Special To The Big Thrill

Up Close: Eric Van Lustbader by Jessica Driscoll

Inspired By Real-Life Corruption and War By Jessica Driscoll From the prolific author of the Bourne series comes a new standalone thriller, ANY MINUTE NOW, a dark tale ripped from the headlines…

Turning Point: F. Paul Wilson

Tossing Off the Security Blanket By Ann Voss Peterson F. Paul Wilson, a physician who has written numerous international bestsellers—from the Repairman Jack urban mercenary series to science thrillers and iconic horror…

Author Guided Tour: Simon Toyne Explores Arizona

In Search of Redemption in 118-Degree Heat A man walks barefoot from a burning plane wearing an elegant suit jacket with his name stitched into the label. Ahead of him, a small town…

Trend Report: Can the Devil Make Us Do It?

By Dawn Ius From Paradise Lost to Rosemary’s Baby, Satan hasn’t exactly been hiding in hell when it comes to storytelling. But in the last decade, with supernatural fiction cycling through vampire/werewolf/zombie, it…

Turning Point: Gregg Hurwitz Launches a Series

A Compelling Protagonist for ORPHAN X By R.G. Belsky So why does a best-selling thriller writer like Gregg Hurwitz decide to launch a new series now, after putting out a string of…

Industry Focus: Being Published in France, by Anne Trager

Anne Trager has over a quarter of a century of experience working with the French in translation and publishing. She founded Le French Book, a mystery and thriller publishing house dedicated to…

In the News: Florida Benefit for Navy SEALs

By A. J. Tata Like the protagonists in their own novels, 25 suspense writers descended on Tampa, Florida, in full force on November 7th to support the SEAL Legacy Foundation inaugural fundraiser…

Novelist Guided Tour: Mark Alpert on the IBM Lab

By Mark Alpert I love visiting laboratories. I’m a science journalist as well as a novelist, and I’ve discovered that the best way to fully understand a complex scientific subject is to…

Special to the Big Thrill: ThrillerFest X by Kimberley Howe

By Kimberley Howe The mood at the Hyatt was exhilarating and energizing this year—what better testament to ten years of dynamic success at Thrillerfest? We’ve grown from a small event in Arizona to…

Special to The Big Thrill: The Big Break with Joseph Finder

The Big Break: Breaking Into the Thriller Game Joseph Finder’s Road to the Bestseller List By Jeremy Burns Joseph Finder is considered a modern master of the thriller genre. A founding member…

Special to The Big Thrill: Dual Time Line Thrillers

Riding the Pretty Horses: thoughts on dual time line thrillers By Manda Scott Writing a thriller is like riding a horse: some days it plods along with its nose to the ground…

Ten Years of ThrillerFest: The Masters Speak

By Kimberley Howe Ten years ago, the first ThrillerFest launched in Phoenix, Arizona. Since this inaugural event, the International Thriller Writers organization has grown exponentially, and the NYC-based conference now annually hosts…

A Crime Writer’s Guide to Raising Kids by Allison Brennan

By Allison Brennan While I was driving my twelve-year-old daughter home from softball practice last week, she told me about her day—including an irate commentary about her history lesson. “Did you know…

International Thrills: An Interview with Adrian McKinty

By Layton Green I love international crime fiction—thus this column—and I’d long wanted to read something set during the Troubles (the brutal internecine conflict over the constitutional status of Northern Ireland that…

Special to the Big Thrill: The Room by Tim O’Mara

In something new for THE BIG THRILL, Barry-nominated author Tim O’Mara, a special education teacher in New York public schools, wrote this great vignette.  It isn’t hard to see how his teaching led him to the world…

Special to The Big Thrill: Thrilling Holiday Gifts

Six Mystery Bookstores Recommend Novels You May Have Missed By Barry Lancet With the holidays approaching, the rush is on to find a seemingly endless string of perfect gifts. If you are…

MATCH UP: In stores now!

mu_footer

VIRTUAL THRILLERFEST XV: Register Today!

FOLLOW US ON

FACEOFF

One of the most successful anthologies in the history of publishing!

fo_footer