Must-Read Thriller Novels | May 2021

06 May 2021

Must-Read Thriller Novels | May 2021

Need to add some exciting new books to your reading list? You won’t want to miss our latest must-read thriller book picks! You can start reading new novels by Taylor Marsh, Dan Raburn, Ellie Beals, GP Hutchinson, Kaira Rouda, and James Patterson. Enjoy your new books!

Echoes of Midnight

by Dan Raburn

Release Date: April 11, 2021

A midnight bombing in 1966 Mississippi rocks a rural community, and its echoes reverberate down the decades. Fifty years later, a midnight knock on his door in Oxford drags former cold case detective Arlan Trahan back to that dark night. His visitor is a mysterious Ole Miss law student who calls herself Lennie, and she wants him to reopen the case of a black man she believes was wrongly accused of murdering a white family in the bombing.

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by Ellie Beals

Release Date: January 14, 2021

It starts with Just Watching. But danger emerges when Just Watching ends. When “wildchild” Xavier observes older dog-trainer Cass and her dogs in the woods of West Quebec, he is enthralled. Covertly, he conducts an ongoing surveillance before finally staging a meeting. His motives are uncertain – even to him. But the intersection of these characters eventually detonates a series of potentially lethal events.

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by GP Hutchinson

Release Date: April 16, 2021

The third book in the America’s Pastime Series by GP Hutchinson… It’s 1927, the year Babe Ruth clouts an unprecedented 60 home runs. Over in the National League, Joe Rath has just lost his spot as starting catcher for the Baltimore Beacons. The team’s front office believes their club, too, needs a bona fide slugger, one they’ve found in their new backstop, Frank Walsh. Determined to prove his worth to the Beacons, as well as to his dissatisfied young wife, Rath boards a team train bound for Chicago. Little does he know, a spontaneous visit to a speakeasy in The Windy City will land him in a world of ruthless gangsters and in the arms of a ravishing young singer.

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The Next Wife

by Kaira Rouda

Release Date: May 1, 2021

Kate Nelson had it all. A flourishing company founded with her husband, John; a happy marriage; and a daughter, Ashlyn. The picture-perfect family. Until John left for another woman. Tish is half his age. Ambitious. She’s cultivated a friendship with Ashlyn. Tish believes she’s won. She’s wrong.

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21st Birthday

by James Patterson

Release Date: May 3, 2021

The 21st book in the Women’s Murder Club Series by New York Times Bestselling Author James Patterson… When young wife and mother Tara Burke goes missing with her baby girl, all eyes are on her husband, Lucas. He paints her not as a missing person but a wayward wife—until a gruesome piece of evidence turns the investigation criminal.

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The Watcher Girl

by Minka Kent

Release Date: May 1st

Eight years ago, Grace McMullen broke Sutton Whitlock’s heart when she walked away. But it was only to save him from the baggage of her own troubled past. Now all she wants is to make sure he’s okay. Only everything she learns about him online says otherwise. According to his social media accounts, he placed roots in her hometown, married a look-alike, and even named his daughter Grace. He clearly hasn’t moved on. In fact, it’s creepy. So Grace does what any concerned ex-girlfriend would do: she moves home…and watches him.

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