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.