December 2008 (Issue 298)

 

COVER STORY

KATHRYN FOX
An Australian doctor turned author takes on the U.S. thriller market with her latest.

THRILLER 101
A look at what makes a thriller, how it differs from other suspense novels, some new subgenres and who's writing them.

 

FEATURES

ROMANTIC THRILLERS
Meet the authors who are adding thrills and chills to romance and taking romantic suspense to the next level.
THREE QUESTIONS FOR ...
We've rounded up some of the leading thriller authors for insight into their favorite genre.
IF YOU LIKE YOU'LL LOVE
To whet your appetite, here's a guide -- by subgenre -- to some of the best thrillers.
BEHIND THE SCENES
Lindsay McKenna examines the world of raptors and finds Dangerous Prey lurking in her newest romance filled with adventure and thrills.

CLUBHOUSE: Author Spotlights  and News

Cody McFadyen
Creates a tortured female protagonist.
Lisa Black
Forensic scientist, fingerprints expert, author.
Marcus Sakey
Puts normal people in harm's way.
Sophie Hannah
Labors over her newest psychological tale.
Andrew Peterson
Takes aim at the thriller world with his hero.
James David Jordan
Plots a wallop of an inspie what-if.

FAN FORUM: Reader Columns

Under the Covers
Series Rap Sheet
Contests and Giveaways
Book Sleuth
Paperback Roundup
Quips and Queries

PROS ON PROSE

DAVID MORRELL
Should you write thrillers or not? Rambo's creator gives his perspective.
AN AGENT'S PERSPECTIVE
Jessica Faust tackles what's in a title in this month's critique of her First Three Pages column.

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