Suspense / Thriller Books

Karen Hancock

Melissa Sanderson is brutally murdered in her home, and her abusive husband has an airtight alibi. Gina Hart has been put in charge of the case, and with her history of domestic violence, she can relate to the victim.

Karen Hancock

Food writer, Eva Collette is trying to escape a huge mistake she made in her past, and also finish an overdue cookbook when she rents Brody's Watch, a mansion about five hours away from her Boston Apartment. There she encounters the ghost who lives there and finds herself in grave danger.

Karen Hancock

Harry Bosch is back, and this time has paired up with Michael Connelly's new character Renee Ballard. This first installment in the Harry Bosch and Renee Ballard series is a must read for Connelly fans.

Karen Hancock

Rachel Gaston still feels guilty for shooting her step-brother 20 years ago while playing a game with other classmates. Now 20 years later, classmates who testified for her and got her off on a murder charge are being murdered. Detective Cade Ryder is investigating.

Karen Hancock

This is a followup to Lissa Marie Redmond's A Cold Day in Hell. Protagonist Lauren Riley is found stabbed and holding on to life after pursuing a murder within her own police department. Few things are important enough to cover up and murder the one looking into it, and Lauren is in danger.

Karen Hancock

Daniel Pitt, young and inexperienced lawyer, is saddled with defending a British diplomat who is accused of embezzlement after being involved in an attack on a girl from a prominent family in the US and calling diplomatic immunity. This one is definitely worth reading.

Karen Hancock

Christie Cole, FBI special agent, must leave her husband and child to go to Moscow. Her mission is to find the spy working inside who is responsible for the assassination of Task Force agents. The ending is surprising.

Karen Hancock

Jack Reacher, on his way hitchhiking to California, stops at a small town that he remembers as his father's home town. Through no fault of his own, he finds trouble.

Karen Hancock

Robin Lockwood, protagonist from a previous novel, is back and the legal case she is handling seems to have impossible odds. Attorneys are being murdered, and Robin may be next if she doesn't solve the case.

Karen Hancock

A beautiful woman is found murdered in the restroom during a wedding reception. Alex and Milo are investigating, but learn that the woman wasn't a wedding guest and no one can identify her. Solving the crime looks difficult.