Thriller by James Grippando
Stories to Keep You Up All Night

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Featuring North America's foremost thriller authors, THRILLER is the first collection of pure thriller stories ever published. Offering up heart-pumping tales of suspense in all its guises are thirty-two of the most critically acclaimed and award-winning names in the business. From the signature characters that made such authors as David Morrell and John Lescroart famous, to four of the hottest new voices in the genre, this blockbuster will tantalize and terrify.

Lock the doors, draw the shades, pull up the covers and be prepared for THRILLER to keep you up all night.

 

About James Grippando

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James Patterson was born in Newburgh, New York, on March 22, 1947. He graduated from Manhattan College in 1969 and received a M. A. from Vanderbilt University in 1970. His first novel, The Thomas Berryman Number, was written while he was working in a mental institution and was rejected by twenty-six publishers before being published and winning the Edgar Award for Best First Mystery. He is best known as the creator of Alex Cross, the police psychologist hero of such novels as Along Came a Spider and Kiss the Girls. Cross has been portrayed on the silver screen by Morgan Freeman. He also writes the Women's Murder Club series, as well as the Maximum Ride series, Daniel X series, and Witch and Wizard series for children. He has won numerous awards including the BCA Mystery Guild's Thriller of the Year, the International Thriller of the Year award, and the Reader's Digest Reader's Choice Award. His title Tick Tock made The New York Times Best Seller List for 2011. Author James Grippando was born in Antioch, Illinois in 1958. He spent one year at the University of Illinois before transferring to the University of Florida in Gainesville, where he received his B.A. with high honors and his law degree with honors. While in law school, he was executive editor of the University of Florida Law Review. He was practicing commercial litigation with the law firm of Steel Hector & Davis for twelve years before becoming a full-time writer. He wrote his first two novels while he was still working as a trial lawyer. James Siegel lives on Long Island, New York.
 
Published June 1, 2007 by Mira. 672 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Romance, Action & Adventure, Horror, Business & Economics, Crime. Fiction

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Tabloid City, just like the New York World, captures what Briscoe himself calls New York's "knowledge and intelligence and — for want of a better word — genius" and does so without unnecessary fanfare or flourish.12:02 a.m. Sam Briscoe.

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The Columbus Dispatch

/p> Amy, falling in love and desperately seeking happiness, finds herself torn between “Real Amy” and “Cool Amy.” Looking at her, Nick imagines “her brain, all those coils, and her thoughts shuttling through those coils like fast, frantic centipedes.” The novel, which twists itself into new sha...

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The Columbus Dispatch

These relationships develop and change as Reggie reconstructs the past she thought she knew and makes her way “out of the realm of nightmares and into the real, tangible world.” Beneath the surface of a well-plotted mystery, McMahon delves into the longings and misunderstandings that shape the s...

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TCPalm / AP

James Rollins, king of the action-adventure thriller, and award-winning novelist Rebecca Cantrell, author of four Hannah Vogel mysteries set in pre-World War II Nazi Germany, combine their talents and create a supernatural page turner in "The Blood Gospel."

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She rushes him to a local hospital, but before he can be treated, Pia's company supervisor arrives with armed guards and two official-looking Chinese men and forcibly takes custody of the patient.

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TCPalm / AP

David Baldacci brings back Army Special Agent John Puller in "The Forgotten," a follow-up to 2011's "Zero Day."

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The Evening Sun

This book cover image released by Grand Central shows Two Graves, by Preston & Child.

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