11) Patricia Bradley
Patricia Bradley won an Inspirational Reader’s Choice Award in Suspense, was a finalist for the Genesis Award, won a Daphne du Maurier Award, and won a Touched by Love Award. She is cofounder of Aiming for Healthy Families, Inc., and she is a member of American Christian Fiction Writers and Romance Writers of America. Her most recent novel is Justice Betrayed (Revell).
12) Rachel Dylan
Rachel Dylan was a litigator in one of Atlanta’s most elite law firms for over eight years and now works as an attorney at one of the Big Three automobile manufacturers. She is active on social media. Her most recent legal thriller is Lone Witness (Bethany House).
13) Jaime Jo Wright
Jaime Jo Wright is a Publishers Weekly- and ECPA-bestselling author. In the Christy Award 2018 nominations, her debut novel, The House on Foster Hill (Bethany House), was named a finalist in both the First Novel category and in Mystery/Suspense/Thriller. Her next suspense novel is The Curse of Misty Wayfair (Bethany House), coming January 2019.
14) Carrie Stuart Parks
Carrie Stuart Parks is an ECPA Christy Award and multiple ACFW Carol and Inspy Award-winning author. An internationally known forensic artist, Carrie draws on her extensive experience with actual criminal investigations to write authentic, true-to-life fictional suspense. Her latest novel is Formula of Deception (Thomas Nelson).
15) DiAnn Mills
Bestselling author DiAnn Mills combines unforgettable characters with unpredictable plots to create action-packed, suspense-filled novels. Her titles have appeared on the CBA and ECPA bestseller lists; won two Christy Awards; and been finalists for the RITA, Daphne du Maurier, Inspirational Readers Choice, and Carol Award contests. Her most recent novel is Burden of Proof (Tyndale House).