Author Archive | BestThrillers Staff

Betrayed, a Stirring Adventure Novel by Joseph Lewis

The Bottom Line: A stirring and unusual tale of teenage love, adventure and murder. When a Navajo teenager disappears under mysterious circumstances in Arizona, a search ensues to help find him. Meanwhile, another group of teenagers from Wisconsin forges ahead with a hunting expedition in the area, unaware that they will become the hunted. While […]

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Limited Damages, a Refreshing Legal Thriller by John W. Dennehy

The Bottom Line: A refreshing legal thriller packed with courtroom drama, scrappy litigation and a whodunnit that will surprise even the most perceptive readers. Limited Damages begins as nurse Gabriella Rivera looks after an injured prisoner at a state-run facility. When the prisoner asks for a moment of privacy, she obliges, only to return and find […]

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Dangerous Bureau, a Dark Psychological Thriller by Roger Williams

The Bottom Line: A highly original dark psychological thriller that will delight fans of serial killer fiction. In a small California town, where ten children have been molested and murdered in the past year, five-year-old Cindy Helms is abducted at a mall after her teenage babysitter leaves her alone for a few minutes to slip […]

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Saving Grace, a Witty Whodunnit by D.M. Barr

The Bottom Line: A witty whodunnit that fans of Janet Evanovich will love. Saving Grace opens with a bang as hacker Joe “Hack” Hackford is on the phone with his sister, novelist Lynn Andrews. Both are mixed up in a wacky extortion scheme with paranoid heiress Grace Pierrepoint Rendell, who has recently gone off a […]

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Our Song, Memento Mori: A Novel by PG Lengsfelder

The Bottom Line: A searing murder mystery about a priest whose spiritual mission uncovers a community’s dark secrets. In Father Blu, Lengsfelder has created a series-worthy amateur sleuth. PG Lengsfelder’s novel begins as Father Jamie Bluterre’s commitment to his faith and mission is challenged by his superior, who risked his own reputation to bring troubled […]

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Standby Counsel, a Highly Recommended Legal Thriller by Alexi Venice

The Bottom Line: A sexy legal thriller that deftly blends an international terror plot with romantic obsession. Highly recommended. Despite having no experience in criminal defense, civil attorney Monica Spade is ordered to represent an accused murderer. The accused, a demure Romanian woman named Stela, purportedly stabbed her boyfriend 13 times before being admitted to […]

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Dark Web of Dreams, a Spellbinding Thriller by Lyn Morgan and Debi King

The Bottom Line: A spellbinding medical thriller about love, betrayal and control. When college student Dana Delano decided to marry one of the world’s richest men, she never dreamed she would end up leaving him at age twenty-five. Dana’s husband, Max Boniface, is the owner of Edge Pharmaceuticals. And while he may be brilliant and […]

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The Guest List, an Satisfying Romp of a Crime Thriller by Lucy Foley

The Bottom Line: A twisty murder mystery that recommended for fans of Knives Out. Your worst fears about destination weddings come true in Lucy Foley’s new thriller, set on an island off the Irish coast. The bride and groom are a power couple – him a TV star, her a magazine publisher.  It’s an extravagant […]

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What’s Left of Me is Yours, a Romantic Suspense Novel by Stephanie Scott

The Bottom Line: The best book yet about Japan’s relationship break-up industry. Japan’s “wakaresaseya” (literally “breaker-upper”) industry is hardly new, but few in the west are familiar with the service, which typically involves an agency hired by one spouse to seduce the other in order to gain the advantage in divorce proceedings. In Stephanie Scott’s […]

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Sincerely Yours, a Pulse-Pounding Serial Killer Thriller by Cathy Bevilacqua

The Bottom Line: A pulse-pounding serial killer thriller that you soon won’t forget. Highly recommended. Lester, a delusional killer who runs a family-owned inn, preys on teenage girls on the Jersey Shore. He finds them in online chat rooms, then uses email to gain enough information to begin stalking them in the physical world. After […]

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