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Best In Suspense is a blog dedicated to reviewing the best in suspense, action-packed thriller novels. Kelly Underwood is a freelance writer, avid reader, and coffee connoisseur. Check out BestInSuspense.com for book recommendations that will keep you up all night in suspense.

  • Silent Shadows

    Silent Shadows gives readers a swoon-worthy romance with some run-for-your life suspense. Pecca Gallegos has moved to Walton to escape her past and literally runs right into Colton Crawford, the ex-Army captain that is also her patient.

  • Chasing the White Lion

    Things I love in a novel: action, suspense, super-quirky characters, intricate plots, spies and computer geeks. This story has all of my favorites – so definitely 5 stars from me.

  • The Jerusalem Assassin

    For fans of political thrillers, intense suspense, and life or death situations The Jerusalem Assassin is the third novel in the Marcus Ryker series by Joel C. Rosenberg. It would be helpful to start with the The Kremlin Conspiracy first… Read More ›

  • Collision of Lies

    I’ve never read anything by Tom Threadgill, but now I’m his biggest fan. Collision of Lies is the novel we die hard suspense fans have been waiting for.

  • Kings Falling

    Kings Falling by Ronie Kendig gives readers more of everything we’ve come to expect from her novels. More death-defying action, more amazing characters like Leif Metcalf and Iskra Torodova, more danger, and much more inner conflict. But note that this novel ends on a total cliff-hanger which will leave readers wanting…well, MORE!

  • One Little Lie

    I’d classify this novel as a mystery. The plot is complex, with lots of characters that intertwine throughout the story. I didn’t see the ending coming and enjoyed the process of trying to piece the evidence together along side Jane.

  • The Blue Cloak

    I have enjoyed the True Color series, which takes crime stories from America’s past and creates a story around the events. The Blue Cloak is set in the late 1700’s in the American frontier.

  • Cry of the Raven

    The third installment picks up with Selene Ravenwood stepping up to protect all of the Great Houses from the impending encroachment of the Dominia Empire. Selene perfects her gift of dream walking, but prepares to face off against the Dark Lady and her mother.

  • Collateral Damage

    The story is intriguing and will suck you in from the start. Lots of chase scenes and mystery keep the story line fast-paced, while the characters are strong and relatable.

  • Flight Risk

    For fans of action, complex mysteries, and crazy plot twists Flight Risk brings back several favorite characters from the Hidden Justice series. The plot centers around Savannah Daniels. A series of tragedies strike her family as her ex-husband is accused… Read More ›

  • The Fifth Avenue Story Society

    The Fifth Avenue Story Society gives readers everything you’d expect from a Rachel Hauck novel. While not adrenaline-pumping suspense, the story has plenty of intrigue. The author brings several characters to life as they each receive a mysterious invitation to join the Fifth Avenue Story Society.

  • End Game

    If you are a fan of FBI, CIA, and all of the other alphabet organizations, this novel brings several government agencies together to solve the crimes.