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The Thriller Zone

The Thriller Zone

Join Podcast Host & Author David Temple as he provides a front-row seat to the best thriller writers in the world. If you like thriller fiction in Books, Films & TV, you'll enjoy The Thriller Zone!

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Remembering Ted Bell, New York Times Bestselling Author

Jan. 26, 2023

On today's Special 2-Hour Bonus Episode of The Thriller Zone, we honor the life of one of the world's finest talents. New York Times Bestselling author Ted Bell passed away this past week, leaving behind a loving family, an…

Grady Hendrix, New York Times Bestselling Author

Jan. 25, 2023

On today's 116th episode of The Thriller Zone, you're in for a something completely different. Our guest is New York Times Bestselling Author Grady Hendrix and he's written a book called How To Sell A Haunted House. Yes, it…

Brad Taylor, New York Times Bestselling Author with The Devil's Ransom

Jan. 18, 2023

On today's 115th Episode of an all new season of The Thriller Zone, I'm stoked and honored to welcome New York Times Bestselling author, Brad Taylor. I've been trying to get Brad on The TZ for a long time now, and finally ou…

2023 KICKS OFF WITH THIS "MICRO-PODCAST!

Jan. 3, 2023

On this 114th " micro-episode " of The Thriller Zone, yours truly gives you a super brief update of where #TheTZ stands as it pertains to the New Year. In short, (1) our guest authors will join us to record on Mondays, (2) t…

The Dave & Tammy Top 10 Year End Extravaganza

Dec. 29, 2022

On today's 113th Episode of The Thriller Zone, we celebrate 2022 with THE DAVE & TAMMY TOP 10 YEAR END EXTRAVAGANZA! Today’s show is extra fun because I get to spend it with my beautiful and talented wife, Tammy. By the way,…

Bradley Somer, author of Extinction

Dec. 22, 2022

On today's 112th episode of The Thriller Zone, I'm thrilled to introduce you to Bradley Somer, the talented author of Extinction. You're going to be surprised at how interesting this chat ends up being. Brad is smart, engagi…

C. Matthew Smith author of Twenty Mile

Dec. 15, 2022

On today's 111th episode of The Thriller Zone we welcome C. Matthew Smith. His debut thriller is called TWENTY MILE and takes place in the backwoods of the Great Smoky Mountains. Matt's sense of place, cast of characters, an…

WC Ryan, author of The Winter Guest

Dec. 8, 2022

On today's 110th episode of The Thriller Zone, I'm pleased to welcome W. C. Ryan, to the podcast. William has written a historically rich mystery/thriller that not only engrosses the reader, but impressed the critics. In fac…

Tom Colgan, VP and Editorial Director for Berkley (PenguinUSA)

Dec. 1, 2022

On today's 109th episode of The Thriller Zone, my special guest is Tom Colgan, VP and Editorial Director at Penguin USA (Berkley). In the interest of learning more about the BUSINESS of writing, I wanted to talk with one of …

Philip Fracassi, author of A Child Alone With Strangers

Nov. 24, 2022

On today's 108th episode of the world famous Thriller Zone, we welcome horror thriller writer Philip Fracassi, with his new epic-sized thriller called A Child Alone With Strangers . I say epic because it clocks in just shy o…

Lisa Ballantyne, author of The Innocent One

Nov. 17, 2022

On today's 107th* episode of The Thriller Zone, I'm happy to introduce you to Lisa Ballantyne, author of many psychological thrillers. Today's conversation will be around her latest thriller, The Innocent One, a twisted tale…

Matt Coyle, author of Doomed Legacy

Nov. 16, 2022

On today's Surprise Spontaneous On-Location 106th Episode of The Thriller Zone, my guest is Matt Coyle. Matt's latest Rick Cahill Thriller, Doomed Legacy, is available now. I spoke with Matt on location at Warwick's Bookstor…

Robert Crais, author of Racing The Light

Nov. 10, 2022

On today's 105th Episode of The Thriller Zone we welcome the legendary author and screenwriter, Robert Crais. His latest Elvis Cole & Joe Pike thriller is "Racing The Light," and it promises to jump off the shelves, as it pa…

Joe Kenda, TV Host and Author of Killer Triggers

Nov. 3, 2022

On today's 104th Episode of The Thriller Zone, we kick off the month of November with TV Host of Homicide Hunters, and author of Killer Triggers, the world-renowned Joe Kenda. With 387 murder cases spanning 23 years under hi…

Samantha "Sam" Bailey, author of Watch Out For Her

Oct. 31, 2022

On today's 103rd Episode of The Thriller Zone, I'm pleased (and laughing already) to have the super talent Samantha "You Can Call Her Sam" Bailey to talk about her thriller Watch Out For Her. Sam and I have a "hoot'n a half"…