ANNE RICE WINS 2013 THRILLERMASTER AWARD
The ballots are in and votes have been counted. The International Thriller Writers (ITW) is proud to announce the most thrilling authors of 2013. The winners of this year’s ITW Thriller Awards are:
2013 THRILLERMASTER AWARD: Anne Rice, one of America’s most beloved and celebrated authors, has 31 written novels, including The Vampire Chronicles, Songs of the Seraphim and the new Wolf Gift Chronicles. She has sold nearly 100 million books.Presented by R.L. Stine, 2011 ThrillerMaster.
2013 SILVER BULLET AWARD: Steve Berry, The New York Times and internationally bestselling author of The King’s Deception, The Jefferson Key, The Columbus Affair and nine more novels, Berry was honored for his philanthropic work on behalf of fellow writers and historic preservation. Presented by Brad Meltzer, 2009 Silver Bullet Award.
BEST HARD COVER NOVEL Brian Freeman – SPILLED BLOOD (Silver Oak).
BEST PAPERBACK ORIGINAL Sean Doolittle – LAKE COUNTRY (Bantam).
BEST FIRST NOVEL Matthew Quirk – THE 500 (Reagan Arthur Books).
BEST E-BOOK ORIGINAL NOVEL CJ Lyons – BLIND FAITH (Minotaur Books).
BEST YOUNG ADULT NOVEL Dan Krokos – FALSE MEMORY (Hyperion Books CH).
BEST SHORT STORY John Rector – LOST THINGS (Thomas & Mercer).
There’s only one event where you can find New York Timesbest-selling authors lurking around every single corner, literary agents actually appearing in broad daylight and fans openly plotting and conspiring with the most feared and revered names of the thriller genre. Please join us next year from July 9-12, 2014 for ThrillerFest IX, the International Thriller Writers’ ninth annual celebration of all things Thriller is the largest event of its kind in the world. The highlight of the festival will be the gala ITW Thriller Awards Banquet during which a fresh batch of authors will be announced as the chosen heroes of suspense. www.thrillerfest.com.
|Meryl and R.L. Stine.|
|Anne Rice and M.J. Rose.|
|ThrillerFest Silver Bullet Award Winner Steve Berry.|
|Andy Gross at Fan Fest.|
|Steve Berry, David Morrell, Doug Morrell.|