Shelfari edited the description of First Thrills Thursday, February 10, 2011.
New York Times bestselling author Lee Child and the 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 mayhem. *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 deep sea 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 read, you’ll find something here that will entertain you . . . and perhaps a new writer you’ll cherish for years to come.
Shelfari edited the description of First Thrills Sunday, April 18, 2010.
New York Times bestselling author Lee Child has teamed up with the International Thriller Writers for First Thrills , a showcase of many of the organization’s bestselling authors as well as rising stars in the genre. First Thrills will include never-before-published stories by New York Times bestselling authors including Lee Child, Stephen Coonts, Jeffrey Deaver, Heather Graham, Joan Johnston, John Lescroart, Alex Kava and Deb Carlin, Michael Palmer (with Daniel James Palmer), Karin Slaughter, and Wendi Corsi Staub. This collection also serves as a great introduction to those whom the ITW has christened its rising stars, including Sean Michael Bailey, Ken Bruen, Ryan Brown, Bill Cameron, Rebecca Cantrell, Karen Dionne, JT Ellison, Theo Gangi, Rip Gerber, Gregg Hurwitz, CJ Lyons, Grant Mackenzie, Marc Paoletti, Cynthia Robinson, and Kelli Stanley.