Legal Thrillers

The One-Eyed Judge by Michael Ponsor

When FBI agents barge into the home of Sidney Cranmer, accusing him of possession of child pornography, the respected literature professor’s life becomes a nightmare. Cranmer insists the illicit material is not…

Justice Delayed by Marti Green

The brutal murder of sixteen-year-old Kelly Braden sends shockwaves through a community—and an intellectually disabled man to jail. The only witness to Kelly’s murder is the five-year-old cousin she was babysitting. The…

Beyond Justice by Cara Putnam

By Austin S. Camacho Author Cara Putman introduces a bright new protagonist in her latest novel BEYOND JUSTICE, a legal thriller that is both suspenseful and unique. When Hayden McCarthy is assigned…

Bum Luck by Paul Levine

Second-string linebacker turned trial lawyer Jake Lassiter squares off against his toughest, most unpredictable adversary yet: himself. The downward spiral begins when Jake’s client, Miami Dolphins’ running back Thunder Thurston, is cleared…

The Elusive Elixir by Gigi Pandian

By Cathy Perkins Dorian Robert-Houdin, the three-and-a-half-foot gargoyle chef who fancies himself a modern-day Poirot, is slowly turning into stone, and it’s up to Zoe Faust to unravel the alchemical secrets that can…

The Highest Stakes by Rick Reed

Detective Jack Murphy is back—on the trail of a criminal mastermind who kills for profit and tortures for pleasure. In Jack Murphy’s experience, the killers who blend in are the hardest to…

Superfall by John Hegenberger

By Bryan E. Robinson When it comes to writing mysteries, John Hegenberger doesn’t mess around. He has authored three series in three different historical time periods: Stan Wade, LAPI in 1959; Eliot…

The Seventh Canon by Robert Dugoni

A Searing Stand-Alone Thriller on Legal Conscience By Dawn Ius In the seventh grade, a young Robert Dugoni delivered a speech that would forever change the course of his life. Assigned to…

Outside the Lines by Sheila Lowe

By Sheila Lowe In the sixth book of the Forensic Handwriting mysteries, what should have been a routine afternoon on the witness stand for handwriting expert Claudia Rose turns into a shocking…

Killer Look by Linda Fairstein

Murder in New York’s Garment District By Dawn Ius Each of Linda Fairstein’s Alex Cooper crime novels is set in an iconic part of New York —from the opera house to Lincoln…

Love Her Madly by M. Elizabeth Lee

By Vivian Rhodes LOVE HER MADLY, the debut novel by author, M. Elizabeth Lee, is more than a thriller—it examines the demands inherent in meaningful relationships and just how much one is…

Fatal Odds by John F. Dobbyn

By Austin Camacho Some legal thrillers trap the reader in a courtroom, but the heroic attorneys in FATAL ODDS face international intrigue when they are dropped into the middle of a three-way…

The Four Night Run by William Lashner

By Jonathan Stone and William Lashner For this issue of The Big Thrill, Bill Lashner and I interviewed each other. It was a particular thrill for me, because Bill is coming off…

Two For The Show by Jonathan Stone

By Jonathan Stone and William Lashner For this issue of The Big Thrill, Bill Lashner and I interviewed each other. It was a particular thrill for me, because Bill is coming off…

Body and Bone by L.S. Hawker

By Renee James L.S. Hawker broke into the thriller world with The Drowning Game, which is an ITW Best First Novel nominee and a USA Today bestseller. Now, she has released BODY…

The Four-Night Run by William Lashner

By Rick Reed William Lashner served as a prosecutor for the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., until he became a full-time thriller writer. This New York Times bestselling writer is the…

The Deepest Wound by Rick Reed

By Rick Reed Rick Reed’s recent release, THE DEEPEST WOUND, is the third in a series of police procedural thrillers. He introduced Detective Jack Murphy and his partner, Detective Liddell Blsnchard, aka/Bigfoot,…

The Device Trial by Tom Breen

By Renee James New York City attorney Tom Breen’s second courtroom thriller, THE DEVICE TRIAL, will be released by Pegasus Books in early June. In this cliff-hanger, New York attorney Brian Bradford…

Mortal Fall by Christine Carbo

By George Ebey Christine Carbo brings us her second thriller set in the Glacier National Park.  In this story, a wildlife biologist’s body is found at the base of a ravine, prompting rookie…

Mission Hill by Pamela Wechsler

By Ken Isaacson Pam Wechsler spent more than 15 years working as a prosecutor at the local, state, and federal levels. She’s served as an Assistant District Attorney and Assistant Attorney general…

Blood Defense by Marcia Clark

Writing From a Unique Perspective on Crime By Dawn Ius As millions of TV viewers settled in to watch history repeat itself, Marcia Clark considered hiding out somewhere for a few weeks…

Gone Again by James Grippando

By James W. Ziskin James Grippando has been thrilling fans since his debut Jack Swyteck novel, The Pardon, in 1994. His twenty-fourth book. GONE AGAIN, is out March 1, and it’s an…

The Body In The Landscape by Larissa Reinhart

By Karen Harper I think all writers are interesting in different ways, but Larissa Reinhart amazes me. She may be a southern Georgia girl but she lives in and loves Japan. Go…

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