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Gary Braver

A pseudonym used by Gary Goshgarian

Gary Braver is the pen name of Gary Goshgarian, the author of several suspense novels: three under his own name--Atlantis Fire, Rough Beast and The Stone Circle--and five under his pen name--Elixir, Gray Matter, Flashback, Skin Deep, and Tunnel Vision. He is also the author of some popular college writing textbooks--Exploring Language, The Contemporary Reader,  Dialogues, What Matters in America, Readings for Today, and Dialogue as Argument: A Concise Guide, now in 35 editions! Gary is an award-winning professor of English at Northeastern University where he teaches Fiction Writing and courses in popular culture (Science Fiction, Horror Fiction, Detective Fiction, Modern Bestsellers, and Edgar Allan Poe.) 

He has taught fiction-writing workshops throughout the U.S. and Europe, including the Maui Writers Retreat, Cape Cod Writers Conference, London Writers Conference, Almost Famous Writers Conference (Switzerland), as well as workshops at Brown University, Emerson College, Florida State, and others.Gary's articles on travel and scuba diving have appeared in The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Christian Science Monitor, Today's Education, among others.

Genres: Mystery, Thriller
   Elixir (2000)
   Gray Matter (2002)
   Flashback (2005)
   Skin Deep (2008)
   Tunnel Vision (2011)
   Choose Me (2021) (with Tess Gerritsen)
   Rumor of Evil (2023)
Gary Braver recommends
The Armageddon Code (2022)
(Stan Lee's The Devil's Quintet, book 1)
Jay Bonansinga and Stan Lee
"A fast and wildly entertaining mix of military derring-do, demonology, romance, crackling wit, and verbal dexterity that will keep readers panting for the next installment."
Venus Remembered (2020)
Ray Bradbury and Jason J Marchi
"Jason Marchi is channeling Ray [Bradbury] in his sequel, with a gentle, humane voice, meticulous and lyrical."
Killer's Instinct (2013)
(Most Wanted Monsters, book 1)
Dawn Dalton and Judith Graves
"Killer's Instinct is going to knock other YA monster-battling books off the shelves."
Glimmer of Gold (2012)
(Jack Ferrell, book 1)
William Nikkel
"...William Nikkel knows how to draw you into his story and hold you there."

Anthologies containing stories by Gary Braver
Thriller 2 (2009)
Stories You Just Can't Put Down
(Thriller, book 2)
edited by
Clive Cussler

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