Scott Turow

He made the Legal Thriller Count Scott Turow was captivated by The Count of Monte Cristo and not much else at age ten. America’s father of the legal thriller didn’t capture that feeling again about a book until twenty-eight years later when Presumed Innocent, his blockbuster first novel, was published. Except for athletics, Turow wasn’t […]

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Gayle Lynds

Gods, Goddesses and Dumpster Divers By Rick Pullen When you talk about barriers to entry, Gayle Lynds could write a book. Well, she did. Several in fact. The New York Times bestselling author remembers her struggles to get her first thriller manuscript published under her own name, even if she had the advantage of already […]

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Tess Gerritsen

After she discovered the truth, she thought she could make a career of it By Rick Pullen Tess Gerritsen’s father warned her against a writing career. He was concerned she couldn’t make a living doing what she loved. She grew up an avid reader, imagining herself inside a Nancy Drew plot and later as a […]

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