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Nick Petrie

Nick Petrie received his MFA in fiction from the University of Washington and won a Hopwood Award for short fiction while an undergraduate at the University of Michigan. His story “At the Laundromat” won the 2006 Short Story Contest in The Seattle Review, a national literary journal.

His first novel, "The Drifter," won the ITW Thriller and Barry Awards, and was nominated for Edgar, Anthony, and Hammett Awards. He won the 2016 Literary Award from the Wisconsin Library Association and was named one of Apple’s 10 Writers to Read in 2017. "Light It Up" was named the Best Thriller of 2018 by Apple Books and has been nominated for a Barry Award.

"The Wild One" is his latest release.

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The Wild One
Mystery / Thrillers
January 2020
ISBN 9780525535447
400 pages
$26.00, NYP
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War veteran Peter Ash tracks a murderer and his criminal family through the most forbidding and stark landscape he has ever encountered, in the latest thriller from the national bestselling author of The Drifter. More/less

The Drifter
Mystery / Thrillers
August 2016
ISBN 9780425283257
400 pages
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"An explosive thriller debut introducing Peter Ash, a veteran who finds that the demons of war aren't easily left behind . More/less

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