Thriller 2: Stories You Just Can’t Put Down

by Javier Sierra, Gary Braver, David J. Montgomery, Sean Chercover, Simon Wood, Tim Maleeny, Jon Land, Kathleen Antrim, Harry Hunsicker, R L Stine, Mariah Stewart, Phillip Margolin, Marcus Sakey, Blake Crouch, Carla Neggers, Joan Johnston, Lawrence Light, Robert Ferrigno, Ridley Pearson, Joe Hartlaub, Jeffery Deaver, Lisa Jackson, David Hewson

Prepare for edge-of-your-seat suspense in this Thriller Short.

In this exotic Thriller Short, bestselling author Javier Sierra heads to faraway places and forgotten cultures.

When a university professor is violently murdered and his heart ripped out of his chest using an ancient weapon, the police are stumped as to who would commit such a horrendous act and why. But as his research assistant begins to compile key clues, including a message the professor left her before he was killed, science meets suspense, prophecy meets ancient culture...and life on earth will be forever altered.

Originally published in THRILLER 2 (2009), edited by No. 1 New York Times bestselling author Clive Cussler.

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Tim Maleeny

Tim Maleeny

Winner of a Macavity award and acclaimed by Lee Child, Tim Maleeny's short fiction appears in Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, Ellery Queen, and Crimespree Magazine.

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R L Stine

R L Stine

R.L. Stine began his writing career at the age of nine and has been at it ever since, becoming a bestselling author several times over. Among his many groundbreaking credits are Fear Street, the first young adult horror series, and Goosebumps, the bestselling series that made Stine the #1 bestselling author in America for three years in a row. He lives with his wife in...

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Phillip Margolin

Phillip Margolin

Phillip Margolin has written eighteen novels, many of them New York Times bestsellers, including the recent Worthy Brown's Daughter, Sleight of Hand, and the Washington Trilogy. Each displays a unique, compelling insider's view of criminal behavior, which comes from his long background as a criminal defense attorney who has handled thirty murder cases. Winner of the Distinguished Northwest Writer Award, he lives in Portland, Oregon.

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Carla Neggers

Carla Neggers

New York Times bestselling author Carla Neggers is always plotting her next adventure, whether in life or for one of her books. Her fertile imagination and curious nature make her ready for anything. It is also these qualities that sparked her love of reading as a child and continue to drive her passion for storytelling today.With her trademark blend of action, suspense and down-to-earth, realistic...

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Joan Johnston

Joan Johnston

Joan Johnston is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of 54 novels and novellas, with more than 10 million copies of her books in print. Joan lives in Colorado.

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Jeffery Deaver

Jeffery Deaver

Jeffery Deaver is an international number one bestselling author. The author of twenty-five novels and two collections of short stories. His books are sold in 150 countries and translated into 25 languages. For more information about Mr Deaver visit www.jefferydeaver.com

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Lisa Jackson

Lisa Jackson

When asked what has inspired her to write more than 50 novels brimming with adventure, intrigue, hot passion, and high emotion, bestselling Oregon author, Lisa Jackson gets a mischievous smile on her face. Then the words flow as fast as her fingers fly on her computer keyboard when she writes. Her eyes sparkling with memories, she tells stories of her youth, stories of a Huckleberry...

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David Hewson

David Hewson

Former Features Editor of The Independent, now freelance for a variety of international newspapers, including the Sunday Times and The Times. A licensed aircraft pilot, he has flown throughout Europe and America, and was the founder and first editor of the aviation magazine Flyer. He is the author of three travel books on the sights, history and culture of southern Spain. He is married, with...

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