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Between the Lines: Alice Henderson

A Chilling Tale of Human—and Animal—Survival Interview by Millie Naylor Hast From submarines to courtrooms to the Arctic, thriller authors immerse us in exotic locations and shower us with details only an…

On the Cover: Matt Coyle

Everything Matters By R.G. Belsky The last time we met Rick Cahill in Blind Vigil, he was fighting crime without any eyesight because of a gunshot wound. Now, award-winning author Matt Coyle…

On the Cover: Nicole Glover

Allowing Space for Ideas to Breathe By April Snellings When Nicole Glover’s debut historical fantasy The Conductors was released in March 2021, it was greeted by a starred review from Publishers Weekly…

On the Cover: Lynne Reeves

Danger Lurking in the Ordinary By Dawn Ius The old adage “write what you know” has taken on new meanings over the past few years—from the necessary and welcome emergence of #OwnVoices…

Up Close: Brian Andrews and Jeffrey Wilson

Handing Out a New Set of Orders By José H. Bográn You’d think that the writing duo of Brian Andrews and Jeffrey Wilson would be content with writing the bestselling Tier One…

Up Close: Lisa Harding

A Down-and-Dirty Look at Addiction, From the Inside Out By K.L. Romo Sonya Moriarty used to be a talented actress before she had Tommy. Now, the applause is gone, and she no…

Up Close: Kimberly Belle

Even Fairytale Lives Can Have Deadly Secrets By K.L. Romo In her newest thriller, MY DARLING HUSBAND, bestselling author Kimberly Belle shows what can happen when even the very best spouse keeps…

Up Close: Andrew Bourelle

Countdown to Find a Killer By K.L. Romo What would you do if your jailers granted you 48 hours of freedom? In Andrew Bourelle’s newest thriller, 48 HOURS TO KILL, Ethan Lockhart…

Up Close: Kiley Roache

Creating Killer Content By Dawn Ius Kiley Roache was just out of high school when she sold her young adult debut, Frat Girl. As a new college student, Roache effectively tapped into…

BookTrib Spotlight: Hannah Morrissey

A Police Transcriber Finds the Real Thing Close to Home By Neil Nyren      “This job is violent and graphic in nature. You’ll have to listen to accounts of things that are…traumatic…to…

International Thrills: Blanka Lipinska

Sexy Thrillers Inspired by Author’s Life By Dawn Ius Polish author Blanka Lipińska had no intentions of becoming a writer. She’d been carving out a lucrative niche as one of the country’s…

Africa Scene: Bryony Rheam

An Old-Fashioned Detective Story—With a Twist By Michael Sears Bryony Rheam is a Zimbabwean who lives in Bulawayo. Her debut novel This September Sun was named Best First Book in the Zimbabwe…

Between the Lines: John Connolly

Celebrating Two “Darkly Ingenious” Releases By April Snellings It’s been more than 22 years since John Connolly roared onto the thriller scene in May 1999 with his brutal debut Every Dead Thing,…

On the Cover: Lee and Andrew Child by Dawn Ius

Same…But Different By Dawn Ius It’s been more than a year since bestselling author Lee Child shocked the thriller world by announcing that he would no longer be writing his popular Jack…

On the Cover: Lisa Unger by Dawn Ius

A Thrilling Trip into Digital Danger By Dawn Ius If you’ve spent any length of time in bestselling author and newly-elected ITW co-president Lisa Unger’s fertile imagination, you’ve likely seen the emergence…

On the Cover: Wanda M. Morris

Overcoming Near-Insurmountable Tragedy By José H. Bográn Wanda M. Morris is an accomplished lawyer, but ALL HER LITTLE SECRETS is her first foray into fiction—and what a splash she makes. The novel…

Up Close: Andrea Contos

By Jaden Terrell ITW Award Nominee Andrea Contos comes by her love of mysteries and thrillers naturally. You might even say crime—or at least, crime-solving—is in her blood, thanks to her father,…

Up Close: Karen Odden

As the Thames Ebbs and Flows, So Does the Trust in Scotland Yard By K.L. Romo Author Karen Odden once again brings Victorian England to vivid life in her new thriller, DOWN…

Up Close: Dirk Cussler

Unravelling a Significant Historical Mystery By Austin S. Camacho The wait is over! Dirk Pitt, oceanography’s Indiana Jones, is back in action unravelling a vitally significant historical mystery of epic importance in…

Up Close: Alison Gaylin

The Strength and Power of Collective Rage By K.L. Romo In her newest thriller, THE COLLECTIVE, bestselling author Alison Gaylin again visits the theme of family but in a darkly sinister way.…

Up Close: Anne Perry

In the Spirit of Christmas and Justice By K.L. Romo New York Times bestselling author Anne Perry gives us A CHRISTMAS LEGACY this month, number 19 in her cozy Victorian Christmas novel…

Up Close: Tim Waggoner

The Weird World of Movie Tie-ins By April Snellings The practice of turning a movie into a novel has a surprisingly long history. The 1916 French crime melodrama Les Vampires was accompanied…

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