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Between the Lines: John Connolly

Out of the Past By Adam Meyer When he sat down to start THE DIRTY SOUTH, John Connolly decided to build himself a time machine. Not literally, of course. But after more…

Up Close: Nicci French

Purpose, Persistence, and “Pro Se” By K. L. Romo They say the truth will set you free—but it could also keep you in prison. Bestselling writing-duo author Nicci French—husband and wife team…

Up Close: Allison Brennan

An Affinity for “Bad Guys” By Jaden Terrell With 19 awards and more than 50 novels under her belt, Allison Brennan knows a thing or two about writing thrillers. Reviewers have called…

On the Cover: Wendy Webb

Minnesota in Her Bones By Karen Hugg Wendy Webb has Minnesota in her bones—she was born and raised near Minneapolis in a family whose ancestors had traveled from Finland with a Bible…

Up Close: Joe Clifford

On the Job Training By Dawn Ius Ten years ago, you’d have been hard-pressed to find Joe Clifford reading a novel written by a woman. Nothing against female writers, of course. He…

On the Cover: E. M. Powell

Danger Lurking in Medieval Canterbury By Angela Channell It seems an age since any of us felt comfortable on a busy, bustling street. But for the inhabitants of medieval Canterbury in E.…

BookTrib Spotlight: Halley Sutton

A Stylish Noir, and a Woman You Do Not Want to Cross By Neil Nyren “Maybe she wasn’t even a she at all. Except too many of the marks, the names funneled…

Debut Spotlight: Smith Henderson and Jon Marc Smith

Taking on the Mexican Drug Wars By Dawn Ius To call MAKE THEM CRY, the action-packed crime thriller from new collaborators Smith Henderson and Jon Marc Smith, a debut is probably stretching…

Anthology Review: Nothing Good Happens After Midnight

Sinister Suspense at the Witching Hour By K. L. Romo Everyone knows the most sinister things happen after midnight. Jeffery Deaver has curated a volume of “suspense stories describing incidents of the…

International Thrills: James Swallow

The Pros and Cons of Writing From Abroad By Dawn Ius There’s a bit of a longstanding stigma among readers—and some authors—that to find commercial success in the thriller genre, you—or your…

Up Close: Daco Auffenorde

Love, Hate, and the Devastating Power of Nature By Robert Rotstein As part of the International Thriller Writers’ debut class of 2013, I met many wonderful writers, including award-winning author Daco S.…

Up Close: Lee Child and Andrew Child

Handing Over the Torch By Rick Pullen Before the end of chapter two of THE SENTINEL—the latest Jack Reacher novel—our hero has been outnumbered in two fights, and the body count is…

Africa Scene: Max Annas

A Thriller Spanning Just Eight Hours By Michael Sears Max Annas used to live in South Africa, where he taught at the University of Fort Hare before he returned to his homeland,…

Up Close: Clive Cussler and Boyd Morrison

Morrison Carries the Cussler Torch One Final Time By J. H. Bográn In the latest Clive Cussler Oregon Files® novel, MAURAUDER, Juan Cabrillo and the Corporation must stop a terrorist plot to…

On the Cover: Anthony Horowitz

By J. H. Bográn What if you suspected a man has been convicted of a crime he didn’t commit? And what if a popular novelist confirmed your suspicions in a novel based…

Blood of the Sun by Dan Rabarts and Lee Murray

By Azam Gill Dan Rabarts and Lee Murray’s latest thriller, BLOOD OF THE SUN—third in the Path of Ra series—reveals tantalizing secrets and resolves enigmas evoked in the first two books. In…

Black Willows by Jill Hand

Buckle up—the squabbling Trapnell siblings are back. Last time they saved the world from destruction. This time the danger is closer to home. Their father has died, leaving them equal shares of…

Absence of Mercy by S. M. Goodwin

Lord Jasper Lightner has come back from the Crimean War with a chest full of medals and a head injury that has robbed him of much of his past. After the Home…

The Wrong Wicca by Ann Simas

Andi Comstock has grown accustomed to talking to the cremated dead, so it comes as a surprise when a woman named Cassie asks Andi to help find her murdered body. All the…

Red Death by Alan Jacobson

When Det. Adam Russell of the Honolulu PD encounters the body of a woman in her sixties—the second in recent days to inexplicably die of what seems like natural causes—he reaches out…

Third Degree by Ross Klavan, Tim O’Mara, Charles Salzberg

By Austin S. Camacho Crime fiction comes in 57 flavors, from small family dramas to world-spanning conspiracies. If you enjoy that variety and like big stories you can swallow in one bite,…

Don’t Look In by Tom Saric 

Psychiatrist Gus Young didn’t always see patients in the back of a hardware store. Before he came to rural Maine, he was a man with a past—past successes, past scandals… and past…

Trojan Horse by S. Lee Manning  

By P. J. Bodnar Russian-born American intelligence operative Kolya Petrov is being set up…by his own organization. After several agents die who were investigating the criminal mastermind Mihai Cuza—a direct descendent of…

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