Books by Owen Laukkanen

DECEPTION COVE  by Owen Laukkanen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 21, 2019

"Laukkanen's thrillers go beyond bloodshed and giving bad guys their due. His protagonists show a level of humanity that makes his stories a real pleasure."
The latest by the author of the Stevens and Windermere series and the maritime thriller Gale Force (2018). Read full book review >
GALE FORCE by Owen Laukkanen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 8, 2018

"Action-loving readers will be thrilled with this one. Laukkanen is a damn fine storyteller."
The author of the Stevens and Windermere novels (The Forgotten Girls, 2017, etc.) taps into his nautical knowledge for this rousing seafaring yarn. Read full book review >
THE FORGOTTEN GIRLS by Owen Laukkanen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 14, 2017

"Laukkanen combines great storytelling with deep compassion for the underdog. Despite brief references to earlier cases, you can safely read the novels in any order."
The sixth fast-paced entry in the Stevens-Windermere crime-fighting series (The Watcher in the Wall, 2016, etc.). Read full book review >
THE WATCHER IN THE WALL by Owen Laukkanen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 15, 2016

"A gut-wrenching tale filled with empathy for alienated teens. This may be the best yet in a first-rate series."
A fast-paced thriller in which Windermere and Stevens (The Stolen Ones, 2015, etc.) must stop the Internet predator who's persuading teens to commit suicide. Read full book review >
THE STOLEN ONES by Owen Laukkanen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 17, 2015

"Thriller fans will enjoy this one. Laukkanen is a first-class storyteller."
From start to finish, a fast-moving and satisfying thriller starring a likable if unlikely duo. Read full book review >
KILL FEE by Owen Laukkanen
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 20, 2014

"Proficient, professional, pulse-pounding nonsense. If you can accept the outrageous logistics of Killswitch, you won't put this third installment down unfinished."
Minnesota state cop Kirk Stevens teams up once more with the FBI's Carla Windermere to put a ruthless murder-for-hire scheme out of business. Read full book review >
CRIMINAL ENTERPRISE by Owen Laukkanen
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: March 21, 2013

"Fans of crime thrillers shouldn't miss this one or anything else with Laukkanen's name on the cover. The writing is so crisp, the pages almost want to turn themselves. He's a terrific storyteller."
With this second thriller in a series, Laukkanen's latest provides an entertaining worst-case scenario of an accountant gone bad. Read full book review >
Released: March 29, 2012

"Let's hope Laukkanen writes more thrillers like this one."
A fast-moving debut thriller with enough twists to fill a pretzel bag. Read full book review >