Category Archives: Thriller

The Inner Circle

The Inner Circle by Brad Melzer 2011 / 544 pages read by Scott Brick 14h 15m rating  B  /  political thriller The Inner Circle was first published in 2011 and  it takes place in the not too distant future. I bought the book because … Continue reading

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Those Who Wish Me Dead

Those Who Wish Me Dead by Michael Koryta 2014/ 400 pages read by Robert Petkoff – 10h 30m rating:  C+ / thriller Can’t really call this a crime novel because this all happens well after the crimes have been committed … Continue reading

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The Girl on the Train

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins 2015 / 326  pages Read by  Clare Corbett, Louise Brealey, India Fisher / 10h 59m Rating:  A / crime (thriller) Something happened to Rachel but she can’t remember what it was – she was drunk … Continue reading

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The Hidden Child

The Hidden Child by Camilla Läckberg  (Sweden) 2007 (2011 in English) / 400 pages read by Simon Vance / 14h 58m rating: B- / crime (police procedural) I’ve been reading along in this series but Audible doesn’t have the 3rd book … Continue reading

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Proof

Proof by Dick Francis 1984 / 272 pages read by Simon Prebble 9h 43m rating B+  / Crime (traditional/thriller) Dick Francis is an old standby for me – I started reading his books in the 1980s, I think,  and every … Continue reading

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Rage Against the Dying

Rage Against the Dying by Becky Masterman 2013 / 320 pages Read by Judy Kaye 11h 17m rating A / crime (thriller) This turned out to be a great book,  but I almost put it down as a “could not finish,” … Continue reading

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The Son

The Son by Jo Nesbø  (Norway – translated) 2014 / 417 pages narrated by Gildart Jackson 17h 28m rating:  B / crime I’ve upgraded the rating by a grade – on thinking about the book I really did enjoy the … Continue reading

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The Fourth Watcher

The Fourth Watcher: A Novel of Bangkok by Timothy Hallinan 2008/320 pages read by Victor Bevine 10h 53m rating  A / crime  (#2 in Poke Rafferty series) In this gritty, fast-paced novel of Bangkok,  the series protagonist,  Poke Rafferty, a … Continue reading

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Evil and the Mask

Evil and the Mask by Fuminori Nakamura (Japan) 2013/356 pages rating:  9 / literary thriller I really didn’t know if I wanted to read this.  It sounded so horrific.  But I rather enjoyed Nakamura’s first novel in English,  The Thief,  so … Continue reading

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Frozen Solid

Frozen Solid by James Tabor 2013/336 pages read by Paul Mitchell 9h 20m rating B+ / crime-thriller Having been sent to a South Pole research station in the winter,  Hallie Leland realizes this may not be a safe place for women. … Continue reading

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Light of the World

Light of the World by James Lee Burke  (US) 2013 / 560 pages read by Will Patton 19h 3m rating:  A+ (crime) (# 20 in Dave Robicheaux series) Oh I waited for this one and got it within minutes of it’s … Continue reading

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Final Theory

Final Theory by Mark Alpert (US) 2009/480 pages Read by Adam Grupper 12h 50m Rating A- /crime & sci-fi/techno-thriller Finished 7/17/2013 My son recommended this (Thank you,  Isaac!)  and my kids rarely recommend books to me so I try to … Continue reading

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