Contemporary Thrillers

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…

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…

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…

The Girl Under The Bridge by Fred Zackel

By J. H. Bográn With an advanced payment of $10,000 in cash, Frank Corvo is persuaded to return to the city he was forced to leave. The money is not the only…

The Mountain by Steven Konkoly

When someone goes missing on Northern California’s lawless Murder Mountain—it isn’t news. The vast terrain for illegal marijuana harvests is also a notorious black hole for outsiders. But when that someone is…

A Desperate Place by Jennifer Greer

Three separate homicides. Three unrelated victims. One grisly secret. When the body of famous actress Niki Francis is unearthed from its shallow grave, the small town of Medford, Oregon, is alarmed, but…

Dead Air by Michael Bradley

Three can keep a secret, but only if two are dead. No one knows that better than Kaitlyn Ashe, who has been running from a childhood secret her whole life. Until now.…

They Did Bad Things by Lauren A. Forry

In 1995, six university students moved into the house at 215 Caldwell Street. Months later, one of them was found dead on the sofa the morning after their end-of-year party. His death…

Perfectly Famous by Emily Liebert

Ward DeFleur has it all—she lives in a beautiful estate in picture-perfect Connecticut, along with her teenage daughter, Stevie, where nothing can go wrong. Until one night, when Stevie is brutally murdered…

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