Action Thriller Books

The best action thriller book reviews. Action thrillers feature extensive fight scenes, battle scenarios or high-intensity adventure.

Fatal Snow by Robert Walton

Book Review: Fatal Snow, a Western Crime Thriller by Robert Walton

The Bottom Line: A spectacularly written western crime thriller from a master wordsmith. Can a world-weary archaeologist escape his violent past and find happiness at last? [easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”1620063794″ cloaking=”default” height=”500″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”//ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51QS6Eajm8L.jpg” tag=”bestthricom-20″ width=”313″]On hiatus from his latest dig, Harry Thursday is on a road trip to Yellowstone with his friend, Connor. The two men stumble upon the rustic-looking Araphaho […]

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Common Enemy by Richard Bach

Book Review: Common Enemy, a Crime Thriller by Richard David Bach

The Bottom Line: This nearly perfect summer beach read is a riveting tale of over-the-top revenge and murder on the high seas. Will it ever be safe to take a cruise again? [easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”B007IB4U00″ cloaking=”default” height=”500″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”//ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41OlWKxcXOL.jpg” tag=”bestthricom-20″ width=”375″]Real-world headlines about the dangers of cruise ships pale in comparison to the problems suffered by Camelot Cruise Line in Common

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The Lost Prophet, a new Christian Thriller by James B. McPike

After one of the Holy Land’s most sacred monuments is destroyed, the Ministry has to turn to their most prolific investigator to solve the case – Vince Ramsey. [easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”1508420726″ cloaking=”default” height=”500″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”//ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/61jK5OD0GLL.jpg” tag=”bestthricom-20″ width=”333″]He soon discovers that they are facing a graver threat than any of them could’ve imagined. It seems the enemy’s primary objective is to abolish

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Dark Pursuit by Jennifer Chase

Book Review: Dark Pursuit, an Action Thriller by Jennifer Chase

The Bottom Line: Mystery fans looking for the next Tana French will find new thrills in Jennifer Chase’s Emily Stone Series. [easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”B00UPDXN3S” cloaking=”default” height=”500″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”//ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41Pqm5MdT8L.jpg” tag=”bestthricom-20″ width=”315″]Can a notorious serial killer be stopped before his next victim is executed? That’s the challenge facing detective Emily Stone, the heroine of author Jennifer Chase’s eponymously named series. Emily hunts down

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Maximum Ride Forever

Maximum Ride Forever, a new YA Action Thriller by James Patterson

An encore episode in the beloved series about the incredible adventures of a teenage girl who can fly. [easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”0316207500″ cloaking=”default” height=”500″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”//ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51EXNSRX64L.jpg” tag=”bestthricom-20″ width=”333″]As Maximum Ride boldly navigates a post-apocalyptic world, she and her broken flock are roaming the earth, searching for answers to what happened. Patterson promises that all will be revealed in this last spectacular “ride”- a brand-new

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The Devils’ Cradle, a Psychological Thriller by Darcy Daniel

On Australia’s island state, more than one species of Tasmanian Devil exists… Beneath the surface of Nina Holt’s perfect marriage lurks a life of terror inflicted upon her by her politically powerful husband Michael and his brother Greg, a sadistic detective. [easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”B00HL74LJ6″ cloaking=”default” height=”500″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”//ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41SOORmLiNL.jpg” tag=”bestthricom-20″ width=”314″]For over a decade they have managed to keep Nina imprisoned, using

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Book Review: Tombs, a Crime Thriller by TJ Vargo

The Bottom Line: Elmore Leonard fans will devour this fast-paced tale of betrayal, women, motorcycles and stolen taxidermy. As Tombs opens, Curtis Monroe is running from security guards and a pair of rottweilers. His veins are flooded with adrenaline. He’s hyper-focused on the sound of his feet on the grass and the burn in his muscles. A little while later, he’s counting his cash –

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The Boston Trader by Jefferson Flanders

Book Review: The Boston Trader, a New Historical Thriller by Jefferson Flanders

The Bottom Line: A brilliantly drawn historical thriller set in 18th century China that delivers ample doses of action, danger and even romance. [easyazon_cta add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”B00RB1NX1E” cloaking=”default” height=”42″ key=”tall-orange” localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” tag=”bestthricom-20″ width=”120″] [hr] Plenty of historical suspense novels claim to transport readers back to a specific time and place in history, only to fail miserably in either research or execution. The

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Book Review: Cornered, a Crime Thriller by Alan Brenham

The Bottom Line: A high-stakes police procedural that thrills while packing a hefty emotional punch.   When the typically quiet town of Temple, Texas is terrorized by the disappearance of seven beautiful young women, local Detective Matt Brady is tasked with tracking down the abductors. Is Brady up against a psychopath, or a sophisticated criminal organization? As in Alan Brenham’s gripping crime thriller Price of

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Book Review: Price of Justice, a new Crime Thriller by Alan Brenham

The Bottom Line:  Dennis Lehane fans looking for their next crime thriller should check out this authentic and searing tale from Alan Brenham.   Is vigilante justice ever the best answer? That’s one of the central questions posed by Alan Brenham’s compelling thriller, Price of Justice. Austin Police Detective Jason Scarsdale is a troubled man. He blames himself for the tragic loss of his wife,

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