For this list, we’re defining a ‘religious thriller’ as a pulse-pounding mystery, conspiracy or quest that uses religious artifacts, secrets or clergy at the core of the story. We chose not to be constrained in our criteria by claims of religious accuracy, Biblical or otherwise. After all, even the most devout authors often take liberties with commonly held beliefs in […]
Best Thriller Book Lists
Our writers rank the top thriller and mystery eBooks available on Kindle, Nook, iBooks and more. Find the best suspense thrillers, psychological thrillers, police procedurals, mystery series, political thrillers, spy thrillers and much more.
Looking for a list of 2014’s best thriller books? First published back in early summer as “The Best of 2014 So Far,” we’ve updated this post as our reviewers have finalized their year-end lists. Whether you learn toward sci-fi thrillers, conspiracy fiction, medical thrillers, hard-boiled mysteries, vatican thrillers or are somewhere on the political end of the spectrum, there’s […]
It’s easy to see why there are so many mysteries and thrillers written about secret societies. We’re so conditioned by films such as Angels and Demons and Rosemary’s Baby that the very mention of even a benign college organization like Yale’s Skull and Bones conjures images of candlelit initiations, pagan rotations and blood sacrifices. While many of the […]
Did you love Dexter and NCIS? Is the X-File’s Dana Scully your dream date? Then turn off your TV and power up your Kindle, because there’s a wide world of medical thriller eBooks to explore. The plots are far more imaginative and entertaining than anything you’ll currently find on TV. Aside from being arguably among of […]
So you’ve got a thing for G-men, eh? We know. The wiretaps, the suits, the bad architecture of its legendary Washington D.C. headquarters. There’s something about a good FBI thrillers that pulls you in and just won’t let go. Here are five incredible FBI Thrillers that are guaranteed to keep you up at night. Hannibal, […]
So you’d like to read an amazing female-authored mystery suspense book series. Where to start? Look no further! We’ve done the hard work for you. In a genre brimming with talent, ranking the top five mystery book series written by women is no easy task. To make our job easier, we’ve automatically excluded writers that haven’t been active in […]
Many people who worked in national security and espionage—professions that prize discretion—have turned to successful careers as novelists. These former spies, security advisers, counter-terrorism operators and intelligence directors lend a realistic, veteran approach to their prose, but their books still don’t give up all their secrets. Here are some of the best. John Stockwell A […]
Way back in 2009, we offered our list of the top zombie films of all time (the original post appears bellow). After seeing World War Z, we’re back to update the list. First, a few words about why World War Z makes this coveted list. It earns plenty of merit for, frankly, delivering a better […]
These books span several subgenres, and represent those that we enjoyed most, in no particular order. SecondWorld, by Jeremy Robinson To be honest, this was a huge surprise. Robinson’s work typically leans more toward the fantasy genre, which isn’t our cup of tea. But once we got past the campy first chapter set in 1940s […]
No James Bond film is complete without a she-spy with a naughty name, endless cleavage and a knife hidden in her knee boots. We rate the 5 best.