Between the Covers: Thrillers
The 500 by Matthew Quirk
Former con artist and Harvard Law student Mike Ford accepts a position with a DC-based consulting firm whose specialty is pulling strings for the 500 most powerful people inside the Beltway.
And Then There Was One by Patricia Gussin
Katie and Scott Monroe’s life is changed forever when two of of their identical triplets disappear from a movie theater.
Archive 17 by Sam Eastland
Appointed by Stalin to find the legendary missing gold of Tsar Nicholas II, former investigator Pekkala goes undercover in Siberia to infiltrate a gang of convicts rumored to know the treasure’s whereabouts.
The Bricklayer by Noah Boyd (eBook)
Ex-FBI agent Steve Vail is asked to help break a shadowy extortion group that is killing people one by one unless the bureau gives them cash, with the dollar amount and body count escalating each time the agency doesn’t pay up.
The Cold Kiss by John Rector
Giving a ride to a snowbound stranger who offers them a lucrative sum, a couple is thrown into a nightmarish situation when the stranger dies in their back seat with more than two million dollars in his possession.
Damaged by Alex Kava (audio download)
When the Coast Guard finds a murdered body in the Gulf of Mexico while preparing for a Category 5 hurricane, Special Agent Maggie O’Dell places herself in the path of the deadly storm to track down the victim’s identity and killer.
The Expats by Chris Pavone (audio download, CD book, eBook)
Newly arrived in Luxembourg, expat Kate Moore suspects that another American couple are not who they claim to be and as her paranoia grows, she becomes increasingly terrified that her own past is catching up with her.
Fifteen Digits by Nick Santora
A fifteen-digit bank account number holds the key to a plot involving five behind-the-scenes employees at a law firm who use discarded documents full of sensitive legal information to get rich.
Istanbul Passage by Joseph Kanon
In 1945 Istanbul, American undercover agent Leon Bauer’s attempt to save a life leads to a desperate manhunt, a game of shifting loyalties, and an unexpected love affair.
The Last Good Man by A.J. Kazinski
A story based on the Jewish legend about how the world is always protected by 36 people follows the sudden deaths of dozens of humanitarians whose untimely ends are investigated by Copenhagen detective Niels Benzon.
The Last Trade by James Conway
Hedge fund operator Drew Havens endures an explosive six days during which six other talented brokers are killed after executing trades linked to his boss’s lucrative fund.
Missing Child by Patricia MacDonald
Caitlin Eckhart finds her past coming back to haunt her, when her 6-year-old stepson is kidnapped from school, jeopardizing her relationship with her husband and everything she loves.
The Nightmare Thief by Meg Gardiner (audio download, eBook)
Given an expensive “ultimate urban reality” adventure for her 21st birthday, Autumn invites five friends to join her in a simulated drug deal and manhunt on the streets of San Francisco only to be exploited by real kidnappers.
Ordinary Thunderstorms by William Boyd
After a chance meeting with a stranger leads Adam Kindred to lose his home, family, friends, job, and reputation, the London police and a hired killer are after him, and Adam joins the army of the missing who live underground as he tries to sort through his life.
The Professionals by Owen Laukkanen
When a joke about making illicit money escalates to a kidnapping scheme, four friends enjoy the proceeds of a low-risk operation until they abduct the wrong target and capture the attentions of the law and a vengeful organized-crime ring.
Rules of Betrayal by Christopher Reich (audio download, CD book, eBook)
Married to an undercover spy who has gone rogue, Jonathan Ransom is catapulted into the shadowy world of double and triple agents, where his life becomes dependent on his discovery of his wife’s true loyalties.
The Sixes by Kate White (eBook)
After being accused of plagiarizing her latest bestselling celebrity biography, Phoebe Hall jumps at the chance to teach at a small college in rural Pennsylvania where she becomes immersed in a deadly mystery involving a mythic secret society known as The Sixes.
Sleepless by Charlie Huston
Working undercover to stop the black market trade of a sleep-aid drug that has become aggressively sought by a world stricken by pandemic insomnia, L.A. cop Parker Haas finds his work compromised by pharmaceutical company corruption.
They’re Watching by Gregg Hurwitz
Struggling with setbacks in his marriage and Hollywood ambitions, Patrick Davis begins receiving mysterious DVDs that reveal that he and his wife are being stalked.
The Wrong Man by David Ellis
When a homeless Iraq War veteran with severe PTSD is arrested for murder, Jason Kolarich agrees to take the case and discovers that the victim had stumbled on a terrorist conspiracy with ties to corporate America.