Everyone seems to have the Christmas bug early this year. With that in mind here are a few stocking stuffers perfect for the reader on your list.
“Taut, tense, crackling with psychological suspense and bursting with authentic detail, On the Count of Three is a tremendous thriller. Fans of Criminal Minds will love it and be left hungry for more.”
–Andrew Grant, author of False Witness
FBI agent and profiler Brandon Fisher and the team head to Miami to investigate a missing person case that seems connected to two of the most heinous murders the city has seen in nearly a decade. They come to find out, though, that this serial killer may have far more victims than they’d first thought.
“…an exciting thriller, with so many different elements and twists…action the entire way.”
—Barb, The Reading Cafe
Former mafia hit man turned accountant and family man is called back for one final mission—and the job comes with one high-risk ultimatum. It’s either go along with their request to kill a governor of state or the mob will kill his wife and two children.
“This is definitely akin to an Indiana Jones story set in modern times. There is very fast-paced action and danger with some good investigative twists at the home front.”–Martha’s Bookshelf
When archaeologist Matthew Connor’s friend is kidnapped, the ransom comes at the highest price—her life in exchange for finding the Incas’ lost City of Gold. With the clock ticking, Matthew and two of his closest friends have limited time to make the discovery. To make matters worse, Matthew’s arch nemesis insists that two of her hired guns go along for the ride.
“Gritty and emotionally jagged, Carolyn Arnold’s Power Struggle pours on the suspense as one twisted assassin plays hide-and-go-seek with a detective who refuses to give up, no matter what… Hard-boiled police work at its best, suspense that is taut and the urgent race against time make this an edge-of-your-seat read as danger hits too close to home for this detective…” –Tome Tender Book Blog
Detective Madison Knight’s latest murder case has her facing her past and fearing her future when the victim not only is the man who killed her grandfather but has ties to the Russian Mafia. In fact, she’s convinced that the hit man who almost killed her ten months ago is back to finish the job.
“This is the perfect mystery to sink into… There are enough clues to keep you interested… keep you in suspense and turning the pages until the surprising climax occurs… I really enjoyed this book and highly recommend it!”–Bixler Reviews
Sean and Sara can’t even go shopping on Black Friday without getting pulled into a murder investigation. The deceased is the husband of an old friend of Sara’s, and there’s no way she can ignore the case. It will take some undercover work and the help of a friend—former sergeant Jimmy Voigt—but if all goes according to plan, Sean and Sara might just have the case wrapped up in time for the holidays.