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The Goodbye Man (2020)

Say goodbye to your problems
In pursuit of two armed fugitives in the wilderness of Washington State, unique investigator Colter Shaw witnesses a shocking suicide. This leads him to the Foundation – a cult that promises to transform people’s lives. But is there more to it than meets the eye?

Say goodbye to your freedom
Shaw goes undercover to expose the Foundation’s real purpose. Before long he meets the charismatic leader Master Eli, a man who commands terrifying loyalty from his followers.

Say goodbye to your life
Something truly dark is going on beneath the surface of the idyllic community. And as Shaw peels back the layers of truth, he begins to see there is only one way to escape the Foundation … and the price for that freedom might well be your very life.

Read an excerpt and reviews. Watch videos of Jeff discussing the book.

Read the Colter Shaw short stories, “Captivated” and “The Second Hostage” and “Forgotten.”

The new CBS series “Tracker” stars Justin Hartley as Colter Shaw, a reward seeker with expert tracking skills he uses to solve mysteries, based on the bestselling novels by Jeffery Deaver. Available on CBS and Paramount+ streaming. Watch the trailer.


“[An] outstanding sequel to 2019’s The Never Game…Deaver balances suspense and plausibility perfectly…This is a perfect jumping-on point for readers new to one of today’s top contemporary thrillers writers.”

—Publishers Weekly Starred Review

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