The Thriller Awards are presented by the International Thriller Writers at the annual ThrillerFest conference

Jeff Abbott
  • Non-series thrillers

Jeffrey Anderson
  • Non-series medical thrillers

Linwood Barclay
  • Non-series thrillers

James Barney
  • Non-series thrillers

David Bell
  • Non-series thrillers

William Boyd
  • Non-series literary thrillers

Carla Buckley
  • Non-series thrillers

John Burley
  • Non-series psychological/medical thrillers

Ben Coes
  • Dewey Andreas: former Delta officer fighting against international terrorists

Jan Coffey
  • Non-series thrillers

William S. Cohen
  • Non-series political thrillers
Craig Davidson
  • Non-seres noir, thrillers, horror

J.T. Ellison
  • Taylor Jackson, a homicide lieutenant, and her lover, FBI profiler John Baldwin, in Nashville, Tennessee

Warren Fahy
  • Nell Duckworth, a botanist, and Geoffrey Binswanger, a biologist, investigate a South Pacific island (and other places) where evolution went off in a different direction

Giorgio Faletti
  • Non-series thrillers

Joseph Finder
  • Non-series thrillers

Anthony Flacco
  • Shane Nightingale: 12-year-old orphaned in the 1906 earthquake, and Randall Blackburn, a homicide detective who adopts him, in San Francisco, California

Vince Flynn
  • Mitch Rapp: CIA agent whose specialty is tracking down the most vicious terrorists

Brian Freeman
  • Jonathan Stride: detective lieutenant in Duluth, Minnesota

Jamie Freveletti
  • Emma Caldridge: chemist and international ultramarathon runner, and Edward Banner of the security company Darkview

Lisa Gardner
  • D.D. Warren, a police detective, and Bobby Dodge, a state police sniper, in Boston, Massachusetts

Shane Gericke
  • Emily Thompson: starting as a 40-year-old rookie cop, and Martin Benedetti, detective commander in the sheriff’s office, in Naperville, Illinois

Brent Ghelfi
  • Alekei “Volk” Volkovoy: wounded Chechnya veteran, now a gangster and covert military operative, in Russia

John Gilstrap
  • Jonathan Grave: wealthy freelance hostage rescue specialist, in Virginia and Washington, DC

Robert Harris
  • Historical, political, and alternate history thrillers

Mo Hayder
  • Jack Caffery: troubled police detective in London, England

Matt Hilton
  • Joe Hunter: ex-counterterrorism operative raised in Manchester, England, now a vigilante for hire in the USA

Reece Hirsch
  • Non-series thrillers

Patrick Hoffman
  • Non-series thrillers
Thomas Kaufman
  • Willis Gidney: former con-artist, now a private investigator in Washington, DC

Matthew Klein
  • Non-series thrillers

Stephen Leather
  • Dan “Spider” Shepherd: former SAS trooper turned undercover cop, based in London, England

Laura McHugh
  • Non-series thrillers

Chris Morgan Jones
  • Non-series thrillers

Charlie Newton
  • Non-series thrillers

Gregg Olsen
  • Non-series thrillers

Joseph Olshan
  • Non-series psychological thrillers
Daniel Palmer
  • Non-series thrillers

Tom Piccirilli
  • Non-series thrillers

John Rector
  • Non-series thrillers

Alex Scarrow
  • Non-series thrillers

George D. Shuman
  • Sherry Moore: blind psychic who can relive a murder victim’s last moments, based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Daniel Silva
  • Gabriel Allon: art restorer and Israeli secret agent

Will Staeger
  • W. Cooper: semi-retired CIA operative, and Julie Laramie, a CIA satellite intelligence analyst, in the British Virgin Islands

Chevy Stevens
  • Non-series thrillers

Taylor Stevens
  • Vanessa Michael Munroe, the daughter of American missionaries in Africa, now working in Texas researching developing countries for corporations

Nick Stone
  • Max Mingus:ex-cop private investigator, in Miami, Florida, and Haiti

Duane Swierczynski
  • Charlie Hardie: an ex-cop from Philadelphia, working as a high-end house-sitter, and going mano a mano with a vast conspiracy known as The Accident People

Steven M. Thomas
  • Robert Rivers: burglar and stickup man in Orange County and Los Angeles, California

Brad Thor
  • Scot Harvath: an ex-Navy Seal, Secret Service agent, and counter-terrorism operative working all over the world

Simon Toyne
  • Sanctus trilogy: apocalyptic conspiracy thrillers

Jon Trace (Michael Morley)
  • Tom Shaman: 30-something burned out ex-priest formerly serving in Los Angeles who heads for Italy:

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