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You're Next

A Novel

by Gregg Hurwitz

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You're Next by Gregg Hurwitz
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  • Published in USA  Jul 2011
    416 pages
    Genre: Thrillers

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Mike Wingate, abandoned by his father at four and raised in foster care, is finally living the life he always dreamed of - he's happily married with a precocious 8-year-old daughter, and his construction company is about to finish a "green" housing development that will secure a solid future for them all. But then something from his own past, a past he doesn't even remember, comes back to visit terror upon him and his family.

Shady characters begin threatening Mike and, when he reports them, the police seem more interested in Mike's murky past than in protecting him. Now, with Mike, his wife Annabel and daughter Kat suddenly under attack from all sides, Mike turns to Shep, a dangerous man - and Mike's only true friend - from his childhood days in foster care. Together they will do whatever it takes to protect Mike's family against the hidden men behind the terrifying warning, "You're Next."

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"Starred Review. A first-rate thriller." - Library Journal

"Hurwitz turns in another excellent performance, keeping Mike (and the reader) on edge, wondering what is happening to him and how far it will escalate. Highly recommended." - Booklist

"Hurwitz (They're Watching) masterfully provokes feelings of extreme dread in this thriller centered on Mike Wingate..." - Publishers Weekly

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Gregg Hurwitz Author Biography

Gregg Hurwitz is the New York Times, #1 internationally bestselling author of 21 thrillers, including Into the Fire (January 2020), and two award-winning thriller novels for teens. His novels have won numerous literary awards, graced top ten lists, and have been published in 32 languages.

Gregg has written screenplays for or sold spec scripts to many of the major studios (including The Book of Henry), and written, developed, and produced television for various networks. He is also a New York Times bestselling comic book writer, having penned stories for Marvel (Wolverine, Punisher) and DC (Batman, Penguin). He has published numerous academic articles on Shakespeare, taught fiction writing in the USC English Department, and guest lectured for UCLA, and for Harvard in the United States ...

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