About J.B. Turner

Themes covered include conspiracies, assassination, CIA, geo politics, mafia, suspense fiction


J.B. Turner

J.B. Turner is the author of the bestselling Jon Reznick action thriller series: HARD ROAD, HARD KILL, HARD WIRED & HARD WAY (Thomas & Mercer). The fifth book in the series, HARD FALL, is due for release on 8 February 2018. The series has sold in excess of 400,000 copies since its release.

He is also the author of the forthcoming AMERICAN GHOST thriller series. The first book in the series, ROGUE (Thomas & Mercer), is due for release on 1 May 2018.

Turner also penned the Jon Reznick novella, GONE BAD (No Way Back Press), and the Deborah Jones crime thrillers, MIAMI REQUIEM (No Way Back Press) and DARK WATERS (No Way Back Press). He began his writing career as a journalist.

His books have conspiratorial elements and themes throughout them. His work has variously been described as assassination thrillers, suspense thrillers, political thrillers, crime fiction, military thriller, and, in the case of the Deborah Jones books, mysteries.

His influences and favorite authors include: James Ellroy, James Lee Burke, George Orwell, Jack Kerouac, Harlan Coben, Thomas H. Cook, John Grisham, James Patterson, Brad Thor, John Buchan, John Grisham, J.D. Robb, Greg Iles, David Baldacci, Michael Connelly, Stieg Larsson, Val McDermid, Karin Slaughter, Vince Flynn, Noam Chomsky, Robert Crais, Lee Child.

He has a keen interest in geo-politics.

He loves music and drinks dangerous levels of coffee (and a fair bit of red wine). He listens to everything from Beethoven to The Beatles, The Cure to Bach. And everything in between. Occasionally writes. Loves films. Well, good ones. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Payback, It’s a Wonderful Life, Manhattan, Annie Hall (anything by Woody Allen), Sideways, As Good As It Gets, The Deer Hunter, All the President’s Men, Babette’s Feast, and a personal fave, Animal House (what’s not to like?).

He was born in Edinburgh, Scotland.

He is married with two children.

He is represented by Mark Gottlieb of Trident Media Group, New York.

Follow J.B. Turner on Twitter: @jbturnerauthor