The Best Thrillers of 2016 (So Far)

We’re just halfway through the year, and we’ve already been blessed with some extraordinary books (note – we read some truly terrific ones in 2016 that were technically published last year, and those are not included in our mid-year list). There’s something here for everyone, ranging from dark (really dark!) crime thrillers, to the paranormal, spy thrillers, […]

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Rogue Empire by William Tyree

Rogue Empire, a new Conspiracy Thriller by William Tyree

Pre-order sales are available for Rogue Empire, the third installment in William Tyree’s bestselling Blake Carver series. As dawn rises over Tripoli, counter-terrorism operative Blake Carver arrives ahead of a planned drone strike on an extremist stronghold. But his plan to extract an embedded CIA operative turns disastrous when the mistargeted attack reduces the Chinese Embassy […]

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Swan Deception

Swan Deception, a new Psychological Thriller by Gledé Browne Kabongo

The perfect family, a house of full of secrets, and an ingenious killer out for revenge… Dr. Shelby Cooper is a busy modern woman trying to balance it all—career, motherhood, and marriage to an ambitious corporate power player. But Shelby is not who she seems. The perfect life she’s constructed comes crashing down one afternoon […]

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By Silent Majority

By Silent Majority, a Stunning Political Thriller by Robert Buschel

The Bottom Line: A simmering stunner of a political thriller that will have you turning pages long into the night. In an era when American presidential candidates seem to survive even the most epic of scandals, the timing of Robert Buschel’s novel’s is gutsy to say the least. In By Silent Majority, President Daniel Carlson […]

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The Incubus and the Others

The Incubus and the Others, a Chilling Erotic Horror Novel by Trent St. Germain

The Bottom Line: A chilling erotic horror novel about demonic possession and the decay of the American south. Trent St. Germain’s The Incubus and the Others revolves around the Laneharts, an aristocratic family based in a 200-year-old former cotton plantation in Louisiana. After the death of the family patriarch, the Lanehart siblings return home for […]

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In Mind of the Vampire, by John Vance

When Dr. Julian Hemmings agrees to apply the controversial techniques of his mentor Sigmund Freud to the deeply troubled Lucy Westenra, he begins a descent into a world of gothic horror that prompts his own self-analysis and a confrontation with long-suppressed passions that have affected his life since adolescence. Set in London during the fall […]

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Kept Woman Karin Slaughter

The Kept Woman, a Satisfying New Crime Thriller by Karin Slaughter

The Bottom Line: Even when Slaughter’s not at her best, she still brings heated emotions to the contemporary police procedural like few of her peers. Husbands and wives. Mothers and daughters. The past and the future. Secrets bind them. And secrets can destroy them. The author of Pretty Girls returns with an electrifying, emotionally complex […]

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Northwest Country

The Northwest Country, a Must-Read Historical Thriller by Jefferson Flanders

The Bottom Line: With The Northwest Country, Flanders establishes himself as one of America’s best active American historical fiction writers. Highly recommended. What’s the difference between historical fiction and a period piece? Both disciplines require an uncommon attention to the mannerisms, communication style, technology and cultural trends of a specific moment in time. Yet in […]

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History's Prisoners

History’s Prisoners, a Sci-Fi Thriller by James Garmisch

Moments before his execution, Huan is given a clear choice: infiltrate the Global Resistance—or die, and never see his children again. The Alliance is collapsing, and Huan, a former economist for the worldwide government, knows how it was engineered. History has been reset, the children of dissidents re-educated, and the family unit abolished. The facade […]

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