Contemporary Thrillers

Segment of One by Michael Grisby

Marketing analyst Nick Vanderoff, newly retired from his successful career in business, lost his wife last year to cancer. Now he just wants to rest, relax, and repair family relationships. To accomplish…

The Mad, Mad Murders of Marigold Way by Raymond Benson

A wry and darkly comedic work in which a quaint suburb of Chicago finds itself rocked by more than just the uncertainties of 2020. For Scott Hatcher, a former television writer turned…

The Flock by J. Todd Scott

From J. Todd Scott comes a chillingly engrossing thriller about a cult survivor who must confront the horrors of her past to ensure the safety of the future… Ten years after a…

The Mirror Man by J.B. Manas

HE COULD SEE EVERYONE’S PAST BUT HIS OWN Julian Black avoids people. Tormented by the ability to experience their most intimate, painful memories with a single touch, he reluctantly begins using his…

Last Liar Standing by Danielle M. Wong

Vonny Kwan wakes up in a Nevada hospital, the victim of a hit-and-run accident she doesn’t remember. As she struggles to recover from her injuries, she learns that she also has no…

Someone’s Watching Me by Zoe Rosi

Becky leads a near-perfect life. She has a loving boyfriend, a great job and good friends. But when a strange man moves in next door, things start to change. Becky’s tyres get…

The Guilty Couple by C.L. Taylor

Five years ago, Olivia Sutherland was wrongfully convicted of plotting to murder. Now that she’s finally free, Olivia has three goals. Repair her relationship with her daughter. Clear her name. And bring…

Goldhammer by Haris Orkin

A young actress, involuntarily committed to City of Roses Psychiatric Hospital, plunges James Flynn into a dangerous new adventure when she claims one of the most powerful producers in Hollywood is trying…

First Victim by Debbie Babitt

By Susana Kuehne Debbie Babitt grew up in a home where language was paramount. Her exposure began with her mother’s interest in suspense novels, which turned Babitt into an avid reader who…

Chloe by Jonathan Brown

By Tim O’Mara Jonathan Brown’s Chloe, the title character in his new novel, was far too young when her father died, leaving her to care for her alcoholic mother. And now, Bucksville’s…

The Sleepers by K.M. Kelly

Sylvie is running. Running from the memories of a terror attack in London she experienced as a child, a catastrophic event in which her brother died. Running from her abusive boyfriend. And…

The Master Mind by Mark Schorr

When geeky Tom Lord tries to stop an attempted assault, he is in over his head. He’s getting beat down until he is saved with ease by the near victim’s sister, Diana…

Palladium by Leigh Turner

PALLADIUM introduces John Savage, a British spy thrown out of MI6 for gross misconduct in Moscow. In Istanbul, armed men seize Savage’s lover, archaeology professor Elif Mutlu, along with the Palladium, a…

Twins by Don Helin

A member of the Patriots’ militia sets fire to a library in central Pennsylvania and kills the sheriff who tries to stop him. French operatives infiltrate into the United States from Canada…

Now or Never by Ann Simas

Detective Kit Piper is kidnapped by mistake, or so she thinks when she manages to escape her captors. She seeks refuge in the cabin Simon Ward occupies, and he finds her flat…

Toxic Soup by RR Rowley

Toxic waste at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation has been poisoning the environment, human beings, and wildlife for more than six decades. When her brother dies a horrible death at Hanford, Casey Long,…

Doubleblind by Libby Fischer Hellmann

With little work during the pandemic, Chicago PI Georgia Davis agrees to help the best friend of fellow sleuth, Ellie Foreman. Susan Siler’s aunt died suddenly after her COVID booster, and Susan’s…

Casino Queen by Cara Bertoia

By Susana Kuehne Cara Bertoia started out like most writers—finding her passion through reading first. In a crowded bedroom with three sisters, she could always find the best escape from all the…

The Killer Sermon by Kevin Kluesner

By J.H. Bográn When an aging priest in rural Wisconsin gives an impassioned Christmas homily condemning abortion as murder and exhorting his parishioners to stop it, a former mayor responds by starting…

Girl Obsessed by Vivian Rhodes

By Dawn Ius Can women become obsessed with their sex partners? That’s the question Defense Attorney Sam Paris needs to answer in the latest page-turner by Emmy-nominated screenwriter and author Vivian Rhodes,…

Stopping Power by Eric Red

Devoted mother Stephanie Power is on a road trip in Houston, Texas, with her teenage daughter, Libby. They stop at a gas station to refuel, and when Stephanie comes back from paying,…

Ninety-Five by Lisa Towles

Running away is what Zak Skinner does best, and he’s just done it again, having transferred from NYU to University of Chicago. His fresh start goes south when he accidentally uncovers evidence…

The Safe Place by L.A. Larkin

By Rebecca Fields Eagle Falls is a sleepy town in Washington State threatened by terrifying wildfires. So when families start dying in house fires, nobody guesses they’re deliberately lit by a killer…

A Final Call by Eliot Parker 

Cleveland Homicide Detective Stacy Tavitt is contacted by a former college classmate who asks for help in finding her missing son, Colton. Still reeling physically and emotionally from her last investigation—which led…

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