Welcome to the May bookshelf of signed thrillers!
This month the International Thriller Writers have provided a bunch of exciting new thrillers to help fill your bookshelf! More books may be added throughout the month, so check back often.
Best of luck!
STRONG AS STEEL by Jon Land: Tough-as-nails Texas Ranger Caitlin Strong returns in this electrifying tenth installment of one of my favorite series. Douglas Preston said, “This is one hell of an adventure—fast paced, compelling, and heart-stopping, involving a train robbery, a massacre, and dark secrets emerging from the mists of time.”
THE BETTER SISTER by Alafair Burke: Coming off of last year’s The Wife (one of my favorite books of 2018,) psychological-suspense master Burke traces the uneasy relationship between two sisters and how its’s tested in the wake of a grisly murder.
SUCH A PERFECT WIFE by Kate White: True crime writer Bailey Weggins heads to Lake George to investigate the disappearance of Shannon Blaine, a case that appears to be straightforward until Bailey uncovers the work of a serial killer.
THE LAST SECOND by Catherine Coulter & J.T. Ellison: When an eccentric treasure hunter finances a private space agency and augments its first satellite with a nuclear device, special agents Drummond and Caine race to prevent a corrupt scientist’s apocalyptic plot.
THE PARIS DIVERSION by Chris Pavone: Kate Moore from The Expats partners with a French agent to investigate a bombing threat in Paris, a race against time that is complicated by her husband’s missing nemesis and a suspicious absence of orders from Langley.
IF SHE WAKES by Michael Koyta: Two women fight for their lives against an enigmatic killer in this electrifying novel from a New York Times bestselling author and “master” of thriller writing (Stephen King).
BELOW THE FOLD by R.G. Belsky: When the battered body of a homeless woman is found on the streets of New York City, her murder gets largely ignored by the media. TV journalist Clare Carlson decides to dig deeper and uncovers mysterious links; more murders, more victims, more questions. Will Clare survive as she chases her biggest story ever?
BEFORE SHE WAS FOUND by Heather Gudenkauf: The Edgar Award-nominated author of The Weight of Silence presents a high-suspense thriller involving three young girlfriends, a dark obsession and a chilling crime that shakes up a quiet Iowa community.
THE NIGHT BEFORE by Wendy Walker: Parallel accounts of the days before and after a fateful blind date follow Rosie Ferro’s revelatory investigation into the disappearance and complicated nature of her sister, Laura.
THE TIME COLLECTOR by Gwendolyn Womack: A psychometrist who can experience the past of anything he touches searches for a close friend who goes missing after uncovering several “out-of-place” objects in this new magical thriller.
GIRL GONE MISSING by Marcie Rendon: Nothing in Renee Blackbear’s world had prepared her for college or for the hurt that happens in the Twin Cities. In between classes and hauling beets, drinking beer and shooting pool, a man who claims he’s her brother shows up, and she begins to dream the Cities and blonde Scandinavian girls calling for help.
THE FOURTH COURIER by Timothy Jay Smith: Suspenseful, thrilling, and smart, The Fourth Courier brings together a straight white FBI agent and gay black CIA officer as they team up to uncover a gruesome plot involving murder, radioactive contraband, narcissistic government leaders, and unconscionable greed.
THE SECRETS WE BURY by Debra Webb: After her fathers murder, Rowan Dupont returns to Winchester, Tennessee, to run her family’s funeral home, where she tries to stop an obsessive serial killer and reconsiders her mother’s and sister’s earlier deaths.
You can win autographed copies of 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 can enter this month’s contest.
Thanks for reading, and good luck!