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They Put the Thrill in Thriller


Gregg Hurwitz, Alan Jacobson and Matthew Quirk are known for stories that are bigger, characters that are stronger and challenges that are ever - more dangerous than your garden variety thriller. Keep your head down as they discuss how they use action to build suspense.


Panelists
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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Matthew Quirk

Matthew Quirk is the best-selling author of "The 500," "Dead Man Switch," "Cold Barrel Zero" and "The Directive." After graduating from Harvard with a degree in history and literature, he spent five years at The Atlantic reporting on crime, private military contractors, terrorism prosecutions and international gangs....

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