Apocalypse Thriller Books

The best apocalypse thriller eBooks for kindle, nook, iBooks and more, including end of days, zombie stories, natural disaster, contagion stories and more.

The Gemeni Effect, a new Sci-Fi Thriller by Chuck Grossart

A single raindrop opens a Pandora’s box when the spawn of perverse genetic research performed during World War II is unleashed on an unsuspecting modern world. [easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”B00LWDQO90″ cloaking=”default” height=”500″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”//ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51NgGJvPwSL.jpg” tag=”bestthricom-20″ width=”333″]By dawn, only a dead city remains, eerily quiet and still, except for mutant beasts that hide […]

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Wayward Pines Trilogy

Book Series Review: The Wayward Pines Trilogy by Blake Crouch

The Bottom Line: A jaw-dropping paranormal thriller series that is clearly deserving of the TV deal it landed.  Read it now before all you can imagine is Matt Dillon in the read role. In the opening pages of Pines, the first book in Blake Crouch’s incredible Wayward Pines trilogy, secret service agent Ethan Burke has arrived in Wayward Pines, […]

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Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer

Annihilation, a Dystopian Thriller by Jeff VanderMeer

In the first installment of Jeff VanderMeer’s Southern Research Trilogy, Area X has been cut off from the rest of the continent for decades. Nature has reclaimed the last vestiges of human civilization. The first expedition returned with reports of a pristine, Edenic landscape; the second expedition ended in mass suicide, the third expedition in a hail of […]

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A Better World Markus Sakey

Book Review: A Better World, a new Sci-Fi Thriller from Marcus Sakey

The Bottom Line: The second outing in the Brilliance Saga series manages to be even more riveting than the first. An ingenious hybrid of pulse-pounding conspiracy thriller and science fiction that is easily once of the year’s must-reads. [easyazon_block add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”B00IA7N7C8″ cloaking=”default” layout=”top” localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” tag=”bestthricom-20″]If you haven’t yet read Sakey’s entry to the […]

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The Last Town by Blake Crouch

The Last Town by Blake Crouch

Welcome to Wayward Pines, the last town. Secret Service agent Ethan Burke arrived in Wayward Pines, Idaho, three weeks ago. In this town, people are told who to marry, where to live, where to work. Their children are taught that David Pilcher, the town’s creator, is god. No one is allowed to leave; even asking […]

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The Twelve Book Cover by Justin Cronin

Book Review: The Twelve, Book Two of the Passage Trilogy, by Justin Cronin

The Bottom Line: Essential reading for fans of The Passage, one of the most masterful and gripping vampire thrillers of all time. [easyazon_cta add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”B007GBTBMY” cloaking=”default” height=”42″ key=”tall-orange” localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” tag=”bestthricom-20″ width=”120″] [easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”B007GBTBMY” cloaking=”default” height=”500″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”//ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51bHYJD50rL.jpg” tag=”bestthricom-20″ width=”279″]In our gushing review of Cronin’s first book of the […]

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Jeremy Robinson SecondWorld

Book Review: SecondWorld, a Sci-Fi Medical Thriller by Jeremy Robinson

The Bottom Line: This stunner by Jeremy Robinson takes a horrific Nazi biological experiment and twists it into a futuristic end-of-times adventure. You’ll find yourself rooting for Lincoln Miller, the razor-sharp NCIS agent who is drawn perfectly human in this otherwise off-its-rocker world. Fair warning: the first chapter of this otherwise great book is so campy, and its depictions […]

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Best Books: The Top 5 Thrillers of 2010

So many books to read and so little time. We’ve read more great books this year than in any other in recent memory. Increasingly, talented authors seem to be drifting into the thriller genre with new approaches to familiar literary conventions. Here’s our take on the best of the best so far.

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