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Jeff Abbott

USA flag (b.1963)

Jeff Abbott is the national-bestselling, award-winning author of eight mystery and suspense novels. Jeff's novels have been called "exciting, shrewd, and beautifully crafted" (Chicago Tribune), "fresh, original... intricately woven" (Publishers' Weekly), "nail-bitingly suspenseful and totally original" (Irish Independent) and "excellent" (South Florida Sun-Sentinel).

Genres: Mystery, Thriller

Dilys Awards Best Book nominee (1995) : Do Unto Others

Jeff Abbott recommends
A Wedding to Die for (2005)
(Yellow Rose Mysteries, book 2)
Leann Sweeney
"A welcome new voice in mystery fiction."
Free Agent (2009)
(Paul Dark Trilogy , book 1)
Jeremy Duns
"Jeremy Duns offers an entirely original and fascinating take on the classic spy novel in this provocative, fast-paced thriller. He is a compelling new voice in suspense fiction."
In Good Faith (2009)
(Joe Dillard, book 2)
Scott Pratt
"A talent to watch."
Rock Paper Tiger (2010)
(Ellie McEnroe, book 1)
Lisa Brackmann
"Lisa Brackmann's Rock Paper Tiger is a compelling debut that takes you deep into the dangerous, complicated heart of modern China, with a tough and appealing heroine in Ellie."
Impasse (2015)
Royce Buckingham
"A fun, energetic thrill-ride...a modern take on The Count Of Monte Cristo."
Metro (2015)
Stephen Romano
"Cinematic, hyperkinetic, action-packed!."
Silent City (2016)
(Pete Fernandez, book 1)
Alex Segura
"Miami glows hot in this debut - Alex Segura is a name to watch."
Brain Storm (2016)
(Death Investigator Angela Richman, book 1)
Elaine Viets
"Elaine Viets’s newest is both a timely medical drama and a compelling mystery. Brain Storm gives us a detailed look at the shattered life of a determined death investigator. Readers will want more of Angela Richman’s adventures."
The Dime (2017)
(Detective Betty, book 1)
Kathleen Kent
"Gritty and gripping, explosive and emotional, Kathleen Kent's The Dime grabs you from its opening scene and never lets go. Kent tears off the glossy facade of Dallas to show us a dark underbelly of crime. A great start from an exciting new series."
The Take (2018)
(Simon Riske, book 1)
Christopher Reich
"It's To Catch a Thief meets Jason Bourne: a stylish, jet-propelled thriller full of intriguing characters and surprising twists. Simon Riske is a character I'll want to meet again."
Two Girls Down (2018)
(Alice Vega, book 1)
Louisa Luna
"Louisa Luna has written a knockout, read-it-in-one-sitting novel with TWO GIRLS DOWN. Gripping, emotional, and tautly written, with a wonderful cast of memorable characters."
The Robots of Gotham (2018)
Todd McAulty
"An epic novel of man vs. machine, full of action, political intrigue, and unexpected twists. Todd McAulty has given us a fresh, compelling take on life during a robot apocalypse."
Blood Orange (2019)
Harriet Tyce
"he debut novel of the year. Harriet Tyce is now on my 'must read' list."
The Stranger Inside (2019)
Laura Benedict
"The Stranger Inside is a twisty, compelling thriller. Laura Benedict takes hold of your throat and doesn't let go until the final page."
One Small Sacrifice (2019)
(Shadows of New York, book 1)
Hilary Davidson
"One Small Sacrifice is a terrific thriller with a big heart. A smart, compelling examination of guilt, blame, and responsibility that will keep you turning the pages. Hilary Davidson is a rising star of suspense."
Before She Was Helen (2020)
Caroline B Cooney
"Caroline B. Cooney is a master of taking a small, common moment-seeing a face on a milk carton, posting a harmless photo-and turning that moment into a thrilling story. In this mystery, Cooney gives us Clemmie-a senior citizen living a long deception, who fights back with intelligence and courage against dangerous foes, both present and past. Before She Was Helen is an emotionally rich page-turner about the lives we want-and the lives we make."
Seventeen (2022)
John Brownlow
"SEVENTEEN reinvents the hitman novel. It's a cinematic rollercoaster, full of authentic emotion and high-octane action. The tension explodes off the pages; John Brownlow is a master of suspense."

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