Contemporary Thrillers

Flat Black Ford by J.D. Allen

By Tim O’Mara As FLAT BLACK FORD opens, Detective Jim Bean has been hired to find Stella DeSoto. That shouldn’t be hard; she’s been on the evening news—in the titular vehicle—during her…

Nice Girls by Catherine Dang

“Ivy League Mary,” a formerly fat college student at Cornell, is expelled in her senior year. Forced to return home to Liberty Lake, Minnesota, Mary is stuck working at a grocery store.…

Azalea Bluff by Dennis Hetzel

Olivia Claven lives in the Carolina beach community of Azalea Bluff. She’s trying to regroup, but a flooding tide of setbacks has destroyed her plans. The love of her life has died…

She Was Found in a Guitar Case by David James Keaton

By Susana Kuehne David Keaton, a native of Kentucky, received his MFA from the University of Pittsburgh and was the co-founder and editor-in-chief of Flywheel Magazine. He won a Best Short Story…

The Lost Girl by Alan Jacobson

Amy Robbins suffers a tragedy no one should ever endure: the loss of her young daughter and husband in a deadly accident. Mired in a depressive fog, her successful career vanishes—followed by…

Deadly Odds 4.0 by Allen Wyler

In this fourth adventure, DEADLY ODDS 4.0 cyberthriller series, reformed hacker Arnold Gold is plunged into a race against time when he’s hired by a prestigious Seattle law firm to resolve a…

Synchronicity by Michaelbrent Collings

Some call it the Machine. Some call it the SINC. It’s the most dangerous thing ever created. And it’s fallen into the wrong hands. — Tyler “Book” Malcolm has lived a life…

The Hunted Girls by Jenna Kernan

As Agent Nadine Finch rushes to investigate the murder of newlywed Nikki Darnell in Ocala National Forest, Florida, fear floods her body. She swore she’d never set foot here again, not since…

Blood From A Stone by David M. Salkin

A dream house to share with his love becomes a nightmare when the discovery of an old diary reveals a dark secret that brings a wounded warrior out of retirement. Cory Walker…

Hold Back The Night by Sean Lynch

By Dawn Ius California’s recurring wildfire season served as inspiration for Sean Lynch’s latest thriller, HOLD BACK THE NIGHT. While the story is of course a work of fiction, Lynch says, “It…

That Was Before by Dan Lawton

By Millie Naylor Hast Feeling trapped in an unhappy marriage, mechanical engineer Randolph Spiers quits his job and works up his courage to invite an attractive supermarket cashier to lunch. The old…

Run or Don’t by Ann Simas

Jules Ward has had a stalker for five months, but she doesn’t take him seriously until he leaves the head of a slaughtered bull elk in her driveway. Fossil, Colorado’s newest resident,…

Endings by Linda L. Richards

ENDINGS is the story of a woman steeped in tragedy who becomes a contract killer, then finds herself on a journey of vengeance and, ultimately, redemption. It is dark, twisty, and uncomfortable.…

Stolen Thoughts by Tim Tigner

There’s been a breakthrough on the campus of Caltech. A discovery. An invention. One so startling and surprisingly sinister that the inventor can’t tell a soul. Precariously poised at the center of…

The Taxman Cometh by John Wayne Falbey

A rogue IRS agent leads a raid on the wrong house and destroys Finn O’Casey’s world. A sympathetic neighbor, the leader of organized crime, is not what he seems to be. Both…

The Mermaid Broker by Sue Hinkin

By Dani Brown Fourth in the Vega and Middleton series, THE MERMAID BROKER by author Sue Hinkin is diabolical but also reassuring. There are immoral, malevolent people in the world—but there are…

Duped by Stephen Maitland-Lewis

DUPED deals with Sam Marsh and his beloved Palm Springs hotel, which is hanging on by a string. Business is down, Sam is running out of funds, and he’s looking down the…

Rattlesnake Rodeo by Nick Kolakowski

By Tim O’Mara Nick Kolakowskis’ RATTLESNAKE RODEO picks up right where last year’s Boise Longpig Social Club leaves off: Jake Halligan and his ultra-lethal gunrunning sister, Frankie, have managed to escape a…

Percentages of Guilt by Michael Niemann

By Tim O’Mara William Faulkner famously wrote, “The past is never dead. It’s not even past.” In Michael Niemann’s PERCENTAGES OF GUILT, his fifth international thriller featuring UN investigator Valentin Vermeuelen, our…

Missing by Don Helin

Election officials mysteriously disappear from key presidential election swing states. A nursing franchise in Minneapolis keeps patients prisoner, chained to their beds. Former General Frederick Farmington, a populist candidate with a radical…

Deadly Odds 3.0 by Allen Wyler

By K. L. Romo In the latest installment of Allen Wyler’s Deadly Odds series, techno-wizard Arnold Gold must stop a ruthless Islamic terrorist from exacting revenge. Naseem is a fierce adversary who…

The Annihilation Protocol by Michael Laurence

By Millie Naylor Hast If you enjoy thrillers so plausible you can’t go to sleep at night, then Michael Laurence’s new novel, THE ANNIHILATION AGENDA, is for you. A mysterious syndicate known…

Her Shallow Grave by D. K. Hood

By Basil Sands “It seems the boogeyman comes in many flavors.” Bestselling writer D. K. Hood knows how to write boogeymen—and her latest thriller, HER SHALLOW GRAVE, is set to chill. It’s…

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