News & Events

Traitor’s Dance Events

Thursday, August 11, 2022
Authors on the Air Interview
Time: 3:00pm ET/2:00pm CT

Monday, August 15, 2022
Rogue Reads In Conversation Live
Start Time: 7:00pm ET/6:00pm CT

Wednesday, August 24, 2022
Poisoned Pen Author Virtual Event (Scottsdale, AZ)
7:00pm CT/5:00pm PDT

Thursday, August 25, 2022
Mystery Writers of America Panel with Book People (Austin, TX)
7:00pm CT-8:00pm CT
MWA author panel with Taylor Moore, Dixie Lee Evatt, Helen Currie Foster, and Kathleen Kaska. The format will be an hour of discussion followed by Q&A, and then a signing.

Friday, August 26, 2022
Murder By the Book Event (Houston, TX)
Start Time: 6:30pm CT

November 5-6, 2022
Texas Book Festival (Austin, TX)


An Ambush of Widows Events

List of events coming soon!


Never Ask Me Events

Jeff’s tour will be virtual for NEVER ASK ME.
Links will take you to the host’s page with further information on accessing Jeff’s book talks.
Wednesday July 15: 6 PM Eastern/5 PM Central, Authors on the Air, interview with Pam Stack
Saturday, July 18: 2 PM Eastern/1 PM Central, Murder by the Book, with Ace Atkins and Megan Abbott, Houston TX
Sunday, July 19: 1:30 PM Eastern/12:30 PM Central, KAZI 88.7, Interview with CrimeReads’ Molly Odintz and BookPeople’s Scott Montgomery with Hopeton Hay, Austin TX
Monday, July 27: 8 PM Eastern/7 PM Central, BookPeople, with Meg Gardiner, Austin TX

The Three Beths Events and Signings

Tuesday, 10/23 – Poisoned Pen, Scottsdale, AZ

Start time: 7:00 pm
Address: 4014 N Goldwater Blvd #101, Scottsdale, AZ 85251 USA

Thursday, 10/25 – BookPeople, Austin, TX

Start time: 7:00 pm
Address: 603 N Lamar, Austin TX 78703


Friday, 10/26 – Murder By The Book, Houston, TX

In-conversation with Lou Berney (NOVEMBER ROAD)

Start time: 6:30 pm
Address: 2342 Bissonnet, Houston, TX 77005


Sunday, 10/28 – Texas Book Festival, Austin, TX


Monday, 10/29 – Books & Books, Coral Gables, FL

Start time: 8:00 pm
Address: 265 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables, FL 33134


Tuesday, 10/30 – Vero Beach Book Center

Start time: 6:00 pm
Address: 392 21st Street, Vero Beach, FL 32960


Thursday, 11/1 – Barnes & Noble, Dallas, TX

Start time: 7:00 pm
Address: 7700 West Northwest Hwy, Dallas, TX 75225



Blame Events and Book Signings

Mark your calendar for Jeff’s 2017 events and Blame book signings. Dates and times are subject to change.

7/16/17–AUSTIN, TX–KAZI 88.7 FM Book Review–Interview–12:00 pm

7/18/17–AUSTIN, TX–BookPeople–Book Signing–603 N. Lamar Boulevard, 7:00 pm

7/19/17–DALLAS, TX–WFAA TV Good Morning Texas–Interview–9:00 am

7/19/17–DALLAS, TX–Barnes & Noble Lincoln Park–Book Signing–7700 West Northwest Highway, 7:00 pm

7/22/17–HOUSTON, TX–Murder By The Book–Book Signing with Ace Atkins–2342 Bissonnet, 4:30 pm

7/24/17–ONLINE RADIO–Authors on the Air–8:00 pm Eastern/7:00 pm Central

7/25/17–SCOTTSDALE, AZ–Poisoned Pen–Book Signing with Glen Erik Hamilton–4014 N. Goldwater Bldvd #101, 7:00 pm

7/26/17–CORAL GABLES, FL–Books & Books–Book Signing–265 Aragon Avenue, 7:00 pm

7/27/17–VERO BEACH, FL–Vero Beach Book Center–Book Signing–3921 21st Street (Miracle Mile), 6:00 pm

8/16/17–AUSTIN, TX–KOOP Radio 91.7 FM Writing on the Air–Interview –6:00 pm



The First Order Events and Book Signings

Mark your calendar for Jeff’s 2016 events and The First Order book signings. Dates and times are subject to change.

1/03/16–AUSTIN, TX–KAZI-FM Book Review–Interview–12:30 pm

1/05/16–AUSTIN, TX–BookPeople–Book Signing–603 N. Lamar Boulevard, 7:00 pm

1/06/16–DALLAS, TX–Barnes & Noble Lincoln Park–Book Signing–7700 West Northwest Highway, 7:00 pm

1/07/16–HOUSTON, TX–Murder By The Book–Book Signing–2342 Bissonnet, 6:30 pm

1/08/16–Suspense Magazine Radio Show–Interview–12:30 pm CT

1/10/16–Second Sunday Crime with Libby Hellmann–Interview–6:00 pm CT

1/11/16–MISSION VIEJO, CA–Friends of the Mission Viejo Library–Book Signing–24932 Veterans Way, 7:00 pm

1/12/16–SCOTTSDALE, AZ–Poisoned Pen–Book Signing–4014 N. Goldwater Boulevard #101, 7:00 pm

1/13/16–KOOP Radio, Writing On The Air–Interview–6:00 pm

1/14/16–Entertainment Weekly Radio–Interview–Sirius XM Channel 105, 4:15 ET, 3:15 CT

1/15/16–FORT HOOD, TX–Fort Hood Military Base–Book Signing–4520 Clear Creek Boulevard, 1:00 pm

1/30/16–AUSTIN, TX–Laura’s Library–Book Signing–9411 Bee Caves Road, 2:00 pm



Inside Man Events and Book Signings

Mark your calendar for Jeff’s 2014 events and Inside Man book signings.  Dates and times subject to change.

5/29/14 – NEW YORK, NY – BEA, The Javits Center, 1PM A-A Signing (Table 18)

7/1/14 – SCOTTSDALE, AZ – Poisoned Pen w/ Megan Abbott (THE FEVER), 7PM

7/8/14 – AUSTIN, TX – BookPeople, 7PM

7/9/14 – SANTA ROSA, CA – Copperfield’s hosts “Dinners to Die For” series, dinner at 5:15 PM, talk at 7:00 PM

7/10/14 – DALLAS, TX – Barnes & Noble Lincoln Park, 7PM

7/17/14 – HOUSTON, TX – Murder By The Book w/ Taylor Stevens (THE CATCH), 6:30 PM


For media, here are Jeff’s appearances. If you miss Jeff on radio, sometimes the station’s website will include a link where you can just listen to the interview.

7/1/14—Entertainment Weekly Radio on Sirius XM, News and Notes interview with host Julia Cunningham. This is a more detailed 20-minute interview. Check the website for your time zone, but News & Notes is on from 3-6 PM Eastern, and then reruns from 9-12 midnight.

7/1/14—KUT 90.5. Austin, radio interview with Jennifer Stayton.

7/2/14— online live interactive chat in “The Interrogation Room” with readers, with award winning and bestselling author Megan Abbott (The Fever)

7/6/14—12:30—12:45 PM, KAZI  88.7, Austin, Hopeton Hay’s book show

7/11/14—9-10 hour, KDTX 47 TV, appearance on “The Broadcast” interview show


Downfall Events and Book Signings

Mark your calendar for Jeff’s 2013 events and Downfall book signings:

6/30/13 – CHICAGO, IL – American Library Association Conference, panel from 3:00-4:00 pm
7/1/13– NAPERVILLE, IL – Anderson’s Bookshop, 123 West Jefferson, 7:00 pm talk/signing with Jeffery Deaver
7/16/13 – AUSTIN, TX – Book People, 603 North Lamar, 7:00 pm
7/17/13– DALLAS, TX – Barnes & Noble/Lincoln Park, 770 West Northwest Highway, 7:00 pm
7/19/12 – HOUSTON, TX – Murder by the Book, 2342 Bissonnet, 6:30 pm talk/signing with Marcia Clark

If you’d like a signed book but are unable to attend a signing, please contact one of the bookstores above and ask about ordering a signed book.



Fort Worth Star-Telegram picks Downfall for Summer Reads

Downfall makes the Fort Worth Star-Telegram’s great summer reads list.  Click here to see the entire list.


Jeff’s 2013 France and Belgium Book Tour

Jeff’s tour in France and Belgium includes:

Wed Mar 27, 2013 – 5:30 pm – Brussels, Belgium – Librarie Filigrannes, Avenue des Arts 39-40, 1040

Thurs Mar 28 – Sunday Apr 1, 2013 – Lyon, France — Festival Quais du Polar

  • Thurs Mar 28 – 6:30 pm – Signing at Salon Air France
  • Friday Mar 29 – 3 pm – Signing at the Festival
  • Saturday Mar 30 – 10:30 — Signing at the Festival
  • Saturday Mar 30 – 12 noon — Panel: Corners in the Page: When Stories of Suspense Handle the Readers (with Harlan Coben, Gillian Flynn, Percival Everett)
  • Sunday Mar 31 – 11 am — Panel: The Perfect Murder Investigation (with Harlan Coben, Zoran Drvenkar, Elsa Marpeau)
  • Sunday Mar 31 – 2:30 — Signing at the Festival
  • Sunday Mar 31 – 3:30 pm – Panel: Super Agent, Super Hero and Hyper Terrorism: Spy Novels and Conspiracies (with Patrick Raynal, Jeffery Deaver, Jean-Hugues Oppel)
  • Sunday Mar 31 – 5 pm — Jeff presents a screening of the Alfred Hitchcock classic, STRANGERS ON A TRAIN