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

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

168 Episodes | 2015 - 2021

MTTA 168: Scott Shepherd

September 21st, 2021

Scott Shepherd’s Latest Book Other Books by Scott Shepherd Show Notes and Resources Other author mentions: Ross MacDonald, Stephen King, Harlan Coben, Karin Slughter, Lawrence Sanders, Daniel Pyne (Scott’s television …

MTTA 167: Lisa Regan

September 14th, 2021


Lisa Regan is the USA Today & Wall Street Journal bestselling author of the Detective Josie Quinn series as well as several other crime fiction titles. Her latest book, HER DEADLY TOUCH is the twelth book in the …

MTTA 166: Andrews & Wilson

September 7th, 2021


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MTTA 165: Matthew FitzSimmons

August 31st, 2021


Matthew FitzSimmons Latest Book Other Books by Matthew FitzSimmons Resources and Links Other author and book mentions: Raymond Chandler, James M. Cain, Dean Koontz, Earnest Hemingway, The Black Lizard Big Book of Black …

MTTA 164: John Gaspard

August 27th, 2021


Image Credit: Luis Noble John Gaspard’s Latest Book Other Books by John Gaspard Show Notes and Resources Other books and author mentions: Jeffrey Deaver. Nevada Barr. Lawrence Block. Louise Penny. John’s podcast: The …

MTTA 163: Ashley Winstead

August 24th, 2021


Image Credit: Luis Noble Ashley Winstead’s Latest Book Show Notes and Resources Other books and author mentions: The Divines Ellie Eaton. Gillian …

MTTA 162: Terry Roberts

August 18th, 2021


Terry Roberts is the author of three celebrated novels: A Short Time to Stay Here (winner of the Willie Morris Prize for Southern Fiction and the Sir Walter Raleigh Award for Fiction); That Bright Land (winner of the …

MTTA 161: Isabella Maldonado

August 10th, 2021


Isabella Maldonado wore a gun and badge in real life before turning to crime writing. The first Latina to attain the rank of captain in her police …

MTTA 160: Gregg Olsen

August 3rd, 2021


Gregg Olsen is a New York Times, USA Today and The Wall Street Journal bestselling author of nonfiction books and novels, most of which are crime-related. An impassioned voice for victims and their families, Olsen has …

MTTA 159: Eva Lesko Natiello

July 27th, 2021


Eva Lesko Natiello is the award-winning author of NEW YORK TIMES and USA TODAY Bestseller, THE MEMORY BOX, a HOUSTON WRITERS GUILD MANUSCRIPT AWARD …

MTTA 158: M.J. Polelle

July 20th, 2021


M. J. Polelle is a Harvard Law School graduate, an emeritus professor of the John Marshall Law School in Chicago, and an award-winning legal writer. …

MTTA 157: Lorraine Evanoff

July 13th, 2021


Award-winning author Lorraine Evanoff’s highly addictive, suspenseful thrillers are perfect for fans of Erik Larson, Jack Slater and Kathy Reichs. …

MTTA 156: Jeffrey James Higgins

July 6th, 2021


Jeffrey James Higgins is a former reporter and retired supervisory special agent who writes thriller novels, creative nonfiction, short stories, and essays. He has wrestled an IED away from a suicide bomber, fought the …

MTTA 155: Mary Keliikoa

June 29th, 2021


Mary Keliikoa is the author of the Lefty and Agatha award nominated PI Kelly Pruett mystery series and the upcoming Misty Pines mystery series featuring Sheriff Jax Turner slated for release in September 2022. Mary …

MTTA 154: Robyn Gigl

June 22nd, 2021


Robyn Gigl is an attorney, speaker, and activist who has been honored by the ACLU-NJ and the NJ PrideNetwork for her work on behalf of the LGBTQ+ community. Robyn has been practicing law for more than 40 years, …

MTTA 153: Don Bentley

June 15th, 2021


Don is the author of the Matt Drake thriller series including WITHOUT SANCTION, THE OUTSIDE MAN, and two forth coming titles, as well as TARGET ACQUIRED, a Tom Clancy Jack Ryan, Jr. novel. Don spent a decade as an Army …

MTTA 152: Alma Katsu

June 9th, 2021


Alma Katsu’s books have received starred reviews from Publishers Weekly, Booklist, and Library Journal, been featured in the NY Times and Washington …

MTTA 151: Kiersten Modglin

June 1st, 2021


Kiersten Modglin is an Amazon Top 30 bestselling author of award-winning psychological thrillers and a member of International Thriller Writers. …

MTTA 150: David Yoon

May 25th, 2021


David Yoon is the New York Times bestselling author of YA books Frankly in Love and Super Fake Love Song. His first adult thriller, Version Zero will …

MTTA 149: Jefferey Deaver

May 18th, 2021


Jeffery Deaver is an international number-one bestselling author. His novels have appeared on bestseller lists around the world. His books are sold …

MTTA 148: Carter Wilson

May 11th, 2021


Carter Wilson is the USA Today and #1 Denver Post bestselling author of seven critically acclaimed, standalone psychological thrillers, as well as …

MTTA 147: Mia P. Manansala

May 4th, 2021


Mia P. Manansala (she/her) is a writer and book coach from Chicago who loves books, baking, and bad-ass women. She uses humor (and murder) to explore aspects of the Filipino diaspora, queerness, and her millennial love …

MTTA 146: Clare Whitfield

April 28th, 2021


Clare Whitfield is a UK based writer. She has been a dancer, copywriter, amateur fire breather, buyer and mediocre weightlifter. People of Abandoned Character is her first novel.. It’s a historical crime thriller set …

MTTA 145: W.A. Winter

April 20th, 2021


W.A. Winter is the pen name of William Swanson, a Minneapolis journalist and true crime expert. Swanson is the author of three true-crime books: Dial …

MTTA 144: Frank H. Jordan

April 15th, 2021


Amazon best-selling author Frank H Jordan was born in Western Australia and now lives in central Queensland with his author wife, Alicia Hope who is also an author. Trained in martial arts, and an ex-weekend warrior …

MTTA: 143: Lisa Renee Jones

April 13th, 2021


New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Lisa Renee Jones writes dark, edgy fiction to include the highly acclaimed INSIDE OUT series and her latest book, the crime thriller THE POET is now avaialble. THE POET, …

MTTA 142: Michael Kaufman

April 8th, 2021


Michael Kaufman, PhD, is a writer of both fiction and non-fiction books. As an advisor, activist, and keynote speaker, he has developed innovative approaches to engage men and boys in promoting gender equality and …

MTTA 141: Brett Godfrey

April 7th, 2021


Brett Godfrey is a lawyer, engineer, pilot, and author of BLACK SUNRISE, a new techno thriller suspense novel that is becoming a sensation in its niche. Brett’s has a fascinating background and life experiences that …

MTTA 140: Peter May

March 30th, 2021


Excited to have bestselling author Peter May back on the podcast (here is the first interview). Peter May was born in Glasgow, but now lives in France, where his books have won several awards and he has a large …

MTTA 139: Dean Koontz

March 23rd, 2021


I’m thrilled to welcome back the legandary author, Dean Koontz back to the podcast. Dean Koontz is the interantioally known bestselling author of thriller and suspense novels; although it’s hard to pin him down, …

MTTA 138: James Rosone

March 16th, 2021


James Rosone started a military career in the Army National Guard as a communications specialist and forward observer for a self-propelled artillery unit. He later joined the U.S. Air Force, becoming an interrogator …

MTTA 137: Timothy Miller

March 10th, 2021


Tim is from Louisiana and has lived all over Houston, Los Angeles, San Francisco, New Orleans, Chicago, and Milan, Italy where the inspiration for …

MTTA 136: Dana Stabenow

March 2nd, 2021


Dana Stabenow is an author of science fiction, mystery/crime fiction, suspense/thriller, and historical adventure novels. Dana Stabenow was born in …

MTTA 135: Mark Greaney

February 23rd, 2021


#1 NYT bestselling author Mark Greaney’s debut international thriller, THE GRAY MAN, was published in 2009 and became a national bestseller and a …

MTTA 134: Sebastian Fitzek

February 16th, 2021


Sebastian Fitzek is one of Europe’s most successful authors of psychological thrillers. His books have sold 12 million copies, been translated into …

MTTA 133: Paul Vidich

February 9th, 2021


PAUL VIDICH’S fourth novel, The Mercenary, is forthcoming from Pegasus Books in February 2021. His debut novel, An Honorable Man, was selected by Publisher’s Weekly as a Top 10 Mystery and Thriller in 2016. It was …

MTTA 132: Walter Mosley

February 2nd, 2021


Walter Mosley is one of America’s most celebrated and beloved writers. His books have won numerous awards and have been translated into more than twenty languages. Mosley is the author of the acclaimed Easy Rawlins …

MTTA 131: Gregg Hurwitz

January 26th, 2021


Gregg Hurwitz is the New York Times #1 internationally bestselling author of 22 thrillers including the ORPHAN X series. His novels have won numerous literary awards and have been published in 33 languages. …

MTTA 130: David Rohlfing

January 23rd, 2021


After a long career in business that gave him the opportunity to travel to all but one continent and countless countries around the globe, David decided to write his first novel, Deliberate Duplicity. He lives in …

MTTA 129: Edwin Hill

January 13th, 2021


Edwin is the Edgar- and Agatha-award nominated author of Little Comfort, The Missing Ones, and Watch Her. He was born in Duxbury, Massachusetts, and spent most of his childhood obsessing over The Famous Five, Agatha …

MTTA 128: Jon Land

December 29th, 2020


Jon Land is the USA Today bestselling author of 50 books including the bestselling and critically acclaimed Caitlin Strong series. A few years ago, Jon took over the MURDER, SHE WROTE book series based on the hit CBS …

MTTA 127: Robert McCaw

December 22nd, 2020


Robert B. McCaw grew up in a military family traveling the world. After graduating from Georgetown University, he served as a lieutenant in the US …

MTTA 126: Les Edgerton

December 15th, 2020


Les Edgerton has published more than 20 books, his latest Hard Times, was published by Bronzeville Books on December 7, 2020. Les teaches creative writing on the university level, through private coaching of writers, …

MTTA 125: Jeff Lindsay

December 8th, 2020


Jeff Lindsay is the author of the Riley Wolfe novels, and the New York Times bestselling author of the Dexter novels, which debuted in 2004 with …

MTTA 124: Eileen Ormsby

December 1st, 2020


Eileen Ormsby is a lawyer, author and freelance journalist based in Melbourne. Her first book, Silk Road was the world’s first in-depth expose of the black markets that operate on the dark web. Eileen’s gonzo-style …

MTTA 123: Otto Penzler

November 24th, 2020


Otto Penzler is the proprietor of The Mysterious Bookshop in New York City and is regarded as the world’s foremost authority on crime, mystery and …

MTTA 122: Jennifer Graeser Dornbush

November 17th, 2020


Jennifer is a screenwriter, author, speaker, and forensic specialist who aims to shed light and hope in the dark places of the human experience. The television or movie screen is the closest most people will ever come …

MTTA 121: Danny Gardner

November 10th, 2020


From his beginnings as a young stand-up comedian (Def Comedy Jam All-Stars vol. 12), Danny Gardner has enjoyed careers as an actor, director, and …

MTTA 120: K.A. Perry

November 3rd, 2020


K. A. Perry brings a unique perspective to her environmental thrillers. Her ability to utilize nature as the catalyst to keep her plot moving, and drive the character’s pursuit of the truth, stems from her own …

MTTA 119: Dan Padavona

October 29th, 2020


Dan Padavona has written horror and thriller novels. He’s the author of the bestselling Darkwater Cove Psychological Thriller series. The latest book …

MTTA 118: Rick Mofina

October 20th, 2020


Rick Mofina is a former journalist who has interviewed murderers on death row, flown over Los Angeles with the LAPD and patrolled with the Royal …

MTTA 117: Noelle Holten

October 14th, 2020


Noelle Holten is an award-winning blogger at Crime Book Junkie. She is the PR & Social Media Manager for Bookouture, a leading digital publisher …

MTTA 116: Brian Freeman

October 7th, 2020


Brian Freeman is a New York Times bestselling author of psychological thrillers, including the Jonathan Stride and Frost Easton series. His books …

MTTA 115: Paul Levine

September 29th, 2020


Paul Levine has worked as a newspaper reporter, a law professor and a trial lawyer before becoming a full-time novelist. His books have been …

MTTA 114: Andrews and Wilson

September 22nd, 2020


Andrews & Wilson is bestselling coauthor team of multiple covert ops and action-adventure thriller series: TIER ONE, SONS of VALOR, and THE …

MTTA 113: Joshua Hood

September 15th, 2020


Joshua Hood is the author of The Treadstone Resurrection & Search and Destroy Series. Before becoming a bestselling author, Joshua joined the army after graduating with an English degree from the University of …

MTTA 112: Thomas O’Callaghan

September 8th, 2020


Thomas O’Callaghan’s work has been translated for publication in Germany, Slovakia, Indonesia, the Czech Republic, China, and Italy. As an internationally acclaimed author, Mr. O’Callaghan is a member of both the …

MTTA 111: Brad Parks

September 1st, 2020


International bestselling author Brad Parks is the only writer to have won the Shamus, Nero, and Lefty Awards, three of American crime fiction’s most prestigious prizes. His novels have been translated into 15 languages …

MTTA 110: Lydia Kang

August 26th, 2020


Lydia Kang is an author of young adult fiction, adult fiction and non-fiction, and poetry. She graduated from Columbia University and New York …

MTTA 109: John Gilstrap

August 18th, 2020


John Gilstrap is the New York Times bestselling author of Total Mayhem, Scorpion Strike, Final Target, Friendly Fire, Against All Enemies, End Game, …

MTTA 108: Joseph Reid

August 11th, 2020


Happy to have Joseph Reid back on the podcast! I interviewed Joe back in 2018 when his writing career was starting off with the first book in his now bestselling Seth Walker series featuring the air …

MTTA 107: Tracy Clark

August 4th, 2020


Tracy Clark is a native Chicagoan who writes mysteries set in her hometown while working as an editor in the newspaper industry. She is a graduate of …

MTTA 106: Charlie Donlea

July 28th, 2020


Charlie Donlea is the USA Today and International bestselling author of Summit Lake, The Girl Who Was Taken, Don’t Believe It, and Some Choose …

MTTA 105: Michael Elias Interview

July 21st, 2020


Michael Elias is an award-winning writer, actor and director who has written film, television, theatre and fiction. His latest novel, You Can Go Home …

MTTA 104: John Bishop M.D.

July 14th, 2020


John Bishop writes the Doc Brady Medical Thriller series. He spent thirty years as a practicing orthopedic surgeon giving the reader a unique glimpse into the medical world with all its problems, intricacies and …

MTTA 103: Glenn Dyer

July 7th, 2020


Long captivated by the events of World War II, Glenn Dyer couples this fascination with his passion for historical thrillers with the publication of “The Torch Betrayal“, the first in the Conor Thorn Series, and “The …

MTTA 102: Marc Cameron

June 24th, 2020


Author of the New York Times bestselling Jericho Quinn Thriller series, Marc Cameron’s short stories have appeared in The Saturday Evening Post and BOYS LIFE magazine. In late 2016, he was chosen to continue the Tom …

MTTA 101: T.R. Ragan Interview

June 10th, 2020


T.R. Ragan (Theresa Ragan) is a New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal Bestselling author. Her exciting Lizzy Gardner series: Abducted, Dead Weight, A Dark Mind, Obsessed, Almost Dead, and Evil Never Dies, …

MTTA 100: Barbara Nickless Interview

June 3rd, 2020


#1 Amazon Charts and Wall Street Journal bestselling author Barbara Nickless promised her mother she’d be a novelist when she grew up. What could be …

MTTA 99: Scott Carson Interview

May 29th, 2020


Scott Carson is the pen name for a New York Times bestselling author and screenwriter. He lives in New England—just above a dam. THE CHILL is Scott’s first foray into the supernatural territory since THE RIDGE and SO …

MTTA 98: Andrew Mayne Interview

May 26th, 2020


Andrew Mayne has starred in his own television show on A&E, Don’t Trust Andrew Mayne, and on Shark Week. He’s a bestselling novelist and magician. He started his first world tour as an illusionist when he was a …

MTTA 97: Andrews & Wilson Interview

May 20th, 2020


Andrews & Wilson is the bestselling co-author team of several covert ops and action-adventure thriller books in the TIER ONE series and other books. Brian Andrews is a US Navy veteran, Park Leadership Fellow, and …

MTTA 96: Jason Pinter Interview

April 29th, 2020


Jason Pinter is the bestselling author of Hide Away, the first Rachel Marin novel, as well as five novels in his Henry Parker thriller series and the standalone novel The Castle, which have over one million copies in …

MTTA 95: Marcia Clark Interview

April 21st, 2020


Marcia Clark is a bestselling author and a criminal lawyer who began her career in law as a criminal defense attorney and went on to become a prosecutor in the L.A. District Attorney’s Office in 1981. She spent ten …

MTTA 94: Lee Goldberg Interview

April 7th, 2020


#1 New York Times Bestselling Author Lee Goldberg is back on the podcast to chat about his latest release FAKE TRUTH (the third book in his Ian …

MTTA 93: Dean Koontz Interview

March 31st, 2020


I’m honored to have Dean Koontz back on the podcast (you can catch my first interview with Dean Koontz here). When he was a senior in college, Dean …

MTTA 92: Gregg Hurwitz Interview

March 24th, 2020


Gregg Hurwitz is the New York Times, #1 internationally bestselling author of 21 thrillers, including the ORPHAN X series, and two award-winning thriller novels for teens. His novels have won numerous literary awards, …

MTTA 91: Bill Brewer

March 10th, 2020


As a professor of Human Anatomy & Physiology, Bill Brewer learned the value of stories to keep his students engaged. Storytelling is a passion of …

MTTA 90: Matt Coyle

February 11th, 2020


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 …

MTTA 89: Peter Riva

January 21st, 2020


Peter Riva has spent many months over thirty years traveling throughout Africa and Europe. Much of his time was spent with the legendary guides for East African hunters and adventurers. He created a TV series in 1995 …

MTTA 88: Lee Goldberg

December 31st, 2019


#1 New York Times Bestselling Author Lee Goldberg broke into television writing with a freelance script sale to Spenser: For Hire. Since then, his TV …

MTTA 87: Diana Xarissa

December 10th, 2019


Diana has lived in several US states, the north of England and the Isle of Man. While she is currently in the US, she still misses the stunning …

MTTA 86: Dean Koontz

November 12th, 2019


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 …

MTTA 85: Andrews and Wilson

November 5th, 2019


Brian Andrews & Jeffrey Wilson, the co-author team behind the #1 Bestselling TIER ONE series and other stand alone thrillers. Jeffrey Wilson has at one time worked as an actor, a firefighter, a paramedic, a jet …

MTTA 84: Jim Heskett

September 25th, 2019


Jim Heskett writes award-winning mystery-thrillers (and as J.E. Heskett, post-apocalyptic thrillers), seasoned with a dash of snark. He fell in love with writing at the age of fourteen with a copy of Stephen King’s The …

MTTA 83: Vince Milam

August 13th, 2019


Amazon Best-Selling Author Vince Milam has lived all over the world, traipsing through the Amazon, Congo, and Papua New Guinea – all the while capturing sights, experiences, and personalities that are incorporated into …

MTTA 82: James Swallow

July 23rd, 2019


James Swallow is a New York Times, Sunday Times and Amazon bestselling author, a British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) nominee, a former journalist and the award-winning writer of over fifty books, along …

MTTA 81: Michael Lindley

July 10th, 2019


Michael Lindley is a #1 Amazon author for “Mystery, Thriller, and Suspense” as well as “Historical Mysteries” with his debut novel “The EmmaLee Affairs.” Most recently, his “Lies We Never See” reached #1 for “Historical …

MTTA 80: Mike Omer

June 4th, 2019


Mike Omer is the author of the Zoe Bentley Mystery Series and the Glenmore Park Mystery Series. In the past, he’s been a journalist, and a game developer. He lives with his wife and daughter in Israel. Mike loves to …

MTTA 79: Mike Gomes

May 21st, 2019


Mike Gomes is an Amazon #1 best selling author who loves writing fast paced, action packed thrillers. The desire to create fun, page turning books that lets readers slip away into another world is what drives him to …

MTTA 78: D.P. Lyle

May 14th, 2019


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 …

MTTA 77: Robert Dugoni

April 9th, 2019


Robert Dugoni is the critically acclaimed New York Times, #1 Wall Street Journal and #1 Amazon Best-Selling Author of The Tracy Crosswhite series, …

MTTA 76: Lauren Carr

March 26th, 2019


Lauren Carr is the international best-selling author of the Thorny Rose, Mac Faraday, Lovers in Crime, and Chris Matheson Cold Case Mysteries—over …

MTTA 75: William L. Myers, Jr.

February 12th, 2019


William L. Myers, Jr. is the No. 6 best-selling author for Amazon Kindle in 2017 for his debut novel, A Criminal Defense. That was the first in what …

MTTA 74: Peter May

January 10th, 2019


Peter May is an author, screenwriter, and creator of television drama. Peter May was born in Glasgow but now lives in France where his books have won …

MTTA 73: Gavin Reese

November 27th, 2018


Gavin Reese grew up in the rural American Southwest, eventually moving to the Big City with his family, and considers both New Mexico and Arizona …

MTTA 72: James Scott Bell

October 17th, 2018


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 …

MTTA 71: Bob Mayer

September 12th, 2018


Bob Mayer is a NY Times Bestselling author. He’s had over 75 books published and sold over 5 million, including the #1 series Area 51, The Green …

MTTA 70: Michael Lister

August 14th, 2018


Michael Lister grew up in a small town in North Florida near the Gulf of Mexico and the Apalachicola River. Captivated by story since childhood, …

MTTA 69: Ellison Cooper

July 31st, 2018


Ellison Cooper has a Ph.D. in anthropology from UCLA, with a background in archaeology, cultural neuroscience, ancient religion, colonialism, and …

MTTA 68: Joseph Reid

July 17th, 2018


Joseph Reid is the debut author of Takeoff, the first adventure of air marshal-turned-investigator Seth Walker. The son of a navy helicopter pilot, …

MTTA 67: Matthew Betley

June 1st, 2018


Matthew Betley writes the bestselling Logan West Thrillers. He grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio. He attended St. Xavier High School and then Miami …

MTTA 66: Thomas Greanias

April 17th, 2018


Thomas Greanias is a New York Times bestselling novelist and one of the world’s leading authors of adventure. His books in print have been translated …

MTTA 65: David F. Berens

April 3rd, 2018


David Berens is a professional tennis player, teaching folks how to play tennis as well writing crime thrillers. He has traveled up and down the East …

MTTA 64: David Banner

March 20th, 2018


David Banner is an author living in the Coastal Southeast. He has always loved the beach and the open water is a movie lover and spends way too much time playing catch on the sand with his Airedale terrier. He is the …

MTTA 63: Philip Donlay

March 6th, 2018


Philip Donlay has been a flight instructor, flown a private jet for a Saudi prince, and for twenty-eight years flew a corporate jet for a Fortune 500 company. Licensed to fly six different jets and having logged nearly …

MTTA 62: Lucinda Berry

January 16th, 2018


Dr. Lucinda Berry is a trauma psychologist and leading researcher in childhood trauma. She uses her clinical experience to create disturbing …

MTTA 61: Steven Konkoly

January 2nd, 2018


Steven Konkoly is the USA Today bestselling author of over twenty novels and novellas. His canon of THRILLERS includes: the FRACTURED STATE trilogy, …

MTTA 60: Sean Ellis

December 19th, 2017


Sean Ellis has authored and co-authored more than two dozen action-adventure novels, including the Nick Kismet adventures, the Jack Sigler/Chess Team series with Jeremy Robinson, and the Jade Ihara adventures with David …

MTTA 59: Carolyn L. Dean

December 5th, 2017


Carolyn L. Dean has been a published author for a while now, under different names and genres. She is the author of bestselling (over 400,000 copies …

MTTA 58: John C. Dalglish

November 21st, 2017


John C. Dalglish was born in Toronto, Canada and moved to the United States when he was a teenager and lives in Southwest Missouri. He is the author of three different series that he refers to as Clean Suspense novels …

MTTA 57: Hank Early

November 8th, 2017


Hank Early spent much of his youth in the mountains of North Georgia, but he never held a snake or got struck by lightning. These days, he lives in central Alabama with his wife and two kids. He writes crime, watches …

MTTA 56: Shannon Baker

October 25th, 2017


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 …

MTTA 55: Tess Gerritsen

October 3rd, 2017


Internationally bestselling author Tess Gerritsen took an unusual route to a writing career. A graduate of Stanford University, Tess went on to …

MTTA 54: Kyle Mills

September 19th, 2017


Kyle Mills is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of sixteen political thrillers. He recently took over writing the Mitch Rapp series for the …

MTTA 53: Alexandra Amor

August 15th, 2017


Alexandra Amor writes mysteries that are about love, friendship and the search for truth. At the moment, she is working on the next book in her Town Called Horse cozy mystery series. Alexandra began her writing career …

MTTA 52: Nick Thacker

August 1st, 2017


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 …

MTTA 51: Rachel Sinclair

July 18th, 2017


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 …

MTTA 50: J.F. Penn

June 27th, 2017


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 …

MTTA 49: Tara Ellis

June 13th, 2017


Tara Ellis is an Amazon best-selling author, lives in a small, rural town in Washington State set in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. She enjoys the …

MTTA 48: E.H. Reinhard

May 30th, 2017


E.H. Reinhard was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He now resides in sunny Tampa, Florida. When not putting pen to paper, or keys to keyboard, writing thrillers, he is an avid fisherman. So naturally, moving to the fishing …

MTTA 47: Timothy Hallinan

May 16th, 2017


Timothy Hallinan is the award-winning author of twenty highly praised novels. He currently writes two series: the Poke Rafferty Bangkok Thrillers, focused on a Thailand-based American travel writer and his …

MTTA 46: William Bernhardt

May 9th, 2017


William Bernhardt is the bestselling author of more than forty books, including the blockbuster Ben Kincaid series of novels, the historical novel Nemesis: The Final Case of Eliot Ness, currently being adapted into a …

MTTA 45: Cindy Brown

April 25th, 2017


Cindy Brown has been a theater geek (musician, actor, director, producer, and playwright) since her first professional gig at age 14. Cindy is now a …

MTTA 44: Tim Tigner

April 11th, 2017


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 …

MTTA 43: CeeCee James

March 28th, 2017


CeeCee James is the author of the Angel Lake Mystery series which is a bestselling cozy mystery series. CeeCee is a wife, mom of four kids and pet mom to two mini-dachshunds. She’s always loved to read and always had …

MTTA 42: John Hindmarsh

March 14th, 2017


John Hindmarsh writes thrillers and science fiction (sometimes with crossover). John is originally from Australia and now lives in the High Sierra …

MTTA 41: Libby Fischer Hellmann

February 14th, 2017


Libby Fischer Hellmann is from Washington, D.C. and now lives in Chicago, where she writes page-turning thrillers. She has published thirteen novels and twenty short stories. She has written suspense mysteries, …

MTTA 40: A.C. Fuller

January 31st, 2017


A.C. Fuller is the author of media thrillers. A.C. has a journalism background, having worked as a journalist in New York and he was an adjunct …

MTTA 39: Carmen Amato

January 17th, 2017


Carmen Amato is the author of romantic thrillers and the Detective Emilia Cruz mystery series set in Acapulco, Mexico. Carmen is originally from New …

MTTA 38: Seeley James

December 27th, 2016


Seeley James is the author of the popular Sabel Security thrillers featuring a world-class athlete turned private security badass, Pia Sabel. His …

MTTA 37: Jon Mills

December 21st, 2016


Jon Mills is originally from Hampshire, England but now resides in Canada. Jon Mills is the bestselling author of the Undisclosed trilogy, The …

MTTA 36: Murray McDonald

December 13th, 2016


Murray McDonald is a U.K. based author that writes fast-paced action thrillers with a plot that keeps readers enthralled and intrigued right up until the shocking ending. In this episode, we discuss writing thrillers in …

MTTA 35: Adam Croft

December 6th, 2016


Adam Croft is a British author, principally of crime fiction, best known for the Kempston Hardwick mysteries and Knight & Culverhouse thrillers …

MTTA 34: John W. Mefford

November 29th, 2016


John W. Mefford is an Amazon Top 50 Author, #2 bestselling author on Barnes and Noble, and a Readers’ Favorite Gold Medal winner. John was a former …

MTTA 33: Dawn Lee McKenna

November 22nd, 2016


Dawn Lee McKenna is the author of the bestselling The Forgotten Coast Florida series. The series, set in Apalachicola, FL, is a noirish suspense …

MTTA 32: John Ellsworth

November 15th, 2016


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 …

MTTA 31: Dan Ames

November 8th, 2016


Dan Ames is an international bestselling author and winner of the Independent Book Award for Crime Fiction. His books have been #1 on mystery and crime fiction bestseller lists in both the United States and abroad. Dan …

MTTA 30: Jake Needham Interview

November 1st, 2016


Jake Needham is the International Bestselling Author of the Inspector Samuel Tay and Jack Shepherd Series. He is a lawyer by education and was a screen and television writer who began writing crime novels when he …

Author Interview 29 - John D. Brown

October 18th, 2016


John D. Brown is an award-winning short story writer and novelist. He lives with his wife and four daughters in rural Utah. He is the author of the Frank Shaw Thriller Series. He started writing Science Fiction Fantasy …

Episode 28: David Chill Interview

October 11th, 2016


David Chill was born and raised in New York City. After receiving his undergraduate degree from SUNY-Oswego, he moved to Los Angeles where he earned a Masters degree from the University of Southern California. David …

Carolyn Arnold Interview

October 4th, 2016


Carolyn Arnold is a bestselling and award-winning author, as well as a speaker, teacher, and inspirational mentor. She has four continuing fiction …

MTTA Ep. 26 Danielle Girard Interview

September 27th, 2016


Danielle Girard is the bestselling author of nine previous novels, including Chasing Darkness , as well as The Rookie Club series and the new Dr. Schwartzman series. Tthe first book in that series, Exhume, is currently …

MTTA 25 Wayne Stinnett Interview

September 13th, 2016


  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 …

MTTA 24 Sue Coletta

September 6th, 2016


Meet Author Sue Coletta Sue Coletta is a member of Sisters In Crime, Mystery Writers of America, and International Thriller Writers. Sue writes crime …

MTTA 23 Jennifer Chase Interview

August 23rd, 2016


Meet Author Jennifer Chase Jennifer Chase is an award-winning and bestselling author of crime thrillers including the Emily Stone thrillers. Jennifer …

MTTA 22 Kevin Tumlinson Interview

August 9th, 2016


Meet Author Kevin Tumlinson Kevin Tumlinson is an author, blogger, and podcast host. He’s published sci-fi and non-fiction books and he’s now writing thrillers. The Coelho Medallion is the first book in his new thriller …

MTTA 21 Jeff Menapace Interview

July 26th, 2016


Meet Author Jeff Menapace A native of the Philadelphia area, Jeff has published multiple works in both fiction and non-fiction. In 2011 he was the …

MTTA 20 John Hegenberger Interview

July 21st, 2016


MTTA #20: John Hegenberger Born and raised in the heart of the heartland, Columbus, Ohio, John Hegenberger is the author of the Stan Wade thrillers. …

MTTA 19 Renée Pawlish Interview

June 7th, 2016


MTTA #19: Renée Pawlish Renée Pawlish is the award-winning author of the bestselling Reed Ferguson mystery series. Connect with Renée Pawlish Website | Facebook | Twitter Renée Pawlish Books

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MTTA 18 Russell Blake Interview

February 9th, 2016


MTTA #18: Russell Blake Meet Russell Blake Featured in The Wall Street Journal, The Times, Huffington Post, and The Chicago Tribune, Russell Blake is The NY Times and USA Today bestselling author of dozens of novels, …

MTTA Episode 17 Ethan Jones

February 2nd, 2016


Meet Ethan Jones Ethan Jones is a lawyer living in Canada and the author of the wildly popular Justin Hall spy thriller series, which has eight books …

MTTA 16 - Author James P. Sumner Interview

January 12th, 2016


  Bestselling author, James P. Sumner has been an avid reader from a young age, James has always had a passion for writing. In July 2013, he began …

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

December 22nd, 2015


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 | …

MTTA 14 Thriller Author Interview Cheryl Bradshaw

December 15th, 2015


Meet Author Cheryl Bradshaw   Cheryl Bradshaw is a New York Times & USA Today Bestselling Author writing in the genres of mystery, thriller, romantic suspense, and paranormal suspense. Stranger in Town (Sloane …

MTTA 13 Stacy Green Thriller Author Interview

December 8th, 2015


Meet Author Stacy Green Stacy Green is the author of the Lucy Kendall thriller series and the Delta Crossroads mystery trilogy. All Good Deeds (Lucy Kendall #1) won a bronze medal for mystery and thriller at the 2015 …

Meet the Thriller Author #12 Percival Constantine Interview

December 1st, 2015


Meet Author Percival Constantine Percival Constantine was born and raised in the Chicagoland area and now lives in Japan. He has been working in …

Meet the Thriller Author: H.N. Wake Interview

November 24th, 2015


Subscribe on iTunes  Subscribe on Stitcher Subscribe by Email  H.N. Wake has only recently arrived to fiction after living in Africa, Asia and Europe for 20 years where she worked primarily with the US Government. She …

MTTA 10 M.P. McDonald

November 10th, 2015


Subscribe on iTunes  Subscribe on Stitcher Subscribe by Email M.P. McDonald writes the Mark Taylor and C.J. Sheridan series. You can find her on Facebook and on her website. M.P. McDonald’s Books

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MTTA 09 J. David Core

August 25th, 2015


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, and was a …

MTTA 08 Toni Dwiggins

August 11th, 2015


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 …

MTTA 07 – R.S. Guthrie

August 4th, 2015


Episode 07 of MTTA features author, R.S. Guthrie. R.S. Guthrie grew up in Iowa and Wyoming and now lives in Colorado with his wife, three young …

MTTA 06 – Bobby Nash

July 28th, 2015


Bobby Nash writes a little bit of everything including thriller novels, comic books, short prose, graphic novels, screenplays, media tie-ins, and …

MtTA 05 – Stacy Claflin

July 21st, 2015


In this episode of Meet the Thriller Author you’ll meet, Stacy Claflin. Stacy writes Thrillers as well as in other genres like Paranormal Romance. You can find show notes, links, and more info about Stacy’s books below. …

MTTA 04 – C.E. Martin

July 14th, 2015


Meet C.E. Martin   In this episode of Meet the Thriller Author, we meet C.E.. Martin. C.E. draws upon his experience as a USAF veteran and seventeen …

MTTA 03 – J.P. Choquette

July 7th, 2015


  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 …

MtTA 02 – Kevin Lee Swaim

June 30th, 2015


Kevin Lee Swaim studied creative writing with David Foster Wallace at Illinois State University. Aside from writing thrillers, Kevin is currently the Subject Matter Expert for Intrusion Prevention Systems for a Fortune …

MtTA 01 – Diane Patterson

June 23rd, 2015


  The very first episode of the Meet the Thriller Author podcast features an interview with Diane Patterson, author of the Drusilla Thorne mystery thrillers. Diane Patterson’s Website Diane on Twitter and Facebook …

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