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

Summer is almost here and ThrillerFest is right around the corner! We’re celebrating with 42 new thrillers, including debut novels from Mary Louise Kelly and Alan L. Lee, nonfiction from Jessica Buchanan & Erik Landemalm with Anthony Flacco, a Special to the Big Thrill: The Questions I Get by D. P. Lyle, MD, a Between the Lines Interview with Jonathan Maberry by Paula Tutman 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 Elizabeth Goddard, Brad Thor, Karin Slaughter, Catherine Coulter, Iris Johansen, Alex Kava, Brad Taylor, J.B. Turner, Tom Young, Jeff Carlson, Jon McGoran, Richard Bard, John Florio, T. L. Costa,  D.J. Niko, Terry Shames, Yasmine Galenorn, Richard Helms, Steven James, James Phelan, Brad Taylor, Jeffrey Small, Jeanne Matthews and that’s just the beginning!

New E-Releases from ITW Members

New Audio Books from ITW Members


Come meet your 2013 Participating Authors along with ITW Co-Presidents Kathleen Antrim and Lee Child, plus Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child!

When: Friday, July 12, 2013 from 6:00-8:00pm

Where: Ballroom I at the Grand Hyatt in Manhattan

We’re very excited about our first ever FanFest! Certain ITW authors are hosting a special signing and cocktail party for a group of lucky fans. This event is open to all ThrillerFest registrants and the selected fans that each ITW author host invites. Fans will need a special badge to get in, so please check in at registration before heading to the party.

The evening kicks off at 6:00pm with a special signing for all the FanFest authors. Next, everyone will gather in Ballroom I at the Grand Hyatt for a cocktail party from 6:30-8:00pm where they can spend quality time with their favorite author and indulge in the beverage of their choice.

Fans will take home a special swag bag created especially for them by their ITW author host along with lots of good memories! Hope to see you there!

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 The BigThrill 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.

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 Dena Michele Charlton, the winner of this month’s BIG THRILL giveaway. Dena will receive an assortment of signed thrillers including Silent Slaughter by C.E. Lawrence, Girl Three by Tracy March, Cobra Clearance by Richard Craig Anderson, The Pentacle Pendant by Stephen M. DeBock, Let the Dead Sleep by Heather Graham, Wounded Prey by Sean Lynch, The Genesis Code by Lisa Von Biela, Sleep My Darlings by Diane Fanning, Invitation to Die Today by Helen Smith and Her Boyfriend’s Bones by Jeanne Matthews

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