Who: Jeffery Deaver
Born: 6 May 1950, Glen Ellyn, Illinois, USA
Jeffery Deaver is an American mystery/crime writer. He has a bachelor of journalism degree from the University of Missouri and a law degree from Fordham University and originally started working as a journalist. He later practiced law before embarking on a successful career as a best-selling novelist. He has been awarded the Steel Dagger and Short Story Dagger from the British Crime Writers' Association and the Nero Wolfe Award, and he is a three-time recipient of the Ellery Queen Reader's Award for Best Short Story of the Year and a winner of the British Thumping Good Read Award. His novels have appeared on bestseller lists around the world, including The New York Times, The Times, Italy's Corriere della Sera, The Sydney Morning Herald, and The Los Angeles Times.
Deaver was chosen to write an official new James Bond novel: Carte Blanche is set in 2011 and was published on 25 May 2011. He is the second American author to write Bond novels, after Raymond Benson.
Jeffery Deaver's 007 production:
- Carte Blanche (2011)