Thriller Reviews

Reviews of the latest thriller and mystery eBooks for Kindle, Nook, iBooks and more.

Random Targets by James Raven

Book Review: Random Targets, a New Crime Thriller by James Raven

The Bottom Line: James Raven plunges us into a believable, terrifying catastrophe for which there are no easy answers. Random Targets is a fiery thrill ride featuring a hero that you can’t help but root for. [easyazon_cta add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”0719813662″ cloaking=”default” height=”42″ key=”tall-orange” localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” tag=”bestthricom-20″ width=”120″] In 2002, the so-called Beltway Snipers […]

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I Really Really Want It by Richard Hennerley

Book Review: I Really, Really Want It – a new Suspense Thriller by Richard Hennerley

The Bottom Line: This quirky, one-of-a-kind thriller manages to be both funny and searing in its indictment of celebrity culture. Set in a world of unimaginably lascivious British entertainers, Hennerley’s world is darkly addictive one that you won’t soon forget. [easyazon_cta add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”1500739588″ cloaking=”default” height=”42″ key=”tall-orange” localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” tag=”bestthricom-20″ width=”120″] While I […]

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Dead Works by Anthony Hains

Book Review: Dead Works, a Paranormal Thriller by Anthony Hains

The Bottom Line: Dead Works is an alluring nightmare you won’t want to wake up from anytime soon. As frightening as it is clever, Anthony Hains has created a paranormal thriller that will have even the most ironclad skeptics sleeping with the light on. Read it. [easyazon_cta add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”1629291463″ cloaking=”default” height=”42″ key=”tall-orange” localization=”default” locale=”US” […]

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Walls thriller by Alex Jones

Book Review: Walls, a new Psychological Thriller by Alex Jones

The Bottom Line: A daring, razor-sharp psychological thriller that will please fans of both Stieg Larsson and E. L. James. Walls deftly packs in everything readers want in a suspense novel: danger, scorn, betrayal and eroticism, which it delivers in spades. [easyazon_cta add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”B00HEUAOYQ” cloaking=”default” height=”28″ key=”wide-orange” localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” tag=”bestthricom-20″ width=”176″] In […]

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Act of War by Brad Thor

Book Review: Act of War, a new Military Thriller from Brad Thor

The Bottom Line: With Act of War, Brad Thor has taken over the throne left vacant by Tom Clancy as the undisputed king of the military thriller. For military hardware geeks, Act of War delivers an entirely new level of bliss, with descriptions of technology and their uses that thunder off the page. Strap in for a […]

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The Curiosity Book by Stephen Kiernan

Book Review: The Curiosity, a Sci-Fi Medical Thriller from Stephen P. Kiernan

The Bottom Line: An ethically loaded gripper that delivers on a massive scale. The Curiosity is an irresistible spin on the age-old Lazarus tale that will keep you turning the pages into the wee hours.  [easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”0062221078″ cloaking=”default” height=”160″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”//ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51bvePeCc6L._SL160_.jpg” tag=”bestthricom-20″ width=”106″]Just admit it: each time you read news […]

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Cop Town by Karin Slaughter

Book Review: Cop Town, a Crime Thriller by Karin Slaughter

The Bottom Line: A highly original, smothering crime novel set in 1970s Atlanta. On part with the best Dennis Lehane novels, you’ll fall in love with Kate, the cop who leads us into Slaughter’s urban heart of darkness. [easyazon_cta add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”B00FO5YFUW” cloaking=”default” height=”28″ key=”small-orange” localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” tag=”bestthricom-20″ width=”120″] [easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”B00FO5YFUW” cloaking=”default” […]

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An Officer and a Spy by Robert Harris

Book Review: Robert Harris’ Historical Thriller, An Officer and a Spy

The Bottom Line: A delicious police procedural based on one of France’s most intriguing real-life spy scandals. [easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”B00EBRU05I” cloaking=”default” height=”500″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”//ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51I4467-aJL.jpg” tag=”bestthricom-20″ width=”338″]The bachelor detective in an Officer and a Spy is French, not Belgium. Rather than operating a private detective agency, he serves as an officer in […]

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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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Mr Mercedes by Stephen King

Book Review: Mr. Mercedes, a New Thriller from Stephen King

The bottom line: In Mr. Mercedes, King has created one of the most unexpected, original and despicable villains in modern literature. And yes, it’s “literature.” The razor-sharp craftsmanship evident n the psychological war between the Mr. Mercedes and the man he dismisses as “the fat ex-cop” is beyond brilliant. Just when we were sure that King couldn’t […]

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