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Carter Wilson

Biography

Carter Wilson

USA Today and #1 Denver Post bestselling author Carter Wilson has written five critically acclaimed, stand-alone psychological thrillers, as well as numerous short stories. He is an ITW Thriller Award finalist, a two-time winner of the Colorado Book Award, and his novels have received multiple starred reviews from Publishers Weekly, Booklist and Library Journal. His sixth and latest novel is THE DEAD GIRL IN 2A. 

Born in New Mexico in 1970, Carter grew up primarily in Los Angeles before attending Cornell University in New York. He lived in Pittsburgh, San Francisco and Miami before moving to Boulder, Colorado in 1996. Throughout his life, Carter has journeyed the globe for both work and pleasure, and his travels have been a constant source of inspiration in his fiction.

Carter’s writing career began on a spring day in 2003, when an exercise to ward off boredom during a continuing-education class evolved into a 400-page manuscript. Since that day, Carter has been constantly writing. In addition to his published novels, Carter has also contributed short fiction to various publications, and most notably was featured in the R.L. Stine young-adult anthology SCREAM AND SCREAM AGAIN.

Carter currently lives outside Boulder in a Victorian house that is spooky but not haunted…yet.

Carter Wilson

Books by Carter Wilson

by Carter Wilson - Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

Jack Buchanan knows the woman sitting next to him on his business flight to Denver --- he just can't figure out how he knows her. He and Clara Stowe have nearly nothing in common apart from a deep and shared certainty that they've met before. As their airplane conversation deepens, both struggle to figure out what circumstances could have possibly brought them together. Then, Clara admits that she's traveling to the Colorado mountains to kill herself, and she disappears into the crowded airport immediately after landing. THE DEAD GIRL IN 2A is the story of what happens to Jake and Clara after they get off that plane, and the manipulative figure who has brought them together decades after they first met.

by Carter Wilson - Fiction, Psychological Suspense, Psychological Thriller, Suspense, Thriller

At 14, Alice Hill was viciously attacked by two of her classmates and left to die. The teens claim she was a sacrifice for a man called Mister Tender, but that could never be true: Mister Tender doesn't exist. His sinister character is pop-culture fiction, created by Alice's own father in a series of popular graphic novels. Over a decade later, Alice has changed her name and is trying to heal. But someone is watching her. They know more about Alice than any stranger could: her scars, her fears, and the secrets she keeps locked away. She can try to escape her past, but Mister Tender is never far behind. He will come with a smile that seduces, and a dark whisper in her ear.