First Thrills: High-Octane Stories from the Hottest Thriller Authors
First Thrills High-Octane Stories from the Hottest Thriller Authors Author:Lee Child (Editor) New York Times bestselling author Lee Child and International Thriller Writers, Inc., present a collection of remarkable stories in First Thrills. Showcasing many of the organization's bestselling authors as well as rising stars in the genre, here are twenty-five brand-new, never-before-published stories packed with murder, mystery, and mayh... more »em.
-- A cunning criminal thinks he can use a child to take the rap for his crimes.
-- A hospital intern turned body snatcher.
-- A priest who comes face-to-face with his wife's murderer on death row.
-- A Confederate soldier comes home to his love, but changed by more than just the war . . . he comes back wrong.
-- The discovery of a flying saucer in the ocean depths brings one man to the brink of a massive revelation.
-- A dying man's last request proves to his ex-wife that he's still rotten to the core.
-- A clandestine operative finds himself caught in a wicked game of confusion . . . but who is calling the shots?
No matter what type of thriller you listen to, you'll find something here that will entertain you . . . and perhaps a new writer you'll cherish for years to come.
* The Thief / Gregg Hurwitz;
* Scutwork / CJ Lyons;
* The Bodyguard / Lee Child;
* Last Supper / Rip Gerber;
* After Dark / Alex Kava, Deb Carlin;
* Wednesday's Child / Ken Bruen;
* Eddy May / Theo Gangi;
* The Plot / Jeffrey Deaver;
* Eye of the Storm / John Lutz, Lise S. Baker;
* The Dead Club / Michael Palmer, Daniel James Palmer;
* Underbelly / Grant McKenzie;
* The Gato Conundrum / John Lescroart;
* The Princess of Felony Flats / Bill Cameron;
* Savage Planet / Stephen Coonts;
* Suspended / Ryan Brown;
* Invisible / Sean Michael Bailey;
* When Johnny Comes Marching Home / Heather Graham;
* On the Train / Rebecca Cantrell;
* Children's Day / Kelli Stanley;
* My Father's Eyes / Wendy Corsi Staub;
* Program with a Happy Ending / Cynthia Robinson;
* Killing Carol Ann / J. T. Ellison;
* Chloe / Marc Paoletti;
* Cold, Cold Heart / Karin Slaughter;
* Calling the Shots / Karen Dionne.
Afterword by Steve Berry, ITW's current president.« less