Ipswich, Mass. (PRWEB) February 19, 2010
Oceanview Publishing (http://www.oceanviewpub.com) announces the forthcoming release of Thrillers: 100 Must-Reads. Thrillers: 100 Must-Reads will be available wherever fine books are sold on July 5, 2010.
An extraordinary volume that bridges the gap between thrillers past and thrillers present, Thrillers: 100 Must-Reads examines 100 of the most mesmerizing thrillers of all time as told by some of the biggest names in thriller writing today. Edited by David Morrell and Hank Wagner, Thrillers: 100 Must-Reads (978-1-933515-56-4, Hardcover, Anthology, $27.95) features essays by such esteemed modern thriller writers as: David Baldacci, Steve Berry, Sandra Brown, Lee Child, Jeffery Deaver, Tess Gerritsen, Heather Graham, John Lescroart, Gayle Lynds, Katherine Neville, Michael Palmer, James Rollins, R. L. Stine, and many more.
Thrillers: 100 Must-Reads features 100 works--from Beowulf to The Bourne Identity, Dracula to Deliverance, Heart of Darkness to The Hunt for Red October--deemed must-reads by the International Thriller Writers organization.
Much more than an anthology, Thrillers: 100 Must-Reads goes deep inside the most notable thrillers published over the centuries. Through lively, spirited, and thoughtful essays that examine each work's significance, impact, and influence, Thrillers: 100 Must-Reads provides both historical and personal perspective on those spellbinding works that have kept readers on the edge of their seats for centuries.
Susan Greger, Publisher at Oceanview, commented, "We are proud to announce the release of Thrillers: 100 Must-Reads. An incredible anthology, Thrillers: 100 Must-Reads provides a fascinating look at 100 of the greatest thrillers of all time through the eyes of today's premier thriller writers."
David Morrell is the award-winning author of First Blood, the novel in which Rambo was created. Called "the mild-mannered professor with the bloody-minded visions" by one reviewer, Morrell is the co-founder of the International Thriller Writers organization, and is considered by many to be the father of the modern action novel. Hank Wagner is a prolific and respected critic and interviewer. His work regularly appears in such publications as Mystery Scene, Cemetery Dance, Nova Express, and The New York Review of Science Fiction.
Oceanview Publishing (http://www.oceanviewpub.com) is an independent publisher headquartered in Massachusetts. Oceanview is a proud member of the International Thriller Writers and Mystery Writers of America. For more information, please contact Maryglenn McCombs by phone (615-297-9875).