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Licensed to Thrill

James Benn, Gregg Hurwitz and Alan Jacobson are know for providing non-stop action and suspense? Where do they find the energy to think of these things?!

James Benn

James Benn, author of the Billy Boyle World War II mystery series, is a graduate of the University of Connecticut, received his MLS degree from Southern Connecticut State University, and is member of the Mystery Writers of America and the Author's Guild....

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Gregg Hurwitz

Gregg Hurwitz is the New York Times best-selling author of 20 thrillers, including "Out of the Dark," and two award-winning thriller novels for teens. His novels have won numerous literary awards, graced top ten lists and have been published in 30 languages....

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Alan Jacobson

While researching his debut novel, "False Accusations," at the Department of Justice's crime lab, Alan Jacobson met FBI Special Agent Mark Safarik, who was awaiting promotion to the FBI's Behavioral Analysis Unit--the one popularized by TV's “Criminal Minds....

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