Every Deadly Kiss

"Unnerving." — Mystery Scene Magazine

In the latest installment of the Bowers Files, FBI Special Agent Patrick Bowers grapples with a baffling series of murders in Detroit—and discovers a terror plot whose roots stretch back centuries.

Called in by an ex-girlfriend to consult on a case, Patrick encounters the work of a killer who displays a stunning degree of ruthlessness. Bowers is shocked to find that the slayings are linked not just to his own history with a known terrorist, but to his former lover as well—and that her secret past might hold the key to stopping the crime spree. As layers of intrigue peel away, the city is pushed ever closer to a seemingly-unstoppable bioweapon attack.

Unnerving and laced with breathtaking suspense, Every Deadly Kiss is a surprising and complex thriller that will have readers obsessed to the final page.



“James brings complexity and intrigue to his latest Patrick Bowers thriller, layering plotlines and unfolding characters in a way that keeps readers on the edge through the very end…Fans of the Bowers Files will not be disappointed in his latest installment.”

– RT Book Reviews

“James is a pro at creating suspense.”

—Criminal Element

“All in all, I absolutely loved Every Deadly Kiss. It kept me on the edge of my seat and was almost impossible to put down.”

—Christian Bookshelf Reviews

“The layers of the crimes in this novel can only be pulled off by a master author…I highly recommend this to those who appreciate excellent thrillers with international dimensions and characters that a reader can be invested in.”

—Open Book Society

“As always, James’ writing is top drawer, suspenseful, and unnerving.”

—Mystery Scene Magazine