The Bottom Line: Author Richard Sones establishes himself as the Christian alternative to Dan Brown in A Brush with the Beast, a compelling religious fantasy about a battle for the soul of the planet. If you’ve ever been in so much pain that you’d do just about anything to stop it, you’ll have something in […]
Christian Thriller Books
The best Christian thriller books and book reviews, including both new and established writers from every corner of the earth.
The Bottom Line: A glorious end-times religious thriller like you’ve never read before. Newcomer Presley Acuna’s debut novel should be placed near the top of your reading queue. Times Square, New Years Eve, 2019. A lunatic emerges in the crowd, wielding a burning club, demanding repentance from the revelers around him. Suddenly, the crowd is […]
The Bottom Line: Backcut enthralls from the first explosive chapter and draws readers – both figuratively and literally – into the darkest of forests. Highly recommended. Environmental scientist Lisa Stone has just landed her dream job with Environ-Logging, one of the largest and greenest timber companies in the Pacific Northwest. She’s convinced that God has […]
The Bottom Line: A well-researched and entertaining religious thriller set in the Holy Land. Recommended for fans of Joel C. Rosenberg. As the second installment in James B. McPike’s Vince Ramsey series opens, a tour group is heading ever deeper into Israel’s Tomb of the Prophets Haggai, Zechariah and Malachi. At last they come upon […]
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 […]
WHERE IS THE PACT? It began with a question. Christian Navy Commander Celia Kelly is a strong woman of faith and valor who lost her husband, but not her faith. As she sought to unravel the mystery of his disappearance—is he dead? missing? abducted? —her connections in the military start facing danger. [easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”center” […]
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 […]
Conservative political fiction writer Joel C. Rosenberg is back with another rich story of intrigue and danger in the far east.