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Joseph Finder

Biography

Joseph Finder

Joseph Finder is the New York Times bestselling author of 14 suspense novels, including THE SWITCH, a stand-alone thriller, and GUILTY MINDS, the third to feature “private spy” Nick Heller. Heller was introduced in VANISHED (2009) and returned in BURIED SECRETS (2011).

Joe’s novels HIGH CRIMES (1998) and PARANOIA (2004) have been adapted as major motion pictures. KILLER INSTINCT (2006) won the International Thriller Writers’ Thriller Award for Best Novel; BURIED SECRETS won the Strand Critics Award for Best Novel, while COMPANY MAN (2005) won the Barry Award for Best Thriller.

A founding member of the International Thriller Writers, Joe is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Association of Former Intelligence Officers. He is a graduate of Yale College and the Harvard Russian Research Center, and lives in Boston with his wife and their dog Mia, a dropout from Seeing Eye dog school.

Books by Joseph Finder

by Joseph Finder - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Michael Tanner accidentally picks up the wrong MacBook in an airport security line. He later discovers that the owner is a US senator and that the laptop contains top secret files. When Senator Susan Robbins realizes she’s come back with the wrong laptop, she calls her young chief of staff, Will Abbott, in a panic. Both know that the senator broke the law by uploading classified documents onto her personal computer. If those documents wind up in the wrong hands, her career in politics will be over. When Will fails to gain Tanner’s cooperation, he is forced to take measures to retrieve the laptop before a bigger security breach is revealed. Suddenly Tanner finds himself a hunted man, terrified for the safety of his family and able to trust no one.

by Joseph Finder - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

The chief justice of the Supreme Court is about to be defamed, his career destroyed, by a powerful gossip website that specializes in dirt on celebs and politicians. Their top reporter has written an exposé claiming that he had liaisons with an escort, a young woman prepared to tell the world her salacious tale. Intelligence operative Nick Heller has just 48 hours to disprove the story. But when the call girl is found murdered, Nick resolves to find the mastermind behind the conspiracy before anyone else falls victim to the maelstrom of political scandal and ruined reputations predicated upon one long-buried secret.

by Joseph Finder - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

When former investigative reporter Rick Hoffman loses his job, fiancée and apartment, his only option is to move back into --- and renovate --- the home of his miserable youth, now empty and in decay since the stroke that put his father in a nursing home. As Rick starts to pull apart the old house, he makes an electrifying discovery: millions of dollars hidden in the walls. Yet the more of his father’s hidden past that Rick brings to light, the more dangerous his present becomes.

by Joseph Finder - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

When single father Danny Goodman suddenly finds himself unable to afford his daughter’s private school, he has no one to turn to for financial support. Until Thomas Galvin, the father of his daughter’s new best friend, offers to lend him money. However, the moment the money is wired into Danny’s account, the DEA comes knocking on his door. Danny faces an impossible choice: an indictment for accepting drug money that he can’t afford to fight in court, or an unthinkably treacherous undercover assignment helping the government get close to his new family friend.

by Joseph Finder - Fiction, Thriller

Adam Cassidy is a low-level employee at a high-tech corporation who hates his job. When he manipulates the system for a friend, he finds himself charged with a crime. He's given a choice --- prison or become a corporate spy in their chief competitor's headquarters. At Trion Systems, he finds himself a star --- he's rich, drives a Porsche, lives in a fabulous apartment, works directly for the CEO and he's dating the girl of his dreams. All he has to do to keep this life is betray everyone he cares about and everything he believes in. However, when he tries to break off from his controllers, he finds he's in way over his head and he's trapped in a world in which nothing is as it seems and no one can really be trusted.