Thriller Reviews

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

Las Lugosi's Dracula

Book Review: Las Lugosi’s Dracula: The Cradle of Evil

The Bottom Line: A wildly successful retelling of the vampire legend set behind the 1980s iron curtain. An entire generation’s notion of the Dracula myth has been defined by the Twilight series. Can anyone breathe (ahem) new life into the story in a way that is both original and yet faithful to the original legend? […]

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Common Enemy by Richard Bach

Book Review: Common Enemy, a Crime Thriller by Richard David Bach

The Bottom Line: This nearly perfect summer beach read is a riveting tale of over-the-top revenge and murder on the high seas. Will it ever be safe to take a cruise again? [easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”B007IB4U00″ cloaking=”default” height=”500″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”//ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41OlWKxcXOL.jpg” tag=”bestthricom-20″ width=”375″]Real-world headlines about the dangers of cruise ships pale in comparison […]

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Colony of the Lost

Book Review: Colony of the Lost, a Supernatural Thriller by Derik Cavignano

The Bottom Line: An immensely satisfying paranormal thriller that manages to be playful, haunting and engrossing all at once. [easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”B00SPIJGJK” cloaking=”default” height=”500″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”//ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/61FNUS5IcYL.jpg” tag=”bestthricom-20″ width=”333″]When people in Glenwood say they are battling “demons,” they don’t just mean that metaphorically. Built on the ruins of a lost Puritan settlement, […]

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Dark Pursuit by Jennifer Chase

Book Review: Dark Pursuit, an Action Thriller by Jennifer Chase

The Bottom Line: Mystery fans looking for the next Tana French will find new thrills in Jennifer Chase’s Emily Stone Series. [easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”B00UPDXN3S” cloaking=”default” height=”500″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”//ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41Pqm5MdT8L.jpg” tag=”bestthricom-20″ width=”315″]Can a notorious serial killer be stopped before his next victim is executed? That’s the challenge facing detective Emily Stone, the heroine […]

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Queen of the Trailer Park, a new mystery by Alice Quinn

Rosie Maldonne is outspoken and sexy. She’s also unemployed, and, with three children and a cat, life is a little tough. [easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”B00Q74VXMC” cloaking=”default” height=”500″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”//ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/61tV6aZjJLL.jpg” tag=”bestthricom-20″ width=”333″]The four of them—well, five, if you count the cat—live in the South of France, in a run-down trailer near a vacant […]

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Unholy Bargain by Travis Holt

Book Review: Unholy Bargain a new Paranormal Thriller by Travis Hallden Holt

The Bottom Line: Lincoln Child fans will enjoy this enthralling tale of a pragmatic lawman trying to solve a case of demonic possession. [easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”B00VU6I1L8″ cloaking=”default” height=”500″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”//ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/5180eK%2BDB4L.jpg” tag=”bestthricom-20″ width=”333″]Can an uncompromising realist broaden his mind in time to defend his girlfriend from a supernatural assassin? Deputy Sheriff Nate […]

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Box 3014 by Joseph DiFrancesco

Book Review: Box 3014, a Supernatural Thriller by Joseph DiFrancesco

The Bottom Line: A fast-moving tale of heart-pounding suspense that is guaranteed to give you goosebumps. [easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”B00WKLIJ82″ cloaking=”default” height=”500″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”//ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51hrKEpGLZL.jpg” tag=”bestthricom-20″ width=”333″]Are some people simply drawn to things that can hurt them, like moths to a flame? Or are there mysterious forces at work that compel us to […]

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Sapient Book by Jerry Kaczmarowski

Book Review: Sapient, a New Techno Thriller by Jerry Kaczmarowski

The Bottom Line: A timeless, engrossing and perfectly-paced techno thriller about the promise – and fear – of modern medical science.Dr. Jane Dixon is singularly obsessed with creating a cure for her severely autistic son, Robbie. [easyazon_image add_to_cart=”default” align=”left” asin=”0990410927″ cloaking=”default” height=”500″ localization=”default” locale=”US” nofollow=”default” new_window=”default” src=”//ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51Hp%2BunRdjL.jpg” tag=”bestthricom-20″ width=”324″]Robbie, who is is prone to seizures and […]

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Alex Berenson 12 Days

Book Review: 12 Days, a new Espionage Thriller by Alex Berenson

The Bottom Line: The sequel to The Counterfeit Agent that die-hard Alex Berenson fans deserve. The ninth installment in Alex Berenson’s John Wells series is a globetrotting shell game that winds through Saudi Arabia, Russia, Washington and elsewhere. The series, which began with The Faithful Spy, is built around John Wells, an American intelligence operative. Wells was once embedded […]

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Book Review: Tombs, a Crime Thriller by TJ Vargo

The Bottom Line: Elmore Leonard fans will devour this fast-paced tale of betrayal, women, motorcycles and stolen taxidermy. As Tombs opens, Curtis Monroe is running from security guards and a pair of rottweilers. His veins are flooded with adrenaline. He’s hyper-focused on the sound of his feet on the grass and the burn in his […]

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