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Karenne
July 8th, 2007, 12:46 PM
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Twelve Blockbuster Thriller Authors Sign This Summer’s Hottest Reads on July 12<SUP>th<O:P></O:P></SUP>
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WHY: In the wake of the runaway success of such titles as The DaVinci Code, a new genre of popular fiction was embraced my millions of Americans. Now the top names in the industry will converge this July in <ST1:CITY w:st="on"><ST1:PLACE w:st="on">Manhattan</ST1:PLACE></ST1:CITY> for the second annual Thrillerfest Conference organized by ITW (International Thriller Writers).<O:P></O:P>
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WHAT: Today’s bestselling authors team with talented thriller newcomers to bring readers the most gripping novels for the steamy summer reading season.<O:P></O:P>
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WHEN: Thursday, July 12<SUP>th</SUP>, 2007 from 6-8 PM<O:P></O:P>
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WHERE: BORDERS at <ST1:ADDRESS w:st="on"><ST1:STREET w:st="on">461 Park Avenue</ST1:STREET>, <ST1:CITY w:st="on">New York</ST1:CITY>, <ST1:STATE w:st="on">NY</ST1:STATE> <ST1:POSTALCODE w:st="on">10022</ST1:POSTALCODE></ST1:ADDRESS><O:P></O:P>
Phone: 212.980.6785; Fax: 212.980.0529<O:P></O:P>
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WHO: MEET THE BESTSELLING AUTHORS THRILLING READERS AND CRITICS ALIKE:<O:P></O:P>
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Tasha Alexander (A Poisoned Season):“Alexander has vividly captured Victorian mores, and the society intrigues are fascinating.” — <ST1:CITY w:st="on"><ST1:PLACE w:st="on">Nashville</ST1:PLACE></ST1:CITY> Tennessean<O:P></O:P>
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Brett Ellen Block (The Lightning Rule): “Brett Ellen Block evokes summer 1967 and the <ST1:CITY w:st="on"><ST1:PLACE w:st="on">Newark</ST1:PLACE></ST1:CITY> race riots in this darkly told tale…Block deftly blends racial prejudice, police politics and family dynamics in an expertly plotted novel that reminds us that human nature never changes.” — <ST1:COUNTRY-REGION w:st="on"><ST1:PLACE w:st="on">USA</ST1:PLACE></ST1:COUNTRY-REGION> Today<O:P></O:P>
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Sean Chercover (<ST1:PLACENAME w:st="on">Big</ST1:PLACENAME> <ST1:PLACETYPE w:st="on">City</ST1:PLACETYPE>, Bad Blood): “(Chercover’s) varied life experiences no doubt contribute to the gritty romanticism with which he portrays both his characters and the <ST1:PLACE w:st="on"><ST1:CITY w:st="on">Chicago</ST1:CITY></ST1:PLACE> streets they inhabit.” — Associated Press<O:P></O:P>
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Kathryn Fox (Without Consent): “…Fox keeps the suspense high, the down-under prose fun and her readers guessing, making this a captivating thrill ride with a great kicker.” — Publishers Weekly<O:P></O:P>
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James Grippando (Lying with Strangers): “Packs a punch....The book races on at breakneck pace.” — <ST1:CITY w:st="on"><ST1:PLACE w:st="on">Philadelphia</ST1:PLACE></ST1:CITY> Inquirer<O:P></O:P>
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Andrew Gross (The Blue Zone): “A spine-chilling mystery with a thrilling twist.” — Cosmopolitan<O:P></O:P>
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Timothy Hallinan (A Nail Through the Heart):“A well-crafted narrative that moves quickly and convincingly toward a satisfying conclusion. Dark, often funny and ultimately enthralling.” — Kirkus<O:P></O:P>
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Philip Hawley, Jr. (Stigma): “In addition to containing a boatload of action and suspense, Stigma is a smart thriller, probing interesting questions about where we draw the boundaries of medical science.” — Chicago Sun-Times<O:P></O:P>
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Andrea Kane (Dark Room): With complex characters and a suspenseful plot, Kane has created a winning romantic suspense novel that will add to her acclaim and attract new fans.” — Booklist<O:P></O:P>
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Michele Martinez (Cover-Up): “Entertainment that’s just right for the beach.” — <ST1:STATE w:st="on"><ST1:PLACE w:st="on">Washington</ST1:PLACE></ST1:STATE> Post<O:P></O:P>
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James Rollins (The Judas Strain): “There's no time to catch your breath… Relentless action in spectacular places…” — Kirkus<O:P></O:P>
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Jonathan Santlofer (Anatomy of Fear): “(Santlofer) has illustrated the book with well over a hundred drawings that add an intriguing new dimension...The author’s drawings and his insights into an artist’s mind are refreshingly new, and he keeps things moving at a jaunty clip.” — <ST1:STATE w:st="on"><ST1:PLACE w:st="on">Washington</ST1:PLACE></ST1:STATE> Post<O:P>



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