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The Greater Good, a Hard-Hitting Medical Thriller by Dr. Frank J. Sapienza

The Bottom Line: A fast-moving, hard-hitting medical thriller about the sacrifices a doctor is willing to make for his family – as well as the ethical and privacy dangers that come with modern medical research. Highly recommended.  Moments after Dr. Jonathan Morrison discovers that his nine-year-old son Mike isn’t breathing, the ER veteran uses a steak knife and a plastic straw to perform an emergency […]

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Missing Values, a Highly Original Crime Thriller by Michael Grigsby

The Bottom Line: A grisly, highly original crime thriller in which an unlikely hero wields data science to solve his son’s disappearance.  Missing Values follows a cross-country crime spree by sibling serial killers Mabel and Kane. While murder is clearly their passion, human trafficking and drugs are their path to earning freedom from a despot named King Carlos. As the siblings are about to leave Texas

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Rogue Agent, a Military Thriller That Hits All The Right Targets

The Bottom Line: Rogue Agent is a near-future military thriller that hits all the right targets. Dan J Ford has created a compelling one-man wrecking crew in his protagonist, Tom Wiseman.  Wiseman, a Former FBI agent and current Army criminal investigator is contacted by his former mentor and Quantico trainer five years after Tom’s FBI’s career ended badly. His mentor – who Tom feels betrayed him – calls about a case involving a Saudi-born

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Bucharest Legacy: The Rise of the Oligarchs, the Year’s Best Spy Thriller

The Bottom Line: Winner, Spy Thriller, The BestThrillers.com Book Awards. Highly recommended. CIA agent Bill Hefflin is back in Bucharest—immersed in a cauldron of spies and crooked politicians The CIA is rocked to its core when a KGB defector divulges that there is a KGB mole inside the Agency. They learn that the mole’s handler is a KGB agent known as Boris. CIA analyst Bill Hefflin knows

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The Forgotten Girl, the BestThrillers.com Book of the Year 

The Bottom Line: Winner, Book of the Year, The BestThrillers.com Book Awards. Highly recommended. In Auffernorde’s stunning sophomore novel, a beautiful woman wakes in a hospital bed, shackled and confused. She’s been in a coma for weeks. And can only remember her first name—Blue. Blue learns she fell from a window on the fourth floor of a hotel. Did she jump? Or was she pushed? To discover

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Best Thriller Books of 2023

The Best Thriller Books of 2023: The Complete List

What are the best thriller books of 2023? We just wrapped the latest edition of the BestThrillers.com Book Awards, and we’ve listed the best books of the year across 15 genres: Action Thriller, Crime Thriller, Conspiracy Thriller, Fantasy & Dystopian, Historical Thriller, Horror, Legal Thriller, Medical Thriller, Military Thriller, Mystery, Paranormal, Political Thriller, Psychological Thriller, Sci-Fi and Spy Thriller. 2023 was an amazing year for

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Lex’s Story Part II: Life Unguarded, by Kimberly A. Biggerstaff

The Bottom Line: A fast-paced, high-stakes romantic suspense thriller. As the sequel to Kimberly A. Biggerstaff’s Lex’s Story begins, U.S. Air Force Captain Lex Rogov has a complicated personal life. Lex has a daughter from a previous relationship who will be living with them now that his ex is moving to Romania. Meanwhile, Lex is expecting a son, Alek, with new wife Laura.  And that’s

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The Unexpected Hostage, the Year’s Best Political Thriller 

The Bottom Line: Winner, Best Political Thriller, The BestThrillers.com Book Awards. Highly recommended. Nothing in her life has been stable since Tess’s beloved fiancé Kyle died in a tragic accident. She’s spent the past year hell-bent on outrunning her grief, jetting between high-stakes meetings and the rock clubs where she can disappear. Avoiding her pain was almost working… …until she and her colleagues are taken hostage by

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Shadowed Horizons, the Year’s Best Paranormal Thriller

The Bottom Line: Winner, Best Paranormal Thriller, The BestThrillers.com Book Awards. Highly recommended..  A young psychic hunted by a psychopath. A tech genius determined to protect. A fate they can’t deny. Kiera Channon’s unique abilities make her a prime target for shadowy figures intent on dominating the supernatural world. Raised by a group of like-minded psychics, she has the unique ability to link with the two wolves

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Codename Parsifal, The Year’s Best Military Thriller

The Bottom Line: Winner, Best Military Thriller, The BestThrillers.com Book Awards. Highly recommended. Inspired by historical events… Martin Roy Hill’s award-winning military thriller focuses on the quest for the The Spear of Destiny, the Roman Legionnaire’s lance that pierced Christ’s body as he hung on the cross. Legend claims whomever possesses it will become a great conqueror. But if they lose it, they will lose everything—including their

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