Edited by David Morrell and Hank Wagner, Thrillers: 100 Must-Reads examines 100 seminal works of suspense through essays contributed by such esteemed modern thriller writers as: David Baldacci, Steve Berry, Sandra Brown, Lee Child, Jeffery Deaver, Tess Gerritsen, Heather Graham, John Lescroart, Gayle Lynds, Katherine Neville, Michael Palmer, James Rollins, R. L. Stine, and many more.
Thrillers: 100 Must-Reads features 100 works – from Beowulf to The Bourne Identity, Dracula to Deliverance, Heart of Darkness to The Hunt for Red October – deemed must-reads by the International Thriller Writers organization.
Much more than an anthology, Thrillers: 100 Must-Reads goes deep inside the most notable thrillers published over the centuries. Through lively, spirited, and thoughtful essays that examine each work’s significance, impact, and influence, Thrillers: 100 Must-Reads provides both historical and personal perspective on those spellbinding works that have kept readers on the edge of their seats for centuries.
“This fun and fact filled epic view of the genre is itself a must read.” – Kathy Reichs, New York Times best-selling author of Spider Bones
“This fascinating book is essential for anyone who loves thrillers, fans and authors alike.” – Joseph Finder, New York Times best-selling author of Vanished
“The ultimate thriller resource. This wealth of information about classic thrillers is destined to be a classic on its own.” – Brad Thor, New York Times best-selling author ofThe Apostle
“It reminds us all of the sheer excitement and dazzling scope of the genre. A treasure!” – Christopher Reich, New York Times best-selling author of Rules of Deception
Additional reviews and interviews:
Thrillers: 100 Must Reads – An Interview with Christine Kling
Thrillers: 100 Must Reads – An Interview with James O. Born
Thrillers: 100 Must Reads – An Interview with Gayle Lynds
Thrillers: 100 Must Reads – An interview with Tess Gerritsen
Thrillers: 100 Must Reads – An interview with Douglas Preston
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