21) Susan Sleeman
Susan Sleeman is a bestselling and award-winning author of more than 35 inspirational/Christian and clean read romantic suspense books. In addition to writing, Susan also hosts the popular website The Suspense Zone. Her latest novel is Cold Pursuit.
22) Cara C. Putman
The author of more than 25 legal thrillers, historical romances, and romantic suspense novels, Cara C. Putman has won or been a finalist for honors including the ACFW Book of the Year and the Christian Retailing’s BEST Award. She is a practicing attorney and teaches law at a Big Ten business school. Her latest novel is Delayed Justice (Thomas Nelson).
23) Brandilyn Collins
The award-winning author of more than 30 books, Brandilyn Collins is known for her trademarked Seatbelt Suspense—fast-paced, character-driven suspense with myriad twists and an interwoven thread of faith. Her latest suspense novel is Plummet (Challow Press).
24) Joel C. Rosenberg
Joel C. Rosenberg is a New York Times bestselling author of both fiction and nonfiction, with some 5 million copies in print. As an expert on global politics, he’s been interviewed on hundreds of radio and TV shows, and met with religious and government leaders around the world. His latest political thriller is The Kremlin Conspiracy (Tyndale House).
25) Steven James
Steven James is a national bestselling novelist whose award-winning, pulse-pounding thrillers continue to gain wide critical acclaim and a growing fan base. Respected by some of the top thriller writers in the world, Steven deftly weaves intense stories of psychological suspense with deep philosophical insights. His latest novel is Every Wicked Man (Berkley).