Barry Best Thriller

 

2013 selection

The Fallen Angel

Gabriel Allon #12

Barry Best Thriller 2013

by Daniel Silva

Art restorer, assassin, spy—Gabriel Allon returns in The Fallen Angel, another blockbuster espionage thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva. The acclaimed author of Portrait of a Spy...


2012 selection

The Informant: An Otto Penzler Book

The Butcher's Boy #3

Barry Best Thriller 2012

by Thomas Perry

The Butcher's Boy is back! Thomas Perry's vengeful assassin has returned to play a deadly psychological game with Elizabeth Waring, the only Justice Department official who ever believed he existed. Can these...


2011 selection

Thirteen Hours

Barry Best Thriller 2011

by Deon Meyer & K.L. Seegers

Internationally acclaimed, prize-winning thriller writer Deon Meyer has been heralded as the “King of South African Crime.” In Thirteen Hours, morning dawns in Cape Town, and for homicide detective Benny...


2010 selection

Running from the Devil: A Novel

Emma Caldridge #1

Barry Best Thriller 2010

by Jamie Freveletti

“A breathless, hair-raising read, one of the most gripping thrillers I’ve read in a long, long time.”

—Tess Gerritsen, New York Times bestselling author of The Keepsake

 

A high-octane debut thriller in...


2009 selection

The Deceived

Jonathan Quinn #2

Barry Best Thriller 2009

by Brett Battles

“Unputdownable.”* “Brilliant and heart-pounding.”** “A tightly written page-turner.”*** Brett Battles won rave reviews for his debut novel, The Cleaner, which introduced hero Jonathan Quinn. A freelance...


2007 selection

The Messenger

Gabriel Allon #6

Barry Best Thriller 2007

by Daniel Silva

The #1 national bestseller from the author of Prince of Fire

On the trail of a deadly al-Qaeda operative, Gabriel Allon returns in a spellbinding story of deception, power, and revenge by the New York Times...


2006 selection

Paranoia/Company Man

Barry Best Thriller 2006

by Joseph Finder

PARANOIA

Adam Cassidy is twenty-six and a low level employee at a high-tech corporation who hates his job. When he manipulates the system to do something nice for a friend, he finds himself charged with a crime....