Jeff Abbott

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This WOTA WEDNESAY, New York Times bestselling, award-winning author Jeff Abbott chats with us about his new thriller, The First Order, released last week by Grand Central Publishing.

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Leslie Abbott Photography

Jeff Abbott  is the author of 18 books.  He is a New York Times bestselling, award-winning author.

The Washington Post calls him, “one of the best thriller writers in the business.” 

Jeff’s first novel, Do Unto Others, won both the Agatha Award and the Macavity Award. He’s also won the Thriller Award and is a three-time nominee for the Edgar Award and a two-time nominee for the Anthony Award. He is also the incoming president of the Mystery Writers of America for 2016.

Jeff’s novels Adrenaline, Panic, and Collision have been optioned for film and are in script development.

Jeff is a graduate of Rice University with a degree in History and English. He lives in Austin with his wife and two sons.

the first orderAdvance Praise for Jeff’s newly-released, The First Order

“Fast paced and just plausible enough to satisfy readers who demand realism in their adrenaline-fueled thrillers, the book should definitely appeal to action fans. Each novel in the series can read as a stand-alone, which means newcomers can plunge right in. Go for it.” –Booklist

“An epic struggle between two brothers during this strong installment of Abbott’s series. Abbott loads his story with entertaining plot twists…the bond and betrayal between the two brothers add emotional depth to the action.” –Kirkus Reviews

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