Breaker is a Finalist for the 2017 Thriller Award!
Posted on April 6, 2017 Leave a Comment
Wow, I just heard that I’m a finalist for the 2017 Thriller Awards. Breaker is up for Best E-Book Original Novel. Totally unexpected. Any time I can share an announcement like this with Megan Abbott, Jonathan Maberry, Laura Benedict, and Joyce Carol Oates it’s an honor. Wish me luck!
New Cover Art for Disintegration and Breaker
Posted on March 29, 2017 3 Comments
We have done a cover redesign for Disintegration and Breaker (Random House Alibi). Special thanks to Kealan Patrick Burke for his excellent work. The atmosphere and tone is much more accurate with these. What do you think?
Starred Review for Breaker at Library Journal.
Posted on February 5, 2016 2 Comments
STARRED REVIEW for Breaker at Library Journal! How exciting. JOIN THE REVOLUTION. “VERDICT: Thomas (Disintegration) has written an immensely readable thriller with an unlikely hero that will have readers eagerly turning the pages to find out what happens next. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.”
My third novel, Breaker (Random House Alibi) is out TODAY!
Posted on January 5, 2016 4 Comments
Today is the release day for my third novel, Breaker (Random House Alibi). It’s also the second book in the Windy City Dark Mystery series, but it’s a stand-alone title, so you don’t have to read Disintegration (but I hope you will). I hope you enjoy it! DESCRIPTION: Living alone in the dusty apartment where […]
Disintegration Makes TWO Best Fiction of 2015 Lists
Posted on December 15, 2015 3 Comments
Well, I’m stoked to announce that Disintegration (Random House Alibi) has made two Best of the Year lists. The first is at Entropy Magazine, where it was selected as one of the Best Fiction Books of 2015. The second, is at Cultured Vultures, where it made their Top Ten Books of 2015 list. They added […]
Bound Copy of Breaker (Random House Alibi)
Posted on November 24, 2015 Leave a Comment
I’m giving away ONE signed, bound copy of Breaker, my third novel, and the second book in the Windy City Mystery Series from Random House Alibi. These printed copies are usually sent out to get blurbs, so most people, myself included, never even see them. My editor, Dana Isaacson, had a few extra, and was […]
For a Limited Time, Disintegration is On Sale for 99 cents.
Posted on November 17, 2015 Leave a Comment
For a limited time, Random House Alibi has put Disintegration on sale for 99 cents. 92% of the reviews at Amazon and 84% of the reviews at Goodreads are 4 or 5 stars. Pick up a copy today, and I hope you enjoy it. “A dark existential thriller of unexpected twists, featuring a drowning man […]
Essay about Transylvania up at Suvudu
Posted on September 10, 2015 2 Comments
So when I went to Transylvania this summer to teach horror writing in the shadow of Bram Stoker’s castle, I knew I’d write a few essays about my experiences. This article touches on setting, and how it seeps into my work—how it played a big role in my second novel Disintegration (Alibi) and how it […]
Cover reveal for BREAKER (Random House Alibi).
Posted on June 26, 2015 5 Comments
I’m thrilled to share with you the cover for Breaker, the second book in the Windy City Dark Mystery Series (Random House Alibi). This series is not like most traditional mystery series, in that we don’t have the same protagonist. What we do have is the same city (Chicago) with the first book set in […]
It’s Release Day for DISINTEGRATION!
Posted on May 26, 2015 7 Comments
I can’t even believe Disintegration is finally here, six years in the making. I started this in my MFA program back in 2009, writing the first half with my professor Lynn Pruett, who knew nothing about neo-noir. After I gave her copies of work by Will Christopher Baer and Craig Clevenger, she got what I […]