- Minutes to Die
Sleeman’s enjoyable second installment to her Homeland Heroes series (after Seconds to Live) features another tense relationship between federal agents.
- Make Them Cry
Agent: Nicole Aragi, Aragi Agency.
- The Russian Pink
Agent: Michael Carlisle, InkWell Management.
- Outlaw: A Robin Monarch Novel
Agent: Meg Ruley, Jane Rotrosen Agency.
After Echelon agent Ryan Laing dies and is brought back via nanotech "drones," he possesses an extra connection into Echelon's data flow.
Agent: Dan Conaway, Writers House (Oct.)
- An Artful Assassin in Amsterdam (First World Publication)
Agent: Robert Kirby, United Agents.
- Tom Clancy Code of Honor
Agent: Jennifer Rudolph Walsh, WME.
- Iron Angels
Wilde and Black both exhibit standard gritty secret agent traits (Wilde is a hardened divorced man, Black an uptight agent who hardly comes out of her shell), but they eventually break out of these molds and become three-dimensional characters.
- Thief's Mark: An Unforgettable Mystery
Agent: Jodi Reamer, Writers House.
His behavior is apparently excused because a Mexican drug cartel has just tortured and murdered DEA agent Kiki Camarena, so anything goes.
Agent: Sharlene Martin, Martin Literary Management.
- On Midnight Wings: Book Five of the Maker's Song
Agent: Matt Bialer, Sanford J.
- A Murder in Time
Agent: Jill Grosjean, Jill Grosjean Literary Agency.
- Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World
Intertwined with the agent's attempts to understand his plight are scenes from The End of the World.