Thriller Thursday (8/14/14 Edition)

Our #ThrillerThursday picks guarantee an edge-of-your-seat, heart-pounding, and action-packed thrill ride!

DON’T LOOK BACK by Gregg Hurwitz
Eve Hardaway, newly single mother of one, finds herself up against a mysterious man with a violent past on a trip in the remote jungles and mountains of southern Mexico. “Hurwitz has crafted another satisfying thriller that will keep readers turning the pages to find out what happens next. A taut, smart, suspense-filled ride to satisfy the most discerning of thrill seekers.” — Library Journal, starred review
Bonus: Watch the Kirkus video interview with Hurwitz on DON’T LOOK BACK!

PAYOFF by Douglas Corleone
U.S. Marshal Simon Fisk is back in a second “pedal-to-the-metal thriller”* where he must venture to South America to get a Hollywood mogul’s kidnapped daughter back. “Like GOOD AS GONE, the novel accelerates to high speed almost immediately and doesn’t slow down until the book is finished. Another winner.”
— *Booklist

GUN METAL HEART by Dana Haynes
Freelance operative Daria Gibron was injured on her last case, but she cuts her recovery short after an old colleague needs her help evading a dangerous Serbian mercenary group. “In her fourth adventure, former Shin-Bet operative Daria reads even more like the twenty-first century’s 007 as she punctuates breathless action with sharp wit, inventive strategy, and fashion commentary. A fine entry in a series that’s espionage at its most fun.” — Booklist

STRANGE SHORES by Arnaldur Indridason
Indridason’s beloved Inspector Erlendur returns to hunt for a missing woman who disappeared from the frozen fjords of Iceland, as well as his long-lost brother, whose disappearance in a snowstorm when they were children has colored his entire life. “Having been absent in Indridason’s previous two mysteries, Erlendur’s return will thrill fans. While series veterans get more insight on Bergur’s disappearance, no knowledge of the backstory is required for full enjoyment of this satisfying mystery.” — Library Journal

What are you reading this #ThrillerThursday? Share your picks with us @MacmillanLib.

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