Book Review: Massacre Pond by Paul Doiron

By: Mark Combs   Title: Massacre Pond Author: Paul Doiron Genre: Thriller Series or Standalone: Book 4 in the Mike Bowditch Series     Blurb Massacre Pond is Edgar finalist Paul Doiron’s superb new novel featuring Game Warden Mike Bowditch and a beautiful, enigmatic woman whose mission to save the Maine wilderness […]



Book review: The Greenland Breach by Bernard Besson 4

Review by Mark Combs   Title: The Greenland Breach Author: Bernard Besson (translated by Julie Rose) Genre: Thriller Publisher: Le French Book       Blurb:    A cli-fi spy novel by a prizewinning novelist and former top-level French intelligence officer. A fast-paced combination of environmental catastrophe, geopolitical stakes, freelance […]

From spy to best-selling author – lifting the lid on the French Intellegence Agency 1

From spy to best-selling author – Bernard Besson lifts the lid on life in French intelligence   Bernard Besson had a long career in French intelligence and law enforcement. As former chief of staff of the French FBI, he was involved in dismantling Soviet spy rings in France and Western […]


The Madmans Daughter

Book Review: The Madman’s Daughter by Megan Shepherd

THE MADMAN’S DAUGHTER BY MEGAN SHEPHERD Review by Amanda Perry Title: The Madman’s Daughter Author: Megan Shepherd Genre: YA Thriller Publisher: Balzer & Bray (Harper Collins imprint) Series or standalone: Book 1 of 3 Blurb:  In the darkest places, even love is deadly.Sixteen-year-old Juliet Moreau has built a life for herself in London—working as a maid, […]

Book Review: The Troop by Nick Cutter 1

THE TROOP BY NICK CUTTER By Riley Banks Title: The Troop Author: Nick Cutter Standalone or Series: Standalone Genre: Thriller/Horror Publisher: Simon and Schuster Publish date: 25 February 2014 Blurb:  Once a year, scoutmaster Tim Riggs leads a troop of boys into the Canadian wilderness for a three-day camping trip – a tradition as comforting and reliable […]



Book Review: The Boy Who Could See Demons by Caroline Jess-Cooke

  Review by Riley Banks     Title: The Boy Who Could See Demons Author: Caroline Jess-Cooke Genre: Psychological Thriller/Paranormal Thriller Standalone or Series: Standalone Publisher: Delacorte Press     Blurb:    Bestselling author Carolyn Jess-Cooke has written a brilliant novel of suspense that delves into the recesses of the human mind […]

Book Review: Wild Night Is Calling – Packs a Punch

By Riley Banks   Title: Wild Night is Calling Authors: J.A. Konrath and Ann Voss Peterson Genre: Short story, crime, horror, thriller,   Basic Blurb: Summer. Late at night. Two teenage girls are picked up by two boys, who invite them back to their place to party. But an innocent mistake […]

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David Khara

Interview: David Khara, author of The Bleiberg Project

Interview by Riley Banks David Khara is the author of The Bleiberg Project, an adrenaline-pumping conspiracy thriller based on World War II and its consequences in today’s world. This fast-pace novel full of humor and humanity is the first in the Consortium Thriller series. The book was an instant success in France, catapulting […]

Is Gabriel Boutros the next John Grisham? 7

Riley Banks talks to Gabriel Boutros about his new book, The Guilty.   Like John Grisham before him, Gabriel Boutros started his career as a defense attorney, where he met plenty of honest, ethical lawyers who worked hard to guarantee that anyone accused of a crime got a fair trial. […]

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Frederique Molay

Interview: Frédérique Molay, best-selling author of The 7th Woman 1

Riley Banks interviews Frédérique Molay, the best-selling author of The 7th Woman, which is the first in an ongoing series of edge-of-your-seat police procedurals set in Paris focusing on the city’s elite Criminal Investigation Division and its Chief of Police Nico Sirsky.   This book won France’s most prestigious crime fiction award, was named […]