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Meet the Thriller Author: Interviews with Writers of Mystery, Thriller, and Suspense Books

Meet the Thriller Author is a podcast that features an author interview with bestselling authors of mystery, suspense, and thriller books.

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MTTA 08 Toni Dwiggins

Toni Dwiggins is a third-generation Californian. What she likes most about her state is that one can go from the ocean to the mountains in one day, with a lunch stop in the desert. She likes it so much she has chosen those settings for her forensic geology books. These stories feature a young woman... The post MTTA 08 Toni Dwiggins appeared first on Meet the Thriller Author.

34mins

11 Aug 2015

Rank #1

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MTTA 90: Matt Coyle

Matt Coyle is the author of the best-selling Rick Cahill crime novels. He knew he wanted to be a crime writer when he was fourteen and his father gave him the simple art of murder by Raymond Chandler. He graduated with a degree in English from University of California at Santa Barbara. His foray into... The post MTTA 90: Matt Coyle appeared first on Meet the Thriller Author.

32mins

11 Feb 2020

Rank #2

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MTTA 77: Robert Dugoni

Robert Dugoni is the critically acclaimed New York Times, #1 Wall Street Journal and #1 Amazon Best-Selling Author of The Tracy Crosswhite series, which has sold over 2,000,000 books and My Sister’s Grave has been optioned for television series development. He is also the author of the best-selling David Sloane series, The Jury Master, Wrongful... The post MTTA 77: Robert Dugoni appeared first on Meet the Thriller Author.

34mins

9 Apr 2019

Rank #3

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MTTA 86: Dean Koontz

When he was a senior in college, Dean Koontz won an Atlantic Monthly fiction competition and has been writing ever since. Many of his books have appeared on The New York Times Best Seller list, with 14 hardcovers and 16 paperbacks reaching the number-one position. His books are published in 38 languages and he has... The post MTTA 86: Dean Koontz appeared first on Meet the Thriller Author.

31mins

12 Nov 2019

Rank #4

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Thriller Author Interview - Allie K. Adams | Meet the Thriller Author

Allie K. Adams is the USA Today bestselling author of several award-winning stories, including the TREX romantic suspense series and the Murph and Grace thrillers. Connect with Allie K. Adams Website | Facebook | Twitter Allie K. Adam’s Books Show Notes & Links Author influences: Linda Lael Miller, Tess Gerritsen   The post MTTA 15 – Allie K. Adams appeared first on Meet the Thriller Author.

21mins

22 Dec 2015

Rank #5

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MTTA 72: James Scott Bell

James Scott Bell is a winner of the International Thriller Writers Award for his novel, Romeo’s Way, and the #1 bestselling author of books on the craft of writing. Jim attended the University of California, Santa Barbara where he studied writing with Raymond Carver. He graduated with honors from the University of Southern California law... The post MTTA 72: James Scott Bell appeared first on Meet the Thriller Author.

32mins

17 Oct 2018

Rank #6

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MTTA 50: J.F. Penn

J.F.Penn is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the ARKANE supernatural thrillers and London Psychic crime series. Her books weave together ancient artifacts, relics of power, international locations and adventure at the edges of faith. Joanna lives in Bath, England and enjoys a nice G&T. Connect with J.F. Penn: Website |... The post MTTA 50: J.F. Penn appeared first on Meet the Thriller Author.

33mins

27 Jun 2017

Rank #7

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MTTA 09 J. David Core

Dave currently resides in his childhood home in Toronto, Ohio. He has worked in the newspaper industry as a photographer, in the online publishing industry as a weekly contributor to Streetmail.com, and was a contributing writer to the Buzz On series of informational books and to the Western online anthology, Elbow Creek. Show Notes Influences:... The post MTTA 09 J. David Core appeared first on Meet the Thriller Author.

37mins

25 Aug 2015

Rank #8

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MTTA 32: John Ellsworth

John Ellsworth was a trial lawyer with forty years of trial experience who now writes page-turning bestselling legal thrillers. He has published over 15 novels in thirty months and his books have been download over one million times since then. John is self-published and enjoys the freedom of choosing his own release schedule, selecting covers,... The post MTTA 32: John Ellsworth appeared first on Meet the Thriller Author.

35mins

15 Nov 2016

Rank #9

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MTTA 62: Lucinda Berry

Dr. Lucinda Berry is a trauma psychologist and leading researcher in childhood trauma. She uses her clinical experience to create disturbing psychological thrillers, blurring the lines between fiction and nonfiction. She enjoys taking her readers on a journey through the dark recesses of the human psyche. If she’s not chasing her eight-year-old son around, you... The post MTTA 62: Lucinda Berry appeared first on Meet the Thriller Author.

30mins

16 Jan 2018

Rank #10

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MTTA 33: Dawn Lee McKenna

Dawn Lee McKenna is the author of the bestselling The Forgotten Coast Florida series. The series, set in Apalachicola, FL, is a noirish suspense series, dripping with atmosphere and flawed, human, witty characters. Dawn Lee McKenna was born and raised in Florida and now live in Tennessee. The South is as much a main character... The post MTTA 33: Dawn Lee McKenna appeared first on Meet the Thriller Author.

41mins

22 Nov 2016

Rank #11

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MTTA 25 Wayne Stinnett Interview

  Wayne Stinnett is the bestselling author of over ten books in the Jesse McDermitt Caribbean Adventure Series and the Charity Styles Caribbean Thriller Series. Wayne has also written a non-fiction book (From Blue Collar to No Collar) about his amazing success story of going from truck driver to a bestselling thriller and adventure novelist.... The post MTTA 25 Wayne Stinnett Interview appeared first on Meet the Thriller Author.

39mins

13 Sep 2016

Rank #12

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MTTA 61: Steven Konkoly

Steven Konkoly is the USA Today bestselling author of over twenty novels and novellas. His canon of THRILLERS includes: the FRACTURED STATE trilogy, a “24-style,” near future conspiracy series set in the southwest United States; the BLACK FLAGGED books, a gritty, no-holds-barred covert operations, and espionage saga; and THE PERSEID COLLAPSE series, a tense, thriller... The post MTTA 61: Steven Konkoly appeared first on Meet the Thriller Author.

31mins

2 Jan 2018

Rank #13

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MTTA 03 – J.P. Choquette

  In this episode of Meet the Thriller Author we meet J.P. Choquette who is a mystery and suspense author from Vermont.               Hangouts on Air Video Version of Podcast Show Notes Follow J.P. on Twitter and Facebook J.P. Choquette Books J.P.’s non-fiction book for writers: The post MTTA 03 – J.P. Choquette appeared first on Meet the Thriller Author.

15mins

7 Jul 2015

Rank #14

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MTTA 78: D.P. Lyle

DP Lyle, MD is the Amazon #1 and USA Today bestselling and award-winning author of more than a dozen books, both fiction and non-fiction including the Samantha Cody, Dub Walker, and Jake Longly thriller series and the Royal Pains hit TV show media tie-in novels. He is the creator and host of the podcast series... The post MTTA 78: D.P. Lyle appeared first on Meet the Thriller Author.

37mins

14 May 2019

Rank #15

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MTTA 52: Nick Thacker

Nick is an action-adventure thriller novelist, who writes the types of books he likes to read. That means you won’t find anything boring, slow, or sappy in his stories. People have described his work as “airplane books,” but he just sees that as a compliment. Nick was born in Connecticut, grew up in Texas, and... The post MTTA 52: Nick Thacker appeared first on Meet the Thriller Author.

37mins

1 Aug 2017

Rank #16

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MTTA 67: Matthew Betley

Matthew Betley writes the bestselling Logan West Thrillers. He grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio. He attended St. Xavier High School and then Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, where he graduated with a B.A. in psychology and minors in political science and sociology. Upon graduation, he worked in corporate America for five years in Cincinnati before... The post MTTA 67: Matthew Betley appeared first on Meet the Thriller Author.

29mins

1 Jun 2018

Rank #17

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MTTA 51: Rachel Sinclair

Rachel Sinclair is the bestselling author of the Harper Ross Legal Thrillers. She was a criminal defense attorney for 11 years, so she doesn’t scare easily. She graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City school of law in 1998 and worked for the Public Defender’s Office for several years before striking out on her own.... The post MTTA 51: Rachel Sinclair appeared first on Meet the Thriller Author.

35mins

18 Jul 2017

Rank #18

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MTTA 44: Tim Tigner

International Bestselling Author Tim Tigner began his career in Soviet Counterintelligence with the US Army Special Forces, the Green Berets. Tim switched from espionage to arbitrage. Armed with a Wharton MBA rather than a Colt M16, he moved to Moscow in the midst of Perestroika. There, he led prominent multinational medical companies. He eventually landed... The post MTTA 44: Tim Tigner appeared first on Meet the Thriller Author.

32mins

11 Apr 2017

Rank #19

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MTTA 56: Shannon Baker

Shannon Baker is the author of Stripped Bare, the first in the Kate Fox Mystery series (Tor/Forge, September 2016) and the upcoming Dark Signal, the second in the series (Tor/Forge, October 2017). Set in rural Nebraska cattle country. Now living in Tucson, Baker spent 20 years in the Nebraska Sandhills, where cattle outnumber people by... The post MTTA 56: Shannon Baker appeared first on Meet the Thriller Author.

34mins

25 Oct 2017

Rank #20