Biography

Kevin O'Brien

Before his thrillers landed him on the New York Times Bestseller list, Kevin O’Brien was a railroad inspector.  He quit his railroad job in 1997, when his novel, ONLY SON, was picked up by Readers Digest and also optioned for film, thanks to interest from Tom Hanks. He has been writing full time ever since. The author of 14 internationally published thrillers, he won the Spotted Owl Award for Best Pacific Northwest Mystery (THE LAST VICTIM).  He is a core member of Seattle 7 Writers (www.seattle7writers.org), a group that includes Garth Stein, Maria Semple, Jess Walters, Tim Robbins, Erik Larson, Terry Brooks, Erica Bauermeister, Susan Wiggs, Jennie Shortridge, Elizabeth George and many more prize-winning authors.

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Books by Kevin O'Brien

by Kevin O'Brien - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Stephanie Coburn has barely recovered from her sister's mysterious suicide before her brother-in-law and his new wife are murdered, her face disfigured beyond recognition. Stephanie never met the bride, but she knew her sister and knows something is desperately wrong. Her only ally is another victim's son. Step by step, they're uncovering a trail of brutal vengeance and a killer who will never relent --- and whose forgiveness can only be earned in death.

by Kevin O'Brien - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

A family of four murdered in their hotel room. A single mother and her boyfriend both stabbed to death. A sordid history of violent crimes, repeated over and over --- but decades apart. Olivia Barker is a therapist with no connection to the murders. But she has heard things. Stories that keep her up at night. Details that only a killer would know. A killer who could be one of her patients…

by Kevin O'Brien - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

To save her abducted son, Megan Keeler must put herself at the mercy of a maniac. Is Glenn a cold-blooded killer determined to destroy her world piece by piece, or is the truth even more twisted? Megan thought she knew fear, but her nightmare is only beginning...