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- The Prey (Author) 336 copies, 10 reviews
- Speak No Evil (Author) 328 copies, 9 reviews
- Fear No Evil (Author) 270 copies, 3 reviews
- The Hunt (Author) 259 copies, 4 reviews
- See No Evil (Author) 249 copies, 6 reviews
- Killing Fear (Author) 248 copies, 8 reviews
- Playing Dead (Author) 221 copies, 35 reviews
- The Kill (Author) 221 copies, 5 reviews
- Tempting Evil (Author) 215 copies, 8 reviews
- Sudden Death (Author) 203 copies, 6 reviews
- Love Me to Death (Author) 164 copies, 7 reviews
- Original Sin (Author) 163 copies, 13 reviews
- Fatal Secrets (Author) 157 copies, 4 reviews
- Cutting Edge (Author) 131 copies
- Kiss Me, Kill Me (Author) 129 copies, 3 reviews
- Silenced (Author) 101 copies, 4 reviews
- Carnal Sin (Author) 89 copies, 1 review
- Stalked (Author) 74 copies, 2 reviews
- If I Should Die [with bonus novella 'Love Is Murder'] (Author) 68 copies, 1 review
- What You Can't See [Anthology 3-in-1] (Contributor) 67 copies, 1 review
- Stolen (Author) 52 copies, 1 review
- Love is Murder (Author) 44 copies
- If I Should Die (Author) 36 copies, 1 review
- Cold Snap (Author) 35 copies, 1 review
- Notorious (Author) 28 copies, 9 reviews
- Reckless (Author) 28 copies, 1 review
- Guns and Roses [Anthololgy 10-in-1] (Contributor) 15 copies
- Murder in the River City (Author) 10 copies
- Crash and Burn (Moreno & Hart Mysteries) (Author) 9 copies, 1 review
- Maximum Exposure (Max Revere Novels) (Author) 6 copies
- Dead Heat (Lucy Kincaid Novels) (Author) 5 copies
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Allison Brennan has 2 upcoming events.
will sign Notorious (Minotaur; $24.99), the first book in her new Max Revere series.
New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Allison Brennan
is the author of twenty novels and many short stories. A former consultant in the California State Legislature, she lives in Northern California with her husband Dan and their five children.
Location: Street: 2342 Bissonnet St Additional: City: Houston, Province: Texas Postal Code: 77005 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
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Tuesday, April 1, 7:30 p.m. Notorious: A Max Revere NovelAllison Brennan
is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of 20 thrillers and romantic suspense novels, plus numerous short stories. A five-time RITA award nominee for Best Romantic Suspense, she also won the Daphne du Maurier winner for Best Suspense. A graduate of Menlo School and a former consultant in the California State Legislature, Allison lives in northern California with her husband, five kids, and assorted pets. She's currently writing, reading, playing video games, or attending her kids sporting events.
Maxine Revere has dedicated her life to investigating murders that the police have long since given up any hope of solving. A nationally renowned investigative reporter with her own TV show and a tough-as-nails reputation, Max tackles cold cases from across the country and every walk of life. But the one unsolved murder that still haunts her is a case from her own past which took place in Menlo Park/Atherton.
Location: Street: 1010 El Camino Real City: Menlo Park, Province: California Postal Code: 94025-4349 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
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Allison Brennan was born on 29th September 1969 in Elk Grove, California, USA. In 1987, she graduated at Menlo School in Atherton, California. She attended the college at UC Santa Cruz from 1987 to 1989. An only child, she entertained herself on rainy days by both reading and making up her own stories. Thinking she had to have a "real" job after dropping out of college, Allison worked in the California State Legislature as a consultant, married Dan Brennan in 1993, and they subsequently had five children and made their home outside Sacramento. But Allison never stopped writing. In fact, she began over 100 books that she never finished. After turning 30, then giving birth to her third child, Allison decided to actively pursue a career in writing. Committing herself to write a book from beginning to end, she wrote five complete novels before selling The Prey in 2004. Two years later it was released and nudged the New York Times list at #33. The first four manuscripts have been destroyed and will never see the light of day. With her first book Allison's publisher asked if she could write two books connected in some way to The Prey. Since that book was already written and in production, plot options were limited. During the copyediting stage, she tweaked the backstory of her heroine so that she had two friends from the FBI Academy, and they became the heroines of The Hunt and The Kill. Her "Predator Trilogy" was the first of four loosely connected romantic thriller trilogies. Each story is a complete work with a separate hero, heroine, and villain with some recurring characters that can be read individually or in order. Crime fiction, mysteries, and romantic suspense have always been Allison's favorites, so it's no surprise that her romantic thrillers have a dark suspense edge. Reviewers have called her books "terrifying," "mesmerizing," "fast-paced," "pulse-pounding," "wonderfully complex," "layered," and "a master of suspense - tops in the genre." Allison's research shelf is filled with numerous true crime and research books, such as 65 Ways to Kill Your Victim in Print, Practical Homicide Investigation, Book of Poisons, and Tales from the Morgue. Her favorite research trips included a tour of the Sacramento County Morgue - complete with autopsy - and her eight week FBI Citizens Academy course, where she competed at the gun range and won a much coveted award by the SWAT commander: the "My Characters Shoot Better!" award. All of this has been supplemented by trips to the Quantico, interviews with law enforcement officials nationwide, and conversations with experts of all kinds in fields of forensics and technology. Crime fiction is not Allison's only interest. Growing up, she immersed herself into the more supernatural worlds of Stephen King, Dean Koontz and John Saul, reading horrific suspense, unable to put the page-turning - and rather terrifying--books aside. Before she even sold her first book, she came up with a series based on the Seven Deadly Sins - as demons released from Hell by an evil occult seeking the key to eternal mortality. After the initial success with her Predator Trilogy, Allison put the Seven Deadly Sins idea aside to pursue the crime and suspense genre exclusively. Nearly seven years after the original idea for a supernatural saga however, she finally launched her Seven Deadly Sins series in early 2010 with Original Sin. Now, her crime research books share wall space with quite different research material, from The Black Arts to An Exorcist Tells His Story; Lilith's Cave to The Encyclopedia of Hell. The first three supernatural thrillers - Original Sin, Carnal Sin, and Mortal Sin - will be released in 2010. They are contemporary and grounded in the world as it is today, with the exception that the Seven Deadly Sins are incarnate demons who, when they touch someone, that individual loses his conscience and acts on his personal worst sin - to deadly results. Forensics and police investigations also plays an important part in the series so while the series is definitely paranormal, it's grounded in criminal procedure. Allison continues to write her trademark romantic thrillers. In early 2011, she'll launch a series starring Lucy Kincaid, a favorite character from her No Evil trilogy. The stories will tackle complex and current issues in law enforcement through the eyes of Lucy, an FBI recruit; her brother Patrick, a computer genius who's recovering from a two year coma; and Sean Rogan, a private security expert. Writing three books a year is more than a full-time job, and so is raising five kids, but Allison believes life is too short to be bored. When she's not writing, she's reading, playing video games, watching old movies or new television shows, driving to or attending volleyball / basketball / football / soccer games, and on occasion even makes it to the gym where she enjoys people-watching more than the exercise.
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