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Between the Lines: Gabino Iglesias

The Spaces Between By April Snellings If you’re a writer who uses Twitter, there’s a good chance Gabino Iglesias has talked you through a rough day. Thanks to a devoted base of…

On the Cover: Amina Akhtar

All Is Not Well in Wellness Town By Dawn Ius Between Instagram influencers, TikTok phenomenons, and the latest celebrity pushing their “new” products on you, some fairly ridiculous wellness trends have recently…

On the Cover: Amanda Jayatissa

Happily Never After By Dawn Ius Though she’d been to New York numerous times, Sri Lankan author Amanda Jayatissa made the long journey for the first time post COVID for a very…

Up Close: Kathy Reichs

An Eye on Revenge By R.G. Belsky “It began with an eyeball.” That’s the attention-grabbing opening line from New York Times bestselling author Kathy Reichs’ new thriller COLD, COLD BONES—the 21st in…

Up Close: Dean Koontz

Synchronicities, Cults, and Coincidences By Allison McKnight Dean Koontz needs no introduction (but here we are, introducing him anyway). With 14 of his novels hitting #1 on the New York Times Bestseller…

Up Close: Chuck Hogan

The Jewel Heist That Brought Down a Chicago Crime Syndicate By K.L. Romo The mob is back in bestselling author Chuck Hogan’s new thriller, GANGLAND. But this time, instead of the Irish…

Up Close: Catherine Coulter

Vigilante Justice and Chopin’s Prelude in D Flat Major By K.L. Romo Texas transplant and prolific bestselling author Catherine Coulter, whose sanity saver is a tub of guac and an endless bag…

Up Close: Megan Miranda

Peace and Sinister Intent Found in Nature By Mindy Carlson Megan Miranda, author of the New York Times bestselling novel, All the Missing Girls, and Reece Witherspoon Book Club pick The Last…

Up Close: B.R. Myers

Be Careful What You Conjure By Rebecca Fields In Victorian London, Genevieve Timmons poses as a spiritualist to swindle wealthy mourners—until one misstep lands her in a jail cell awaiting the noose.…

Up Close: Sandra Brown

Grappling with a Moral Dilemma By Dawn Ius New York Times bestselling author Sandra Brown isn’t afraid to admit she wrote Blind Tiger—last year’s historical story of romantic suspense, set in the…

Up Close: James L’Etoile

New Series Puts Spotlight on Broken System By Millie Naylor Hast The hot streets of the desert Southwest come to searing, dusty life in James L’Etoile’s new series starring Maricopa County Detective…

Up Close: Ava Glass

A Double Identity in Fiction and Real Life By Jaden Terrell The cover copy for Ava Glass’s new spy thriller, ALIAS EMMA, begins, “Nothing about Emma Makepeace is real. Not even her…

BookTrib Spotlight: Ramona Emerson

Crime, Character, the Supernatural—a Navajo Takes Back Her Story By Neil Nyren Souls don’t scatter like the rest of the body. They latch on for as long as they can, their legs…

International Thrills: Hayley Scrivenor

Much More Than a Familiar Whodunnit By Charles Salzberg Haley Scrivenor’s debut adult novel, DIRT CREEK, doesn’t waste any time. By page two the body of Esther, a 12-year-old missing child, is…

International Thrills: Claire Douglas

The Dramatic Tension of Mothers and Daughters in a Small Town By Karen Hugg Unlike the characters in her new novel, THE COUPLE AT NUMBER 9, Claire Douglas has never lived in…

International Thrills: Catherine Ryan Howard

A Horror Movie Comes to Life By Guy Bergstrom When former soap star Adele shows up on the scene of a horror movie being filmed in the woods, far from civilization, she’s…

The Big Thrill’s Behavioral Analysis Unit: Meg Gardiner

Interview by Eric P. Bishop Readers around the world know Meg Gardiner thanks to her bestselling psychological suspense/thrillers. Gardiner has the uncanny ability to keep her devoted fans turning the next page,…

Between the Lines: Rachel Howzell Hall

Family Secrets, Murder and Lies By Esme Addison Acclaimed author Rachel Howzell Hall was that kid. The kid who kept a pen in her hand at all times, scribbling in notebooks, on…

On the Cover: Jennifer Hillier

Returning to the Dark Side By Dawn Ius Jennifer Hillier had written four novels before her books found a wider audience with 2018’s award-winning Jar of Hearts, the very dark—and frankly brilliant—story…

On the Cover: Tess Gerritsen

Mothers Know Best By R.G. Belsky The good news is that New York Times bestselling author Tess Gerritsen is back with another Rizzoli and Isles thriller in LISTEN TO ME, the 13th…

On the Cover: Mark Greaney

A Blockbuster New Series Debut By Millie Naylor Hast New York Times bestselling author Mark Greaney blasts a new series into the Thriller-verse this month with the debut of ARMORED, featuring professional…

Up Close: Lizzy Barber

Fitting-In Has Never Been So Deadly By K.L. Romo “Before you judge me, remember this: a girl died, but it wasn’t my fault.” So begins the tantalizing narrative in award-winning author Lizzy…

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