Here’s a look at more political, military, and espionage thrillers pubbing this season.

Assassin’s Strike

Ward Larsen. Forge, Aug.

In the sixth outing for Mossad-trained hitman David Slaton, the CIA enlists his help in tracking down an interpreter who’s been missing since facilitating a secret meeting between the Russian and Syrian presidents.

Eagle Station

Dale Brown. Morrow, May

“This exciting military action thriller,” PW’s review said, is set in 2022, when “American forces [are] still in control of Mars One, the armed Russian space station that a space-borne commando raid captured in 2019’s The Kremlin Strike.”


Fake Truth

Lee Goldberg. Thomas & Mercer, Apr.

“Who says preventing global destruction can’t be funny?” PW asked in a review of this third book starring spy novelist Ian Ludlow, whose reality oftens mirrors his fction. “Goldberg continues to inject a welcome dose of levity into the thriller genre.”


Robert Ludlum’s The Bourne Evolution

Brian Freeman. Putnam, Aug.

Freeman, author of numerous psychological thrillers (most recently, 2019’s Thief River Falls), takes over from Eric Van Lustbader as the Jason Bourne franchise moves to Putnam. When Bourne’s lover dies in a mass shooting, he sets out to find those responsible and ends up framed for murder.

Savage Son

Jack Carr. Atria/Bestler, Apr.

The third entry in Carr’s Terminal List series sees James Reese—who, like the author, is a former Navy SEAL sniper—targeted by the Russian mafia. Reese, under threat, goes on the offensive.

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