Tag: thriller

  • Roger A. Canaff: City Dark

    Roger A. Canaff: City Dark

    The body of a woman is found on a beach at Coney Island. Every indication is that she was homeless. Part of the legions of the street. In her wallet, the business card of lawyer Joe DeSantos whose mother abandoned him and his brother 40-years ago. And yes, this is his mother Lois. DeSantos is…

  • Reed Farrel Coleman: Sleepless City

    Reed Farrel Coleman: Sleepless City

    ‘Called a hard-boiled poet by NPR, Reed Farrel Coleman is the New York Times-bestselling author of novels, short stories, poetry, and essays.’ And now his new series introduces: Nick Ryan. Available July 12, 2023 Pre-Order Here NYPD Detective Nick Ryan is more than his job, and more than his army background. Right now, he’s on the vocation…

  • Joe Clifford: Say My Name

    Joe Clifford: Say My Name

    “Perception is nine tenths of the law.” An author has come back to his home town of Berlin, Connecticut. He’s just divorced, the house in California is sold, and he’s weary. Offered a teaching job meant coming home. Something he said he’d never do. And it has meaning, even if he’s not sure what. His…

  • T. Jefferson Parker: The Rescue

    T. Jefferson Parker: The Rescue

    Available April, 25, 2023: Pre-Order Here Journalist Bettina Blazak is reporting on a Tijuana, Mexico, animal shelter when she sees him. A street dog she falls in love with and so takes him home with her, naming him Felix. There is much more to Felix than expected. He’s incredibly well trained, so curiosity about him…

  • From the Archives – Mike Knowles: Running from the Dead

    From the Archives – Mike Knowles: Running from the Dead

    Mike Knowles is one of my favourite writers, and this book is no exception to his craft. It’s been six years since Sam Jones has been looking for a missing boy. When he finds him, the truth is gut-wrenching. Lost in his actions the day Jones confronts the killer, he makes a mistake that he…

  • Eryk Pruitt: Something Bad Wrong

    Eryk Pruitt: Something Bad Wrong

    Available May 1, 2023 Pre-Order Here Jess Keeler is doing a true crime podcast. It’s not just any crime, it’s about her grandfather, Sheriff’s Deputy Jim Ballard, and an unsolved double murder from 1972. A young couple went missing and their bodies were found tied to trees -it wasn’t pretty. “Big Jim” Ballard is assigned…

  • Leanne Kale Sparks: Every Missing Girl

    Leanne Kale Sparks: Every Missing Girl

    Frankie is a great hockey player. The team welcomed her, with the exception of one player who felt she had stolen his spot. When Frankie disappears from her home town rink the search is on. Has she run away? It seems unlikely for her but you never know with teenagers. If someone took her they…

  • Eric Beetner: There and Back

    Eric Beetner: There and Back

    The Truth Must Not be Unearthed It’s a team building exercise into the forest for 10 colleagues. Many don’t want to be there, but two promotions are available and they know this is a test. Things go wrong immediately. When crossing over a fast moving river, a rope bridge entangles one of them and it’s…

  • Antti Tuomainen: The Rabbit Factor

    Antti Tuomainen: The Rabbit Factor

    I am an actuary. As a rule, I don’t run adventure parks, and I certainly don’t batter people to death with giant, plastic rabbit ears. But as I said, my life hasn’t been following the probability calculus for some time now. Henri Koskinen couldn’t have calculated the way his job turned into something as unfathomable…

  • James Grady: This Train

    James Grady: This Train

    C.C.C.C.: Confirm Contain Control Contingencies. The four Cs of foresee. Nora, Constance and her dog Mugzy, the messenger bag man, and a Marine with his wife and two children, were the first to arrive in the Premium seating area for Amtrak #779 – the Empire Builder from Seattle to Chicago. Others arrived, a racist banker…

  • Paul Cleave: The Quiet People

    Paul Cleave: The Quiet People

    It was a day that went bad and got worse. A day when Cameron Murdoch took his ‘on the Autistic spectrum’ son Zach out for a some fun. At the bouncy castle Murdoch realizes he can’t see Zach with the other children. He jumps inside inadvertently bumping and jostling the children creating a furor. Zach…

  • David Whitton: Seven Down

    David Whitton: Seven Down

    Seven of them: Reservations, Engineering, Catering, Courtesy, Security, Management, and Systems. Seven sleeper agents at a chic hotel. They know nothing about each other. They know only about the phone call that will set them on their assigned task. Written as an interrogation of each agent in turn, we see that what starts off as…

  • Terrence McCauley: The Wandering Man

    Terrence McCauley: The Wandering Man

    Charlie Doherty is an NYPD sergeant. To be more accurate, he has the shield, but he’s still the bagman for Chief Carmichael. No, even that’s not quite right. He’s the be all, do all for Carmichael. By trying to define who Doherty is, begins to show you how complex he is. And why this book,…

  • Kevin G. Chapman: Perilous Gambit

    Kevin G. Chapman: Perilous Gambit

    Senator Harlan Bushfield III is assassinated on his way home after a fundraising event. South Dakota FBI agents Derek Dumm and Chelsea Anne Shields are assigned to the case. A risqué photo on the Senator’s phone has them contacting the NYPD for assistance to locate the people in the photo. One of those individuals has…

  • Michael J Clark: The Truth You’re Told

    Michael J Clark: The Truth You’re Told

    Freshly fired from her job Sam Hutchins heads to the family cabin in Manitoba, Canada. Sam is joined by her daughter Meg, and begins to reconnect with lake friends from prior years. She’s supposed to be writing a book, but time and reacquaintances are moving her along with little on the page. It’s digging into…