The International Thriller Writers (ITW) have revealed the winners of the 2013 Thriller Awards.
Below, we’ve rounded up free samples of the most suspenseful books of the year–did your favorite thriller title make the cut?
Past winners include 11/22/63 author Stephen King, The Bodies Left Behind author Jeffery Deaver and The Neighbor author Lisa Gardner.
2013 Thriller Award Winners
2013 THRILLERMASTER AWARD: Anne Rice
2013 SILVER BULLET AWARD: Steve Berry
BEST HARD COVER NOVEL: Spilled Blood by Brian Freeman
BEST PAPERBACK ORIGINAL: Lake Country by Sean Doolittle
BEST FIRST NOVEL: The 500 by Matthew Quirk
BEST E-BOOK ORIGINAL NOVEL: Blind Faith by C.J. Lyons
BEST YOUNG ADULT NOVEL: False Memory by Dan Krokos
BEST SHORT STORY: Lost Things by John Rector