Thriller > Vengeance

    A Time to Kill by John Grisham

The life of a ten-year-old girl is shattered by two drunken and remorseless young men. The mostly white town of Clanton in Ford County, Mississippi, reacts with shock and horror at the inhuman crime. Until her black father acquires an assault rifle and takes justice into his own outraged hands.

Year: 1989
Genre: Legal ThrillerVengeance

    Hannibal by Thomas Harris

You remember Hannibal Lecter: gentleman, genius, cannibal. Seven years have passed since Dr. Lecter escaped from custody. And for seven years he's been at large, free to savor the scents, the essences, of an unguarded world. But intruders have entered Dr. Lecter's world, piercing his new identity, sensing the evil that surrounds him.

Year: 1999
Genre: Psychological ThrillerVengeance

    L.A. Requiem by Robert Crais

The day starts like any other in L.A. The sun burns hot as the Santa Ana winds blow ash from mountain fires to coat the glittering city. But for private investigator Joe Pike, the city will never be the same again. His ex-lover, Karen Garcia, is dead, brutally murdered with a gun shot to the head.

Year: 1999
Genre: ActionMysteryPolice ProceduralPrivate EyeVengeance

    Lost Light by Michael Connelly

Retired LAPD detective Harry Bosch wants justice for a murdered production assistant -- but without his police badge, can he take down a powerful and ruthless killer? And even in the face of an opponent more powerful and ruthless than any he's ever encountered, Bosch is not backing down.

Year: 2003
Genre: Cold CaseVengeance

    Memory Man by David Baldacci

This "impossible to put down" bestseller introduces Amos Decker, a gifted police detective with a perfect memory who must solve a mystery he wishes he could forget: his family's murder. Memory Man will stay with you long after the turn of the final page.

Year: 2015
Genre: Cold CaseRevengeVengeance

 

TitleAuthorSeriesGenres & Tags

A Time to Kill John Grisham Jake BriganceLegal ThrillerVengeance
Hannibal Thomas Harris Dr. Hannibal LecterPsychological ThrillerVengeance
L.A. Requiem Robert Crais Elvis Cole and Joe PikeActionMysteryPolice ProceduralPrivate EyeVengeance
Lost Light Michael Connelly Harry BoschCold CaseVengeance
Memory Man David Baldacci Amos DeckerCold CaseRevengeVengeance, Football