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USA Today bestselling author Carter Wilson has written eight critically acclaimed, standalone psychological thrillers, as well as numerous short stories. He is an ITW Thriller Award finalist, a five-time winner of the Colorado Book Award, and his works have been optioned for television and film. Carter lives in Erie, Colorado in a Victorian house that is spooky but isn’t haunted…yet.

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What Scares Me

Back in September I asked you all to suggest a topic for my newsletter, and a reader said they wanted to know what my fears are. Well, number one on that list is a fear of my cat taking over my newsletter (and based on the number of emails I got, Guff has a lot of new fans. Also, many of you said you prefer his writing to mine).

I actually get asked about my fears from time to time. I write psychol

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Back in September I asked you all to suggest a topic for my newsletter, and a reader said they wanted to know what my fears are. Well, number one on t Read more of this blog post »
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"Blimey, what a page turner.

Imagine losing your wife then winning millions on the lottery. That surely would mess with your head and that's the starting point for this brilliant thriller from an author that's new to me but I've just ordered two of the" Read more of this review »
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"This was the best mystery/thriller book I have read all year. As a single father I could really relate to Aidan Marlowe. A very emotional story with some great character development and insight. Thrilling and insightful. I highly highly recommend.

Th" Read more of this review »
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" I never comment on reviews but just wanted to say thank you. I write mostly for myself but am heartened when it connects with someone. "
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"Review to come……below are feelings I need to get out because they’re stirring around inside me with a tenderness and with an equal amount of ferocity. Carter Wilson, once again, did not let this reader down.

It shocks me still, the powerful depths wh" Read more of this review »
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“The concept of tomorrow is an illusion, a sweeping gesture of time. Marketing.”
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“The numbers. The fucking numbers. They’re mine.”
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“Maybe that’s what death is. A permanent state of remembrance.”
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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.

Kris

Kris Neri
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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 - http://www.goodreads.com/author_blog_...


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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