Unexpected World, a new Apocalypse Thriller by Chris Pike

Assistant District Attorney Dillon Stockdale is on the phone with his daughter when an EMP obliterates the entire electrical grid of the United States. Anything relying on a computer is fried, including the plane his daughter is on. Gripped with the terrifying realization the plane has crash-landed somewhere in the expansive and dangerous landscape of […]

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Darkroom by Mary Maddox

Darkroom, a new Crime Thriller by Mary Maddox

The Bottom Line: One of the year’s best crime thrillers. Mary Maddox just may be the dark princess of suspense we’ve all been waiting for. What would you do if your best friend went missing? That’s the compelling question at the core of Darkroom, which puts Boulder resident Kelly Durrell in the role of anyone […]

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The Blood on My Hands - Shannon O’Leary

The Blood on My Hands, a True Crime Thriller by Shannon O’Leary

The Bottom Line: For fans of the serial killer genre, this shattering autobiography by the child of a real-life mass-murderer will be absolutely unforgettable. “I first contemplated suicide at the age of four,” writes Shannon O’Leary, who uses pseudonyms to protect family members. “I devised my death plan down to the very last detail but […]

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Pigeon Blood Red

Pigeon Blood Red, a Crime Thriller by Ed Duncan

The Bottom Line: This charming, classically-told crime thriller is a must for noir fans. Ed Duncan’s debut crime thriller revolves around a stolen necklace with sixteen colormatched rubies, each a prized pigeon-blood red. The necklace – which comes with quite a pedigree – belongs to Chicago loan shark Frank Litvak, who entrusts it to rank-and-file […]

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The Butterfly Garden

The Butterfly Garden, a Mystery by Dot Hutchison

Near an isolated mansion lies a beautiful garden. In this garden grow luscious flowers, shady trees…and a collection of precious “butterflies”—young women who have been kidnapped and intricately tattooed to resemble their namesakes. Overseeing it all is the Gardener, a brutal, twisted man obsessed with capturing and preserving his lovely specimens. When the garden is […]

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My Nazi Nemesis by Rich DiSilvio

My Nazi Nemesis, a Historical Thriller by Rich DiSilvio

The Bottom Line: A revenge thriller tailor-made for military history enthusiasts, My Nazi Nemesis breathes fresh life into the Nazi hunter pantheon. Twelve years after the end of the second world war, former intelligence operative Jack Goodwin decides that his fifteen-year-old daughter, Eleanor, is old enough to learn the details of his military exploits. The […]

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City of Mirrors by Justin Cronin

The City of Mirrors, the final Passage Trilogy book from Justin Cronin

The Bottom Line: For Passage Trilogy fans only. A gorgeously crafted and thoroughly satisfying finale – so long as you’ve read the previous two volumes in sequence. In Cronin’s brilliant vampire apocalypse novels The Passage and The Twelve, Justin Cronin brilliantly imagined the fall of civilization and humanity’s desperate fight to survive. Now all is quiet […]

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The Devil's Mouth

The Devil’s Mouth, a Paranormal Thriller by Matt Kincade

The only things Alex Rains cares about are rock ’n’ roll, classic cars, and killing vampires—that is, until he meets Carmen, a tough-as-nails cop who’s hot on the trail of her missing little sister. When the two join forces, they leave a trail of corpses across the desert as they race against the clock, hunting […]

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End of Watch by Stephen King

End of Watch, a new Crime Thriller by Stephen King

The Bottom Line: If you’ve read the first two books in King’s Bill Hodges trilogy, you can’t possibly miss the finale. If you haven’t read them, shame on you (see our reviews for those books here and here). In Room 217 of the Lakes Region Traumatic Brain Injury Clinic, something has awakened. Something evil. Brady Hartsfield, […]

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