Best Organized Crime Thrillers Books
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1. Daylight (An Atlee Pine Thriller, 3)
Author: by David Baldacci
Published at: Grand Central Publishing (November 17, 2020)
In this gripping mystery, an FBI Agent’s search for her sister clashes with a military investigator’s high-stakes case, leading them both deep into a global conspiracyfrom which neither of them will escape unscathed. For many long years, Atlee Pine was tormented by uncertainty after her twin sister, Mercy, was abducted at the age of six and never seen again.
Now, just as Atlee is pressured to end her investigation into Mercy’s disappearance, she finally gets her most promising breakthrough yet: the identity of her sister’s kidnapper, Ito Vincenzo. With time running out, Atlee and her assistant Carol Blum race to Vincenzo’s last known location in Trenton, New Jerseyand unknowingly stumble straight into John Puller’s case, blowing his arrest during a drug ring investigation involving a military installation.
Stunningly, Pine and Puller’s joint investigation uncovers a connection between Vincenzo’s family and a breathtaking scheme that strikes at the very heart of global democracy. Peeling back the layers of deceit, lies and cover-ups, Atlee finally discovers the truth about what happened to Mercy.
2. Deadly Cross (Alex Cross, 28)
Author: by James Patterson
Published at: Little, Brown and Company; First Edition (November 23, 2020)
The murder of a glamorous DC socialite becomes Alex Cross’s deadliest case since Along Came a Spider. Kay Willingham led a life as glamorous as it was publicshe was a gorgeous Georgetown socialite, philanthropist, and the ex-wife of the vice president.
So why was she parked in a Bentley convertible idling behind a DC private school, in the middle of the night, with the man who was the head of that school? Who shot them both, point blank, and why? The shocking double homicide is blazed across the internet, TV, newspapersand across Alex Cross’s mind.
Kay had been his patient once.And maybe more. While John Sampson of DC Metro Police investigates the last movements of Christopher Randall, the educator killed along with Kay Willingham, detective Alex Cross and FBI special agent Ned Mahoney find unanswered questions from Willingham’s past, before she arrived in DC and became known in DC society as someone who could make things happen.
They travel to Alabama to investigate Kay’s early years. There they find a world of trouble, corruption, and secrets, all of them closed to outsiders like Cross and Mahoney. Kay had many enemies, but all of them seemed to need her alive.
3. Fortune and Glory: A Novel (27) (A Stephanie Plum Novel)
Author: by Janet Evanovich
Published at: Atria Books (November 3, 2020)
The twenty-seventh entry in the #1 New York Times bestselling series isn’t just the biggest case of Stephanie Plum’s career. It’s the adventure of a lifetime. When Stephanie’s beloved Grandma Mazur’s new husband died on their wedding night, the only thing he left her was a beat-up old easy chairand the keys to a life-changing fortune.
But as Stephanie and Grandma Mazur search for Jimmy Rosolli’s treasure, they discover that they’re not the only ones on the hunt. Two dangerous enemies from the past stand in their wayalong with a new adversary who’s even more formidable: Gabriela Rose, a dark-eyed beauty from Little Havana with a taste for designer clothes.
She’s also a soldier of fortune, a gourmet cook, an expert in firearms and mixed martial artsand someone who’s about to give Stephanie a real run for her money. Stephanie may be in over her head, but she’s got two things that Gabriela doesn’t: an unbreakable bond with her family and a stubborn streak that will never let her quit.
4. Savage Son: A Thriller (3) (Terminal List)
Author: by Jack Carr
Published at: Atria/Emily Bestler Books (April 14, 2020)
INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER INSTANT USA TODAY BESTSELLER A great book… It’s f*cking riveting! Joe Rogan Take my word for it, James Reece is one rowdy motherf*er.Get ready! Chris Pratt, star of The Terminal List, coming to Amazon Prime A rare gut-punch writer, full of grit and insight, who we will be happily reading for years to come.
Gregg Hurwitz, New York Times bestselling author of the Orphan X series In this third high-octane thriller in the seriously good (Lee Child, #1 New York Times bestselling author) Terminal List series, former Navy SEAL James Reece must infiltrate the Russian mafia and turn the hunters into the hunted.
Deep in the wilds of Siberia, a woman is on the run, pursued by a man harboring secretsa man intent on killing her. A traitorous CIA officer has found refuge with the Russian mafia with designs on ensuring a certain former Navy SEAL sniper is put in the ground.
Half a world away, James Reece is recovering from brain surgery in the Montana wilderness, slowly putting his life back together with the help of investigative journalist Katie Buranek and his longtime friend and SEAL teammate Raife Hastings. Unbeknownst to them, the Russian mafia has set their sights on Reece in a deadly game of cat and mouse.
5. The Godfather: 50th Anniversary Edition
Author: by Mario Puzo
Published at: Berkley; Reissue edition (March 1, 2002)
50th ANNIVERSARY EDITIONWITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY FRANCIS FORD COPPOLAMario Puzo’s classic saga of an American crime family that became a global phenomenonnominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read. With its brilliant and brutal portrayal of the Corleone family, The Godfather burned its way into our national consciousness.
This unforgettable saga of crime and corruption, passion and loyalty continues to stand the test of time, as the definitive novel of the Mafia underworld. A #1 New York Times bestseller in 1969, Mario Puzo’s epic was turned into the incomparable film of the same name, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, which won the Academy Award for Best Picture.
It is the original classic that has been often imitated, but never matched. A tale of family and society, law and order, obedience and rebellion, it reveals the dark passions of human nature played out against a backdrop of the American dream.
With a Note from Anthony Puzo and an Afterword by Robert J.Thompson
6. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium Series)
Author: by Stieg Larsson
Published at: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard; Media Tie In, Reissue edition (November 22, 2011)
Murder mystery, family saga, love story, and financial intrigue combine into one satisfyingly complex and entertainingly atmospheric novel, the first in Stieg Larsson’s thrilling Millenium series featuring Lisbeth Salander. Harriet Vanger, a scion of one of Sweden’s wealthiest families disappeared over forty years ago.
All these years later, her aged uncle continues to seek the truth. He hires Mikael Blomkvist, a crusading journalist recently trapped by a libel conviction, to investigate. He is aided by the pierced and tattooed punk prodigy Lisbeth Salander. Together they tap into a vein of unfathomable iniquity and astonishing corruption.
8. Three Women Disappear: With bonus novel Come and Get Us
Author: by James Patterson
Published at: Little, Brown and Company (October 26, 2020)
A man is murdered in his home. Sarah, his personal chef.Anna, his wife. Serena, his maid, all had access. Now all three women are missing. Eyes are on Detective Sean Walsh, whose personal connection to the case is stronger than the leads to solve it.
Neither the powerful bankroll behind the deceased, mob accountant Anthony Costello, nor Walsh’s vengeful superior officer can budge the investigation. Yet as Walsh continues to dig, he uncovers even more reasons the women have to stay hidden – from the law, and from each other.
9. The Streets Have No Queen
Author: by JaQuavis Coleman
Published at: Urban Books (February 23, 2021)
In this thrilling, plot-twisting tale, a grieving painter receives an unexpected visitor in his travels who turns his world upside down for a novel that will change your views on storytelling forever. As a painter travels the world, he mourns the death of his wife, but finds an escape through his art.
Until an unexpected knock at the door takes his otherwise secluded life on a dramatic turn. The guest presents a problem that traps them inside of a home for 72 hours, and the quiet suburban estate becomes the devil’s playground. The painter is then thrown into a psychological game with twists and turns that lead to an unforeseeable ending…
10. The Low Desert: Gangster Stories
Author: by Tod Goldberg
Published at: Counterpoint (February 2, 2021)
Raymond Carver meets Elmore Leonard in this extraordinary collection of contemporary crime writing set in the critically acclaimed Gangsterland universe, a series called “gloriously original” by The New York Times Book Review. With gimlet-eyed cool and razor-sharp wit, these spare, stylish stories from a master of modern crime fiction assemble a world of gangsters and con men, of do-gooders breaking bad and those caught in the crossfire.
The uncle of an FBI agent spends his life as sheriff in different cities, living too close to the violent acts of men; a cocktail waitress moves through several desert towns trying to escape the unexplainable loss of an adopted daughter; a drug dealer with a penchant for karaoke meets a talkative lawyer and a silent clown in a Palm Springs bar.
Witty, brutal, and fast-paced, these stories expand upon the saga of Chicago hitman-turned-Vegas-rabbi Sal Cupertine-first introduced in Gangsterland and continued in Gangster Nation-while revealing how the line between good and bad is often a mirage.
11. Breathe Your Last: An addictive and nail-biting crime thriller (Detective Josie Quinn)
Author: by Lisa Regan
Published at: Bookouture (December 7, 2020)
Josie presses her hands into the center of the drowned girl’s chest and pumps, counting off compressions. She takes in the girl’s beautiful face, her brown eyes glassy.Breathe. Just breatheThe body of a young girl lying face down in a swimming poolwhite tennis shoes still on her feet, chestnut hair fanned out like a halois the last thing Detective Josie Quinn expects to find on an early morning visit to see her brother before class at Denton University.
But when she recognizes the girl’s face as she drags her limp body from the water, there’s only one question racing through Josie’s mind: how does a champion swimmer accidentally drown? Nysa Somers’ family are distraught. She was a model student, beloved daughter and everybody’s friend.
There’s no way she would do anything reckless enough to put her scholarship at risk, let alone her life. It’s up to Josie and her team to piece together what happened in the hours leading up to Nysa’s death, and that begins with finding her missing backpack.
12. Animal 3: Revelations (3) (The Animal Series)
Author: by K'wan
Published at: Cash Money Content (November 4, 2014)
After making a promise to leave the street life behind, a shocking revelation forces Animal back into the game to face his greatest opponent yet. After years of war on the streets the man known only as Animal is finally able to hang up his guns.
He’s paid his debt to society for the crimes he’s committed, and thanks to the sacrifice made by the father he barely knew, old scores have been settled. For the first time in his life he’s able to find the peace that had eluded him for so long, and settle down with his wife Gucci and their son T.J.
Animal’s future is looking bright, that is, until someone from his past resurfaces with a shocking revelation. When Animal’s former lover, Red Sonja, shows up on his doorstep with a little girl, claiming Animal is the father, he and Gucci immediately fear it’s a ploy for money.
But Red Sonja has come to collect a debt of a different kind, one that can only be paid in blood. A powerful man is hunting Red Sonja and her daughter, Celeste, and she calls on Animal to stop him, permanently.
13. A Deadly Distance (Jack Noble #2)
Author: by L.T. Ryan
Published at: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (April 3, 2013)
37 HOURS…TO STOP A MADMAN… HELLBENT ON TEARING NOBLE DOWN.L.T. Ryan’s Jack is back in the second epic page-turning novel in the USA Today bestselling Jack Noble Thriller Series.Washington, D.C.Midday. A man waits at a bus stop, his intentions unknown.
Two government operatives have been stalking him for days, waiting for him to make his move. Unexpectedly, the man takes off running and heads for a deserted warehouse. Jack Noble and his partner, Frank Skinner, believe the man to be part of a terrorist organization that is involved in smuggling drugs and guns and men into the country.
But it turns out their plan involves far more export than import, and hits a lot closer to home. As the case unfolds, the man behind it all reaches out to Jack with a simple message…37 hours. This fast-paced crime thriller with over 1000 5-star reviews by USA Today bestselling author L.T.
Ryan will have you burning through the pages as Jack Noble races to stop a madman before he claims Noble’s life. Fans of Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, Lee Child’s Jack Reacher, Vince Flynn’s Mitch Rapp, and Robert Ludlum’s Jason Bourne will enjoy the Jack Noble Thriller Series.
14. A Private Cathedral: A Dave Robicheaux Novel
Author: by James Lee Burke
Published at: Simon & Schuster (August 11, 2020)
After finding himself caught up in one of Louisiana’s oldest and bloodiest family rivalries, Detective Dave Robicheaux must battle the most terrifying adversary he has ever encountered: a time-traveling superhuman assassin. The Shondell and Balangie families are longtime enemies in the New Iberia criminal underworld and show each other no mercy.
Yet their youngest heirs, Johnny Shondell and Isolde Balangie, rock and roll-musician teenagers with magical voices, have fallen in love and run away after Isolde was given as a sex slave to Johnny’s uncle. As he seeks to uncover why, Detective Dave Robicheaux gets too close to both Isolde’s mother and the mistress of her father, a venomous New Orleans mafioso whose jealousy has no bounds.
In retribution, he hires a mysterious assassin to go after Robicheaux and his longtime partner, Clete Purcel. This hitman is unlike any the Bobbsey Twins from Homicide have ever faced. He has the ability to induce horrifying hallucinations and travels on a menacing ghost ship that materializes without warning.
15. The Girl and the Deadly Express (Emma Griffin FBI Mystery)
Author: by A.J. Rivers
Published at: Independently published (April 5, 2020)
On board an unstoppable train the truth of the past finally unfolds, but will it be at the expense of everyone’s life on board the deadly express? FBI agent Emma Griffin is starting to get her life back on track.
But as she gets used to the changes in her career and settling into her personal life, questions about her past continue to haunt her. When a mysterious letter appears from Feathered Nest asking Emma to help, suspicion arises. She’s being lured onto the train and she doesn’t know why.
But she can’t ignore it. This is her fight, and she won’t back down. With Sam on the train an hour behind her, Emma begins the journey. Four hours closed in the train. A strange fellow passenger and a note appearing at her seat send her into an empty passenger car,where she finds the body of a murdered man, and a message addressed to her.
Warned not to call police or let the train stop for any reason,Emma is drawn into a sick and twisted game where the painful memories of her family are used to taunt and threaten her. The minutes tick by, bringing her closer to destruction.
16. Silent Ridge: A gripping crime thriller and mystery
Author: by Gregg Olsen
Published at: Bookouture (December 1, 2020)
One bath wall is a mural of a brilliant-yellow sunflower. The theme carries over to the shower curtains, but the yellow vinyl is spattered with red blotches. Propped against the mirror is a South Kitsap High School photo of a teenaged girl.
Detective Megan Carpenter is no stranger to horrifying crime scenes, but when she arrives at the home of a woman whose body has been brutalized, Megan is shocked to discover that she knows the victim. Monique Delmont helped Megan when she was in danger years ago.
And the killer has left a disturbing calling card two laminated photographs of a sixteen-year-old high school girl Megan. Someone is taunting her in the worst way possible and Megan is convinced she knows who is responsible. She just has to find him.
With the help of her new partner, Deputy Ronnie Marsh, Megan begins to unravel the clues that will lead them to the killer including links to three female murder cases from nearly twenty years ago one of which was Monique’s daughter.