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The Hanging Tree - A Rivers of London Novel, #6

“The Hanging Tree” by Ben Aaronovitch is a whimsical and tilted look at a world that is both familiar and very different. Although this is part of a series, there is no problem becoming immersed in this world where rivers are personified in...

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  • Author: Ben Aaronovitch
  • Review by: ELF
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Suspense: Action / Thriller, Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: DAW

Learning the Hard Way 1

Mike is a mercenary for the law. He ends up in prison where he quickly learns he's a pawn in a bunch of games. He's won in a fight by Keelan and the two men begin working together to survive. It's more an alliance than friendship at the beg...

4 Stars

Toward a Secret Sky

Demons, Descriptions, and a Fabulous story await the reader of "Toward a Secret Sky"! It all starts off with Maren moving to Scotland, which let me tell you with the craze that is Outlander I was very happy to have this setting again! Maren...

5 Stars
  • Author: Heather Maclean
  • Review by: CrossroadReview
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Fantasy, Suspense: Action / Thriller, * Young Adult, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Blink

Feral

Imagine a world where every man has suddenly been hardwired into a frenzied animal, intent on killing every woman he sees. After a gene-splicing experiment goes horribly awry, this is the reality that Allie Hilts faces every day. After watc...

5 Stars
  • Authors: James DeMonaco, B. K. Evenson
  • Review by: Danya
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Science Fiction, Supernatural, Suspense: Action / Thriller, Horror
  • Publisher: Anchor Books

The Catcher's Trap

The Catcher’s Trap is about Andres, a lonely guy, who follows a stranger and his friends to a party where he’s kidnapped. He’s taken to a new dimension that looks and feels like hell itself. When I finally turned that last page, the first w...

5 Stars

Superposition - Book 1

“Superposition” is about Jacob Kelly as he fights a murder conviction of an old friend. He is trying to find out who really killed his friend and why. Jacob is dragged through a rabbit hole after his old friend and coworker shows up at his...

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Zero - Zero Series Book 1

"Zero" by Morgan Dark is a really great suspense story. It follows the life of Kyle Bradford and also the burglar Zero. Kyle is a student at a prestigious school. His parents are dead and he has been adopted by his mom's friend. Kyle's life...

4 Stars
  • Author: Morgan Dark
  • Review by: Tamazon
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Fantasy, Suspense: Action / Thriller, * Young Adult, #FirstInaSeries
  • Publisher: Independently Published

The Last One

In her debut as a novelist Alexandra Oliva has created a gripping post-apocalypse story that underscores one’s survival instincts in a rather startling manner. The story begins when the novel’s heroine, a woman dubbed “Zoo” because she love...

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Dance of the Bones - Beaumont and Walker, #22

What a great read! Ms. Jance's talents for research and storytelling coalesce into a timely tale of murder, greed, and history. She utilizes her suspense storytelling skills to deliver a stellar murder mystery by uniting the talents of two...

4 Stars

Forbidden

I have read every one of the original Sazi series by C.T. Adams (Cat Adams & Cathy Clamp). While Forbidden is a continuation of the series, its focus is of a how the Sazi works. Forbidden's focus is Luna Lake and how all the different Sazi...

4 Stars

Broken Hero

Jonathan Woods provides another hilarious tale of woe in the life of MI37 secret agent Arthur Wallace. A truly delightful story Broken Hero will have you rooting for the robots, some or all, at times. Nowhere near serious is how the newest...

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The Shock of Night - The Darkwater Saga, #1

One thing that got my interest in "The Shock of Night", a novel by Patrick W. Carr, is the title. In a way, the title makes sense. The story is good fantasy and the characters are memorable. I liked the way the mysterious gift in this story...

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Women Crime Writers of the 1940s & 50s - Vol 1

Four female authors are represented in this anthology of suspense novels of the 1940's- Vera Caspary, Helen Eustis, Dorothy B. Hughes and Elisabeth Sanxay Holding. These four women are pioneers of the noir mystery. I have read a few noir no...

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Lethal Code - A Lana Elkins Thriller, #1

Lethal Code was an interesting book. To be cut off from the rest of the world is a scary thing and most people can’t live without electricity, phones, the internet, etc. The characters in this book face that and much more. Lethal Code is a...

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Nightfall

Although this CREEPY dystopian was a little slower than I would have liked and I was really REALLY hoping we were going to get a little extra to the story's end. However, I have to say that it was still beyond amazing! The creep factor in t...

5 Stars
  • Authors: Jake Halpern, Peter Kujawinski
  • Review by: CrossroadReview
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: Supernatural, Suspense: Action / Thriller, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Putnam Juvenile

The Glittering World

The Glittering World by Robery Levy was not what I expected. I was expecting a more exciting story than the story I got. The characters each brought something special to the story which is the main reason I was reluctant to give up on this...

3 Stars

The Cipher

This techno thriller is very close to the real world. Which just made it really creepy! Robert (Smiles) was a very good and convincing character. With a side cast of techno geeks this story will grip you until the end pages. These character...

5 Stars

Nyctophobia

"Nyctophobia', by Christopher Fowler, is creepy, to say the least, but in a good way. The characters are well-developed and we learn a lot about them throughout the story. Callie, the main character, is easy to identify with. Her lack of co...

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The Killer Next Door

Ever wondered about who your neighbor really is? Well, don't look too closely, you may just find out something you wish you never knew. "The Killer Next Door" is a book about the residents of 23 Beulah Grove that will make you say, "What? N...

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Suspicion

Other than the gorgeous purple maze on the cover, I felt a slight kinship to Suspicion. For whatever reason, I recalled a horror movie from my childhood which featured a sinister maze overlooking a creepy hotel. It scared the pants off me a...

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  • Author: Alexandra Monir
  • Review by: Emireally
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Horror, Romantic Elements, Supernatural, * Young Adult, Suspense: Action / Thriller
  • Publisher: Delacorte Press

Dumah's Demons - AngelFire Chronicles, #1.5

Having read both books 1 and 2 of the Angelfire series by author Ami Blackwelder, I knew Dumah’s Demons would be a perfect complement to the series. I was not disappointed in the least. This novella tells the story of Dumah, Kian’s troubled...

4 Stars

Ready Player One

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline is the perfect novel for those who are nostalgic for the 1980’s, even as readers are transported to the year 2044, where most of the world prefers to spend their days in a virtual reality searching for a hid...

4 Stars

A Better World - The Brilliance Trilogy, #2

The story in A Better World is very intense and in-depth. The characters are all interesting whether they are brilliants or normal humans. Most of them you can sympathize with. The brilliants are all diverse and have varied powers, not only...

4 Stars

Mr. Mercedes

Stephen King is my favorite author and this book reminded me why. It starts off with people vying for a job in a bad economy. That in itself is very relatable to a lot of people. Then it introduces the people waiting just to kill them secon...

5 Stars

Galilee Rising - The Galilee Falls Trilogy, #2

I have to say that I was so happy to get back into this book and find out how Joanna was holding up after everything that happened in the first book. As we get back into the story we find Joanna still trying to pick up the pieces and get on...

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Justice - The Galilee Falls Trilogy, #1

This book was simply amazing, to put it mildly. I think it’s been a while since a book has gripped me and made me fall in love with it the way I did with this one. I was already a huge fan of Jennifer Harlow’s books but I think this may bec...

5 Stars

The Happier Dead

While I don’t often read sci-fi novels like this, this novel was interesting. It kind of reminded me of a sci-fi movie, namely Elysium, with Matt Damon and Jodie Foster. The book is different than the movie, but still has a few similarities...

4 Stars

Hollow World

It is always difficult to imagine what the future holds but this author has invented a wonderfully creative concept and explored the boundaries of what is considered desirable. The collision between idealism and pragmatism is highlighted by...

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Phoenix Island - Book 1

I was blown away by the depth of depravity these unfortunate, "throwaway" kids were put through on Phoenix Island and more than once I kept thinking of the closing lyrics to Hotel California by The Eagles, "You can check out anytime you lik...

5 Stars

Upload

This story is definitely sci-fi and will capture the imagination of anyone who plays virtual games. The ethical questions are brought to light……should man blend with computer and become a virtual being? And, addictions like becoming addicte...

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Happy Hour In Hell - Bobby Dollar, #2

Hell is portrayed in a very dark, sinister and horrifying light. Each lost soul is brought to life with vivid color and depth. Bobby Dollar struggles with both enemies and his own idea of right and wrong. Although he is an angel, he begins...

5 Stars
  • Author: Tad Williams
  • Review by: HCHarju
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Supernatural, Suspense: Action / Thriller, Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: DAW

Enders - Starters, #2

Enders was shorter than Starters but so much better. We find even more twists and turns and a surprise ending. It is even set up to come back for a book three if the author so chooses to do so. I love that fact that there could be a book th...

5 Stars

Starters - Starters, #1

Although parts of the story were predictable don't let that stop you from reading this amazing dystopian. I would have to say that it has hints of Cinderella as well as a little romance, and a whole lot of running for your life!! This plot/...

5 Stars

The Shifters of 2040 - Shifter Evolutions, #3

The ability to change form can come in handy and there have been times when I wished I possessed the ability to shift for any number of reasons. In Shifters 2040, Evolution #3 the characters are capable of shifting into an array of forms, h...

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Watcher of the Dark - Jeremiah Hunt Chronicles, #3

Watcher of the Dark is an outstanding novel in the Jeremiah Hunt Series! Mr. Nassise is a wonderful writer with a glib gift of the tongue! The characters are ambiguous, their goals the same (yet differ), and the overall dampening effect thr...

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Red Moon

Red Moon by Benjamin Percy is a splendid genre-busting novel. Percy quickly establishes a baseline of normality while drawing his rich characters with a skillful hand. Readers of mainstream fiction will immediately empathize with the charac...

5 Stars

How To Be a Good Wife

The first thing that I discovered within the introduction of How To Be A Good Wife was how elegantly the novel was penned by author Emma Chapman. I was thoroughly impressed with the writing style of Ms. Chapman, but the same could not be sa...

3 Stars

Vacation

This is a decent post-Apocalyptic story. Jack is very cautious and paranoid, which causes some conflict with his wife. Personally, he is the kind of guy that I would want to hang out with if there were rabid cannibals running rampant across...

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Eviction Notice

A quirky tale from beginning to end! Mr. Wyrick did an excellent job building up the excitement as the plot develops. Humor abounds in “Eviction Notice”, a tale about irony, opportunities, and ethnic clashing on a large scale. Also, the cha...

4 Stars

Brilliance - The Brilliance Trilogy, #1

Woah. Fast-paced and laced with drama, this book was amazing. It's nearly 500 pages (which is pretty large for me), but once you dive in it's merely a breath's worth. I really can't believe I hadn't heard of this author before now! The char...

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The Diabolist - The Dominic Grey Series, #3

The leader of a Satanic cult in San Francisco is murdered right in front of his followers. Thousands of miles away in Paris, a similar murder occurs. In both cases, witnesses claim that a robed figure appeared from nowhere and disappeared a...

4 Stars

Sharp - A Mindspace Investigations Novel

Another successful, criminal, paranormal novel by Alex Hughes! Outstanding situations, great drama, and deep characterizations create a tightly intense reading experience. Adam is in transition in this novel, and Alex Hughes illustrates how...

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  • Author: Alex Hughes
  • Review by: Kittybooboo13
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Suspense: Mystery, Supernatural, * Science Fiction, Suspense: Action / Thriller, Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ROC

The Last Grave - A Witch Hunt Novel

This is the second installment of Ms. Viguie's Witch Hunt series. Samantha's struggle between staying true to her faith or the lure of using her magic is a daily battle for her. This is an excellent thriller. From the first page until the l...

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  • Author: Debbie Viguie
  • Review by: Robin
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: * Fantasy, Suspense: Action / Thriller
  • Publisher: Signet

Juggernaut

Juggernaut by Adam Baker, a prequel to his novel Outpost, takes you on an intense ride. The action scenes are fast paced, and the settings are well done. You are taken on an adventure from modern Baghdad to the heart of an ancient hidden te...

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A Stone's Throw Away - A Stone's Throw Away #1

This is the first book I have read by Carl Lee. It was exciting and full of unexpected twists. This extra-long novel kept me turning pages to the very end. You think that you know how every apocalyptic novel is going to end, but this one re...

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17 & Gone

17 & Gone will pick you up by your toes and never let go. From the beginning I never knew what to believe and I was on the edge of my seat the entire time wondering where this intense story would take me. Lauren has started seeing visions o...

5 Stars
  • Author: Nova Ren Suma
  • Review by: Crystal
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: Supernatural, Suspense: Action / Thriller, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Dutton Juvenile

Alien - The Illustrated Story

I must admit this is the first graphic novel I’ve ever read. I was pleasantly surprised to find had I not seen the original movie (ad nauseum) I would have gotten the full (if less gory) effect that was relayed on screen. The tension was pr...

4 Stars

The Dirty Streets of Heaven - Bobby Dollar, #1

Bobby Dollar is a real angel who believes he’s doing the good works for the Powers That Be… whoever or whatever that is. Interestingly enough, angels on earth are on the lower rungs of the hierarchical Heavenly ladder. Their job is to be fi...

4 Stars
  • Author: Tad Williams
  • Review by: Isis
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Suspense: Action / Thriller, Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: DAW

The Grave Artist

The Grave Artist is a novel that, when it started, began in a way that moved kind of slow, but rapidly picked up the pace. It is somewhat artistically technical in some spots, but it comes together flawlessly and forms a moving, exciting st...

4 Stars

Clean - A Mindspace Investigations Novel, #1

This is an excellent start on a series. Mr. Hughes is playing on words, actions, and philosophies as character after character parades by testing the reader’s knowledge on meanings within meanings. It seems crazy, and that’s because it is....

4 Stars
  • Author: Alex Hughes
  • Review by: Kittybooboo13
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Suspense: Mystery, Supernatural, * Science Fiction, Suspense: Action / Thriller, Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ROC

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