Search Results: "Gregg Hurwitz"


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YOU'RE NEXT by Gregg Hurwitz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 1, 2011

"A thriller that grabs readers by the seat of the pants and gives them a Wow, what next! action thrill ride."
In Hurwitz's (They're Watching, 2010, etc.) latest thriller, Mike Wingate learns it's no fun to confront a bad guy who watches C-SPAN to discover the technique of water-boarding. Read full book review >

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THE RAINS by Gregg Hurwitz
Released: Oct. 18, 2016

"This zombie-esque sci-fi novel will feed the needs of readers looking for a fast-paced, adrenaline-pumping story with elements of horror. (Science fiction. 12 & up)"
The alien-zombie mashup that science-fiction fans won't want to miss. Read full book review >

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THE CRIME WRITER by Gregg Hurwitz
Released: July 23, 2007

"A performance worthy of applause."
When crime writer Drew Danner is discovered standing over the dead body of his ex-fiancée, Genevieve, he quickly learns that real murder is a lot messier than the stories he pens. Read full book review >

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LAST CHANCE by Gregg Hurwitz
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 17, 2017

"Predictable and plot-driven. (Post-apocalyptic adventure. 12-18)"
After an alien invasion, the survival of humanity depends on teenage brothers. Read full book review >

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ORPHAN X by Gregg Hurwitz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 19, 2016

"With his digital-age The Avenger, Hurwitz races by minor plot holes and spins a web of relentless intrigue with bursts of tensely sketched violence."
Kicking off a new series, Hurwitz (Don't Look Back, 2014, etc.) sets young Evan Smoak, a one-time government assassin, to work as a pro bono equalizer—one call brings a criminal to justice.Read full book review >

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TRUST NO ONE by Gregg Hurwitz
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 9, 2009

"In a briskly paced case that blends action with insight, Hurwitz puts the clues on the table, then plays the shell game with the reader and wins."
The stepson of a slain Secret Service agent sprints through a seven-day quest to solve a 17-year-old case. Read full book review >

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THE NOWHERE MAN by Gregg Hurwitz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 17, 2017

"Thriller fans craving action and violence will enjoy this one."
The high-energy and hairy-chested sequel to Orphan X (2016). Read full book review >

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DON'T LOOK BACK by Gregg Hurwitz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 19, 2014

"Hurwitz adds to his string of imaginative thrillers with an action-adventure story ready for blockbuster Hollywood—get Cameron Diaz's people!"
Hurwitz (Tell No Lies, 2013, etc.) again proves himself a plot master as he follows Eve Hardaway on a much-needed vacation into Mexico's Oaxacan jungles. Read full book review >

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TELL NO LIES by Gregg Hurwitz
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 20, 2013

"Another winner from a top-tier thriller writer."
A San Francisco silver spoon heir trying to do good becomes entangled in a serial murder case in Hurwitz's (The Survivor, 2012, etc.) latest thriller. Read full book review >

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THE SURVIVOR by Gregg Hurwitz
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 21, 2012

"A fine thriller that succeeds on every level. How often do you read about a hero who just wants to die in peace?"
Hurwitz demonstrates his mastery of the thriller genre. Read full book review >

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THE PROGRAM by Gregg Hurwitz
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 2004

"A villain so blatant and so banal you'll wonder where the charisma went."
In an only fitfully scary sequel, series hero Deputy US Marshall Tim Rackley chases a cultmeister who's chasing the money. Read full book review >

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TROUBLESHOOTER by Gregg Andrew Hurwitz
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Sept. 1, 2005

"Competently written and plotted, but it's the righteously resolute Rackley you pay your money for, and he doesn't disappoint."
Rackley rides again (The Kill Clause, 2003, etc.) in a first-rate thriller about bikers gone bad. Read full book review >