June 30, 2022

Our One-Year Anniversary Special

On today's 73rd episode, we celebrate our One-Year Anniversary of The Thriller Zone! And how does one celebrate 12 months and 73 episodes? By inviting a small handful of friends who happen to be among the best authors in the …

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June 23, 2022

Steve Stratton, author of Shadow Tier

Today's 72nd episode of The Thriller Zone welcomes debut author Steve Stratton to the podcast. With an illustrious and varied career, which includes working at The White House alongside both Presidents Ford and Carter, as wel...

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June 16, 2022

Don Bentley, author of Zero Hour

On today's 71st episode of TheThrillerZone, I'm honored to welcome back the multi-talented author of not only the Tom Clancy thriller #ZeroHour, but the #MattDrakeSeries of thrillers: Don Bentley . Yes, Don joins The TZ for a...

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June 13, 2022

Joey Hartstone, author of The Local

On today's 70th Episode of The Thriller Zone, I'm happy to introduce you to debut author, Joey Hartstone . If you recognize his name, it may be because he is the screenwriter to the films: LBJ and Shock & Awe …

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June 9, 2022

Mark Greaney, Number 1 New York Times Bestselling Author of ARMORED

Today's guest is none other than the multi-talented and award-winning #1 New York Times bestselling author of several thrillers, PLUS one of the nicest dudes walking the planet: Mark Greaney! He's written SEVEN Tom Clancy thrillers, ELEVEN Gray Man Novels...coming …

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June 2, 2022

Mark Langley, Author of When Silence Screams

On today's 68th Episode of The Thriller Zone, I'm happy to welcome mystery-thriller novelist Mark Edward Langley. Mark's story about sex trafficking, is led by Arthur Nakai, a new Private Investigator in New Mexico. His three...

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May 26, 2022

Frank Zafiro, author of The Ride Along

On today's 67th Episode of The Thriller Zone, I'm pretty stoked to have Frank Zafiro on the podcast. Frank is a former cop, and current author, who's become not only a strong resource as I write my crime thrillers, but …

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May 19, 2022

May Cobb, author of My Summer Darlings

May Cobb was my Guest #1 on The Thriller Zone, when we launched in mid-June of last year ('21). The book she was promoting at the time was The Hunting Wives , a sultry and intoxicating thriller. My Summer Darlings …

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May 12, 2022

Tori Eldridge, Author of Dance Among The Flames

On today's 65th Episode of The Thriller Zone, I'm thrilled to welcome, for a return visit, the beautiful, talented and inspiring Tori Eldridge, author of Dance Among The Flames. This book is where thriller, horror, mysticism and even a dash …

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May 5, 2022

Joshua Hood, author of The Treadstone Transgression

When you meet Josh, aka @joshuahoodbooks, you don't initially know if he's angry, super-focused, or thinking about something else. Then, as you unwrap the conversation, you'll see he's a thoughtful, introspective, and guy who has a mad talent to write. …

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April 28, 2022

Peter Farris, author of The Devil Himself

On today's 63rd Episode of The Thriller Zone, I welcome Peter Farris, author of THE DEVIL HIMSELF. Rolling Stone calls the book, "A radical Southern noir set to an infernal flame." William Boyle, author of Shoot the Moonlight Out says, …

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April 25, 2022

Alma Katsu, author of Red Widow

On Episode #62 of The Thriller Zone, former Senior Intelligence Analyst for the CIA, NSA & RAND, ALMA KATSU joins the Top Secret Club known as "The TZ" to discuss secret stuff, higher education, writing advice & techniques. On the …

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April 21, 2022

Marc Cameron, New York Times Bestselling Author

On the 61st Episode of The Thriller Zone, I'm honored to sit down with New York Times Bestselling Author, Marc Cameron. Marc has an epic number of novels under his belt which include: 10 Jericho Quinn novels, 5 Tom Clancy …

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April 18, 2022

Bobby Mathews, author of Living The Gimmick

Author Bobby Mathews works as a sports journalist by day, and by night crafts articles for publications, short stories, and novellas. More importantly, he's about to release his latest novel, LIVING THE GIMMICK. Author S. A. Cosby calls it, “A …

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April 14, 2022

Scott Blackburn, author of It Dies With You

Episode #59 brings to The Thriller Zone one of the most fun (in the South, we call it "funnest") shows to date. Today, we welcome Scott Blackburn and his debut thriller IT DIES WITH YOU, a story about a washed …

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April 7, 2022

Ward Larsen, USA Today Bestselling Author

My guest on Episode #58 of The Thriller Zone is USA Today Bestselling author Ward Larsen. He is the creator of the David Slaton Series, including his latest, ASSASSIN'S EDGE, coming 4.12.22; a series that's pleased readers with 9 page-turning …

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April 4, 2022

Author Kristen Tsetsi guest hosts The Thriller Zone

On today's 57th Episode of The Thriller Zone, I welcome special guest host, Kristen Tsetsi, author, entrepreneur and pet lover. When I came up with an idea called "Ask The Host," I thought of Kris because of her talent for …

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March 31, 2022

Aaron Philip Clark, author of Under Color Of Law

Thriller writer, Aaron Philip Clark, has a rich history in education and law enforcement. And that, along with his passion for storytelling, comes alive in his latest thriller, UNDER COLOR OF LAW. On today's 56th Episode of TheThrillerZone, Aaron and …

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March 24, 2022

Avanti Centrae, Bestselling Author of The Doomsday Medallion

On today's 55th episode of The Thriller Zone, I'm joined by International Bestselling author, Avanti Centrae , where we will discuss her latest thriller, The Doomsday Medallion . Described as "The Da Vinci Code meets Tomb Rai...

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March 21, 2022

Rick Bleiweiss, Author of Pignon Scorbion

Hello and welcome to another episode of The Thriller Zone, your front row seat to the best thriller & mystery writers in the world! After spending most of his life in the entertainment business--in particular, the music biz. ...

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March 18, 2022

Matt Scott, Author of Surviving the Lion's Den

On today's BONUS EPISODE of The Thriller Zone, as part of our "Discovering New Authors Series" we welcome Matt Scott, author of Surviving the Lion's Den. "An American going inside Iran, hell bent on revenge. A kidnapped CIA agent desperate …

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March 17, 2022

Paul Vidich, author of The MatchMaker

After spending two illustrious decades in the Music & Entertainment business, our guest today chose to retire early and follow his dream of writing. Paul Vidich, author of The Mercenary, The Coldest Warrior, An Honorable Man, The Good Assassin joins …

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March 10, 2022

Jeffery Deaver, International New York Times Bestselling Author

For many, our special guest today needs no introduction. He's an International Bestseller, and he's a New York Times Bestselling Author, several times over. He has FIVE different series of books, to include: The Lincoln Rhymes Series, The Colter Shaw …

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March 7, 2022

Ted Flanagan, Author of Every Hidden Thing

Ted Flanagan is my guest on today's BONUS podcast; that's right, Ted marks the 50th Episode of The Thriller Zone. And while he may be a relative newcomer to the published author world, you will no doubt be hearing a …

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March 3, 2022

Louise Candlish, Sunday Times Bestselling Author

The Thriller Zone is kicking off the month of March with a BANG! Yes, the lovely & talented Louise Candlish visits our show to discuss her latest thriller #TheHeights. Episode #49 promises to be a favorite as we learn about …

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Feb. 24, 2022

Stephen Hunter, N.Y.Times Bestselling Author & Pulitzer Prize Winner

On today’s 48th episode of The Thriller Zone, it’s my distinct honor to welcome Stephen Hunter who is not only a New York Times Bestselling author, but a Pulitzer Prize Winner—which we’ll discuss inside the show. And if you’ve ever …

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Feb. 17, 2022

J. B. Stevens, author of A Therapeutic Death

Hello and welcome to the 47th Episode of The Thriller Zone, a podcast that "Gives you a front row seat to the best thriller writers in the world today." We also occasionally bring on an up-and-coming writer whom we think …

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Feb. 10, 2022

Mark Greaney, Number 1 New York Times Bestselling Author

On today's 46th Episode of The Thriller Zone, I'm stoked to welcome a super-star writer, a super-nice and down-to-earth guy who happens to be a #1 New York Times Bestselling Author. Mark Greaney is a prolific author I've followed for …

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Feb. 3, 2022

Emilya Naymark, Author of Behind The Lie

On Today’s 45th Episode of The Thriller Zone, I’m happy to introduce you to a relative newcomer Emilya Naymark, author of BEHIND THE LIE, which is the second book in a series involving former NYPD Detective turned small-town PI Laney …

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Jan. 31, 2022

For Blood Or Justice, Special Edition Graphic Novel Podcast

“It is the summer of 1977 and Texas lawman Cotton De la Croix is on the hunt for two psychotic killers who brutally murdered his family. His journey takes him through the sweltering no-man’s land of Texas and across the …

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Jan. 27, 2022

J. D. Barker, New York Times Bestselling Author

Today, The Thriller Zone welcomes New York Times Bestselling Author J. D. Barker to discuss his latest book, The Noise; a collaboration with author James Patterson. In this 43rd Episode of TheThrillerZone.com, we come to learn a great deal about …

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Jan. 20, 2022

John Gilstrap, New York Times Bestselling Author

Today, New York Times Bestselling Author John Gilstrap joins The Thriller Zone to chat up his latest #VictoriaEmerson #thriller: #BlueFire. With 24 books to his credit, two series, a collection of short stories & novellas, and a YouTube Channel where …

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Jan. 17, 2022

Nick Kolakowski, Pulp Thriller Writer

On today’s 41st episode of The Thriller Zone, join Podcast Host David Temple as thriller writer Nick Kolakowski joins the show. His book #Love&Bullets has been called "Visceral & Vivacious" by author S.A. Cosby...with "Take-No-Prisoners Prose" says author Frank Bill. …

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Jan. 13, 2022

Andrews-Wilson, Dynamic Duo of Thriller Writing

On today’s podcast, I’m happy to welcome the dynamic writing duo of Andrews-Wilson . Brian Andrews and Jeffrey Wilson make up the team who have created a number of exceptionally engaging characters in a number of series. Thos...

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Jan. 6, 2022

Ace Atkins, New York Times Bestselling Author

Welcome to the 39th Episode of The Thriller Zone, now in SEASON 2! Today's guest is New York Times Bestselling Author ACE ATKINS. On today's show, Ace talks about putting a period at the end of his character SPENSER. He'll …

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