Welcome to the July bookshelf of signed thrillers! I am giving away some terrific books this month, all autographed by the authors. Don’t forget to check back…you never know when new titles will be added. To enter, go to the Win Books page. Best of luck!
GUILTY MINDS by Joseph Finder: Summoned to investigate potentially explosive charges of corruption levied by a gossip website against the chief justice of the Supreme Court, private intelligence operative Nick Heller is given forty-eight hours to prove that the story is baseless.
THE SECRET LANGUAGE OF STONES by M.J. Rose: Designing trench watches and mourning jewelry in World War I Paris, ambitious young jewelry maker Opaline, the daughter of a dark sorceress, communicates with spirits using her rare lithomancy gifts before forging a powerful love with the ghost of a fallen soldier.
YOU WILL KNOW ME by Megan Abbott: When a violent death rocks her close-knit gymnastics community weeks before an important competition, the mother of an Olympic hopeful works frantically to hold her family together in spite of being irresistibly drawn to the crime.
FIRST STRIKE by Ben Coes: When hundreds of American college students are taken captive by a radical Islamic group who demands a massive arms shipment in return for the hostages’ safety, Dewey Andreas obtains proof that the group has been secretly funded by a Pentagon black-ops program.
KILLER LOOK by Linda Fairstein: The shady underside of glamour challenges Alex Cooper, Mike Chapman, and Mercer Wallace, who embark on a murder investigation at the height of New York City’s Fashion Week to expose dark undercurrents in the garment district and the machinations of a resolved killer.
SOMEONE MUST DIE by Sharon Potts: When her six-year-old nephew vanishes from a neighborhood carnival, Aubrey Lynd’s safe, snow-globe world fractures; it shatters when the FBI’s investigation raises questions about her own family that Aubrey can’t answer.
INTO THE WHIRLWIND by Kat Martin: Turning to her former bodyguard, Dirk Reynolds, after her 3-year-old son is kidnapped, Megan O’Brien sees a new side of this man with whom she had a brief affair as they are both forced to enter a dark world of international crime to rescue her little boy.
BREATH OF MALICE by Karen Fenech: FBI special agent Paige Carson hoped she’d be able to start a new life in small-town South Carolina. But when a senator’s sister is murdered and a blank postcard is left next to the body, Paige realizes that a killer from her past has found her—and is sending her a very personal message.
SUNKEN DREAMS by Steven Kuehn: Archaeologists strive to bring the hidden past into the light of the present. In SUNKEN DREAMS, we discover that there are those who prefer to keep the secrets of the past buried – and they’ll kill to keep them that way.
THE TRAP by Melanie Raabe: A reclusive best-selling author, haunted by the unsolved murder of her younger sister, spots her sister’s killer on television and resolves to use the plot of her next novel to set an irresistible trap for him.
DEEP SIX by D. P. Lyle: Agreeing to investigate a suspected adultress, former professional baseball player Jake Longly finds himself in trouble when his target is killed and he runs afoul of Ukrainian mobster Victor Borkov.
FIELD OF GRAVES by J.T. Ellison: Nashville cop Taylor Jackson teams up with troubled FBI profiler Dr. John Baldwin to search for a serial killer who is targeting college students at Vanderbilt University. “Well developed, multidimensional characters and an exceptionally strong plot.” Publisher’s Weekly, starred review
You can win autographed copies of all these books! If you are new to the site, each month I run a contest in conjunction with the International Thriller Writers organization. We put together a list of books from debut authors to bestsellers, so you can win some of your favorites and find some new favorites.
What makes this contest really special is that all of the books (except eBooks) are signed by the author! Books with multiple authors will be signed by at least one of the authors.
Don’t forget, if you subscribe to the newsletter or follow this blog, you get an extra entry into every contest you enter. Check out the Win Books page for more information on all these books and how you to enter this month’s contest.
Thanks for reading, and good luck!