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Path to Revenge

by Risah Salazar

In this complex story about revenge and finding one’s calling, the characters are the stars. In Jim Dutton’s character-driven crime thriller "Path to Revenge", a case around a Mexican drug cartel seems like it’s business as usual,... Read More

Book Review

Payback

by Benjamin Welton

Ronald S. Barak’s latest Brooks/Lotello thriller, "Payback", is a whodunit that takes place at the Thriller Jubilee, a mystery writers’ conference on a Spanish island. Cyrus Brooks, a retired federal court judge, and Frank Lotello, a... Read More

Book Review

Danger in Plain Sight

by Michelle Newby

"Danger in Plain Sight" is an inventive thriller whose unconventional heroine learns how to live again. Burt Weissbourd’s exhilarating thriller "Danger in Plain Sight" introduces a compelling and driven heroine. In Seattle, Callie... Read More

Book Review

An Improbable Spy

by Michelle Newby

"An Improbable Spy" is a cryptic thriller: nothing is as it seems, and no one is who they say they are. David Paul Collins’s timely historical spy novel "An Improbable Spy" has all the elements of a classic Cold War-era tale, as the... Read More

Book Review

Cheater’s Game

by Eileen Gonzalez

"Cheater’s Game" is a ripped-from-the-headlines legal thriller in which the natural tension between a parent and his newly grown child takes a life-changing turn. In Paul Levine’s thriller "Cheater’s Game", a lawyer risks his... Read More

Book Review

Missions

by Benjamin Welton

"Missions" is a political thriller featuring a bleak fight against mass terrorism and violence. In Marc McGuire’s thriller "Missions", a computer geek wages a lonely fight against injustice, bureaucratic corruption, and religious... Read More

Book Review

The Water Column

by Ho Lin

An imaginative thriller, "The Water Column" suggests more rousing adventures to come. Aran Jane’s "The Water Column" plunges into a mystery from the get-go. Wolf Holzinger appears in a student’s Chicago high-rise apartment seemingly... Read More

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Blood-Red Mist

by John M. Murray

"Blood-Red Mist" is a heartfelt paranormal mystery whose endearing heroine overshadows its darker elements. In Michael Allan Scott’s paranormal thriller "Blood-Red Mist", a psychic police consultant tries to save a life, rather than... Read More

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