Tom Gabbay (born April 1, 1953) is a United States novelist and screenwriter, best known for the Jack Teller series of historical spy thrillers.
Gabbay was born in Bloomington, Indiana. In his early career, he contributed political cartoons to the Philadelphia Daily News , produced films for the children's television series, Sesame Street , and was a program executive for NBC Television.He has also written a number of screenplays and was creator and Executive Producer of the 1990s television series The Wanderer .
Michael Paul Marshall Smith is an English novelist, screenwriter and short story writer who also writes as Michael Marshall, M. M. Smith and Michael Rutger.
Beverly Atlee Cleary was an American writer of children's and young adult fiction. One of America's most successful authors, 91 million copies of her books have been sold worldwide since her first book was published in 1950. Some of her best known characters are Ramona Quimby and Beezus Quimby, Henry Huggins and his dog Ribsy, and Ralph S. Mouse.
HarperCollins Publishers LLC is an American publishing company that is considered to be one of the "Big Five" English-language publishers, along with Penguin Random House, Hachette, Macmillan, and Simon & Schuster. HarperCollins is headquartered in New York City and is a subsidiary of News Corp.
Eric Garcia is an American writer, the author of several novels including Matchstick Men which was made into a movie directed by Ridley Scott and starring Nicolas Cage, and the Anonymous Rex series, which was adapted in 2004 for the SciFi Channel. He is also a screenwriter, with Garrett Lerner, of the 2010 film Repo Men, based on Garcia's novel The Repossession Mambo. He is the creator and showrunner of the non-linear Netflix heist series Kaleidoscope.
The conspiracy thriller is a subgenre of thriller fiction. The protagonists of conspiracy thrillers are often journalists or amateur investigators who find themselves pulling on a small thread which unravels a vast conspiracy that ultimately goes "all the way to the top." The complexities of historical fact are recast as a morality play in which bad people cause bad events, and good people identify and defeat them. Conspiracies are often played out as "man-in-peril" stories, or yield quest narratives similar to those found in whodunits and detective stories.
Andrew Pyper is a Canadian author.
Ann Patchett is an American author. She received the 2002 PEN/Faulkner Award and the Orange Prize for Fiction in the same year, for her novel Bel Canto. Patchett's other novels include The Patron Saint of Liars (1992), Taft (1994), The Magician's Assistant (1997), Run (2007), State of Wonder (2011), Commonwealth (2016), and The Dutch House (2019). The Dutch House was a finalist for the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.
Mark Philip David Billingham is an English novelist, actor, television screenwriter and comedian known for the "Tom Thorne" crime novel series.
John Searles is an American writer and book critic. He is the author of four novels: Her Last Affair (ISBN 0060779659), Help For The Haunted (ISBN 978-0060779634), Strange But True (ISBN 0-06-072179-0) and Boy Still Missing (ISBN 0-06-082243-0). His essays have appeared in national magazines and newspapers, and he contributes frequently to morning television shows as a book critic. He is based in New York City.
Judith and Garfield Reeves-Stevens are a New York Times-bestselling husband-and-wife writing/producing team. In June, 2013, at the Constellation Awards ceremony in Toronto, the writing couple were honored with the Constellation Award for "Outstanding Canadian Contribution to Science Fiction Film or Television" for their role in creating the series, Primeval: New World.
Kathryn Casey is an American writer of mystery novels and non-fiction books. She is best known for writing She Wanted It All, which recounts the case of Celeste Beard, who married an Austin multimillionaire only to convince her lesbian lover, Tracey Tarlton, to kill him.
Iain Gale is a journalist and author born in 1959, who writes military novels. His book Four Days in June, about the Battle of Waterloo, was well received and acclaimed by Bernard Cornwell. He is also the writer of eleven non-fiction books.
Sarah Pinborough is an English author who has written YA and adult thriller, fantasy and cross-genre novels. She has also been a screenwriter in adaptations of her novels for TV as well as in original projects.
Todd Babiak is a Canadian writer and entrepreneur living in Tasmania.
James Richard Hougan is an American author, investigative reporter and documentary film producer.
Dean Silvers is an American film producer, film director, screenwriter, attorney and author.
The Navy Justice Series consists of five novels, authored by Don Brown and published by Zondervan Publishing Company, and its parent publishing company, HarperCollins Publishing Company between 2005 and 2010. The novels, which fit mostly in the military-legal genre, are Treason (2005), Hostage (2005), Defiance (2007), Black Sea Affair (2008) and Malacca Conspiracy (2010). In 2013, film students at Montreat College in Black Mountain, North Carolina, under the direction of Professor Jim Shores, began work on adapting the Navy Justice Series for television. In 2010, Defiance, Treason and Hostage were named by Online Universities among the 50 Best Legal Novels for Both Lawyers and Laymen.
Christopher Willis Gortner is an American author of historical fiction, including the novels The Last Queen, The Confessions of Catherine de Medici, and the Spymaster Trilogy.
Laura Morelli is an American art historian and the USA Today bestselling author of travel guides and historical fiction.
Wendy Corsi Staub is an American writer of suspense novels and young adult fiction. She has written under her own name as well as Wendy Brody, Wendy Markham, and Wendy Morgan.