What they're saying

In Desperation

"A blisteringly paced story that cuts to the bone. It left me ripping through pages deep into the night."

James Rollins, New York Times bestselling author

"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!"

Brad Thor, #1 New York Times bestselling author

The Panic Zone

"The Panic Zone is a headlong rush toward Armageddon. It's brisk pace and tight focus remind me of early Michael Crichton."

Dean Koontz #1 New York Times bestselling author

Vengeance Road

"Vengeance Road is a thriller with no speed limit! It's a great read!"

Michael Connelly, #1 New York Times bestselling author

"A gripping no-holds barred mystery ... lightning paced ... with enough twists to keep you turning pages well into the wee hours."

Allison Brennan, New York Times bestselling author

Six Seconds

"Six Seconds should be Rick Mofina's breakout thriller. It moves like a tornado."

James Patterson, #1 New York Times bestselling author

"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."

Jeffery Deaver, New York Times bestselling author

"Everything we need from a great thriller."

Lee Child, New York Times bestselling author

"A perfect thriller in every way. Very powerful and very very clever."

Nick Stone, international acclaimed bestselling author

"Filled with chills and thrills ... don't miss it."

Heather Graham, New York Times bestselling author

"An essential read for thriller fans."

Library Journal, Starred Review

"Suspense-packed rush."

Publisher's Weekly, Starred Review

A Perfect Grave

"A lightning-paced thriller with lean, tense writing . . . Mofina really knows how to make the story fly!"

Tess Gerritsen, New York Times Bestselling author of The Mephisto Club

"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."

Jennifer Jordan, Crimespree Magazine, Milwaukee

"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."

Sandra Ruttan, Spinetingler Magazine

"A Perfect Grave is the third Jason Wade novel, and it's even better than the first two.."

Margaret Cannon, Globe & Mail, Toronto

"Mofina provides plenty of good chills to keep you awake at night."

Glen Miller, Metro Toronto

"Mofina delivers exactly what readers have come to expect -- a remarkable, taught story, told by one of best new writers in the business."

Mike Gillespie, The Ottawa Citizen

Every Fear

"Pushes crackling suspense to the breaking point and beyond... a must read!"

Kay Hooper, New York Times Bestselling Author

"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."

Margaret Cannon, Globe and Mail

"Mofina shows his strength at creating gripping plots enhanced by realistic characters and social awareness in Every Fear."

Oline H. Cogdill, Mystery columnist South Florida Sun-Sentinel

The Dying Hour

"Don't start this book late at night because you'll find yourself staying up to finish it."

The Mystery Reader

"The Dying Hour starts scary and ends scary. You'll be craving Mofina's next novel."

Sandra Brown, New York Times Bestselling author

Be Mine

"Rick Mofina is writing a fine series of thrillers: Swiftly paced, entertaining, with authentic details of police procedure."

Dean Koontz, #1 New York Times Bestselling author of The Face and Fear Nothing

"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."

Orlando Sentinel

No Way Back

"No Way Back is my kind of novel � a tough, taut thriller � Mofina knows the world he writes about."

Michael Connelly, New York Times Bestselling author of Lost Light, Blood Work, City of Bones

"A tightly wound spring of suspense and terror."

David Morrell, author of The Protector

"Mofina's clipped prose reads like short bursts of gunfire..."

Publishers Weekly

Blood of Others

"Tense, realistic, and scary in all the right places."

James Patterson, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author

"Another riveting read from one of the leading thriller writers of the day."


"This is urban grit with a vengeance."

The Globe and Mail


The Ottawa Citizen

"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."

Publisher's Weekly

"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."

Deadly Pleasures, REVIEW OF THE WEEK, by Larry Gandle

Cold Fear

"A powerful gut wrenching thriller."

The Midwest Book Review

"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."

Toby Bromberg, Romantic Times Magazine

"Mofina's chilling tale is one of the best mysteries you'll read."

The Ottawa Citizen

"An entertaining, suspense-filled ride."

Quill & Quire

"Mofina . . . is fast becoming one of Canada's favorite thriller writers."

Pamela Wallin, Globe & Mail

If Angels Fall

"If you buy it for the flight, you'll be reading it on the escalator."

National Post


Point Reyes Light (California)

"Guaranteed to keep readers flipping the pages."

The Toronto Sun

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