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Gregg Hurwitz

Biography

Gregg Hurwitz

Gregg Hurwitz is the New York Times bestselling author of more than a dozen novels, including the #1 international bestseller ORPHAN X. His books have been shortlisted for numerous literary awards, graced top ten lists, and have been translated into twenty-eight languages. He is also a New York Times bestselling comic book writer, having penned stories for Marvel (WOLVERINE, THE PUNISHER) and DC (BATMAN). Additionally, he’s written screenplays for many major studios and written, developed, and produced television for various networks. THE LAST CHANCE is the sequel to THE RAINS, Gregg's first YA novel. Hurwitz resides in Los Angeles with two Rhodesian ridgebacks.

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Books by Gregg Hurwitz

by Gregg Hurwitz - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Taken from a group home when he was young, Evan Smoak was raised and trained as an Orphan, an off-the-books black box program designed to create the perfect deniable intelligence asset: an assassin. Evan was Orphan X --- until he used everything he’d learned to disappear and reinvent himself as the Nowhere Man. But now, his new life has been interrupted by a surprise attack from an unlikely source. Captured, drugged and spirited off to a remote location, Evan finds himself heavily guarded from everything he knows. His captors think they have him trapped and helpless in a virtual cage, but they do not know that they’re dealing with one of the deadliest, most resourceful men on earth.

by Gregg Hurwitz - Fiction, Horror, Science Fiction, Young Adult 13+

In one terrifying night, the peaceful community of Creek's Cause turns into a war zone. Chance Rain and his older brother, Patrick, have already fended off multiple attacks from infected adults by the time they arrive at the school where other young survivors are hiding. Most of the kids they know have been dragged away by once-trusted adults who are now ferocious, inhuman beings. The parasite that transformed them takes hold after people turn 18 --- and Patrick's birthday is only a few days away. Determined to save Patrick's life and the lives of the remaining kids, the brothers embark on a mission to uncover the truth about the parasites --- and what they find is horrifying.

by Gregg Hurwitz - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Evan Smoak is a man with skills, resources, and a personal mission to help those with nowhere else to turn. He's also a man with a dangerous past. Chosen as a child, he was raised and trained as part of the off-the-books black box Orphan program, designed to create the perfect deniable intelligence assets --- i.e. assassins. He was Orphan X. Evan broke with the program, using everything he learned to disappear. Now, however, someone is on his tail and determined to eliminate him.

by Gregg Hurwitz - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

While on a rafting and hiking tour through the jungles and mountains of Oaxaca, in southern Mexico, Eve Hardaway spots a menacing man in his yard throwing machetes at a human-shaped target. With a violent past and deadly mission, he will do anything to avoid being discovered. Due to a major storm that wipes out the roads and all communication with the outside world, Eve’s tour group is trapped in the jungle with a dangerous predator who has a secret to protect.

by Gregg Hurwitz - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Daniel Brasher finds an envelope in his department mailbox --- one intended for someone else that was placed in his slot by accident. Inside it is an unsigned piece of paper, a note that says only “admit what you’ve done or you will bleed for it. you have 'til november 15 at midnite.” The deadline has already passed, and the person to whom the envelope was addressed was brutally murdered. But this first warning is only the beginning.

by Gregg Hurwitz - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Nate Overbay --- a divorced former solider suffering from PTSD and slowly dying from ALS --- is about to commit suicide when a crew of robbers bursts into a bank. With nothing to lose, Nate confronts the robbers, taking them out one-by-one. The last man standing leaves Nate with a cryptic warning. Soon he is kidnapped by the mastermind of the failed heist and is given an ultimatum that could lead to the murder of his ex-wife and teenage daughter.

by Gregg Hurwitz - Fiction, Thriller

In the middle of the night, a SWAT team bursts into Nick Horrigan’s apartment, grabs him and drags him to a waiting helicopter. A terrorist --- someone Nick has never heard of --- has seized control of a nuclear reactor, threatening to blow it up. And the only person he’ll talk to is Nick, promising to tell Nick the truth behind the events that shattered his life 20 years ago.