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The Bodies Left Behind

International Thriller Writers Association Best Thriller of the Year 2009
book | Fiction | 2008
US → Simon & Schuster
UK → Hodder and Stoughton

The latest bestselling stand alone thriller by Jeffery Deaver.

A spring night in a small town in Wisconsin. . . . A call to police emergency from a distant lake house is cut short. . . .

A phone glitch or an aborted report of a crime? Off-duty deputy Brynn leaves her family's dinner table and drives up to deserted Lake Mondac to find out. She stumbles onto the scene of a heinous murder. . . .

Before she can call for backup, though, she finds herself the next potential victim. Deprived of her phone, weapon and car, Brynn and an unlikely ally – a survivor of the carnage – can survive only by fleeing into the dense, deserted woods, on a desperate trek to safety and ultimately to the choice to fight back. The professional criminals, also strangers to this hostile setting, must forge a tense alliance too, in order to find and kill the two witnesses to the crime...

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Reviews

A thrill-a-minute wilderness adventure.
New York Times Book Review
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This one grabs the reader by the throat from the beginning.
The Independent
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This is not just an adrenaline-charged manhunt but a game of deception and multiple double-cross that keeps the reader guessing right up to the final page.
The Times

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