ITW Thriller Awards

The ITW Thriller Awards

The ITW Thriller Awards honor excellence in the field of thriller and suspense writing.
    • Final Girls

    • A Novel
    • By: Riley Sager
    • Narrated by: Erin Bennett, Hillary Huber
    • Length: 12 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 3,547
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,284
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 3,277

    Ten years ago college student Quincy Carpenter went on vacation with five friends and came back alone, the only survivor of a horror movie-scale massacre....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Shocking twists and turns

    • By S. Winchester on 07-18-17

    Regular price: $31.50

    • The Freedom Broker

    • A Thea Paris Novel
    • By: K.J. Howe
    • Narrated by: Therese Plummer
    • Length: 10 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 151
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 142
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 139

    There are 25 elite kidnap and ransom specialists in the world. Only one is a woman: Thea Paris. And she's the best in the business....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A surprise! Never a dull moment!

    • By Richard W. Fischer on 05-01-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Grievance

    • By: Christine Bell
    • Narrated by: Shannon McManus
    • Length: 7 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 37
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 35

    After weathering the first gut-wrenching year since her husband's death, Lily Declan is trying to move past her grief....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Unrequited Love gone bad....

    • By shelley on 08-04-17

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Second Chance

    • Ryan Lock, Book 8
    • By: Sean Black
    • Narrated by: Grant Pennington
    • Length: 8 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 22

    Over the years, former military bodyguard Ryan Lock has made more than his fair share of enemies. It was only a matter of time before one of them came looking for payback....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • History has a way of repeating itself...

    • By shelley on 07-22-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Rains

    • By: Gregg Hurwitz
    • Narrated by: Todd Haberkorn
    • Length: 9 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 240
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 223
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 223

    In one terrifying night, the peaceful community of Creek's Cause turns into a war zone. No one under the age of eighteen is safe....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Gregg Hurwitz-lite!!

    • By JMcB on 11-05-16
    • By: Gregg Hurwitz
    • Narrated by: Todd Haberkorn
    • Length: 9 hrs and 55 mins
    • Release date: 10-18-16
    • 4 out of 5 stars 240 ratings
    • Thriller Award Winner, Best Young Adult Novel, 2018

    Regular price: $19.99

    • Before the Fall

    • By: Noah Hawley
    • Narrated by: Robert Petkoff
    • Length: 12 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10,055
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,212
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9,183

    On a foggy summer night, 11 people - 10 privileged, one down-on-his-luck painter - depart Martha's Vineyard on a private jet headed for New York. Sixteen minutes later the unthinkable happens....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The end sure does fall...

    • By shelley on 09-17-17

    Regular price: $29.65

    • The Drifter

    • A Peter Ash Novel
    • By: Nick Petrie
    • Narrated by: Stephen Mendel
    • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,215
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,106
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,109

    Peter Ash came home from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan with only one souvenir: what he calls his "white static", the buzzing claustrophobia due to post-traumatic stress....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Masterful

    • By Toriangirl on 01-20-16
    • A Peter Ash Novel
    • By: Nick Petrie
    • Narrated by: Stephen Mendel
    • Series: Peter Ash, Book 1
    • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
    • Release date: 01-12-16
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,215 ratings
    • Thriller Award Winner, Best First Novel, 2017

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Body Reader

    • By: Anne Frasier
    • Narrated by: Emily Sutton-Smith
    • Length: 8 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,267
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,854
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3,843

    For three years, Detective Jude Fontaine was kept from the outside world. Held in an underground cell, her only contact was with her sadistic captor, and reading his face was her entire existence....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Go Jude!

    • By AudioAddict on 01-21-17

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Steeplejack

    • By: A. J. Hartley
    • Narrated by: Noma Dumezweni
    • Length: 11 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79

    Seventeen-year-old Anglet Sutonga lives repairing the chimneys, towers, and spires of the city of Bar-Selehm. Dramatically different communities live and work alongside each other....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Steeplejack Audio Climbs the Tops of Storytelling

    • By Kerra Bolton on 12-08-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Fifth Gospel

    • A Novel
    • By: Ian Caldwell
    • Narrated by: Jack Davenport
    • Length: 15 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2,119
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,893
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,892

    In 2004, as Pope John Paul II's reign enters its twilight, a mysterious exhibit is under construction at the Vatican Museums....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Necessary Review of a Masterpiece

    • By Amazon Customer on 02-25-16

    Regular price: $22.67

    • Bull Mountain

    • By: Brian Panowich
    • Narrated by: Brian Troxell
    • Length: 9 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,475
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,343
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,346

    Clayton Burroughs comes from a long line of outlaws. For generations the Burroughs clan has made their home on Bull Mountain in North Georgia, running shine, pot, and meth....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • It's a Good Listen

    • By L. O. Pardue on 10-13-16

    Regular price: $24.49

    • Against All Enemies

    • By: John Gilstrap
    • Narrated by: Basil Sands
    • Length: 11 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 228
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 212
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 209

    Jonathan Grave finds it hard to believe that a fellow combat vet has gone rogue, killing American agents and leaking sensitive intel to hostile foreign interests....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Very, very disappointing!

    • By Wayne on 11-20-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Prisoner's Gold

    • By: Chris Kuzneski
    • Narrated by: Andy Caploe
    • Length: 12 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 121
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 107
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 107

    The treasure: At the end of the 13th century, Chinese Emperor Kublai Khan gave an Italian merchant unfettered access to his kingdom....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Narrator can't do women

    • By Edward on 10-16-15

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Fever

    • By: Megan Abbott
    • Narrated by: Caitlin Davies, Kirby Heyborne, Joe Barrett
    • Length: 9 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 285
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 253
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 255

    The panic unleashed by a mysterious contagion threatens the bonds of family and community in a seemingly idyllic suburban community....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Potential Unmet

    • By FanB14 on 07-07-14

    Regular price: $29.65

    • The Weight of Blood

    • A Novel
    • By: Laura McHugh
    • Narrated by: Dorothy Dillingham Blue, Shannon McManus, Sofia Willingham
    • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 973
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 870
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 867

    For fans of Gillian Flynn, Scott Smith, and Daniel Woodrell comes a gripping, suspenseful novel about two mysterious disappearances a generation apart....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Not too bad but you have to pay attention.

    • By John S on 03-21-14

    Regular price: $31.50

    • The Demonologist

    • A Novel
    • By: Andrew Pyper
    • Narrated by: John Bedford Lloyd
    • Length: 9 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 243
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 224
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 224

    Professor David Ullman's expertise in the literature of the demonic - notably Milton's Paradise Lost - has won him wide acclaim. But David is not a believer....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • The Hardy Boys meet Indiana Jones...

    • By David on 03-20-13

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Red Sparrow

    • A Novel
    • By: Jason Matthews
    • Narrated by: Jeremy Bobb
    • Length: 17 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12,665
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11,562
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11,530

    A gripping, highly commercial espionage thriller written with the delicious insider detail and up-to-the-minute insight, only known to a veteran CIA spook....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good Spy Novel (with a few quirks)

    • By Aaron on 01-12-14

    Regular price: $34.99

    • All Our Yesterdays

    • By: Cristin Terrill
    • Narrated by: Meredith Mitchell
    • Length: 9 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 900
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 795
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 799

    Imprisoned in the heart of a secret military base, Em has nothing except the voice of the boy in the cell next door and the list of instructions she finds taped inside the drain....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great adventure - couldn't put it down!

    • By Nickal16 on 05-28-14

    Regular price: $27.99

    • The World Beneath

    • A Joe Tesla Novel
    • By: Rebecca Cantrell
    • Narrated by: Jeffrey Kafer
    • Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 363
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 321
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 322

    Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author Rebecca Cantrell drops you into a vast, dark world....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • I look forward to the next in the series

    • By PowderRiverRose on 04-22-14

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Spilled Blood

    • A Novel
    • By: Brian Freeman
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 12 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 396
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 359
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 358

    A taut thriller about two rural Minnesota towns locked in a deadly feud - and a teenage girl caught in the crossfire....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent story

    • By cristina on 07-28-13
    • A Novel
    • By: Brian Freeman
    • Narrated by: Joe Barrett
    • Length: 12 hrs and 25 mins
    • Release date: 05-04-12
    • 4 out of 5 stars 396 ratings
    • Thriller Award Winner, Best Novel, 2013

    Regular price: $23.07

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