Suspense/Thriller

InSight, Paul S. Piper

Can too much insight be dangerous? Jack Toyokata, a coder in the Seattle high-tech world, begins experiencing severe memory loss and resorts to an Internet supplement called InSight. Remarkably, the supplement works, but it has side-effects. Jack begins experiencing dreams of past murders from the victim’s point of view. With […]

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Indie Corner – Overlord, Eric James Fullilove

Back to the Indie Corner series Today I chat with Eric James Fullilove, author of Overlord (Atmosphere Press), a climate change speculative fiction novel. Eric James Fullilove is an MIT graduate, CPA, and published author. He has worked in mainstream media (CBS, Young and Rubicam advertising, and Scholastic, the children’s […]

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Spellcasters, Rajat Chaudhuri

Business reporter by day, dreamcatcher by night, Chanchal Mitra wakes up in a far-off desert town, sharing a dingy hotel room with the flamboyant Mr. Kapoor, who is planning to abduct a billionaire. Kapoor insists that the billionaire tycoon is an impostor. Chanchal is unwittingly drawn into the plot. Soon […]

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Fire in the Canyon, Daniel Gumbiner

This is a story about grape growing and wine, financial and familial struggles, and the peculiar characters and unlikely heroes one will always find in small-town California. Through the experiences of the Hechts and the escalating challenges that face their community, Fire in the Canyon is an intimate look at […]

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The Girl Who Broke the Sea, A Connors

After she gets kicked out of school for her destructive behaviour, Lily agrees to an unusual fresh start: going with her mum to live at Deephaven, an experimental deep-sea mining rig and research station located at the bottom of the ocean. Lily instantly regrets her decision: claustrophobic and isolated, it’s […]

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The Forbidden Territory of a Terrifying Woman, Molly Lynch

Confronting the role of motherhood and the meaning of home in the wreckage of capitalism and climate change, The Forbidden Territory of a Terrifying Woman is that rare, dazzling debut that is both thrilling and profound. It is a mystery, a play on myths of metamorphosis, and above all, a […]

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Moon of the Turning Leaves, Waubgeshig Rice

Updated from original post: More info is out now, including a beautiful cover! I interviewed Waub Rice, who said that the sequel to Moon of the Crusted Snow is Moon of the Turning Leaves and that: It takes place ten years after the end of Moon of the Crusted Snow. […]

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The Last Good Summer, J.J. Green

Ordering information: Book Guild Publishing, UK In the summer of 1986, Belle McGee is thirteen. The arrival of Fionn Power at her family home sets in motion a tragic chain of events. Now a forty-something investigative journalist living in Dublin, Belle returns home one night to find Fionn standing in […]

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Birnam Wood, Eleanor Catton

From the Booker Prize–winning author of The Luminaries, Eleanor Catton’s Birnam Wood is an electrifying eco-thriller grounded in a provocative and sly exploration of some of the most pressing issues of our times. See Penguin Books for more.

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Madukka the River Serpent, Julie Janson

Madukka the River Serpent is a striking novel about family and resistance from Australian Darug Burruberongal writer and playwright Julie Janson. Read more at The University of Western Australia press.

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Sordidez, E.G. Condé

Vero has always felt at odds with his community. As a trans man in near-future Puerto Rico, he struggles to gain acceptance for his identity and his vision of an inclusive society. After a hurricane decimates the island and Puerto Rico is abandoned by the United States, Vero leaves his […]

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The Last Resort, Michael Kaufman

It’s March 2034, six months after D.C. police detective Jen Lu and Chandler, her sentient bio-computer and wannabe tough guy implanted in her brain, cracked the mystery of Eden. The climate crisis is hitting harder than ever: a mega-hurricane has devastated the eco-system and waves of refugees pour into Washington, […]

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The Marigold, Andrew F. Sullivan

In a near-future Toronto buffeted by environmental chaos and unfettered development, an unsettling new lifeform begins to grow beneath the surface, feeding off the past.

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Black River, Nilanjana S. Roy

For the most part, Delhi turns its back on her, staining her swollen body with its ashes and garbage and sewage, choking her with the city’s waste, its discards, its corpses and diseases,” writes Nilanjana Roy in Black River. –The Print India This shockingly powerful literary thriller is set in […]

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