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Read the stories that were featured in the December edition of The Big Thrill.

25 new thrillers this month from ITW Members, including debut novels from Kelley York, William Burton McCormick and Jamie Michele, plus new nonfiction from John Robert Marlow, a Special to the Big Thrill: Interview With An FBI Agent by Kimberly Howe, and News From South Africa by Michael Sears.

Hot off the press:

Click on a book title to read the feature story

Coming Next Month

The latest thrillers from Diane Fanning, Jordan Dane, Merry Jones, Lynne Raimondo, James Grippando, Toby Tate, Gina Robinson, JG Faherty, David Jackson and many more!

New E-Releases from ITW Members

ThrillerFest VIII – Register Today!

ThrillerFest VIII – July 10th – 13th, Grand Hyatt, NYC.

We have a fabulous line-up of special guests this year, including:

  • 2013 ThrillerMaster: Anne Rice
  • 2011 ThrillerMaster: R. L. Stine
  • Spotlight Guest: Michael Connelly
  • Spotlight Guest: T. Jefferson Parker
  • Spotlight Guest: Michael Palmer
  • 2013 Silver Bullet Award Recipient: Steve Berry

CraftFest New York Times bestselling authors will share their secrets on the craft of writing.

AgentFest — The top agents and editors in the business will be on hand to hear your pitches.

ThrillerFest — Network with other writers and meet industry professionals at the fabulous panels. Special guests will be announced soon.



If you prefer to mail your registration, you can download and print the appropriate registrations forms here:

ITW Author-Member Registration

ITW Associate-Member and Thriller Fan Registration

To view some fabulous interviews from last year’s ThrillerFest, please visit NYC Media. Including interviews with David Morrell, Sandra Brown and many more!

Don’t forget to a few minutes and 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.

Tune in December 3 – 9 when literary agents Debbie Carter, Josh Getzler, Victoria Skurnick and Jenny Bent discuss query letters, and December 10 – 16 when Paige Wheeler, Josh Getzler and Debbie Carter discuss why literary agents attend writer’s conferences.

The Neverending Book Giveaway

The Neverending Book GiveawayIf 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!

Monthly Giveaway

Congratulations to Mary Abrams, the winner of this month’s BIG THRILL giveaway. Mary will receive an assortment of signed thrillers including The Ragnarök Conspiracy by Erec Stebbins, Area 51:  Nightstalkers by Bob Mayer, Black List by Brad Thor, Burying the Past by Judith Cutler, Hook and Shoot by Jeremy Brown, Scorched by Laura Griffin, Treacherous Skies by Elizabeth Goddard, The Neighbors by Ania Ahlborn, Origin by J.T. Brannan, Murder by Vegetable by Barbara Graham, Wrong Turn by Diane Fanning, The Aden Effect by Claude Berube, Rent by Rick R. Reed, The Anatomist’s Wife by Anna Lee Huber, An Affair of Vengeance by Jamie Michele, Seeking Samiel by Catherine Jordan, Edge of Black by J.T. Ellison, Thirst by L.A. Larkin, The Diamond Seekers by David Coles and Jack Everett and Weapon of Choice by Patricia Gussin.

All subscribers to THE BIG THRILL webzine are automatically eligible for the monthly drawing. CLICK HERE to subscribe to the BIG THRILL email.

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