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Brian Freeman

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Brian Freeman is a New York Times bestselling author of psychological thrillers, including the Jonathan Stride and Frost Easton series. His books have been sold in 46 countries and 22 languages. He is widely acclaimed for his "you are there" settings and his complex, engaging characters and twist-filled plots. Brian was also selected as the official author to continue Robert Ludlum's Jason Bourne series, and his novel THE BOURNE EVOLUTION was named one of the Best Mysteries and Thrillers of 2020 by Kirkus.

Brian's seventh novel SPILLED BLOOD won the award for Best Hardcover Novel in the annual Thriller Awards given out by the International Thriller Writers organization, and his fifth novel THE BURYING PLACE was a finalist for the same award.
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Brian Freeman My new book SEASON OF FEAR is due out in the U.S. on March 3. It features the return of Cab Bolton (from THE BONE HOUSE). Early reader reaction has be…moreMy new book SEASON OF FEAR is due out in the U.S. on March 3. It features the return of Cab Bolton (from THE BONE HOUSE). Early reader reaction has been tremendous, so I can't wait to get it in everyone's hands.

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Brian Freeman added a status update: Today's Star Tribune checks in with a wonderful review of THE DEEP, DEEP SNOW:

"This book is a delight to read....The Deep, Deep Snow is one to share with friends, to recommend for book clubs or to stash away for a second reading down the road. It’s just that good."
" Shirley wrote: "I've ordered-can't wait."

Thanks, Shirley! Enjoy! :-)
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Brian Freeman made a comment on Me and Matt
" Ha ha, isn't it? Like looking in a mirror. ;-)

Thanks, Jodie...I really appreciate it. The characters all feel real to me, too, and I rise and fall wit
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Brian Freeman made a comment on The Best of 2020
" Enjoy! (And have a wonderful Thanksgiving!)

Looking forward to catching up with you and the Well Red gang in January!
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" Thank you, Carol! I'm really glad you enjoyed it. Hope you'll check out some of my others, too! (THIEF RIVER FALLS makes a great next read after THE D ...more "
" Brooke wrote: "It was an excellent read!"

Thanks, Brooke! So glad you enjoyed it.
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“everything in life came down to memories. The good. The bad. The real. The imagined. Put them all together, and that was the person you were.”
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“Once you saw someone die, you were never the same. A body always left its mark. Katie”
Brian Freeman, The Night Bird

“Our memories of an event are influenced by how we want a situation to be,”
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Brian Freeman Congrats to Goodreads on adding the new "recommendations" utility. That's a terrific way for authors and readers to find each other. For those of you who have read my books, I hope you'll include them in your ratings....that will help new readers discover me. Thanks!


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Beth Hi Brian,
Thanks for befriending this fellow mystery/suspense author on Goodreads!


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