Print Friendly, PDF & Email

TBT-cover2Read the stories that were featured in the October edition of The Big Thrill.

Same great content, fresh new look! 37 new thrillers this month from ITW Members, plus a Between the Lines Interview with Anne Rice by Paula Tutman, News From South Africa by Michael Stanley and to celebrate ITW’s 10 year anniversary a very special Special to the Big Thrill: ITW Origins by David Morrell and Gayle Lynds!

Vertical-Books-Oct13Hot off the press:

Click on a book title to read the feature story

Coming Next Month

The latest thrillers from David Baldacci, Clive Cussler, Janet Evanovich, Jordan Dane, Eric Red, Gregg Loomis, Beth Groundwater, H. W. “Buzz” Bernard, Kay Thomas, T. Frank Muir, Virginia Kelly, Judith Rock, Matthew Quinn Martin, Lisa Scottoline and many more!

New E-Releases from ITW Members

New Audio Books from ITW Members

New Look for the Big Thrill

The Big Thrill is thrilled to announce our newly-designed website. Our website’s fresh new look brings you the same content and so much more. Our goal was to bring you a site with continually updated content and one that encourages browsing throughout the month. We hope you like the site as much as we do, as well as our new magazine-style cover.

ThrillerFest IX – Early Registration Now Available!

ThrillerFest IXThrillerFest IX – July 8th – 12th, Grand Hyatt, NYC.

This year is the 10th Anniversary of ITW, and we are thrilled to be honoring 2014 ThrillerMaster Scott Turow. We’ll also be welcoming back 2013 ThrillerMaster Anne Rice and 2013 Silver Bullet Award recipient Steve Berry.

With the upcoming release of ITW’s Thriller 4 Anthology, FACEOFF, we’re pleased to be showcasing the contributing authors, including David Baldacci, Linwood Barclay, Steve Berry, Lee Child, Michael Connelly, Jeffery Deaver, Linda Fairstein, Joseph Finder, Lisa Gardner, Heather Graham, Peter James, Raymond Khoury, Dennis Lehane, John Lescroart, Steve Martini, T. Jefferson Parker, Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child, Ian Rankin, James Rollins, M.J. Rose, John Sandford, R.L. Stine, and F. Paul Wilson. You won’t want to miss this incredible line-up, so please sign up today! Visit for more information.

Register Online Today!

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

2014 Thriller Awards

The International Thriller Writers is pleased to announce its 2014 Thriller Awards Competition. Categories include: Best Hardcover, Best Paperback Original, Best First Novel, Best Short Story, Best Young Adult Novel, and Best E-Book Original. We will be accepting entries from now until December 31, 2013. Further details, including the link to submit, can be found at

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.

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 Lorraine Gelly, the winner of this month’s BIG THRILL giveaway. Lorraine will receive an assortment of signed thrillers including Ruthless by Debra Webb, Mortal Arts by Anna Lee Huber, Mykonos After Midnight by Jeffrey Siger, The Edge of Normal by Carla Norton, Tell No Lies by Gregg Hurwitz, Don’t Look Now by Michelle Gagnon, The Bones of Paris by Laurie R. King, Pecan Pie and Deadly Lies by Nancy Naigle and White Ginger by Thatcher Robinson.

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