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The September edition of the Big Thrill is here!

This month we have an exciting line-up, including a Between the Lines interview with #1 New York Times bestselling author Kathy Reichs who talks about her life, her career, and her work on both a bestselling thriller series and a hit television show.

The September edition also kicks off a new series—International Thrills—where Layton Green and J.F. Penn will interview thriller writers from around the world. The first segment profiles Nele Neuhaus, a #1 international bestseller and one of Germany’s most popular crime writers. Fittingly, there are several other international stories this month, including the always exceptional Africa Scene and profiles on writers spanning the globe, from Melbourne, Australia to Tokyo, Japan to Manchester, England.

And, of course, we have 39 hot new releases from some of the best thriller writers on the planet, including debut novels from Matt Cook, Patrick Oster, Carrie Stuart Parks and Todd Moss.

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Anthologies

Trouble in Mind: The Collected Stories, Volume 3 by Jeffery Deaver

Trouble in Mind: The Collected Stories, Volume 3 by Jeffery Deaver

NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author and highly acclaimed storyteller Jeffery Deaver-the undisputed “grand master of the plot twist” (Booklist)-returns with a dazzling new collection of short stories. In these twelve electrifying tales (including six written just for this anthology) Deaver proves once again his genius for the unexpected-in his world, appearances are always deceiving. A devoted housekeeper embarks on a quest to find the truth behind her employer’s murder. A washed-up Hollywood actor gets one last, high-stakes chance to revive his career. A man makes an impulsive visit to his hometown, and learns more about his past than he bargained for. Two Olympic track hopefuls receive terrorist threats. And Deaver’s beloved series characters Lincoln Rhyme, Kathryn Dance, and John Pellam return in stories now in more »

By February 28, 2014 Read More →
Murder Here, Murder There by R. Barri Flowers and Jan Grape

Murder Here, Murder There by R. Barri Flowers and Jan Grape

By Connie (Corcoran) Wilson, M.S. “We need to have eyes, here, there and everywhere,” says a character in Edward Marston’s short story “Here, There and Everywhere,” one of the stories in the new anthology MURDER HERE, MURDER THERE, edited by R. Barri Flowers and Jan Grape. Both co-editors also contribute a story (“Convinced” and “The Confession”) among the 19 short stories represented. The book was released May 25, 2012 with “murder coming at you from here, there, and everywhere,” according to TWILIGHT TIMES publisher Lida E. Quillen.

Between the Lines of Love Is Murder

Between the Lines of Love Is Murder

LOVE IS MURDER says it all. Story after story. Romantic suspense is the theme of the latest International Thriller Writers anthology. With original short stories from Lori Armstrong, Jeff Ayers, Beverly Barton, William Bernhardt, Allison Brennan, Robert Browne, Pamela Callow, Toni McGee Causey, Lee Child, JT Ellison and more!

By May 29, 2012 Read More →
Dangerous Women & Desperate Men by Rick Mofina

Dangerous Women & Desperate Men by Rick Mofina

DANGEROUS WOMEN & DESPERATE MEN is a collection of four gripping stories of people on the brink; a broken-hearted woman in Las Vegas plots to take what she is owed; a haunted street cop finds his life on the line in a way he never expected; a desperate agent in California makes a life-changing choice; a hard-working middle-aged woman whose world is coming apart fights back with shocking vengeance. This collection includes “Lightning Rider,” the winner of Canada’s top literary prize for crime fiction, the Arthur Ellis Award for Best Short Story, presented by the Crime Writers of Canada.

By September 1, 2011 Read More →
Home Improvement: Undead Edition by Charlaine Harris and Toni L.P. Kelner

Home Improvement: Undead Edition by Charlaine Harris and Toni L.P. Kelner

By Don Helin In their latest Anthology, Charlaine Harris and Toni L.P. Kelner compiled stories so scary that Romantic Times Book Review says, “As home repair projects can sometimes take on a hellish nature, 14 authors hit the nail on the head with these truly DIY nightmares.” There’s nothing like home renovation for finding skeletons in the closet or other-worldly portals in the attic.  Editors Charlaine Harris and Toni L.P. Kelner return with an all new story collection of the paranormal perils of DIY . . .   This is the fourth anthology from New York Times best selling pair Toni L.P. Kelner and co-editor Charlaine Harris.  Kelner is also the author of the “Where are we Now?” mysteries, the Laura Fleming mystery series, and the more »

By July 31, 2011 Read More →
No Rest for the Dead edited by Andrew F. Gulli

No Rest for the Dead edited by Andrew F. Gulli

Special to the Big Thrill by Andrew F. Gulli It was hot and humid in New York, not many of you will remember the 2005 edition of BEA, but I will for many reasons… For starters it was the first BEA I attended (and so far the last) and also, I was so damned tired from talking non-stop, shaking hands, and being stuck in that sauna of germs the Javitz Center, that on the airplane journey back home, I was struck with a flu which was biblical in its severity. Being on a runway for three hours and for another three hours on a flight that usually took 90 minutes didn’t help. A distant memory from that stifling trip that today shines brightly was welcomed more »

By July 31, 2011 Read More →
A Between the Lines Interview with First Thrills authors Lee Child, Steve Berry, Michael Palmer, Heather Graham, John Lescroart, and more

A Between the Lines Interview with First Thrills authors Lee Child, Steve Berry, Michael Palmer, Heather Graham, John Lescroart, and more

by Brett King It began as an alliance.  When International Thriller Writers was formed in 2004, its promise rested on bringing together established novelists with emerging writers.  As part of its brisk legacy, ITW has championed the work of new authors, a dedication that shines in the breakthrough publication, First Thrills:  High-Octane Stories from the Hottest Thriller Authors.  Forge Books released the critically acclaimed anthology for the first time in paperback on May 24, 2011. Under the careful editorship of New York Times bestselling author Lee Child, First Thrills brings together original short stories crafted by seasoned authors to help showcase work from debut authors.  “The idea was to sprinkle some major attractions in the shop window, to draw your eye,” Child notes about the more »

By May 31, 2011 Read More →
Pittsburgh Noir by Kathleen George

Pittsburgh Noir by Kathleen George

by Karen Harper PITTSBURGH NOIR is a collection of 14 stories by writers, each either a resident of or with strong links to the city.  Each story takes place in a different neighborhood—according to the Akashic model for the series.  Pittsburgh is a friendly city—sports crazy, lots of working class sensibility, unpretentious.  And Pittsburghers love their city for its ethnic neighborhoods, its spectacular skyline, and the sports teams that keep us entertained (and tense).  But lust, revenge, and dark impulses exist here too because those are all too human motives.  And those motives make for great stories.

By May 31, 2011 Read More →
Dreamspell Nightmares: An Anthology

Dreamspell Nightmares: An Anthology

Twenty thriller and horror stories by some of the country’s most imaginative authors. “What do you call three dead lawyers at the bottom of the ocean? A good start” . . .”a tanker sails on a voyage of death. Can war veteran Cheryl Wilkins and enigmatic Patrick Boudreaux uncover and stop a true believer?” . . .”There are many kinds of nightmares” . . . and many more

By November 30, 2010 Read More →
Fear: 13 Stories of Suspense and Horror edited by R.L. Stine

Fear: 13 Stories of Suspense and Horror edited by R.L. Stine

In this brand-new anthology of scary stories, nothing is what it seems. From cannibalistic children, to an unwitting date with a vampire, no scary stone is left unturned.

By October 1, 2010 Read More →
Galway Noir by Pat Mullan

Galway Noir by Pat Mullan

The New Publishing Age By Pat Mullan In June I flew from Ireland to New York. As usual I stuffed a paperback – a fat one, about 400 pages – into my carry-on bag. I had really wanted to take a hardback I’d been reading at home but that was impractical. As my fellow travelers and I waited at the boarding gate in Shannon, many of us fumbled with our books, newspapers, boarding passes, and passports. Even those of us with a practiced expertise dropped our bookmarks or momentarily panicked when we thought we’d mislaid our boarding pass.

By September 9, 2010 Read More →
Death’s Excellent Vacaction by Charlaine Harris and Toni L.P. Kelner

Death’s Excellent Vacaction by Charlaine Harris and Toni L.P. Kelner

By Jamie Rush Toni Kelner and I had a great chat about the exciting new anthology of (lucky!) thirteen deliciously dark tales, all by different authors. InDeath’s Excellent Vacation, editors Charlaine Harris and Toni L. P. Kelner bring together a stellar collection of tour guides who offer vacations that are frightening, funny, and touching for the fanged, the furry, the demonic, and the grotesque. Learn why it really can be an endless summer-for immortals.

By August 22, 2010 Read More →
Thrillers: 100 Must-Reads edited by David Morrell and Hank Wagner

Thrillers: 100 Must-Reads edited by David Morrell and Hank Wagner

Thrillers: 100 Must-Reads, edited by David Morrell and Hank Wagner, features 100 works–from Beowulf to The Bourne Identity, Dracula to Deliverance, Heart of Darkness toThe Hunt for Red October.

By July 30, 2010 Read More →
Thrillers: 100 Must-Reads edited by David Morrell and Hank Wagner

Thrillers: 100 Must-Reads edited by David Morrell and Hank Wagner

  The most riveting reads in history meet today’s biggest thriller writers in Thrillers: 100 Must-Reads. 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.

By July 25, 2010 Read More →
Thriller 2: Stories You Can’t Put Down

Thriller 2: Stories You Can’t Put Down

From Jeffery Deaver’s tale of international terrorism to Lisa Jackson’s dysfunctional family in the California wine country to Ridley Pearson’s horrifying serial killer, this collection has something for everyone.

By July 7, 2010 Read More →
Thriller: Stories to Keep You Up All Night

Thriller: Stories to Keep You Up All Night

Featuring North America’s foremost thriller authors, Thriller is the first collection of pure thriller stories ever published.

By June 7, 2010 Read More →