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Panic

by Jeff Abbott

Panic by Jeff Abbott
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    Aug 2005, 304 pages
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    Aug 2006, 416 pages

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Jeff Abbott is a three-time nominee for the Mystery Writers of America's Edgar Allan Poe Award and a two-time nominee for the Anthony Award, given at Bouchercon (aka the World Mystery Conference.) In fact, all of his Whit Mosley suspense novels have been nominated for major writing awards.

He was born in Dallas and grew up in Austin and Dallas. He graduated from Rice University with a degree in History and English, and worked as a creative director at an advertising agency before turning his attention to writing. He lives in Austin with his wife and two sons.

His latest book, a psychological thriller called Fear, was published this weekThe plot revolves around a groundbreaking pharmaceutical drug called Frost that could potentially help millions of people suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder by causing them to forget the traumatic incident, except that the drug has been created under highly unethical conditions and the body count just keeps on rising!

Bibliography:
Whit Mosley suspense novels: A Kiss Gone Bad, Black Jack Point, Cut and Run, Do Unto Others.
Stand alone thrillers: The Only Good Yankee, Promises of Home, Distant Blood, Panic, Fear.

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