Sometimes the daily grind of life can get you down, and even if we've got a grand adventure to look forward to in the future, we need something to get the heart pumping right now. These books were page turners, edge of the seat romps. Often for various reasons, they're not just American style thrillers, there's also a romance, a crime drama and even a non-fiction.
The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova - grand literary themed thriller
The Stonekeeper (The Amulet Book 1) by Kaz