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George R.R. Martin and More Thrilling Reads

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ThrillerFest, the thirteenth annual gathering of the crème de la crème, debut and aspiring thriller writers, took place last week and throughout the weekend in New York City. There’s only one event where you can find New York Times bestselling authors lurking around every single corner, literary agents actually appearing in broad daylight and fans openly plotting and conspiring with the most feared and revered names of the thriller genre. The beloved Strand Bookstore, famous for possessing 18 miles of books, was the event’s bookseller, and a popular hangout for authors, publishers, and fans alike. Juicy panels featuring the expertise of bestselling authors were highly anticipated and the rooms were brimming with hopeful upcoming writers, eager to learn.  Each year at the…

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Our Final #ThrillerFest2017 Debut Author Lili Wright Talks ‘Dancing with the Tiger’!

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Our final ThrillerFest 2017 debut author is Lili Wright and her book, Dancing with the Tiger! Read about what she has to say about her all-time favorite thrillers and how she’d kill of our heroine! BookTrib: If you were on death row, what would be your last read? Why?  Lili Wright: Charlotte’s Web. A beautiful book about mortality. Innocent pig learn to accept his dear friend’s death. Cute baby spiders are born. The circle of life. Humble. Radiant. It’s something to shoot for. BT: If you were going to kill off your protagonist what method would you use?  Why? LW: Arsenic-laced mescal in a mariachi bar in Guanajuato, Mexico. Anna Ramsey would feel very good as she was checking out.…

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Presenting final week of International Thriller Writers Debut Authors Class of 2014

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We’re excited to introduce the International Thriller Writers Debut Author Program where you’ll meet the stars of tomorrow from the Class of 2014. Each week, beginning June 13 and running until July 11, BookTrib members will have a chance to win a copy of these adrenaline-pumping new releases. Meet the next four members of the class!   A KILLING AT COTTON HILL by Terry Shames “Readers will want to see more of the likable main character, who compassionately but relentlessly sifts the evidence. Convincing small town atmosphere and a vivid supporting cast are a plus.” —Publishers Weekly “Shames’ novel is an amazing read. The poetic, literary quality of the writing draws you in…” —RT Book Review The chief of police of Jarrett…

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Raising a glass to ITW’s unprecedented anthology, FACEOFF

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Is there a better way to celebrate some of the greatest characters in modern thrillers than to raise a glass (or mug or stein or flute) in their honor? As many a book club member will attest, there is not much that can enhance a reading experience like a refreshing drink. The International Thriller Writers’ (ITW) anthology FACEOFF is no different. FACEOFF is an unprecedented collaboration where 23 of the world’s bestselling and critically acclaimed thriller writers have paired their series characters in an 11-story anthology. The characters you think you know best are thrown into unpredictable situations and partnered with, pitted against, and, in some cases, romantically entangled with, characters you’d never suspect—and some that you would. As the…

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Presenting week three of the ITW Class of 2014 Debut Thrillers

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We’re excited to introduce the International Thriller Writers Debut Author Program where you’ll meet the stars of tomorrow from the Class of 2014. Each week, beginning June 13 and running until July 11, BookTrib members will have a chance to win a copy of these adrenaline-pumping new releases. Meet the next four members of the class!   DOING HARM by Kelly Parsons “A twist worthy of a surgical knot. Flawed characters standing on moral pedestals. Insight into the world of medicine and the ambitious geniuses who make life and death decisions.  Doing Harm is more faction than fiction, presenting a world so close to our own that you find yourself second guessing the characters as if they’re sitting next to you. Repeatedly,…

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Presenting Four More ITW Class of 2014 Debut Authors and their thrillers

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We’re excited to introduce the International Thriller Writers Debut Author Program where you’ll meet the stars of tomorrow from the Class of 2014. Each week, beginning June 13 and running until July 11, BookTrib members will have a chance to win a copy of these adrenaline-pumping new releases. Meet the next four members of the class!  RUN TO ME by Diane Hester  A woman and a child are on the run in the woods of northern Maine in this non-stop suspense thriller with a compelling emotional twist—Jodi Picoult meets Harlan Coben It’s been two years since Shyler O’Neil’s beloved son Jesse was killed, but his final moments are as vivid to her now as they were that dreadful day. Suffering from…

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Presenting Four ITW Class of 2014 Debut Authors and their thrillers

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We’re excited to introduce the International Thriller Writers Debut Author Program where you’ll meet the stars of tomorrow from the Class of 2014. Each week, beginning June 13 and running until July 11, BookTrib members will have a chance to win a copy of these adrenaline-pumping new releases. Meet the next four members of the class!   MONTANA by Gwen Florio Journalist Florio’s outstanding first novel introduces foreign correspondent Lola Wicks…..Quirky and cantankerous, Lola is grudgingly willing to learn from experience. Believable action complements razor-sharp observations of people and scenery. Publishers Weekly, starred review Montana is a highly accomplished first novel from Gwen Florio. …. This is one of the best murder mystery thrillers of the year. San Francisco Book Review Journalist Florio’s story about a friend’s…

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Video: Missed It? Interview with Joseph Finder, “Master of the Modern Thriller” and Author of SUSPICION

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“Is this Joseph Finder’s best thriller yet?  It gets my vote. So many twists and shocks. It kept me reading all night.” —R.L. Stine The new novel from the New York Times bestselling author and “master of the modern thriller,” about a father who is forced to make a choice with unspeakable consequences… JOSEPH FINDER is the New York Times bestselling author of ten previous novels, includingVanished and Buried Secrets. Finder’s international bestseller Killer Instinct won the International Thriller Writer’s Thriller Award for Best Novel of 2006. Other bestselling titles include Paranoia and High Crimes, which both became major motion pictures. He lives in Boston. SUSPICION When single father Danny Goodman suddenly finds himself unable to afford the private school his teenage daughter adores, he has no one to turn to for financial…

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