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

In this issue, we go in depth on the crafting of a quality thriller, starting with our cover subject, Simon Toyne. We also hear about the work of bestselling authors Karin Slaughter, Marcus Sakey, Sandra Brown, J.D. Trafford, and James Swallow.

In our column “Get It Right,” authors share their expertise, and we certainly have a treat for you this time, with Marcia Clark and Linda Fairstein talking about the art of the legal thriller. “Africa Scene” interviews Frank Owen, and in “International Thrills” we head to the Netherlands, and the work of Britta Bolt.

Other great writers to read about: Kendra Elliott, Ritter Ames, Bill Schweigart, Cara Black, and many more.

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Click on the book title below to read the feature story or click here to scroll through all of this month’s articles.




Coming Next Month

The latest thrillers from Sue Grafton, J. T. Ellison, Nelson DeMille, Mark Pryor, Debra Webb, Kyle Mills / Vince Flynn, Brad Abraham, Jeff Abbott, Jean Harrington, David McCaleb, Peter Tonkin, Susan Santangelo, Robert E. Dunn, Lisa Towles, Amy Rogers, Stephanie Gayle, Ronie Kendig, Lisa Marie Rice, Tony Knighton, Vaughn C. Hardacker and many more!

The Thriller Roundtable

Whether you’re a fan or an author, you’ll want to join the Thriller Roundtable discussions at The Big Thrill 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.

Check out what’s in store for August. You won’t want to miss it!

August 7 – 13: “How many thrillers do you read each year? How do you choose from the vast selection?”
August 14 – 20: “If you could write in another genre, which one would that be?”
August 21 – 27: “Must spies be flexible – or career-specific? Or could an accountant, librarian or nurse be a spy?”
August 28 – September 3: “Books to movies: discuss the best thriller novel adaptions into movies.”

Authors, don’t miss this promotional opportunity! Participate in the Thriller Roundtable by contacting J.H. Bográn.

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 Jeff Wrend, the winner of this month’s BIG THRILL giveaway. Jeff will receive an assortment of signed thrillers including Buried to Die by Ann Simas, Ruined Days by Guinotte Wise, Resume Speed by Guinotte Wise, Telling Tails by Sofie Ryan, Beyond Reason by Kat Martin, No Darker Place by Debra Webb and A Deeper Grave by Debra Webb.

All subscribers to The Big Thrill magazine are automatically eligible for the monthly drawing. CLICK HERE to subscribe to The Big Thrill.

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