Welcome to the October bookshelf of signed thrillers! There are terrific books this month from some of my favorite authors and some new-to-me authors. To enter, go to the Win Books page. More books may be added throughout the month, so check back often.
Best of luck!
MIND GAME by Iris Johansen: Searching for a long-missing treasure in Scotland, Jane MacGuire experiences vivid dreams of a girl in danger at the same time she reconnects with a volatile ex and is confronted by stunning changes in the lives of those closest to her.
DEATH IN ST. PETERSBURG by Tasha Alexander: When the body of a prima ballerina is discovered in the snow, Lady Emily races through Saint Petersburg to investigate a case that is complicated by a distraught lover, the politics of Tsarist Russia, and sightings of a ghostly dancer.
PARTING SHOT by Linwood Barclay: A standalone spin-off from the Promise Falls trilogy finds Cal Weaver investigating threats made against an accused killer’s family in spite of local outrage, a case that embroils him in a vicious revenge plot.
EVEN IF IT KILLS HER by Kate White: Regretting that she has not kept more in touch with a college roommate whose family was brutally murdered years earlier, journalist-turned-sleuth Bailey Weggins helps investigate when the man convicted of the crime is exonerated and secrets from her roommate’s past begin to surface.
PULSE by Felix Francis: When a smartly dressed man dies in the hospital after being found unconscious at a local racetrack, doctor Chris Reynolds, a specialist struggling with mental health challenges, searches for the victim’s identity and clues about what happened only to be targeted by a ruthless killer.
THE FRENCHMAN by Lise McClendon: It’s Eat Pray Love meets murder mystery in Lise McClendon’s deliciously cozy chronicles of sisterhood, international travel … and a soupçon of danger.
THE SECRETS OF CHICORY LANE by Raymond Benson: From the New York Times bestselling author comes a new novel of suspense about coming-of-age in the 1960s—and the neighborhood street where first love, a child abduction, and abuse collide.
BOOK OF JUDAS by Linda Stasi: In order to save her son from mortal danger, New York City reporter Alessandra Russo must find rumored missing pages from the Gospel of Judas, thus entering a world of murder, conspiracy, and sexual depravity in her search for the incendiary pages.
KEEP HER SAFE by Sophie Hannah: A British woman’s relaxing holiday at a sunny Arizona resort transforms into a dark, obsessive quest for the truth when she becomes convinced that another guest is the woman who disappeared in a sensational headline case years earlier.
HER LAST GOODBYE by Melinda Leigh: Wall Street Journal bestselling author Melinda Leigh’s Morgan Dane series continues as the fearless attorney and her partner, investigator Lance Kruger, take on a disturbing disappearance…
NOBODY RIDES FOR FREE by Neil S. Plakcy: Fast-paced, gritty, and deeply captivating, Nobody Rides for Free finds our queer protagonist off of desk duty and back on the job, tackling a child pornography case that will take him out of his comfort zone, test his commitment, and command his full arsenal of resources.
SPLICED by Jon McGoran: When her friend becomes obsessed with paying back-alley geneticists to transform her into a chimera in spite of restrictive legislation, 16-year-old Jimi races against time to prevent his friend from being officially declared a nonperson.
LIGHTS OUT SUMMER by Rich Zahradnik: Taylor, a journalist who works for a small wire service in New York City, ignores the Son of Sam story everyone is chasing in 1977 and instead goes after the largely ignored murder of Martha Gibson, a 24-year-old black woman who was shot dead in her Queens apartment.
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.
Penguin Random House books for giveaway were provided by the publisher. #PRHpartner
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!