Crime Fiction and Police Procedurals
A dark and compulsive immersion that finds Harris confidently orchestrating an atmosphere of danger and dread for a descent into an underworld inhabited by the most ruthless of London gangsters he’s a meticulous author of a type that is becoming increasingly rare.
Mystery Thrillers & Suspense
Whilst not lingering in extraneous detail, Dieters successfully conveys a full complement of emotions, using pathetic fallacy and sensory imagery to intensify his players, as they evolve against a highly charged background and a believable historical backstory.
Thrilling Action and Adventure Novels
The pace of Hoover’s novel is rapid, almost hectic at times, the touch glancing and he doesn’t linger on any of its settings too long. Shaping even the most casual scenes decisively as the lines between right and wrong become heavily blurred.
New Police Procedurals
A classy, edgy debut for Harris and one that’s sure to get his Summary Justice series noticed by avid readers of the genre, Eye For An Eye proves a genuine pageturner!
Christian Mystery & Suspense Thriller
A crackling, fast-moving thriller that’s not afraid of sentiment, Persecution: A Pastor Stephen Grant Novel takes its readers into the framework theatre of clandestine operations with a narrative that fulfils its purpose with vigour and confidence.
crime thriller book reviews
Everything Chernov writes is storytelling sinew and it’s rare to find extraneous detail that doesn’t move his narrative forward as he takes the time to favoured tropes and conventions of the genre and fine-tunes them to deliver a disturbing narrative which reminds us why the best crime thrillers never age.
Military Historical Espionage Thriller
A taut, exciting read that throws surprises at the reader on a regular basis Assignment Potsdam; Countdown To War proves a powerful debut for Charlie FitzGerald’s Colonel McDesmond Series and a must-read for fans of Military and Historical Fiction Espionage Thrillers.
Suspense Thriller Reviews
With its relentless pace and clever plot, Zipline makes for an appealing and compelling read but it’s not a read to be rushed with it being the progress of Michael’s plot, not the process, which makes Zipline particularly intriguing.
Family Life Fiction Drama
The best Family Life Fiction Drama novels tell stories about characters doing something extraordinary and here Callahan uses this premise to open up the vast, still largely uncharted terrain of providence and the human heart.
Best New Historical Thrillers
One of those rare novels that catch you up in something bigger than yourself, namely, an archetypal desire to enjoy a powerful escapist read, Gods In The Ruins proves a powerful start to E. R. Barr’s Vatican Archives series. A viscerally effective supernatural thriller that is by turns atmospheric, eerie, evocative and above all ensures readers are always curious about what comes next!