Read the stories that were featured in the September edition of The Big Thrill.
40 new thrillers this month, including debut novels from Mick Ridgewell, M.R. Gott, Connie Archer and Rupali Rajopadhye Rotti, plus Special to The Big Thrill: ThrillerFest VII: A Thrill a Minute by Anthony J. Franze and Jenny Milchman, Between the Lines with Jamie Freveletti by Julie Kramer and News From South Africa by Michael Sears.
Print the Big Thrill list and head on down to your favorite bookstore, or download your selections to your electronic e-reader, and enjoy a month’s worth of great reading from your friends at the International Thriller Writers.
Click on a book title to read the feature story
- Special to The Big Thrill: ThrillerFest VII: A Thrill a Minute by Anthony J. Franze and Jenny Milchman
- Between the Lines with Jamie Freveletti by Julie Kramer
- News From South Africa by Michael Sears
- Nightwatcher by Wendy Corsi Staub
- Father Night by Eric Van Lustbader
- Opening Moves by Steven James
- Winter of the World by Ken Follett
- Termination Orders by Leo J. Maloney
- Angel With A Bullet by M. C. Grant
- Bleeding Through by Sandra Parshall
- Bones Are Forever by Kathy Reichs
- Last to Die: A Rizzoli & Isles Novel by Tess Gerritsen
- Plague by H. W. “Buzz” Bernard
- A Wanted Man by Lee Child
- Low Pressure by Sandra Brown
- A Spoonful of Murder by Connie Archer
- The Rest Area Murder by L. D. Knorr
- Garment of Shadows by Laurie R. King
- The Incense Game by Laura Joh Rowland
- The Uninvited by Heather Graham
- Midnight Exposure by Melinda Leigh
- The Spanish Revenge by Allan Topol
- False Friends: A Spider Shepherd Thriller by Stephen Leather
- The Ninth Step by Grant Jerkins
- Warrior Prince: Book One in the Drift Lords Series by Nancy J. Cohen
- Servant of the Goddess by Denise Verrico
- Power by Debra Webb
- Pressure Head by J. L. Merrow
- Crescent Lake by David Sakmyster
- The Nightcrawler by Mick Ridgewell
- Fortune’s Deadly Descent by Audrey Braun
- Nayak Brothers: The Valentine’s Day Clue by Rupali Rajopadhye Rotti
- Retribution by Adrian Magson
- Devil’s Den by Don Helin
- Caravan of Thieves by David Rich
- Apocalypse Cow by Michael Logan
- Where The Dead Fear To Tread by M.R. Gott
- The Resistance by Peter Steiner
- The Spy Lover by Kiana Davenport
- Dominus Dei by Thomas Greanias
- Nighttime Ninja by Barbara DaCosta, Illustrated by Ed Young
- The Last Temptation by Gerrie Ferris Finger
- Silent Slaughter by C.E. Lawrence
Coming Next Month
The latest thrillers from R.L. Stine, Wendy Corsi Staub, Larry D. Thompson, Rick Mofina, G.M. Malliet, Carolyn Hart, David Hodges, Mark Pryor, Claude Berube, Amy Shojai, Judith Rock, Gary Phillips, Erec Stebbins, Leslie Budewitz, Albert Ashforth and many more!
New E-Releases from ITW Members
- Nonofficial Asset by William Sewell
- Black Ice by Colin Dunne
- Red Spirit by Humphrey Hawksley
- Practice To Deceive by J. R. Lindermuth
- Moon on the Bayou by A. J. Davidson
- Until the Day You Die by Tina Wainscott
- Pernelle’s Escape by Judith Rock
- No Help for the Dying by Adrian Magson
- Shades of Mayhem by Adrian Magson
- Serious Consequences by David DeLee
- Her Teen Dream: Summer Heartbreak by Devon Vaughn Archer
- Not-So-Heroic Fantasy by Donald J. Bingle
- The Trade by Thomas Kirkwood
- Hellfire & Damnation II by Connie (Corcoran) Wilson
- L.A. Secret Police by Mike Rothmiller
- Brightside by Mark Tullius
- Writing a Killer Thriller by Jodie Renner
- The Season of Sin by Stacy-Deanne
- Shadow Dragon by Lance Horton
- Blood Money by K. J. Janssen
- Operation Herod by Andrew Cartmel
- Bottled Abyss by Benjamin Kane Ethridge
- The Rivers Webb by Jeremy K. Tyler
- Where the Dead Fear to Tread by M.R. Gott
- The Cydonia Objective by David Sakmyster
- Forever Sweethearts: A Love Story by R. Barri Flowers
- Game Changer by John Childress
ThrillerFest VIII – Early Registration Coming Soon!
ThrillerFest VIII – July 10th – 13th, Grand Hyatt, NYC.
Keep an eye on the Thrillerfest website, early registration starts later this month!
In the meantime, take a few minutes to peruse the ThrillerFest VII photo slideshow compliments of Alan Jacobson.
The Thriller Roundtable
Whether you’re a fan or an author, you’ll want to join the Thriller Roundtable discussions at TheBigThrill website, where each week a new group of authors discuss everything from what they love about writing thrillers, to what they’ve learned, and more.
Here’s what’s in store for September!
- Sept 3 – 9 – What is the primary job of a thriller? Entertainment, escapism, to provoke thought? with Grant McKenzie, Sandra Parshall, David Sakmyster, J. H. Bogran, Jean Harrington
- Sept 10 – 16 – Antagonists, why we love to hate them? with M.R. Gott, Connie di Marco, Don Helin, Kathy Reichs
- Sept 17 – 23 – E-Reader or paper book, why one over the other, or why not both? with Wendy Corsi Staub, Nancy J. Cohen, Grant Jerkins, Audrey Braun, Jean Harrington
- Sept 24 – 30 – Thrillers are known for their grand, loud, all-out climaxes. How do you set them up? with Tess Gerritsen, Steven James, J. H. Bogran, M.R. Gott
The Neverending Book Giveaway
If you’re a thriller fan who likes to win free books, be sure to check out the Neverending Book Giveaway on The Big Thrill website. Sign up for as many of the contests as you like! Just post a reply, and you’re entered!
Don’t forget to scroll down the list of contests or CLICK HERE for more contests and giveaways so you don’t miss any. (Tip: to shorten the display, click “Toggle Comment Threads.”) And because this book giveaway is “neverending,” be sure to check back often to enter the latest drawings!
Congratulations to Thomas Kirkwood, the winner of this month’s BIG THRILL giveaway. Thomas will receive an assortment of signed thrillers including Black List by Brad Thor, Shunning Sarah by Julie Kramer, Afraid to Die by Lisa Jackson (unsigned), You Don’t Want to Know by Lisa Jackson (unsigned), The Falcons of Fire and Ice by Karen Maitland, Words in the Wind: Gateway to Gannah #2 by Yvonne Anderson, The Rest Area Murder by L.D. Knorr, A Spoonful of Murder by Connie Archer, The Ninth Step by Grant Jerkins, Cat in a White Tie and Tails by Carole Nelson Douglas, Caravan of Thieves by David Rich and The Last Temptation by Gerrie Ferris Finger.
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