Jeff Abbott

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Jeff Abbott (born 1963) is a U.S. suspense novelist. He has a degree in History and English from Rice University. He lives in Austin, Texas. His early novels were traditional detective fiction but in recent years he has turned to writing thriller fiction. A theme of his work is the idea of ordinary people caught up in extraordinary danger and fighting to return to their normal lives. His novels are published in several countries and have also been bestsellers in the United Kingdom, Australia, Ireland, and France.

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Here’s the terrific TV ad (18 seconds, nice and short!) for THE LAST MINUTE, which will start airing this week.

Hope you enjoy it! I think it really captures the feel of the book. Thanks to the terrific marketing team at Hachette/Grand Central.

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Published on July 02, 2012 12:09
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“I'd spent five minutes looking at Twitter once and felt I'd wandered into a poker game where everyone immediately displayed their hands against the cool green of the felt.”
Jeff Abbott

“There is a time on every job where you say, Screw caution. I’m not foolhardy. I’m not stupid. But sometimes you have to be the battering ram.”
Jeff Abbott, Adrenaline

“I'm very sorry for the inconvenience."
And he shot the concierge once between astonished eyes.”
Jeff Abbott, Fear
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