Meet the Thriller Author: Interviews with Writers of Mystery, Thriller, and Suspense Books

Meet the Thriller Author: Interviews with Writers of Mystery, Thriller, and Suspense Books

Meet the Thriller Author is a podcast that features an author interview with bestselling authors of mystery, suspense, and thriller books.

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May 4, 2021 34 min

Mia P. Manansala (she/her) is a writer and book coach from Chicago who loves books, baking, and bad-ass women. She uses humor (and murder) to explore aspects of the Filipino diaspora, queerness, and her millennial love for pop culture. A lover of all things geeky, Mia spends her days procrastibaking, playing JRPGs and dating sims,...

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Clare Whitfield is a UK based writer. She has been a dancer, copywriter, amateur fire breather, buyer and mediocre weightlifter. People of Abandoned Character is her first novel.. It’s a historical crime thriller set against the backdrop of Jack the Ripper’s hunting ground in Victorian London and told from a woman’s perspective who believes her...

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April 20, 2021 37 min

W.A. Winter is the pen name of William Swanson, a Minneapolis journalist and true crime expert. Swanson is the author of three true-crime books: Dial M: The Murder of Carol Thompson, Black White Blue: The Assassination of Patrolman Sackett, and Stolen from the Garden: The Kidnapping of Virginia Piper. Under his pen name W.A. Winter,...

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April 15, 2021 33 min

Amazon best-selling author Frank H Jordan was born in Western Australia and now lives in central Queensland with his author wife, Alicia Hope who is also an author. Trained in martial arts, and an ex-weekend warrior (Army reservist) with the Australian Defence Force, Frank showcases his interests in combat and all things military in the...

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April 13, 2021 26 min

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Lisa Renee Jones writes dark, edgy fiction to include the highly acclaimed INSIDE OUT series and her latest book, the crime thriller THE POET is now avaialble. THE POET, follows Samantha Jazz, the lead detective on the case of a violent serial killer dubbed “The Poet.” It’s...

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April 8, 2021 35 min

Michael Kaufman, PhD, is a writer of both fiction and non-fiction books. As an advisor, activist, and keynote speaker, he has developed innovative approaches to engage men and boys in promoting gender equality and positively transforming men’s lives. Over the past four decades his work with the United Nations, governments, non-governmental organizations, corporations, trade unions,...

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April 6, 2021 34 min

Brett Godfrey is a lawyer, engineer, pilot, and author of BLACK SUNRISE, a new techno thriller suspense novel that is becoming a sensation in its niche. Brett’s has a fascinating background and life experiences that have provided him with unique insight and knowledge regarding what keeps Americans up at night and has been been able...

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March 30, 2021 33 min

Excited to have bestselling author Peter May back on the podcast (here is the first interview). Peter May was born in Glasgow, but now lives in France, where his books have won several awards and he has a large following of fans. He’s sold more than five million books worldswide. His latest book, The Night Gate,...

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March 23, 2021 29 min

I’m thrilled to welcome back the legandary author, Dean Koontz back to the podcast. Dean Koontz is the interantioally known bestselling author of thriller and suspense novels; although it’s hard to pin him down, genre-wise, since he popularized mishmasing genres much to publishers chagrin. His books are published in 38 languages and he has sold...

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March 16, 2021 35 min

James Rosone started a military career in the Army National Guard as a communications specialist and forward observer for a self-propelled artillery unit. He later joined the U.S. Air Force, becoming an interrogator during 2007 Iraq War troop surge. He has over 2,000 hours of experience interrogating Al Qaeda prisoners.  After 10 years of service...

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March 10, 2021 20 min

Tim is from Louisiana and has lived all over Houston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, New Orleans, Chicago, and Milan, Italy where the inspiration for The Strange Case of Eliza Doolittle began. He’s probably the only bartender to have worked in the French Quarter of New Orealns, San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf and the Navy Pier in...

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March 2, 2021 18 min

Dana Stabenow is an author of science fiction, mystery/crime fiction, suspense/thriller, and historical adventure novels. Dana Stabenow was born in Anchorage and raised on 75-foot fish tender in the Gulf of Alaska. She knew there was a warmer, drier job out there somewhere and found it in writing. Her first science fiction novel, Second Star,...

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February 23, 2021 22 min

#1 NYT bestselling author Mark Greaney’s debut international thriller, THE GRAY MAN, was published in 2009 and became a national bestseller and a highly sought-after Hollywood property. Ten subsequent Gray Man novels have been released to date, including his latest, RELENTLESS. Mark is also the #1 New York Times bestselling author or coauthor of seven Tom Clancy novels, including his most...

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February 16, 2021 35 min

Sebastian Fitzek is one of Europe’s most successful authors of psychological thrillers. His books have sold 12 million copies, been translated into more than twenty-four languages and are the basis for international cinema and theatre adaptations. His latest book, PASSENGER 23 was published on Feburary 4th. It’s a terryfying thriller about a cruise ship passenger...

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February 9, 2021 24 min

PAUL VIDICH’S fourth novel, The Mercenary, is forthcoming from Pegasus Books in February 2021. His debut novel, An Honorable Man, was selected by Publisher’s Weekly as a Top 10 Mystery and Thriller in 2016. It was followed the next year by The Good Assassin. Both books were published by Atria/Emily Bestler Books, an imprint of...

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February 2, 2021 29 min

Walter Mosley is one of America’s most celebrated and beloved writers. His books have won numerous awards and have been translated into more than twenty languages. Mosley is the author of the acclaimed Easy Rawlins series of mysteries, including national bestsellers Cinnamon Kiss, Little Scarlet, and Bad Boy Brawly Brown; the Fearless Jones series, including...

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January 26, 2021 20 min

Gregg Hurwitz is the New York Times #1 internationally bestselling author of 22 thrillers including the ORPHAN X series. His novels have won numerous literary awards and have been published in 33 languages. Additionally, he’s written screenplays and television scripts for many of the major studios and networks, comics for DC and Marvel, and political...

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January 23, 2021 25 min

After a long career in business that gave him the opportunity to travel to all but one continent and countless countries around the globe, David decided to write his first novel, Deliberate Duplicity. He lives in Illinois with his wife. When he’s not writing, he spends as much time as possible with his wife and...

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January 13, 2021 35 min

Edwin is the Edgar- and Agatha-award nominated author of Little Comfort, The Missing Ones, and Watch Her. He was born in Duxbury, Massachusetts, and spent most of his childhood obsessing over The Famous Five, Agatha Christie, and somehow finding a way into C.S. Lewis’s wardrobe. His parents were fond of taking his sister and him...

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December 29, 2020 61 min

Jon Land is the USA Today bestselling author of 50 books including the bestselling and critically acclaimed Caitlin Strong series. A few years ago, Jon took over the MURDER, SHE WROTE book series based on the hit CBS television show starring Angela Lansbury. He reenergized the iconic series which includes 50+ books published so far...

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