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Review: Becoming the Wolf by R.H. Neil

Becoming the Wolf by R.H. Neil

★★★★ Certain thrillers have the ring of truth to them, which is often the case with authors who have had storied lives of their own. This is definitely true of R.H. Neil, the author of Becoming the Wolf - the first installment of a gripping new detective series. The premise of a hardworking police officer who feels trapped by the ... Read More »

Review: The Policewoman by Justin W.M. Roberts

The Policewoman by Justin Roberts

★★★★ Most novels set in the future have some element of distance to them, where the technological advancement or dystopian elements are so far removed from the present that the book becomes escapist in nature. However, there are also those books, like The Policewoman by Justin Roberts, that paint a portrait of the world that may lie in our not-so-distant ... Read More »

Wine Into Water: A Pastor Stephen Grant Novel by Ray Keating

Wine into Water

Wine Into Water by Ray Keating finds Pastor Stephen Grant navigating the treacherous world of counterfeit winemaking. A student of wine himself back in his CIA days, Grant is tasked with uncovering a counterfeit ring, which also involves dead restaurateurs, as well as members of his investigative team. Part thriller and part mystery, Wine into Water is full of action, ... Read More »

Review: Vector: Tradecraft: Phase Zero by Michael Shusko

Vector: Tradecraft: Phase Zero by Michael Shusko

★★★★½ Terrorist attacks, car chases, secret weapon research, a rugged hero and a determined doctor are just a few of the highlights in Vector, the addictive new thriller from Michael Shusko. The mysteries begin piling up early on, and the action-packed opening scenes grab readers by the throat and refuse to let go. Lee Jansen and Emma Hess make quite ... Read More »

Review: The Chemist (Daniel Strong Book 1) by Alan J. Field

The Chemist (Daniel Strong Book 1) by Alan Field

★★★★ The high-stakes world of global politics and espionage is packed with stories just waiting to be told, and Alan Field spins an incredible tale of this covert underbelly in The Chemist. For fans of the thriller genre, this book delivers in every way imaginable, from smart dialogue and protagonists with dark pasts to dangerous vixens and an endless array ... Read More »

Dead Lemons by Finn Bell

Dead Lemons

Author Finn Bell’s exciting New Zealand thriller about a missing girl and a suicidal disabled man on a mission opens with a quote from Hitler about God. This powerful start is surprisingly the exact scene-setter for what can only be described as an unforgettable, cutthroat fable that examines ego and self-obsession in the face of murder. All of this in ... Read More »

The Assyrian Girl by Thomas W. Devine

The Assyrian Girl by Thomas W. Devine

The Assyrian Girl by Thomas W. Devine is a terrorist thriller following Matt Couper, a security contractor who’s stationed in Iraq in 2003. There he saves the life of Tara Nasrim, an Assyrian teenager, a memory which haunts him years later. When she shows up in New Zealand five years later, their lives become as complicated as war-torn Iraq – ... Read More »

Review: Aggravated Momentum by Didi Oviatt

Aggravated Momentum by Didi Oviatt

★★★★ In the aftermath of a brutal murder, Markie is struggling to find her footing in the world. Aided by her sister, Kam, the two are finally finding ways for Markie to enjoy life again. Unfortunately, life has other plans as tragedy befalls them once more. It soon becomes clear that these events are far from random occurrences, and the ... Read More »