Best Vigilante Justice Thrillers Books
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1. The Girl Who Lived: A Thrilling Suspense Novel
Author: by Christopher Greyson
Published at: Greyson Media Associates (August 14, 2018)
Ten years ago, four people were brutally murdered.One girl lived. No one believes her story. The police think she’s crazy. Her therapist thinks she’s suicidal. Everyone else thinks she’s a dangerous drunk. They’re all right-but did she see the killer?
As the anniversary of the murders approaches, Faith Winters is released from the psychiatric hospital and yanked back to the last spot on earth she wants to be-her hometown where the slayings took place. Wracked by the lingering echoes of survivor’s guilt, Faith spirals into a black hole of alcoholism and wanton self-destruction.
Finding no solace at the bottom of a bottle, Faith decides to track down her sister’s killer-and then discovers that she’s the one being hunted. How can one woman uncover the truth when everyone’s a suspect-including herself? From the mind of Wall Street Journal bestselling author Christopher Greyson comes a story with twists and turns that take the reader to the edge of madness.
The Girl Who Lived should come with a warning label: once you start reading, you won’t be able to stop. Not since Girl on the Train and Gone Girl has a psychological thriller kept readers so addicted-and guessing right until the last page.
2. Dead Woman Crossing: A totally heart-stopping crime thriller (Detective Kimberley King)
Author: by J.R. Adler
Published at: Bookouture (September 18, 2020)
She threw open the door, running to the crib. When she looked inside, she gasped. The world around her went silent. Inside, there was nothing but a small stuffed elephant.Where was her baby? When young, single mother Hannah is found murdered by the banks of a twisting Oklahoma creek, her one-year-old daughter sleeping in a stroller near her body, the small town of Dead Woman Crossing reels in horror.
Detective Kimberley King, recently relocated from New York to Oklahoma, with her young daughter Jessica, can’t ignore the similarity of Hannah’s death to the case of Katie James, the woman that the town of Dead Woman Crossing is named after.
Katie was murdered in front of her small daughter in 1905, on the banks of the same creek, and it seems that someone is drawing inspiration from the crime. Could this killer be a copycat? But as she interviews suspects, Kimberley is met with blank faces and closed lips.
In a small town, people won’t talk and when she pursues a promising lead, her own family turn their back on her. Kimberley isn’t afraid to ask questions, but when she receives a threatening note, she realises that, as a single mother to a young daughter, she might be putting herself dangerously in the killer’s sights A gripping, atmospheric crime thriller inspired by true events, about a town on the edge of collapse and a murder that shakes the community.
Prodigal Son: An Orphan X Novel (Orphan X, 6)
Author: by Gregg Hurwitz
Published at: Minotaur Books; 1st edition (January 26, 2021)
Forced into retirement, Evan Smoak gets an urgent request for help from someone he didn’t even suspect existedin Prodigal Son, the next New York Times bestselling Orphan X book from Gregg Hurwitz. As a boy, Evan Smoak was pulled out of a foster home and trained in an off-the-books operation known as the Orphan Program.
He was a government assassin, perhaps the best, known to a few insiders as Orphan X. He eventually broke with the Program and adopted a new nameThe Nowhere Manand a new mission, helping the most desperate in their times of trouble.
But the highest power in the country has made him a tempting offerin exchange for an unofficial pardon, he must stop his clandestine activities as The Nowhere Man. Now Evan has to do the one thing he’s least equipped to dolive a normal life.
But then he gets a call for help from the one person he never expected. A woman claiming to have given him up for adoption, a woman he never knewhis mother. Her unlikely request: help Andrew Durana man whose life has gone off the rails, who was in the wrong place at the wrong time, bringing him to the deadly attention of very powerful figures.
4. Killing Floor (Jack Reacher)
Author: by Lee Child
Published at: Berkley; Reprint edition (October 30, 2012)
THE FIRST NOVEL IN LEE CHILD’S #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING JACK REACHER SERIESSOON TO BE A PRIME ORIGINAL SERIES! From its jolting opening scene to its fiery final confrontation, Killing Floor is irresistible. PeopleEx-military policeman Jack Reacher is a drifter.
He’s just passing through Margrave, Georgia, and in less than an hour, he’s arrested for murder. Not much of a welcome. All Reacher knows is that he didn’t kill anybody.At least not here.Not lately. But he doesn’t stand a chance of convincing anyone.
Not in Margrave, Georgia. Not a chance in hell.
5. Tropic of Stupid: A Novel (Serge Storms, 24)
Author: by Tim Dorsey
Published at: William Morrow (January 26, 2021)
Serge A.Storms embarks on a tour to meet his long-lost relatives in this latest madcap entry in the bestselling series from Florida’s compulsively irreverent and shockingly funny (Boston Globe) Tim Dorsey. Devoted Floridaphile Serge Storms is a lover of history, so he’s decided to investigate his own using one of those DNA services from late-night TV.
Excited to construct a family tree, he and Coleman hit the road to meet his kin. Along the way, he plans to introduce Coleman to the Sunshine State’s beautiful parks where he can brush up on his flora, fauna, and wildlife, and more importantly, collect the missing stamps for his park passport book.
But as the old saying goes, the apple doesn’t fall far … Serge is thrilled to discover he may be related to a notorious serial killer who’s terrorized the state for twenty years and never been caught. Which one of his newfound relatives will be the one to help him hunt down this deranged maniac?
Serge doesn’t know that a dogged investigator from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement is also hot on the trail. Then Serge meets a park ranger who’s also longing to make a family re-connection. But all is not as it appears on the surface, and Serge’s newfound friendship in the mysterious swamps of Florida may lead to deadly results.
6. A Time to Kill: A Jake Brigance Novel
Author: by John Grisham
Published at: Dell (June 23, 2009)
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The master of the legal thriller probes the savage depths of racial violence in this searing courtroom drama featuring the beloved Jake Brigance. John Grisham may well be the best American storyteller writing today. The Philadelphia InquirerThe life of a ten-year-old black girl is shattered by two drunken and remorseless white men.
The mostly white town of Clanton in Ford County, Mississippi, reacts with shock and horror at the inhuman crimeuntil the girl’s father acquires an assault rifle and takes justice into his own hands. For ten days, as burning crosses and the crack of sniper fire spread through the streets of Clanton, the nation sits spellbound as defense attorney Jake Brigance struggles to save his client’s lifeand then his own.
Don’t miss any of John Grisham’s gripping Jake Brigance novels: A TIME TO KILL SYCAMORE ROW A TIME FOR MERCY
7. Echo Burning (Jack Reacher)
Author: by Lee Child
Published at: Berkley; Reissue edition (November 27, 2007)
Jack Reacher finds trouble in Texas in the fifth novel in Lee Child’s New York Times bestselling series. Thumbing across the scorched Texas desert, Jack Reacher has nowhere to go and all the time in the world to get there.
Cruising the same stretch of two-lane blacktop is Carmen Greer. For Reacher, the lift comes with a hitch. Carmen’s got a wild story to tellall about her husband, her family secrets, and a hometown that’s purely gothic. She’s also got a plan.
Reacher’s part of it. And before the sun sets, this ride could cost them both their lives.
8. Without Fail (Jack Reacher)
Author: by Lee Child
Published at: Berkley; Reprint edition (February 26, 2008)
Jack Reacher takes aim at the White House in the sixth novel in Lee Child’s New York Times bestselling series. Skilled, cautious, and anonymous, Jack Reacher is perfect for the job: to assassinate the vice president of the United States.
Theoretically, of course. A female Secret Service agent wants Reacher to find the holes in her system, and fastbecause a covert group already has the vice president in their sights. They’ve planned well. There’s just one thing they didn’t plan on: Reacher.
9. 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.
10. What Happened at the Lake
Author: by Phil M. Williams
Published at: Phil W. Books; 1st edition (March 16, 2018)
They went on vacation. Not everyone made it back. The Palmers went to the lake for a week of fun in the sun. But Alex Palmer had an agenda. He wanted his brother to reconcile with their hypercompetitive father. He wanted his daughter to break up with her shady boyfriend.
Most of all, Alex wanted them to be a family one more time before he faced his predicament at home. Evil incarnate and a brutal double murder shifted Alex’s focus from wants to needs. He needed to keep his family safe.
He needed to find her. He needed to know what happened at the lake. His pastor often said, God won’t give you more than you can bear. This had nothing to do with God. Buy this twisty page turner to find out what happened at the lake.
Adult language and explicit sexual violence.”This is the best fiction book I’ve read in a very long time. Masterfully suspenseful.” – Salina Young “Shocking, but realistic, “What Happened at the Lake” will grab you from the beginning and shake you to your core!” – Susan “I gave this book the 5 star maximum but it was 20 stars short.
11. You Are Not Alone
Author: by Greer Hendricks
Published at: Griffin; Reprint edition (February 2, 2021)
THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER! One of Newsweek’s Most Anticipated Books of 2020One of SheReads Most Anticipated Books of 2020One of PopSugar’s Most Anticipated Books of 2020One of HelloGiggles’ Most Anticipated Books of 2020One of Marie Claire’s Best Fiction by Women in 2020One of Woman’s Day’s Best Fiction Books Coming Out in 2020The electrifying #1 New York Times bestselling authors of THE WIFE BETWEEN US and AN ANONYMOUS GIRL return with a brand new novel of psychological suspense, YOU ARE NOT ALONE.
Shay Miller wants to find love, but it eludes her. She wants to be fulfilled, but her job is a dead end. She wants to belong, but her life is increasingly lonely. Until Shay meets the Moore sisters. Cassandra and Jane live a life of glamorous perfection, and always get what they desire.
When they invite Shay into their circle, everything seems to get better. Shay would die for them to like her.She may have to.
12. Be Mine Forever: An absolutely nail-biting crime thriller with a heart-stopping twist
Author: by D.K. Hood
Published at: Bookouture (February 18, 2021)
Gray clouds gather overhead as she runs along the dark road. Not a soul is out in the storm, or so she thinks. As the vehicle pulls up alongside her, she sees a familiar face behind the wheel and thinks she’s safe.
Little does she know, she has just put herself in unthinkable dangerWhen local cheerleader, Laurie Turner, goes missing after practice and her bright red pick-up truck is found abandoned by the side of a quiet road, Detective Jenna Alton fears the worst.
Visiting Laurie’s family house, Jenna senses that the teenager’s home life isn’t as perfect as her father would have people believe. Quick to temper and full of hatred towards Laurie’s mother, Dr Turner doesn’t seem to know the first thing about his own daughter, let alone how long she’s been missing for.
With the clock ticking, the whole town takes to the streets to find the missing girl and, after a frantic search, a terrible discovery is made at the bottom of an old mine shaft on the outskirts of town. Laurie’s pale body is totally still and Jenna is sure somebody in the local community is her killer.
13. Her: A Psychological Thriller
Author: by Britney King
Published at: Independently published (February 28, 2019)
“After four, I quit counting. What’s the point if you know it isn’t going to stop?”Sadie is jealous. Why wouldn’t she be? Her life is falling apart. Meanwhile, her new neighbor is everything she is not. Ann is perfectthe kind of woman everyone loves to hateand a best friend to die for.
She hosts over-the-top dinner parties, takes parenting to an entirely different level, and makes ambition look sexy as hell. Sadie learns quick: the best way to cure jealousy is to befriend it. She also learns there’s more to her new friend than meets the eye.
She’s patient, she’s kind, and possibly a serial killer. It isn’t until Ann’s proclivities hit a little too close to home that Sadie has to ask herself how much she’s willing to overlook in the name of getting what she wants.
Exquisitely paced, Her is an unnerving and electrifying psychological thriller about jealousy, passion, and the dangerous places desire can take you. Full of enough tension and twists to make even the most seasoned suspense reader break out in a cold sweat, it keeps you guessing until the very last page.
14. Winter Counts: A Novel
Author: by David Heska Wanbli Weiden
Published at: Ecco (August 25, 2020)
Winter Counts is a marvel. It’s a thriller with a beating heart and jagged teeth. This book is a brilliant meditation on power and violence, and a testament to just how much a crime novel can achieve. Weiden is a powerful new voice.
I couldn’t put it down. Tommy Orange, author of There ThereA Recommended Read from:Buzzfeed * Electric Literature * Lit Hub * Shondaland * Publishers WeeklyA groundbreaking thriller about a vigilante on a Native American reservation who embarks on a dangerous mission to track down the source of a heroin influx.
Virgil Wounded Horse is the local enforcer on the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South Dakota. When justice is denied by the American legal system or the tribal council, Virgil is hired to deliver his own punishment, the kind that’s hard to forget.
But when heroin makes its way into the reservation and finds Virgil’s nephew, his vigilantism suddenly becomes personal. He enlists the help of his ex-girlfriend and sets out to learn where the drugs are coming from, and how to make them stop.
15. Gone Tomorrow (Jack Reacher)
Author: by Lee Child
Published at: Dell; Reprint edition (March 23, 2010)
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER High-powered, intricately wrought suspense. Janet Maslin, The New York Times Hold on tight…. This novel will give you whiplash as you rabidly turn pages…. May be [Lee Child’s] best. USA Today New York City.Two in the morning.
A subway car heading uptown. Jack Reacher, plus five other passengers.Four are okay.The fifth isn’t. And if you think Reacher isn’t going to get involved … Then you don’t know Jack. Susan Mark, the fifth passenger, had a big secret, and her plain little life was being watched in Washington, and California, and Afghanistanby dozens of people with one thing in common: They’re all lying to Reacher.A little.A lot.
Or just enough to get him killed. A race has begun through the streets of Manhattan, a maze crowded with violent, skilled soldiers on all sides of a shadow war. For Jack Reacher, a man who trusts no one and likes it that way, the finish line comes when you finally get face-to-face and look your worst enemy in the eye.Propulsive …
16. Make Me
Author: by Lee Child
Published at: Dell (March 29, 2016)
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY LOS ANGELES TIMES, THE GUARDIAN, AND SUSPENSE MAGAZINE Stephen King calls Jack Reacher the coolest continuing series characterand now he’s back in this masterly new thriller from Lee Child.
Why is this town called Mother’s Rest? That’s all Reacher wants to know. But no one will tell him. It’s a tiny place hidden in a thousand square miles of wheat fields, with a railroad stop, and sullen and watchful people, and a worried woman named Michelle Chang, who mistakes him for someone else: her missing partner in a private investigation she thinks must have started small and then turned lethal.
Reacher has no particular place to go, and all the time in the world to get there, and there’s something about Chang … So he teams up with her and starts to ask around. He thinks: How bad can this thing be?
But before long he’s plunged into a desperate race through LA, Chicago, Phoenix, and San Francisco, and through the hidden parts of the internet, up against thugs and assassins every step of the wayright back to where he started, in Mother’s Rest, where he must confront the worst nightmare he could imagine.