Had we not had a big family gathering to attend, we certainly would’ve been at ThrillerFest in New York this year. Put on by the International Thriller Writers, the festival is part Emmys and part Comic-Con, giving fans a chance to chat with each other as well as meet the writers they adore. Fortunately Contra […]
Thriller Book Reviews
The best thriller and mystery eBooks for kindle, nook, iBooks and more, featuring both new and established masters of the genre.
In Thrillers: 100 Must Reads, David Morrill and David Wagner have compiled one of the year’s more controversial essay collections. Employing a very broad definition of a thriller — pretty much anything that “quickens the reader’s heartbeat” — the collection makes a case for a top 100 list of thrillers that includes everything from Dan […]
A compilation of reviews for right-wing extremist Glenn Beck’s paranoid new thriller, The Overton Window.
If Justin Cronin’s new supernatural thriller The Passage makes the bestseller list, Cronin may become the only big-time vampire novelist with a prize-winning literary pedigree.
Another slew of exciting thrillers is on deck for release between now and August 1st. Here’s a sneak peek at the spy novels that are filling up our queue.
What makes a great psychological thriller? First and foremost, a confounding mystery that is disturbing and at times nearly hallucinogenic. A compelling protagonist whose life is in constant danger. A juicy assortment of clues, both red herrings and genuine puzzle pieces, that don’t quite fit into place until the very end. And a master craftsman […]
Novelist Michael Gruber delivers a highly satisfying political thriller with The Good Son, the story of an American fighting with the Taliban.
David Baldacci’s latest thriller, Deliver us from Evil, entered the LA Times bestsesller list at #3 last week despite lukewarm reviews. The prolific author has a had a string of hits since his debut, Absolute Power, and has created a sizable following over the past several years. Publisher Weekly’s take: “David Baldacci’s sequel to The […]
Already thinking about beach books for summer vacation? Consider these new and upcoming thrillers. Line of Succession, by William Tyree After a series of political assassinations throw Washington leadership into disarray, a group of Pentagon insiders begin retaliating against Islamic radicals abroad while several forces seemingly vie for control of the White House behind the […]
Preorders for the new thriller from bestselling author Alex Berenson, The Midnight House, is on the bestseller list for the second week in a row. The Midnight House is currently #12 on the newest NY Times hardcover fiction bestseller list. A New York Times reporter inspired by his time as a correspondent in Iraq, Berenson […]