The most riveting reads in history meet today's biggest thriller writers in Thrillers: 100 Must-Reads.Edited by David Morrell and Hank Wagner, Thrillers: 100 Must-Reads examines 100 seminal works of suspense through essays contributed by such esteemed modern thriller writers as: David Baldacci, Steve Berry, Sandra Brown, Lee Child, Jeffery Deaver, Tess Gerritsen, Heather Graham, John Lescroart, Gayle Lynds, Katherine Neville, Michael Palmer, James Rollins, R. L. Stine, and many more.Thrillers: 100 Must-Reads features 100 works - from Beowulf to The Bourne Identity, Dracula to Deliverance, Heart of Darkness to The Hunt for Red October - deemed must-reads by the International Thriller Writers organization.Much more than an anthology, Thrillers: 100 Must-Reads goes deep inside the most notable thrillers published over the centuries. Through lively, spirited, and thoughtful essays that examine each work's significance, impact, and influence, Thrillers: 100 Must-Reads provides both historical and personal perspective on those spellbinding works that have kept readers on the edge of their seats for centuries.
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About the Author
David Morrell is the world renowned author of "First Blood" and the creator of Rambo. He is the co-founder of the International Thriller Writers Organization and is considered by many to be the father of the modern action novel. He's authored many best-selling, award-winning novels, several of which have been the basis of motion pictures and top-rated television series.
Hank Wagner is a prolific and respected critic and interviewer. His work regularly appears in such publications as Mystery Scene, Cemetery Dance, Nova Express, and Crimespree.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
If you want to know what thrillers have been most influential in the field, who would you ask? Thriller authors, naturally! One hundred top thriller authors of today take on the challenge of defining the top one hundred thrillers that have had the most effect on their genre. Short, entertaining essays show off the writing styles and talents of the authors. They'll make you fondly remember thrillers you've already read and set you up nicely with a reading list of new ones that intrigue you. This book belongs on every thriller lover's bookshelf! A few of my favorites are in the recommendations.