in Mind

The Collected Stories

Book - 2014
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Grand Central Pub
Fiendish suspense. Shocking twists.
Twelve diabolical tales.

New York Times bestselling author and highly acclaimed storyteller Jeffery Deaver-the undisputed "grand master of the plot twist" (Booklist)-returns with a dazzling new collection of short stories. In these twelve electrifying tales (including six written just for this anthology) Deaver proves once again his genius for the unexpected-in his world, appearances are always deceiving.

A devoted housekeeper embarks on a quest to find the truth behind her employer's murder. A washed-up Hollywood actor gets one last, high-stakes chance to revive his career. A man makes an impulsive visit to his hometown, and learns more about his past than he bargained for. Two Olympic track hopefuls receive terrorist threats. And Deaver's beloved series characters Lincoln Rhyme, Kathryn Dance, and John Pellam return in stories now in print for the first time.

Baker & Taylor
Twelve short stories from the acclaimed, best-selling author of The Bone Collector feature suspenseful tales about a loyal housekeeper who tries to find out who killed her boss, and a washed-up Hollywood actor who takes a huge risk. Simultaneous.

& Taylor

Twelve short stories feature suspenseful tales about a loyal housekeeper who tries to find out who killed her boss and a washed-up Hollywood actor who takes a huge risk.

Publisher: New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2014
New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2014
Edition: First Edition
ISBN: 9781478925460
Branch Call Number: M DEAVER 2014
Characteristics: 479 pages cm


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Jun 15, 2016

A collection of short stories, some pretty good, others not so much. And the last one was over 200 pages..might as well made it a book!

Jun 03, 2015

All the time I've been working at the library, I've handled Deaver's novels without thinking twice about them. I assumed they were all of the murder-mystery-solved-by-a-socially-inept-detective-genius variety. This volume of short stories surprised the heck out of me. From the first story, "Fast", Deaver delivers wonderful stories chock full of intriguing characters and fun-to-read twists and turns. Some stories are involve Lincoln Rhyme, one of Deaver's novel characters, but most do not. They are all fun to read and try to figure out what's going on before the end. I'm going to have to read volumes 1 and 2.

May 16, 2014

classic Deaver for the most part. Good read.

Apr 11, 2014

The two previous volumes, Twisted and Twisted 2, were much better than this third volume. Most of the stories did have some interesting twists. The last story had a twist which was disappointing to me, which is which is why I have given this volume only 3 stars.


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