2018 First Readings

This page will reflect authors who are new to me this year.


Kylie Scott – Dirty

Elizabeth Nix – Her Night with Him

Teresa Driscoll – I Am Watching You

Jon Michelet -the Frozen Woman

Jeff Zentner – The Serpent King

Hannah Ford – Sheer Submission

Dot Hutchison – The Butterfly Garden

Riley Sager – Final Girls

J.P. Delaney – The Girl Before

William R. Forstchen – One Second After


Janelle Brown – Watch Me Disappear

Terry Goodkind – Nest

Annika Martin – The Prisoner

Stephanie Garber – Caraval

Jayne Blue – Colt

Arianne Richmonde – Shards of Glass

Michelle Richmond – The Marriage Pact

Lauren Landish – Dirty Talk

Fiona Barton – The Child

Katharine McGee – The Thousandth Floor

Rachel Hargrove – The Sick Girl


Stephanie Danler – SweetBitter

Cate Holahan – Lies She Told

Susie Steiner – Missing, Presumed

Caroline Eriksson – The Missing

Nina Levine – Relent

Sam Bungey – West Cork

Anna Brooks – Fixing Fate

Elizabeth Reyes – Making You Mine

Lilia Moon – Yield: Emily and Damon

Sarah Pinborough – Behind Her Eyes


Karen McManus – One of Us is Lying

Fredrik Backman – Beartown

Jane Corry – My Husband’s Wife


C.J. Box – Back of Beyond 

Shari Lapena – A Stranger in the House

Emily Arsenault – The Evening Spider

Sarina Bowen – Bittersweet

Nina Laurin – Girl Last Seen

Kate Horsley – The American Girl

Kenzie Haven – Bound by My Stepbrother

Robert Masello – The Romanov Cross

James Scott – The Kept

A.J. Banner – The Twilight Wife

Sarah Painter – In the Light of What We See

Alex Marwood – The Killer Next Door


Iain Rob Wright – The Final Winter

Denise Mina – Still Midnight

Audrey Carlan – Body

Jennifer Hillier – Jar of Hearts

Peter Swanson – Her Every Fear

N.M. Catalano – Black Ink, Part One

J.S. Scott – Release

Kelly Rimmer – Before I Let You Go

Emma Mills – First and Then


Michelle Sacks – You Were Made for This

Georgia LeCarre – Blackmailed by the Beast

Joy Ellis – Crime on the Fens


Lisa Jewell – Then She was Gone

Marcus Sakey – Afterlife

Helena Hunting – Shacking Up


Samantha Hayes – The Reunion

Gregg Olsen – The Last Thing She Ever Did

Margot Hunter- Best Friends Forever

Erin Healy – Never Let You Go

Lila Rose – Living Without

Dennis Kelly – Girls and Boys


Viveca Sten – Tonight You’re Dead

Jussi Adler-Olsen – The Keeper of Lost Causes



John Seabrook – Jingle Bell Pop

Chris Bohjalian – The Flight Attendant