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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, the first in a series of thrillers featuring Evan Smoak. He has also written young adult novels: THE RAINS and its sequel, THE LAST CHANCE. Hurwitz's books have been shortlisted for numerous literary awards, graced top 10 lists, and have been translated into 28 languages.

Hurwitz is also a New York Times bestselling comic book writer, having penned stories for Marvel (Wolverine, The Punisher) and DC (Batman). Additionally, he has written screenplays for many major studios and written, developed, and produced television for various networks.

Hurwitz resides in Los Angeles with two Rhodesian ridgebacks.

Books by Gregg Hurwitz

by Gregg Hurwitz - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

The highest power in the country has made Evan Smoak a tempting offer --- in exchange for an unofficial pardon, he must stop his clandestine activities as The Nowhere Man. But then he gets a call for help from a woman claiming to have given him up for adoption. Her unlikely request: help Andrew Duran, a man whose life has gone off the rails and who was in the wrong place at the wrong time, bringing him to the deadly attention of very powerful figures. Now a brutal brother and sister assassination team are after him. With no one to turn to, and no safe place to hide, Evan is Duran’s only option. But when the hidden cabal catches on to what Evan is doing, everything he has fought for is on the line --- including his own life.

by Gregg Hurwitz - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Max Merriweather is at the end of his rope. His cousin has been brutally murdered, leaving Max an envelope that contains nothing but a mysterious key. However, someone really wants that key, badly enough that Max --- and anyone he turns to --- is in deadly danger. What seems like a simple job for The Nowhere Man turns out to be anything but. Behind every threat he takes out, a deadlier one emerges, and Evan Smoak must put himself in greater danger than ever before as he heads once more INTO THE FIRE.

written by Gregg Hurwitz, read by Scott Brick - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Max Merriweather is at the end of his rope. His cousin has been brutally murdered, leaving Max an envelope that contains nothing but a mysterious key. However, someone really wants that key, badly enough that Max --- and anyone he turns to --- is in deadly danger. What seems like a simple job for The Nowhere Man turns out to be anything but. Behind every threat he takes out, a deadlier one emerges, and Evan Smoak must put himself in greater danger than ever before as he heads once more INTO THE FIRE.

by Gregg Hurwitz - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Someone at the very highest level of government has been trying to eliminate every trace of the Orphan Program by killing all the remaining Orphans and their trainers. After Evan Smoak's mentor and the only father he ever knew was killed, he decided to strike back. His target is the man who started the Program and who is the most heavily guarded person in the world: the President of the United States. But the President knows that Evan is after him, and he has issued a counter-attack using the most powerful weapon he has: the first recruit of the Program, Orphan A. Now, with Evan devoting all his resources to outsmart his enemy, it’s Orphan vs. Orphan --- before the President harms more innocent people and the future of the country hangs in the balance.

by Gregg Hurwitz - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

His name is Evan Smoak. Taken from a group home at age 12, he was raised and trained as an off-the-books government assassin: Orphan X. After breaking with the Orphan Program, Evan disappeared and reinvented himself as the Nowhere Man, a man spoken about only in whispers and dedicated to helping the truly desperate. Now, the person in need of help is Jack Johns, the man who raised and trained him, and the only father Evan has ever known. Secret government forces are busy trying to scrub the remaining assets and traces of the Orphan Program, and they have finally tracked down Jack. With little time remaining, and an elusive new enemy on his trail, Jack gives Evan his final assignment: to find and protect his last protégé and recruit for the program --- or die trying.

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.

written by Gregg Hurwitz, performed by Scott Brick - 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, Thriller

Mike Wingate seems to have it all in Gregg Hurwitz's latest nail-biter --- a devoted wife, a beautiful daughter, a growing company --- until shadowy figures from his past begin emerging and force him to protect his family at any cost.

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.