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Jeff Abbott


Jeff Abbott

Jeff Abbott is the New York Times bestselling, award-winning author of many mystery and suspense novels. He has been called “one of the best thriller writers in the business” (Washington Post). His novels have been called “compulsively readable” (Chicago Sun Times), “outstanding...genuinely moving” and “fresh, original...intricately woven” (Publishers Weekly), “nail-bitingly suspenseful and totally original” (Irish Independent), and “extremely compelling” (Associated Press). He is published in many languages and has been a bestseller in the US, the UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Australia, Portugal and other countries.

His novel ADRENALINE was a Summer Great Reads choice by both "The Today Show" and "Good Morning America." Jeff is a winner of the Thriller Award (for THE LAST MINUTE) and was nominated for the Thriller Award for PANIC. He is a three-time nominee for the Mystery Writers of America’s Edgar Award and a two-time nominee for the Anthony Award. Jeff’s first novel, DO UNTO OTHERS, won both the Agatha Award and the Macavity Award.

His novels ADRENALINE, PANIC and COLLISION have been optioned for film and are in script development.

Jeff graduated from Rice University with a degree in History and English. He lives in Austin with his wife and two sons.

Books by Jeff Abbott

by Jeff Abbott - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Sam Capra's friend, Steve, has been murdered. The only lead is a mysterious, beautiful stranger Steve tried to protect. To avenge his friend, Sam goes undercover into the Varelas, one of Miami's most prominent and dangerous families. Now on the inside, playing a part where one wrong move means death, Sam faces a powerful, unstable tycoon intent on dividing his business empire among his three very different children, who each may hold murderous secrets of their own.

by Jeff Abbott - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

The simplest beginnings can unravel a life. For Sam Capra, it is the moment a beautiful young woman walks into his San Francisco bar. An ex-CIA agent, his only desire now is to build a quiet, peaceful home for himself and his infant son. But Diana Keene is no ordinary customer. She's pursued by two gunmen, and when she finds Sam, she whispers an urgent, desperate plea: "Help me." And without any warning, Sam is thrust into a fight for his life.

by Jeff Abbott - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Sam Capra, an ex-CIA agent, has one reason to live: to rescue his baby son from the people who abducted him. The kidnappers have offered Sam a deal --- for his child, he must find and murder the one man who can expose them. Now, Sam has to team up with a desperate young mother whose daughter is also missing in a dangerous race across the country.

by Jeff Abbott - Fiction, Thriller

CIA agent Sam Capra loses everything that matters to him when an unknown enemy sets him up as a traitor. As he goes on a desperate search for his wife and child, he finds out his destruction is only one part of an extraordinary plot.