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Andrew Gross - Author

About the Author

Born in New York in 1954, Andrew Gross was educated at Middlebury College and Colombia University. He was then an executive in the sportwear business, rising to become the worldwide president of HEAD.

Since becoming a full-time writer, Andrew has co-authored 5 books with the internationally bestselling thriller writer James Patterson. They include The Jester, Third Degree  and Lifeguard.  They have combined sales of over 10 million copies.

Andrew lives in New York with his wife, Lynne and their three children.

Author photo © Jan Cobb

Featured books by Andrew Gross

Everything to Lose

Everything to Lose

Author: Andrew Gross Format: Paperback Release Date: 10/04/2014

The heart-pounding new thriller from the co-author of five No. 1 James Patterson bestsellers including Judge and Jury and Lifeguard, and the Sunday Times bestsellers The Blue Zone and Reckless. WHEN YOU HAVE EVERYTHING TO LOSE YOU STOP PLAYING BY THE RULES Hilary Cantor's life is falling apart. She has lost her job, is about to lose her house, and is running out of money to care for her young son with Asperger's syndrome. But when Hilary is first on the scene of a fatal car accident, she finds a satchel full of cash on the backseat - enough to solve all of her problems. Her split-second decision has devastating consequences...Because the money she takes is at the heart of a conspiracy involving murder, blackmail and a powerful figure who'll do anything to keep the past buried. They don't just want their money back: they want Hilary's life - and that of her son...

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Other books by Andrew Gross

The Fifth Column

The Fifth Column

Author: Andrew Gross Format: Hardback Release Date: 19/09/2019

The Fifth Column is a thrilling novel about the only man who can thwart a Nazi sympathizer uprising in New York during the Second World War, from bestselling author Andrew Gross. A Man in Trouble February 1939 and Europe is on the brink of war. Charles Mossman is in a bar in Hell's Kitchen, New York, reeling from the loss of his job and his failing marriage, whilst outside thousands of Nazi sympathizers are attending a hate-spewing rally. As he confronts one, Charles makes a horrendous mistake with deadly consequences. A City of Secrets Two years later, Charles is released from prison and tries to make amends with his wife and daughter. America is wrestling with whether to enter the war but support is growing, driving Nazi sympathizers underground. Charles begins to understand that surrounding them there are forces that will use any means necessary to bring about the downfall of his nation. The Enemy Within When Charles's daughter is befriended by a seemingly amiable Swiss couple, it brings to the surface his fears of a 'Fifth Column' of embedded German spies in their new neighbourhood. All Charles wants is to redeem himself as a husband and father, but sometimes a man must do whatever it takes to stand up for his family and what he believes, even sacrificing his life to do so . . .

The Last Brother

The Last Brother

Author: Andrew Gross Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/04/2019

From International Number One Bestseller Andrew Gross, The Last Brother is the thrilling historical novel about three brothers and the Mafia in 1930s New York. Published in the USA as Button Man. United by blood 1930s New York City. Three brothers grow up poor on the Lower East Side, until the death of their father forces them to find work to support their family. Each brother takes a different path. Divided by ambition Twelve-year-old Morris Rabishevsky apprentices himself to a garment manufacturer with the aim of running the business. Sol, six years older, heads to accounting school but is forced to drop out. Scarred by a family tragedy, Harry falls under the spell of the charismatic Louis Buchalter, who in a few short years becomes the most ruthless mobster in town. Torn apart by conflict Morris convinces Sol to go into business with him, but Harry can't be lured away from the glamour, power and money of the mob. As their business grows, Buchalter sets his sights on the unions that control the garment maker's factories, setting up a fatal showdown that could bring them together or shatter their family forever.

The Last Brother

The Last Brother

Author: Andrew Gross Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/09/2018

From International Number One Bestseller Andrew Gross, The Last Brother is the thrilling historical novel about three brothers and the Mafia in 1930s New York. Published in the USA as Button Man. United by blood 1930s New York City. Three brothers grow up poor on the Lower East Side, until the death of their father forces them to find work to support their family. Each brother takes a different path. Divided by ambition Twelve-year-old Morris Rabishevsky apprentices himself to a garment manufacturer with the aim of running the business. Sol, six years older, heads to accounting school but is forced to drop out. Scarred by a family tragedy, Harry falls under the spell of the charismatic Louis Buchalter, who in a few short years becomes the most ruthless mobster in town. Torn apart by conflict Morris convinces Sol to go into business with him, but Harry can't be lured away from the glamour, power and money of the mob. As their business grows, Buchalter sets his sights on the unions that control the garment maker's factories, setting up a fatal showdown that could bring them together or shatter their family forever.

The Last Brother

The Last Brother

Author: Andrew Gross Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/09/2018

From International Number One Bestseller Andrew Gross, The Last Brother is the thrilling historical novel about three brothers and the Mafia in 1930s New York. Published in the USA as Button Man. United by blood 1930s New York City. Three brothers grow up poor on the Lower East Side, until the death of their father forces them to find work to support their family. Each brother takes a different path. Divided by ambition Twelve-year-old Morris Rabishevsky apprentices himself to a garment manufacturer with the aim of running the business. Sol, six years older, heads to accounting school but is forced to drop out. Scarred by a family tragedy, Harry falls under the spell of the charismatic Louis Buchalter, who in a few short years becomes the most ruthless mobster in town. Torn apart by conflict Morris convinces Sol to go into business with him, but Harry can't be lured away from the glamour, power and money of the mob. As their business grows, Buchalter sets his sights on the unions that control the garment maker's factories, setting up a fatal showdown that could bring them together or shatter their family forever.

The Spy

The Spy

Author: Andrew Gross Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/03/2018

The Spy is a thrilling historical espionage story by the internationally bestselling author Andrew Gross. 'Overwhelming, immersive, suspenseful' - Lee Child FEAR It is 1943, and the Nazis' stranglehold over Europe is starting to loosen. In a corner of Norway, work is underway at a remote mountain factory to alter that course . . . HEROISM Kurt Nordstrum is a courageous fighter who has lost everything. His fiancee. His unit. His cause. When Kurt learns of the Nazis' atomic research in his homeland, he teams up with a group of patriotic fighters, driven by one goal: to disrupt activity at the heavily guarded factory. HEART Nordstrum must pull off the impossible if his team is to succeed. But in doing so, he must put the safety of one person at risk - the one he sees a life with. How far is he prepared to go, and how much is he willing to sacrifice? The Spy was previously published as The Saboteur.

The One Man

The One Man

Author: Andrew Gross Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/08/2016

Poland, 1944 Alfred Mendl counts down his final days within the confines of a hell on earth. His family was torn away from him on arrival, his life's work was burned before his eyes. Now his only joy comes from watching the occasional game of chess. To the guards he is unassuming, but in fact Mendl - a leading physicist - holds knowledge that only two people in the world possess. The other person is working hard for the Nazi war machine. Four thousand miles away . . . In Washington DC, intelligence lieutenant Nathan Blum decodes messages from occupied Poland. Having escaped the Krakow ghetto after the Nazis executed his family; Nathan thinks he has a safer future. But the US government has other ideas. They want to send Nathan back to Europe to rescue one man from a place no one can break in to - or out of. But even if Nathan does make it in, how on earth will they make it out alive?

One Mile Under

One Mile Under

Author: Andrew Gross Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/03/2015

The heart-pounding new thriller from the co-author of five No. 1 James Patterson bestsellers including Judge and Jury and Lifeguard, and the Sunday Times bestsellers The Blue Zone and Reckless. ONE BODY When whitewater guide Dani Whalen discovers the body of a close friend in the Colorado rapids, she refuses to believe it was an accident. Trey had a wife and son - there's no way he would take risks. ONE WITNESS Dani's suspicions are confirmed when a witness claims Trey wasn't alone that day. But before she can find out more, he too dies violently. She takes her evidence to the local police chief, who insists the case is closed. Dani threatens to go public with her suspicions and finds herself thrown in jail. ONE THING TO KILL FOR Her godfather, ex-detective Ty Hauck, immediately goes to her rescue. He and Dani visit Trey's hometown - a place that is controlled by an energy company. But in a region ravaged by drought, there's only one resource more valuable than oil - and it's worth killing for.

One Mile Under

One Mile Under

Author: Andrew Gross Format: eBook Release Date: 12/03/2015

The heart-pounding new thriller from the co-author of five No. 1 James Patterson bestsellers including Judge and Jury and Lifeguard, and the Sunday Times bestsellers The Blue Zone and Reckless. Leading a tour down the rapids outside Aspen, Colorado, whitewater guide Dani Haller comes across the body of a close friend. Refusing to believe it was an accident, Dani uncovers evidence that backs up her suspicions and takes her case to Wade Dunn, local police chief and her ex-stepfather. Wade insists the case is closed but Rooster, a hot-air balloon operator, claims he saw something that Dani needs to know. Before she can find out, however, Rooster plunges to his death in a fiery crash. Dani threatens to go public with her evidence, and finds herself thrown in jail. When ex-detective Ty Hauck receives word that his god-daughter is in trouble, he immediately jumps to her aid. Together he and Dani step foot into a sinister scheme running deep beneath the surface of a quiet, Colorado town that has made a deal with devil to survive.

Andrew Gross Thriller

Andrew Gross Thriller

Author: Andrew Gross Format: eBook Release Date: 16/09/2014

Get threecontemporarythrillers from #1New York Timesbestselling author Andrew Gross in one e-book, including:The Blue Zone,Eyes Wide Open, and15 Seconds.The Blue ZoneThe electrifying thriller about a young woman searching for her father who has gone missing from the Witness Protection Program.Eyes Wide OpenA man looks for the truth behind his nephews suicide and finds something much more sinister.15 Seconds15 Seconds can tear your life apart. This is a lightning-paced story of a desperate man on the run, trying to save his family from the faceless enemy thats determined to destroy them all.

Andrew Gross

Andrew Gross

Author: Andrew Gross Format: eBook Release Date: 12/08/2014

Get three electrifying thrillers from #1New York Timesbestselling author Andrew Gross in one e-book, including:The Dark Tide,Dont Look Twice, andReckless. Thriller readers will love Ty Hauk, the Greenwich, Connecticut detective who finds himself caught in a deadly maze of cover-up and corruption involvingfrighteningfinancial conspiracy.

Everything to Lose

Everything to Lose

Author: Andrew Gross Format: eBook Release Date: 22/04/2014

A determined mother becomes entangled in a murderous conspiracy to keep a twenty-year-old secret buried in this blistering thriller, set during the tragic aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, from Andrew Gross, the New York Times bestselling author of 15 Seconds and No Way BackWhile driving along a suburban back road, Hilary Cantor, who's just lost her job and whose deadbeat husband has left her to care for her son who has Asperger's, witnesses a freakish accident when a deer suddenly darts in front of the car ahead of her. The driver careens down a hill and slams into a tree. Rushing to help, she discovers the car smoking, the driver deadand a satchel on the floor stuffed with a half million dollars.That money could prevent her family's ruin and keep her son in school. In an instant, this honest, achieving woman who has always done the responsible thing makes a decision that puts her in the center of a maelstrom of unforeseeable consequences and life-threatening recriminations. It isn't long before someone comes looking for the money, and as they get closer and closer to Hilary, she is pulled into a terrifying scheme involving a twenty-year-old murder, an old woman whose entire life has been washed out to sea by the storm, and a powerful figure determined to maintain the secret that can destroy him. With everything to lose and putting everything she loves at risk, Hilary joins up with a dogged police official from Staten Island who has his own connections to the money and is dealing with his family's tragic struggles in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Together they must fight to bring down an enemy who will stop at nothing to keep buried what that money was meant to silence. Everything to Lose is a propulsive thriller filled with tension and unexpected twists. Pitting an ordinary woman against powerful and desperate figures, this explosive and heartbreaking tale of suspense will appeal to readers of Harlan Coben, Lee Child, and David Baldacci.

Everything to Lose

Everything to Lose

Author: Andrew Gross Format: Paperback Release Date: 10/04/2014

The heart-pounding new thriller from the co-author of five No. 1 James Patterson bestsellers including Judge and Jury and Lifeguard, and the Sunday Times bestsellers The Blue Zone and Reckless. WHEN YOU HAVE EVERYTHING TO LOSE YOU STOP PLAYING BY THE RULES Hilary Cantor's life is falling apart. She has lost her job, is about to lose her house, and is running out of money to care for her young son with Asperger's syndrome. But when Hilary is first on the scene of a fatal car accident, she finds a satchel full of cash on the backseat - enough to solve all of her problems. Her split-second decision has devastating consequences...Because the money she takes is at the heart of a conspiracy involving murder, blackmail and a powerful figure who'll do anything to keep the past buried. They don't just want their money back: they want Hilary's life - and that of her son...

ebook of the month
Everything to Lose

Everything to Lose

Author: Andrew Gross Format: eBook Release Date: 10/04/2014

The heart-pounding new thriller from the co-author of five No. 1 James Patterson bestsellers including Judge and Jury and Lifeguard, and the Sunday Times bestsellers The Blue Zone and Reckless. WHEN YOU HAVE EVERYTHING TO LOSEYOU STOP PLAYING BY THE RULES Hilary Cantor's life is falling apart. She has lost her job, is about to lose her house, and is running out of money to care for her young son with Asperger's syndrome. But when Hilary is first on the scene of a fatal car accident, she finds a satchel full of cash on the backseat - enough to solve all of her problems. Her split-second decision has devastating consequences... Because the money she takes is at the heart of a conspiracy involving murder, blackmail and a powerful figure who'll do anything to keep the past buried. They don't just want their money back: they want Hilary's life - and that of her son...

Everything to Lose: Part Three, Chapters 39-69

Everything to Lose: Part Three, Chapters 39-69

Author: Andrew Gross Format: eBook Release Date: 27/03/2014

Part 3 of the heart-pounding new thriller from the co-author of five No. 1 James Patterson bestsellers including Judge and Jury and Lifeguard, and the Sunday Times bestsellers The Blue Zone and Reckless.WHEN YOU HAVE EVERYTHING TO LOSEYOU STOP PLAYING BY THE RULESHilary Cantor's life is falling apart. She has lost her job, is about to lose her house, and is running out of money to care for her young son with Asperger's syndrome.But when Hilary is first on the scene of a fatal car accident, she finds a satchel full of cash on the backseat - enough to solve all of her problems. Her split-second decision has devastating consequences...Because the money she takes is at the heart of a conspiracy involving murder, blackmail and a powerful figure who'll do anything to keep the past buried. They don't just want their money back: they want Hilary's life - and that of her son...

Everything to Lose: Part One, Chapters 1-5

Everything to Lose: Part One, Chapters 1-5

Author: Andrew Gross Format: eBook Release Date: 27/03/2014

Part 1 of the heart-pounding new thriller from the co-author of five No. 1 James Patterson bestsellers including Judge and Jury and Lifeguard, and the Sunday Times bestsellers The Blue Zone and Reckless.WHEN YOU HAVE EVERYTHING TO LOSEYOU STOP PLAYING BY THE RULESHilary Cantor's life is falling apart. She has lost her job, is about to lose her house, and is running out of money to care for her young son with Asperger's syndrome.But when Hilary is first on the scene of a fatal car accident, she finds a satchel full of cash on the backseat - enough to solve all of her problems. Her split-second decision has devastating consequences...Because the money she takes is at the heart of a conspiracy involving murder, blackmail and a powerful figure who'll do anything to keep the past buried. They don't just want their money back: they want Hilary's life - and that of her son...