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3.8 out of 5 stars 146 customer reviews
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From the Editor

I knew I wanted to champion this debut novel by Andrew Case when I got to page 33. There, he deftly categorizes the wide catalogue of human fears using the landscape of New York: there are the Little Fears—being mugged or burgled—and the Big Fears—Wall Street collapsing, banks failing, the possibility of another terrorist attack.

When I read the first draft of this novel, I was a new mother, fresh with vibrant and overwhelming love for my one-year-old daughter, occasionally paralyzed with fears both Little and Big: what if I cut her tender skin while trimming her tiny fingernails? What if tomorrow the big earthquake hits and the ground crumbles around us or, worse, swallows us whole?

And yet one cannot live a life free of risk—nor would I want to, not really. The constant buzz of anxiety, the maelstrom of fears we accept and even embrace each and every day, is universal, and Andrew explores those feelings within the framework of a thrilling, surprising tale of police corruption and conspiracy.

This remarkable novel introduces a brave new voice in crime fiction. In it you’ll find fears Big, Little and in between, startling acts of misconduct and corruption, and an uneasy alliance. And I hope you’ll recognize a part of yourself. If our fears are universal, then I believe our hopes are too.

- Alison Dasho, Editor


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“One of the most well researched and written procedural crime novels I've read in the past ten years. At times spooky, shocking, and always riveting, I finished The Big Fear wishing I'd written it.” —Vincent Zandri, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of The Remains

“Gritty and hardnosed, The Big Fear is as authentically New York as a slice of pizza. Case’s characters know the streets. They talk the talk and walk the walk.” —Reed Farrel Coleman, New York Times bestselling author of Where It Hurts

“Andrew Case conjures a gritty, authentic vision of modern day New York City that makes the conspiracy lurking at the heart of The Big Fear all the more chilling. A striking debut—this is an author to watch.” —Matthew Fitzsimmons, author of The Short Drop

About the Author

Andrew Case is a seasoned playwright and author of the stage plays The Electric Century, Pacific, The Rant, and many others. He has been a member of the New American Writers Group at Primary Stages, a participating playwright at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center, and a member of the PEN America Center.

For nearly a decade, he served as an investigator, spokesman, and policy director at the Civilian Complaint Review Board, which investigates allegations of misconduct against New York City Police Department officers. His scholarship on police oversight has appeared in the Columbia Human Rights Law Review.

Andrew lives in Flatbush, Brooklyn, with his wife, Claudia, and their two children. The Big Fear is his first novel.


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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 6358 KB
  • Print Length: 274 pages
  • Publisher: Thomas & Mercer (1 April 2016)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B011QZWCVW
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  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars 146 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #89,359 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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