Summer Thrillers

Summer is officially here! What better way to start the scorching hot summer than with an electrifying read next to the AC? We have some thrillers recommendations that will keep your heart racing page after page.

We’ll kick our list off with a murder mystery skillfully crafted by an all-star team of 26 bestselling authors including Kathy Reichs, Jeffery Deaver and Diana Gabaldan. No Rest for the Dead is a tale of betrayal, vengeance, redemption, greed, and love as Detective Nunn brings back a 10 year old murder case to clear the name of the wrongly convicted and executed and finds the real killer — unless the shadowy forces behind the murder stop him.

Read an excerpt here.

Next, we have a psychological thriller that will keep you up all night. Dominance by Will Lavender follows one smart, attractive Harvard professor as she finds herself in a literary game where she has to solve cryptic puzzles to uncover the true identity of a murderer on the loose.

Read an excerpt here.

For fans of police drama and action, check out Sean Slater’s debut novel, The Survivor. Homicide Detective Jacob Striker finds himself in a dangerous world that puts him and his daughter directly in the line of fire.

If stories of espionage are more to your taste, we have the latest installment in the Bond franchise with Carte Blanche by Jeffery Deaver. Follow 007 in the world of espionage as he fights his way to stop a terrorist attack that could kill thousands.

Read an excerpt here.

We also have Full Black by Brad Thor, a pulse-pounding thriller where counterterrorism operative Scot Harvath must infiltrate a terrorists’ network and stop one of the biggest threats to the U.S.

Ending our thrillers recommendation list is the razor-sharp legal thriller, Guilty Plea by bestselling author Robert Rotenburg, where a rich man is found stabbed to death and his wife shows up with a bloody knife shortly after. But is she guilty?