Thriller

The Barrier

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Thriller

War, disease, biotechnology and religion intertwine in a gripping near-future thriller.

Twenty years ago an Ebola epidemic brought the world to the edge of oblivion. The West won the war, the East was isolated behind a wall, and a vaccine against Ebola was developed. Peace prevailed. Now Agent Noah Williams is being sent over the barrier to investigate a rogue scientist who risks releasing another plague. But why would a once-respected academic threaten the enforced vaccination program that ensures humans are no longer an endangered species? 

ISBN: 
9781925481

Beautiful Revolutionary

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Thriller

The thrilling new novel inspired by Jim Jones’s Peoples Temple from the author of The Love of a Bad Man.

Following her conscientious-objector husband Lenny to the rural Eden of Evergreen Valley, California, Evelyn wants to be happy with their new life. Yet as the world is rocked by warfare and political assassinations, by racial discrimination and social upheaval, she finds herself disillusioned with Lenny’s passive ways — and anxious for a saviour.

Publisher: 
Scribe Publications
Year of Publication: 
2018

The List

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Thriller

Sidney Allen is a Fed. Part of the Australian Federal Police's K block, a unit doing whatever it takes in order to stop terrorist attacks on home soil.

But when young Muslim men on the Terror Watchlist start turning up dead, Sid and his partner, Haifa, have to work out what's going on.

Sectarian war? Drugs? Retribution? For Sid, there's nothing unclear about a bullet to the head and a severed hand. Someone is sending a message.

Sub Genre: 
Politics
ISBN: 
9780733637421
Publisher: 
Hachette Australia
Year of Publication: 
2017

Greenlight

Author's Home Country: 
Australia
Category: 
Crime Fiction
Thriller

Four years ago Eliza Dacey was brutally murdered.

Within hours, her killer was caught.

Wasn’t he?

So reads the opening titles of Jack Quick’s new true-crime documentary.

A skilled producer, Jack knows that the bigger the conspiracy, the higher the ratings. Curtis Wade, convicted of Eliza’s murder on circumstantial evidence and victim of a biased police force, is the perfect subject. Millions of viewers agree.

ISBN: 
9780143789871
Publisher: 
Penguin Books Australia
Year of Publication: 
2018

GIVE ME YOUR HAND, MEGAN ABBOTT

Author Information
Book Title: 
Give Me Your Hand
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
U.S.A.
ISBN: 
9781760781873
Categorisation
Category: 
Thriller
Sub Genre: 
Psychological Thriller
Location: 
U.S.A.
Publisher: 
Macmillan Australia

THE PERFECT GIRLFRIEND, KAREN HAMILTON

Author Information
Book Title: 
The Perfect Girlfriend
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
United Kingdom
Categorisation
Category: 
Thriller
Sub Genre: 
Pyschological thriller
Location: 
United Kingdom
Publisher: 
Hachette Australia
Year of Publication: 
2018

Lightning Men by Thomas Mullen

Author Information
Book Title: 
Lightning Men
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Lightning Men
ISBN: 
9781408710616
Categorisation
Category: 
Thriller
Publisher: 
Hachette

Savages: The Wedding by Sabri Louatah

Author Information
Book Title: 
Savages: The Wedding
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
Savages: The Wedding
ISBN: 
9781472153692
Categorisation
Category: 
Thriller
Publisher: 
Hachette Australia
Year of Publication: 
2018

The Ottoman Conspiracy

Author's Home Country: 
New Zealand
Category: 
Thriller

Former Special Forces soldier Jeff Bradley is meeting with the mafia in Bari, Italy, to discover the whereabouts of his nemesis—criminal overlord Avni Leka—when he receives a message from an old friend. Barry is on board a tourist bus that has been hijacked by terrorists near Istanbul. Strapped with explosives, it is racing across Turkey to the northern borders of Syria, Iraq and Iran.

The Turkish president will not negotiate. The Turkish military will not allow the bus to cross the border. The hijackers will kill themselves and their hostages if they cannot escape.

ISBN: 
9781503942196
Series: 
Jeff Bradley
Publisher: 
Thomas Mercer
Year of Publication: 
2017

Hellbent by Gregg Hurwitz

Author Information
Book Title: 
Hellbent
Author Name: 
Author's Home Country: 
USA
ISBN: 
9781405928540
Series: 
Orphan X
Categorisation
Category: 
Thriller
Publisher: 
Michael Joseph
Year of Publication: 
2018