Books by Meg Gardiner

INTO THE BLACK NOWHERE by Meg Gardiner
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 30, 2018

"Though this sequel doesn't reach the melodramatic heights or depths of Unsub, Gardiner once again does serial killing to a turn."
Having survived her high-profile debut (Unsub, 2017), FBI profiler Caitlin Hendrix gets a new quarry: the Saturday Night Killer, who whisks Gideon County, Texas, women away from venues everybody thought were safe and then gruesomely dispatches them. Read full book review >
UNSUB by Meg Gardiner
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 27, 2017

"Every detail Gardiner (Phantom Instinct, 2014, etc.) uses to grease the skids is over-the-top, but readers sucked into this vortex won't care; they'll be too busy counting down the hours to the appearance of the promised sequel, which seems poised to begin about five minutes after the final scene."
Move over, Zodiac. The latest of the countless fictional serial killers you've inspired gives you a blistering run for your money. Read full book review >
PHANTOM INSTINCT by Meg Gardiner
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 26, 2014

"The resulting action sequences, which fill the second half of the story, are never less than breathtaking but not nearly as interesting as the setup was."
Two wounded warriors team up to take down the lowlifes who hurt them and would love to kill them. Read full book review >
THE NIGHTMARE THIEF by Meg Gardiner
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: July 21, 2011

"The mind-bogglingly improbable setup and the number of wild cards in the mix guarantee endless plot twists, most of them so diabolically engineered that you'll forget how wafer-thin the characters are."
Bay Area forensic psychiatrist Jo Beckett's fourth case (The Liar's Lullaby, 2010, etc.) finds her caught in the middle of a fantasy crime spree turned deadly. Read full book review >
THE LIAR’S LULLABY by Meg Gardiner
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 24, 2010

"Catnip for Jeffery Deaver fans who can't wait for their next fix and like-minded souls who value constant stimulation over plausibility."
The SFPD once more calls on forensic psychiatrist Jo Beckett, this time to help explain the shooting death of a singer/songwriter whose showy comeback entrance to a concert stage was cut short when she was shot halfway down her zipline. Read full book review >