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From the author of The Goodbye Man, discover Jeffery Deaver's chilling series that inspired the film starring Angelina Jolie and Denzel Washington, and is now a major NBC TV series.
Number one bestselling author and ultimate thriller writer Jeffery Deaver returns with the final novel in the Lincoln Rhyme series.
Someone is killing couples just as they start their lives together.
Newlyweds Lincoln Rhyme and Amelia Sachs are on the hunt...
The first victims, William and Anna, were collecting her engagement ring.
1.5 carat, almost flawless.
But the Promisor had other ideas for their future...
Their murder - and that of the diamond cutter they were visiting - is only the first of a series of macabre attacks.
The killer is hunting down any witnesses who might lead to his capture. He has promised one thing: to destroy.
But Rhyme and Sachs will do whatever it takes to break his vow.
'The best psychological thriller writer around.' The Times
At the start of Thriller Award winner Deaver's stellar 14th Lincoln Rhyme novel (after 2017's The Burial Hour), William Sloane and Anna Markam, an engaged couple, enter the jewelry store of Jatin Patel, a master diamond cutter who works in Manhattan's diamond district, to pick up a ring. Unfortunately, a gunman wearing a ski mask is right behind them. After the intruder shoots William and Anna dead, he tortures and kills Jatin with a box-cutter. Vimal Lahori, an employee, arrives at the store, takes a shot in the side from the killer, and manages to escape. Rhyme and his usual team Det. Lon Sellitto of the NYPD, lover Amelia Sachs, patrol officer Ron Pulaski, and lab expert Mel Cooper investigate. The tension rises as Vimal tries to stay hidden, the killer hunts more victims, and the media receive a note from "The Promisor" threatening the deaths of more engaged couples. Deaver keeps the twists and surprises coming in this roller-coaster ride of a thriller. Five-city author tour.