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Carter Wilson

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USA Today bestselling author Carter Wilson was born in New Mexico and grew up in Los Angeles before attending Cornell University. His thriller novels have received critical acclaim, including starred reviews from Publishers Weekly and Library Journal. Carter's fourth novel, REVELATION, will be released in December 2016. Carter lives in a spooky Victorian house in Colorado with his two children.

Average rating: 3.89 · 537 ratings · 166 reviews · 3 distinct works · Similar authors
The Comfort of Black

3.95 avg rating — 303 ratings — published 2015 — 5 editions
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"Outstanding paranoid thriller"
—Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Gritty, unflinching, and sometimes violent, this thriller is
reminiscent of Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl and the television
series The Equalizer."
—Library Journal, starred review
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"Probably inching towards 4.5 stars. I received a free copy from Netgalley and wow was I glad I did. This ended up being a page turner for me and I really enjoyed it! I was worried the description gave away a little too much (and I still don't thin..." Read more of this review »
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Wow!!!! I just sat there and read this cover to cover in a matter of hours!!! Such a fast paced thrill of a read I couldn't put down!!!! Wow....just wow!!!"
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message 5: by Lynn

Lynn Sholes Thanks for being my Goodreads friend.

message 4: by Kris

Kris Neri Good to connect, Carter. Always great to connect with another author, especially from the other side of the world.


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Zoë Sharp Hi Carter

Thanks so much for Friending me, and congratulations on sticking with it to get your publishing dreams realised. Loved your blog on the topic -

Jeannie and Louis Rigod Thank you, Carter for extending your hand in friendship here on Goodreads. I will look up your book. Congratulations.

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Peg Brantley Thanks for your Goodreads friendship, Carter.

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