“One of the leading thriller writers of the day.”
Rick Mofina's Books
Kate Page series
Jack Gannon series
The Panic Zone
Jason Wade series
The Dying Hour
No Way Back
Blood of Others
If Angels Fall
What they're saying
"A blisteringly paced story that cuts to the bone. It left me ripping through pages deep into the night."
"Hell hath no fury like a mother wronged. In Desperation is a "A superbly written thriller that plumbs the depths of every parent's nightmare. Timely, tense, and terrifying, this book is sure to be a big hit!"
"The Panic Zone is a headlong rush toward Armageddon. It's brisk pace and tight focus remind me of early Michael Crichton."
"Vengeance Road is a thriller with no speed limit! It's a great read!"
"A gripping no-holds barred mystery ... lightning paced ... with enough twists to keep you turning pages well into the wee hours."
"Six Seconds should be Rick Mofina's breakout thriller. It moves like a tornado."
"Six Seconds is a great read. Echoing Ludlum and Forsythe, author Mofina has penned a big, solid international thriller that grabs your gut -- and your heart -- in the opening scenes and never lets go."
"Everything we need from a great thriller."
"A perfect thriller in every way. Very powerful and very very clever."
"Filled with chills and thrills ... don't miss it."
"An essential read for thriller fans."
"A lightning-paced thriller with lean, tense writing . . . Mofina really knows how to make the story fly!"
"Swiftly paced . . . a story of slow-simmering revenge."
Adam Woog, The Seattle Times
"Mofina writes family tragedy as powerfully as Ross McDonald with a modern twist."
"Mofina has woven an intriguing tale about how the past always catches up to you, sooner or later . . . does a wonderful job of creating suspense."
"A Perfect Grave is the third Jason Wade novel, and it's even better than the first two.."
"Mofina provides plenty of good chills to keep you awake at night."
"Mofina delivers exactly what readers have come to expect -- a remarkable, taught story, told by one of best new writers in the business."
"Pushes crackling suspense to the breaking point and beyond... a must read!"
"Mofina does a terrific job with suspense and pacing. The characters are well-drawn and the Seattle-Tacoma setting works well. Don't read this one if your kids aren't safe at home in bed."
"Mofina shows his strength at creating gripping plots enhanced by realistic characters and social awareness in Every Fear."
"Don't start this book late at night because you'll find yourself staying up to finish it."
"The Dying Hour starts scary and ends scary. You'll be craving Mofina's next novel."
"Rick Mofina is writing a fine series of thrillers: Swiftly paced, entertaining, with authentic details of police procedure."
"Mofina continues his string of gripping, tense thrillers that explore the intricacies of crime reporting, the culture of a big-city newsroom and the fallout of what happens when those who report on the news become the news."
"No Way Back is my kind of novel — a tough, taut thriller — Mofina knows the world he writes about."
"A tightly wound spring of suspense and terror."
"Mofina's clipped prose reads like short bursts of gunfire..."
"Tense, realistic, and scary in all the right places."
"Another riveting read from one of the leading thriller writers of the day."
"This is urban grit with a vengeance."
"Drawing on his experience as a journalist and crime writer, Rick Mofina (Cold Fear) brings a gritty realism to the printed page in Blood of Others... Mofina's flawed but sympathetic characters draw readers into the action."
"Mofina is a very talented writer capable of creating not only exceptional characters but a plot that is so riveting that pages fly by. The pacing is especially impressive. The story starts out quickly, slows down for character development then accelerates to a rapid, yet satisfying climax. Rick Mofina is a news reporter and his writing skills are immediately apparent. His first book has been nominated for the Arthur Ellis award in Canada. So he is well regarded there. He deserves a large following in this country, as well. Highly recommended."
"A powerful gut wrenching thriller."
"Bursts with suspense. The action is so intense, the writing so realistic, it's as if we are there during the search. This is a book to cause icy shivers."
"Mofina's chilling tale is one of the best mysteries you'll read."
"An entertaining, suspense-filled ride."
"Mofina . . . is fast becoming one of Canada's favorite thriller writers."
"If you buy it for the flight, you'll be reading it on the escalator."
"Guaranteed to keep readers flipping the pages."