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Title:Thriller 2
Authors:Clive (ed) Cussler
Info:Mira/ Mills & Boon (2010), Paperback, 624 pages
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Thriller 2: Stories You Just Can't Put Down by Clive Cussler (Editor)

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A solid collection of thriller short stories. I bought it because five of them were nominated for CWA Dagger Awards. Some stories are pretty good, some are only all right. All in all a good collection to bring on a holiday (if you can lift it!) ( )
  jbrubacher | Jun 21, 2010 |
Ridiculous amounts of fun. This book is perfect for the beach, the airport, or anywhere else where short attention spans are welcome.
  jayejaye | Jun 19, 2010 |
An interesting collection of short stories, well worth the purchase. I haven't read the first one, but I'll be sure to keep an eye out for it! ( )
  jimrob | Jun 6, 2010 |
Thriller 2, edited by Clive Cussler, is an original anthology of short stories by the likes of Jeffery Deaver, David Hewson, Lisa Jackson, Ridley Pearson, R. L. Stine and Simon Wood (to name just a few), all in the wide-ranging genre of "thrillers." In this case, that can mean everything from covert military operations to police procedurals to action adventure to murder mystery. As with all such volumes, I liked some stories more than others, but generally speaking they were all pretty well written - although I could see the end coming from miles away in many cases. My main quibble with the book, though, lies with the introductions to each story, provided by editor Cussler - I felt that he gave far too much away in his trying-to-draw-you-in descriptions of each tale, it just annoyed me no end. So if you chose to read the book, just skip the intros - or go back to them after finishing each story - it'll save you some aggravation! Somewhat recommended, not terribly highly though. ( )
  thefirstalicat | Dec 8, 2009 |
First thriller was better. Some great and some poor. ( )
  pharrm | Oct 6, 2009 |
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Cussler, CliveEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Antrim, KathleenContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Braver, GaryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Chercover, SeanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Crouch, BlakeContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Deaver, JefferyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ferrigno, RobertContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hartlaub, JoeContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hewson, DavidContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hunsicker, HarryContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Jackson, LisaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Johnston, JoanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Land, JonContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Light, LawrenceContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Maleeny, TimContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Margolin, PhillipContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Montgomery, David J.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Neggers, CarlaContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Pearson, RidleyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Sakey, MarcusContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Sierra, JavierContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Stewart, MariahContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Stine, R. L.Contributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wood, SimonContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 077832723X, Hardcover)

TURN OFF YOUR PHONE . SHUT DOWN YOUR COMPUTER . SAY GOODBYE TO YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY. Welcome to Thriller 2: Stories You Just Can’t Put Down. Edited by the grand master of adventure, Clive Cussler, Thriller 2 is packed with over 20 all-new stories from some of the biggest names in fiction, including Jeffery Deaver, David Hewson and R.L. Stine.

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From Jeffery Deaver's tale of international terrorism to Lisa Jackson's dysfunctional family in the California wine country to Ridley Pearson's horrifying serial killer, this collection has something for everyone. Twenty-three bestselling and hot new authors in the thriller genre have submitted original stories to make up this unforgettable blockbuster.… (more)

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