Thriller Release Update-August 2020

Just to give you an update on the release dates for the newest additions to the series that I have reviewed.

Soon to be Released

Nick Thacker – The Minoan Manifest

Expected Release Date 9/30/20

A Harvey Bennett Novel

10,000 years ago, Antarctica was not the frozen continent we know.

And 6,000 years ago, they were visited by the Minoan civilization.

What they found there was incredible: they weren’t alone.

From the USA Today Bestselling Author of the Harvey Bennett Thrillers series, the tenth book in the epic Harvey Bennett saga continues.

When a Russian exploratory and science team discovers something miraculous on the coast of Antarctica, they race to tell their government about the strange findings.

Instead of rejoicing, they are silenced.

Halfway across the world, Dr. Sarah Lindgren is tapped to help a US-based committee determine the answer to a puzzling anomaly.

She engages the help of her boyfriend, Gareth Red, and his group, the Civilian Special Operations.

It seems something is happening on the world’s southernmost continent, and the committee needs boots on the ground to find out what it is.

But before they leave, the CSO group finds out something else:

They aren’t the only group on the hunt.

Join Harvey “Ben” Bennett, Juliette Richardson, Dr. Sarah Lindgren, and Gareth Red as they embark on yet another world-spanning adventure.


Casey Hill – Fallout

Expected Release Date 10/31/20

A Reilly Steel Novel

If you could find out when you’ll die – WOULD you?
Learning her expiry date doesn’t sound like much of a birthday present to Rae, but it’s been that way for everyone since the Cryptograph was introduced. A biological algorithm developed by Silicon Valley, it can determine with precise accuracy the lifespan of every human being on the planet.

Everyone gets tested when they come of age, but Rae wants to opt out. She hates how the system labels and categorizes society according to longevity – like Transients, whose short lifespan automatically renders them useless, Interims, the hard-working majority – or elite Constants, whose long lives guarantee opportunity and power.

But when Rae’s intentions to avoid the test are impeded and her lifespan is revealed, the future seems set in stone.
Or does it…?


James Rollins – The Savage Zone

Expected Release Date 3/9/21

A Sigma Force Novel

It begins in Africa . . .

 A United Nations relief team in a small village in the Congo makes an alarming discovery. An unknown force is leveling the evolutionary playing field. Men, women, and children have been reduced to a dull, cattle-like state. The natural world surrounding them—plants and animals—have grown more cunning and predatory, evolving at an exponential pace. The insidious phenomenon is spreading across the African continent, threatening the rest of the world. But is it a natural event? Or more terrifyingly, did someone engineer it?

What has made the biosphere run amok? Commander Gray Pierce and Sigma Force are prepared for the extraordinary and have kept the world safe—vigilance for which they have paid a tragic personal price. Yet even these brilliant and seasoned scientific warriors do not understand what is behind this frightening development—or know how to stop it. As they race across the nation and around the globe—from Washington D.C. to the densest jungles of Africa—to find answers, the members of Sigma realize they have become prey. 

To head off global catastrophe, Sigma Force risks their lives to uncover the shattering secret at the heart of a biosphere run amok—a truth that will illuminate who we are as a species and where we may be headed . . . sooner than we know. 

Mother Nature—red in tooth and claw—is turning against humankind, plummeting the entire world into The Savage Zone.


Kathy Reichs – The Bone Code

Expected Release Date 3/16/21

A Temperance Brennan Novel

A storm has hit South Carolina, dredging up crimes of the past.

On the way to Isle of Palms, a barrier island off the South Carolina coast, forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan receives a call from the Charleston coroner. During the storm, a medical waste container has washed up on the beach. Inside are two decomposed bodies wrapped in plastic sheeting and bound with electrical wire. Chillingly, Tempe recognizes many details as identical to those of an unsolved case she handled in Quebec fifteen years earlier. With a growing sense of foreboding, she flies to Montreal to gather evidence and convince her boss Pierre LaManch to reopen the cold case. She also seeks the advice—and comfort—of her longtime beau Andrew Ryan.

Meanwhile, a storm of a different type gathers force in South Carolina. The citizens of Charleston are struck by a bacterium that, at its worst, can eat human flesh. Thousands panic and test themselves for a rare genetic mutation that may have rendered them vulnerable.

Shockingly, Tempe eventually discovers that not only are the victims in both grisly murder cases related, but that the murders and the disease outbreak also have a common cause…


Brandt Legg – Cosega Source

Expected Release Date 4/13/21

A Cosega Sequence Novel

Some said it was over.

It isn’t.

Others thought they understood.

They didn’t.

Discovering the source rewrites history . . . again, and transforms the future.

We will all be forever changed.


Just Released

Nathan M. Farrugia – Kill Switch

Released on 8/1/20

A Helix Novel

Time is running out.

Olesya and Sophia have one last chance to stop Purity from taking over Europe.

But the Fifth Column are closing on them and they’re going to need all the help they can get.

The hardest part won’t be infiltrating a fortified Prague.

It will be getting inside Purity’s most powerful weapon: the Spear.


Kevin Tinto – Ice Revelation

Released on 7/30/20

An Andrews & Hobson Novel

Leah Andrews is on the Antarctic Continent, her single-minded goal, return the Ancients to their destiny while at the same time, hoping that will stop the increasingly powerful and destructive Anomaly, that threatens a planet-wide extinction event should it continue to widen its grasp.She is far from the only interested party in finding the source of the extraterrestrial Anomaly. The Russians and the American military are desperate to reach ‘Complex 2’ and harvest the bounty of hyper-technology, then destroy the alien Anomaly. Jack Hobson is trapped in the USA, with no way to reach Antarctica through traditional means. He must formulate an audacious plan risking his life and those of the Globemaster pilots, Major Janie West and Captain Charlotte Ross.The Russians, the Americans, Leah Andrews, and the Ancients begin to converge on the bottom of the world, in the thrilling ending to the ICE Trilogy!


Iris Johansen – The Persuasion

Released on 6/2/20

An Eve Duncan Novel

Forensic sculptor Eve Duncan and ex-Navy Seal Joe Quinn are about to give Seth Caleb their trust for the most important duty of his life: keeping their daughter, Jane MacGuire, safe at any cost. Because Jane’s talent as an artist has brought her to the attention of a madman.

Seth, Jane’s longtime ally and fierce protector, is determined to keep her out of danger, but that becomes nearly impossible when Jane is forced to take matters into her own hands and confronts the man who wants her for himself…and wants Seth Caleb dead.

As Jane and Seth chase down their blood-thirsty adversary, they finally commit to one another — in the culmination of the love story that fans have been waiting for. As the two come face-to-face with danger, one thing is made clear: it will take both of them working together to confront and defeat this evil.


Nathan M. Farrugia – Purity

Released on 5/31/20

A Helix Novel

Jay’s final mission might be his last.

Unarmed and undercover, he must step inside the heart of Purity’s headquarters.

All he has to do is plant a computer virus and get out.

But getting out is only half the problem…


Nick Thacker – The Mendel Paradox

Released on 5/3/20

A Harvey Bennett Novel

A small village in Switzerland is rocked by a gruesome death.

Nearby, a woman disappears, and locals wonder if the events are related.

And in the surrounding forests, accounts of a strange and shadowy murderer begin to appear.

A company in Switzerland has been working on bringing the future of medicine and surgery into the present. Their successes have been stacking up for over a decade, and their next project promises great things.

…Until things start to go awry.

Genetic engineering meets conspiracy technothriller in this nonstop, fast-paced action-adventure novel. A perfect blend of suspense, mystery, and thriller adventure for the armchair traveler.


Mary Lawrence – The Lost Boys of London

Released on 4/28/20

A Bianca Goddard Novel

In the twilight years of Henry VIII’s reign, alchemist’s daughter Bianca Goddard uses her skills to aid the living, and help seek justice for the dead . . .
 
While her husband fights the Scots on behalf of King Henry VIII, Bianca Goddard earns her coin by concocting medicines that offer relief to London’s sick. Some unfortunates, however, are beyond any remedies she can provide—like the young boy discovered hanging from a church dripstone. Examining the body, Bianca finds a rosary twisted around the child’s neck. A week later, another boy is found dead at a different church. When Fisk, the impish little son of Bianca’s acquaintance, goes missing, she fears he may become the third victim . . .
 
There are many villains who would prey on wayward, penniless boys. But Bianca suspects the killings are not brutal acts of impulse, but something far more calculated. In her room of Medicinals and Physickes she examines the sole piece of evidence: a sweet-smelling, dark-stained cloth. If Bianca can unravel its secret, reputations and lives will be saved. But the expected hour of the next murder is approaching, and a single misstep may mean another boy is lost forever . . .


Judith Lucci – Demons Among Us

Released on 4/26/20

A Alex Destephano Novel

Her fiancé battles terrorists…
He’s one of America’s elite…
Marrying him is a risk – suppose he doesn’t come home?

Alex, now living in Virginia and working in Washington, DC
for the Institute of Medicine, is recalled to the Big Easy to investigate a
series of hospital crimes where she reconnects with her ex-husband Robert, the calm, steady surgeon.
She realizes she misses him desperately as guilt consumes her…

A series of emergency calls, one from the hospital, another from her home,
Twist her heart and her…
What will she do? She’s being pulled in so many directions…
Evil dissects her brain as fear consumes her soul…
Will she, can she do the right thing?

You’ll love this psychological thriller… the circumstances are life and death, and convey a level of urgency unlike any other Alex has faced before.

She needs your help.

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