A Grateful Nation by Ivan Weinberg
Released: June 19, 2015

"An often exhilarating novel despite the fact that its lawyer protagonist gets few opportunities to display his legal wiles."
In Weinberg's debut thriller, a California lawyer defends a psychiatrist after someone stabs one of the doctor's Vietnam veteran patients. Read full book review >
The Slush Pile Brigade by Samuel Marquis
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"A fresh concept and protagonist that breathe life into a conventional but exciting actioner."
In Marquis' debut thriller, a man hoping to confront the author who plagiarized his unpublished work winds up in the middle of a CIA operation to take down Russian mobsters. Read full book review >

The Colors of Medicine by Kenneth Goetz
Released: May 7, 2015

"A quiet novel of medicine and personal growth."
In Goetz's (Bending the Twig, 2002) novel, a doctor is torn between his ambitions for groundbreaking research and his commitment to providing medical care in a rural community.Read full book review >
Plagued, With Guilt by Michael Jason Brandt
Released: June 27, 2015

"A striking, frightening debut that heralds the start of a promising career."
Brandt plumbs the depths of suspense, pathology, and ancient history in this debut novel, at once a fierce academic thriller and a powerful meditation on humanity. Read full book review >
Jill Bash by Maurice Jackson
Released: March 28, 2014

"Goth girl meets The Nutty Professor meets The Terminator."
Action and sci-fi go hand in hand as Jackson presents the high-octane adventures of a snarky teenage girl who sets out with her nerdy uncle to save the world from evil robots. Read full book review >

Tooth & Talon by James Lee
Released: July 20, 2015

"Eerie, entertaining tales whose recurring themes and characters make them stronger."
Vampires, otherworldly creatures, and human killers populate Lee's debut collection of horror and suspense stories. Read full book review >
Kiana Cruise: Apocalypse by Jody Studdard
Released: Oct. 4, 2013

"An endlessly enjoyable espionage tale with an ultracool teen protagonist primed for her own series."
A teenage girl balances high school life with a career as a U.S. secret agent alongside her spy father in Studdard's (Adventures on Dinosaur Planet, 2013, etc.) YA thriller. Read full book review >
SUPERNOTES by Agent Kasper
Released: Jan. 12, 2016

"This translation from Italian is a fast, exciting read inspired by a real agent who risked his life combatting the problem of counterfeiting on an international scale."
A based-on-fact thriller about escaping from captivity in a Cambodian hellhole. Read full book review >
Released: Dec. 15, 2015

"Improbable, sure, and complicated enough to try the reader's patience at points. Still, as we've come to expect from Rollins, an altogether satisfying techno-thriller."
Planet of the Apes meets Rocky—or maybe The Big Bang Theory. Read full book review >
THE LOCKER by Adrian Magson
Released: Jan. 8, 2016

"What's most compelling here is not what's lost but who's been sent in to find it: Gonzalez and Vaslik make an appealingly mismatched investigative unit."
The safe return of a kidnapped child hinges on her aid-worker father, whose international ties might not be as altruistic as they first appear. Read full book review >
Released: Dec. 15, 2015

"One of the year's most enjoyable thrillers, this sequel boasts great characters, lived-in dialogue, and stripped-down storytelling that for all its drama couldn't be lighter on its feet."
Forced into a covert operation by a cutthroat female CIA agent, Zagreb police captain Marko della Torre finds himself caught in the cross hairs between opposing factions, with little chance of escaping to safety. Read full book review >
Ivy League Killers by Dave Cherry

"Killers for hire make a surprisingly charming couple in this straightforward thriller."
In Cherry's (Sweep Rowing, 2014) novel, a young married couple share their love of rowing, spending time at the gun range, and handling contract killings for a covert organization. Read full book review >
Kirkus Interview
Elin Hilderbrand
October 13, 2015

In Winter Stroll, a sequel to last year's holiday novel Winter Street, Elin Hilderbrand improves on the first by delving deeper into the emotional lives of the Quinn clan. Christmas on Nantucket finds Winter Street Inn owner Kelley Quinn and his family busily preparing for the holiday season. Though the year has brought tragedy, the Quinns have much to celebrate: Kelley has reunited with his first wife Margaret, Kevin and Isabelle have a new baby; and Ava is finally dating a nice guy. But when Kelley's estranged wife Mitzi shows up on the island, along with Kevin's devious ex-wife Norah and a dangerously irresistible old fling of Ava's, the Inn is suddenly overrun with romantic feuds, not to mention guests. “Although some of the Quinns' problems are resolved, many are not, happily promising a third installment next year,” our reviewer writes. View video >