Books by Bill Eidson

Bill Eidson is the author of the thrillers, The Little Brother, Dangerous Waters, The Guardian, Adrenaline, Frames Per Second, One Bad Thing. His latest novel, The Repo, is the first in the Jack Merchant and Sarah Ballard series. Bill was born in Savann


THE MAYDAY by Bill Eidson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 15, 2005

"Jack's tough and tenderhearted, Sarah's brainy and sexy, the prose is clear and direct. Here's crime fiction the way it should be."
A tragic accident segues into brutal murder in this second Merchant-Ballard sizzler. Read full book review >
THE REPO by Bill Eidson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2003

"But what really makes this first of a series Edison's (Frames Per Second, 1999, etc.) best yet are the flawed, hurt, exceptionally sympathetic central players."
Having blotted his copybook, ex-DEA agent Jack Merchant is spending early retirement desultorily skippering his sloop Lila in and around the marinas of Charleston, Mass., looking forward to not much. Read full book review >
FRAMES PER SECOND by Bill Eidson
Released: Oct. 12, 1999

"With this one, Eidson turns a corner."
Eidson's fifth (Adrenaline, 1998, etc.) and best concerns a likable news photographer and the scheming scoundrels he disenchants. Read full book review >
ADRENALINE by Bill Eidson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 1998

"Despite some terrific scenes involving stylish ultraviolence, and a passing appreciation for corporate chicanery and the life on Boston's low seas: a suspenser ultimately stranded by shallow characterizations and soggy plotting."
Twisted exercise in melodrama involving dueling yuppies—one good, the other conveniently psychotic—making mayhem in the boardrooms and boatyards surrounding Boston. Read full book review >
THE GUARDIAN by Bill Eidson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 17, 1996

"A slick, notably violent entertainment that cuts to the chase at every opportunity."
An ex-con's pen pals help him free his young niece from her kidnappers in a gritty beat-the-clock third thriller from Eidson (Dangerous Waters, 1991, etc.). Read full book review >
DANGEROUS WATERS by Bill Eidson
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Nov. 14, 1991

"The ensuing climax features too much explanatory talk, but Riley's final act is as clever and stunningly violent as most of the rest of this slick, fast-paced, cinematic tale."
Tough and twisty crime melodrama in which a man avenges his wife's murder—and in which Eidson proves he's a craftier writer than his crudely psychosexual first novel (The Little Brother, 1990) let on. Read full book review >