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The latest mystery and thriller book reviews, including crime fiction, legal thrillers, historical fiction, horror, fantasy, medical, romantic suspense, sci-fi and much more.

Thriller Review – Brad Thor’s Hidden Order

Brad Thor’s hero, Scot Harvath, just can’t catch a break. Just back from a mission to Somalia that has left him physically and emotionally spent, he’s saddled with another high-stakes mission (from the publisher): The most secretive organization in America operates without any accountability to the American people. Hiding in the shadows, pretending to be part of the United States government, its power is beyond …

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Review: Alex Berenson’s The Night Ranger

Until now, Alex Berenson’s John Wells series was one of diminishing returns. After an amazing debut in The Faithful Spy, the thriller in which we were introduced to the CIA operative that nearly went too deep in his undercover role with the Taliban, and a good sophomore outing, there’s been little to write about. Fortunately, The Night Ranger is Berenson’s best book in years. It’s …

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Book Review: The Hangman’s Daughter, a Historical Mystery by Oliver Pötzsch

The bottom line: A meticulously researched historical thriller that employs 17th century superstitions to create a highly original read that’s impossible to put down. By the time you finish the third chapter, you’ll be thanking your lucky stars that you live in the 21st century. [easyazon_cta add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”B003P9XMFI” cloaking=”default” height=”42″ key=”tall-orange” localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” tag=”bestthricom-20″ width=”120″][hr] [easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”B003P9XMFI” cloaking=”default” height=”500″ localization=”default” locale=”US” …

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Vince Flynn’s Kill Shot Available for Pre-Order

The wait is over for all you Vince Flynn fans out there! His new book, Kill Shot, is now available. Here’s wishing Vince good health, and another bestseller! For months, Mitch Rapp has been steadily working his way through a list of men, bullet by bullet. With each kill, the tangled network of monsters responsible for the slaughter of 270 civilians becomes increasingly clear. He …

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Chris Morgan Jones Releases Debut Novel “An Agent of Deceit” this June

After having worked at the largest business intelligence agency in the world for over a decade, Chris Morgan Jones has turned his attention to fiction writing. This summer, he is going to release his first novel An Agent of Deceit that is already being described on various websites, including PanMacmillan as a “gripping and sophisticated modern thriller in the vein of Le Carre.” Ben Webster …

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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.

Book Review: Justin Cronin’s The Passage

Earlier in the year, we called Justin Cronin the ultimate literary outlier. Cronin, the winner of the Pen/Faulkner award for a book that his Iowa Writer’s Workshop cronies must have admired, went off and wrote himself a gory-ass vampire novel. For those of you unfamiliar with the Iowa Writer’s Workshop, it ‘s far more prestigious than its name implies. Somehow, the most storied graduate writing …

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