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A Blood Thing

A riveting new novel of suspense, extortion, and a conspiracy that will test the unbreakable bonds of one family—from the USA Today bestselling author of The Inside Dark, The Prettiest One, Shady Cross, Brothers and Bones, and more . . . 


“This dark, edgy tale touches a multitude of human emotions and is filled with sacrifice, loss, and terror. Hang on tight and remember to breathe."

Steve Berry, New York Times bestselling author of The Bishop's Pawn and The Lost Order

“Two brothers put to the ultimate test. How far will they go to save a sibling they love, and at what cost? James Hankins's characters are perfectly imperfect, the dilemma they face increasingly intense, and the ending anything but certain for everyone involved in A Blood Thing."

Robert Dugoni, #1 WSJ, Amazon, and NYT Bestselling Author of The Tracy Crosswhite Series


“James Hankins’s A Blood Thing is the type of page-turner that you’ll want to tell everyone you know about as soon as you turn the final page.”

The Real Book Spy


“[U]nique in its approach and bracing in its execution, “A Blood Thing” bleeds terrific reading entertainment on every page.

Providence Journal 

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A Good Man In Ruins.

A Family Broken.

A Nightmare That Has

Only Just Begun.


 B O O K S   

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A Blood Thing
The Inside Dark
The Prettiest One
Shady Cross
Brothers and Bones
Jack of Spades
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James Hankins 

James Hankins is the USA Today  bestselling author of numerous thrillers, mysteries and suspense novels, including The Inside Dark, The Prettiest One, Shady Cross, Brothers and Bones, Jack of Spades, and Drawn. For a while, he wrote screenplays, then detoured into practicing law before turning to writing fiction.


He lives north of Boston with his wife and sons, who keep him happy and even allow him time to write. 


His seventh novel, A Blood Thing, is available now.  

Each of James's first six books spent time in the Kindle Top 100, with The Prettiest One reaching the #1 spot across all categories in the Kindle Store.

In addition, Shady Cross received a coveted starred review from Publishers Weekly, while USA Today bestseller Brothers and Bones earned one from Kirkus Reviews and was named to its list of "Best Books of 2013." 

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