Young Adult

Creed by Trisha Leaver & Lindsay Currie

By Brian Knight and Ellie Knight When their car breaks down in the middle of nowhere, Dee, her boyfriend Luke, and Luke’s brother, Mike, seek help in the nearby town of Purity…

Amazon Burning by Victoria Griffith

By Victoria Griffith Why this book, now? AMAZON BURNING, my new eco-thriller, is, above all a fun read. But hopefully it’s more than mindless fun. Emma and Jimmy, the main characters, are…

Tunnel Vision by Susan Adrian

By Brian Knight and Ellie Knight Jake Lukin has an incredible power he’s been hiding his whole life…but one (big) mess-up later, and the U.S. government knows all about it. Suddenly he’s…

How We Fall by Kate Brauning

By Christina Ironstone A rural Missouri girl, Kate Brauning fell in love with writing at a young age. She was that child who practically lived in the library, discovering all its treasures.…

Jesus Jackson by James Ryan Daley

By Brian Knight and Ellie Knight Jonathan Stiles is a fourteen-year-old atheist who is coping with his first day of ninth grade at the fervently religious St. Soren’s Academy when his idolized…

Dangerous Deception by Peg Kehret

By Brian Knight and Ellie Knight Emmy Rushford convinces her sixth-grade classmates to help her provide food for two hungry children. The project quickly turns perilous when the needy children, and their…

Predator by Janice Gable Bashman

By Jonathan Maberry Janice Gable Bashman has become a force to be reckoned with. When I met her ten years ago she was a student in the writing classes I was teaching…

Who R U Really? by Margo Kelly

By Brian Knight and Ellie Knight When Thea discovers a new role-playing game online, she breaks her parents’ rules to play. In the world of the game, Thea falls for an older…

Blood of My Blood by Barry Lyga

By Barry Lyga “Watch out for the Ewoks,” my brother told me. Let me explain. The time: A couple of years ago. The topic: The third and final book in my thriller…

Between the Spark and the Burn by April Genevieve Tucholke

By Ian Walkley Following the success of BETWEEN THE DEVIL AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA, author April Genevieve Tucholke has penned the concluding episode of the YA gothic thriller romance between “semi-orphan”…

I Am The Mission (The Unknown Assassin #2) by Allen Zadoff

By Connie (Corcoran) Wilson Allen Zadoff’s new young adult novel I AM THE MISSION is a finalist in the Young Adult category for this year’s Thriller Awards. It is the second book…

Wanted: Dead or In Love by Kym Brunner

By Stacy Mantle When your life centers around words, there are few things you can do other than teach and write. Author Kym Brunner has managed to integrate both careers into a…

Phoenix Island by John Dixon

By Lee Lindauer I had the pleasure to serve on a panel last summer at ThrillerFest VIII with John Dixon and from that I got a sense of his talent. Now I’ve…

Fake ID by Lamar Giles

By George McNeill KIRKUS REVIEWS said of FAKE ID, Lamar Giles’s debut Young Adult thriller: “Fast action, judicious plot twists and sufficiently evil teens and adults should keep thrill-seeking readers awake long…

Enders by Lissa Price

By Jeremy Burns Lissa Price burst onto the scene in 2012 with her debut YA thriller, STARTERS, an international bestseller published in thirty countries that garnered several awards and spots on a…

Escape from Eden by Elisa Nader

By L. Dean Murphy Since age ten, sixteen year-old Mia has rebelled against the iron fist of a fundamentalist preacher who lured her mother away to join a fanatical family of followers.…

Killer’s Instinct by Dawn Dalton and Judith Graves

By Stacy Mantle Co-Authoring: A KILLER’S INSTINCT with Dawn Dalton & Judith Graves When you’re collaborating on a novel about the paranormal, you have to retain an open-minded approach both to writing…

Crystal Fire (Book #2 – The Hunted Series) by Jordan Dane

By John Raab Fans of Jordan Dane have been eagerly awaiting the release of CRYSTAL FIRE, the latest book in her “The Hunted” series.  CRYSTAL FIRE is a young adult novel, but it’s…

Broken by C.J. Lyons

By Ethan Cross WOULD YOU PUT YOUR LIFE ON THE LINE TO BE NORMAL? Diagnosed with a rare and untreatable heart condition, Scarlet has come to terms with the fact that she’s…

Secretariat Reborn by Susan Klaus

By Thomas Pluck What if Secretariat was cloned? A young man rents out small boats on Sarasota Bay, but his easy-going life ends when he accepts a colt from his dying father.…

Double Vision: Code Name 711 by F.T. Bradley

Linc Baker may be a regular kid, but he’s called in for another top-secret Pandora mission. This time he has to go to Washington, D.C., to foil a plot against the president.…

Project Cain by Geoffrey Girard

Debut author to publish two novels (one for adults, one for teens) on the same day. Debut ITW author Geoffrey Girard will have his first two novels published on the same dayas…

Deceived by Julie Anne Lindsey

By Rick Reed DECEIVED introduces Gabrielle aka/Elle Smith, a senior and a new student at Francine Francis, an Ohio private school. Ever since she could remember, Elle has had to hop from…

Lake Thirteen by Greg Herren

By Thomas Pluck Every summer three families take a trip together—this year it’s to a remote resort in the mountains of upstate New York. Scotty, a teenager who’s just come out, is…

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