26) Davis Bunn
Davis Bunn is the award-winning author of numerous national bestsellers, with sales totaling more than seven million copies. His work has been published in 20 languages, and won four Christy Awards. His most recent suspense novel is the financial thriller The Domino Effect (Bethany House).

27) Robin Caroll
The bestselling author of more than 30 novels, Robin Caroll writes Southern stories of mystery and suspense, with a hint of romance to entertain readers. Her books have been recognized in several awards, including the Carol Award, HOLT Medallion, Daphne du Maurier, RT Reviewer’s Choice Award, and more. Her latest novel is the mystery Stratagem (Shiloh Run Press).

28) Janice Cantore
A former Long Beach, Calif., police officer of 22 years, Janice Cantore writes from real-life experience with accuracy and attention to detail, crafting a riveting tale of intrigue for romance and crime drama fans alike. Her latest novel is Lethal Target (Tyndale House).

29) Kathy Herman
Suspense novelist Kathy Herman has written more than twenty novels—including the Sophie Trace trilogy, and Secrets of Roux River Bayou series—since retiring from her family’s Christian retail store in Tyler, Texas. Her latest novel is A Treacherous Mix (David C. Cook).

30) Jerry B. Jenkins
Jerry B. Jenkins’s books have sold more than 70 million copies. Twenty-one of his titles have reached the New York Times, USA Today, Publisher’s Weekly, and Wall Street Journal bestseller lists. His latest novel is Dead Sea Rising (Worthy Publishing).

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About The Author

Lynette Eason is the bestselling author of several romantic suspense series. She is the winner of three ACFW Carol Awards, the Selah Award, and the Inspirational Reader's Choice Award, among others. She is a graduate of the University of South Carolina and has a master's degree in education from Converse College. Eason lives in South Carolina with her husband and two children.