Cole Wright Thrillers

New for 2022 – An adventure thriller, mystery series.

For fans of David Baldacci, James Patterson, Russell Blake, Tracey Clark, Candace Fox…

The Arrival – A Cole Wright thriller

Arrival ebook thumbWorn, battered and bruised from years as a cop, Cole Wright wants a moment of peace.

But the Spokane locals have other plans for his vacation sabbatical.

And Wright just has to stick his nose in, whether wanted or not.

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Measured Aggression – A Cole Wright thriller

Measured Aggression thumbThe sign at the edge of town announces it as Cooperville, Pop 3516. Small town. Big problems.

Passing through, Cole Wright just wants a meal and to get back on the road. Always happy to have a nice meal. Always happy to avoid problems.

Sometimes, though, problems just demand attention.

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Hide Away – A Cole Wright thriller

Hide Away thumbCole Wright sits in a sparkling bright Route 66 themed diner in a small Montana town. Kind of town you could walk side to side in five minutes and leave behind.

In the mountains nearby, Joe Bridger consults his phone. Any moment and he will get the go ahead. A simple job.

He can get out of the snow and grab himself a meal.

The two should never meet. No need to.

Practically nothing in common.

Wright finds himself on a collision course. Suits him just fine.

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Slow Burn – A Cole Wright thriller

Cole Wright heads for Spokane. A simple trip. Back roads. Quiet towns.

But when one of those quiet towns proves to be anything but, Wright finds himself unable to stand aside.

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Scorpion Bait – A Cole Wright thriller

Scorpion Bait thumbJerome Miller lies in scorching, gritty sand, staring up out of the rugged ditch. Bleeding and broken.

The start of a very bad day, for him.

Cole Wright hitches into the town of Gollick, Arizona. Somewhere between Tuscon and Yuma. Looking for a good meal and maybe a bed for the night.

Not looking for trouble.

Sometimes, though, trouble hides away in those out of the way places. Sometimes trouble just finds him.

Sometimes Wright just meets it head on.

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December 20th 2022 – Zero Kills – A Cole Wright thriller

Looking over the matted, sodden carpet in a rundown house in suburban Flagstaff, Jenn Fraser knows her old friend Ed is in trouble. Big trouble.

Across town, Cole Wright relaxes after a day of exhausting work. Happy to be occupied. Happy to be living a quiet life.

When they find themselves on a collision course, Wright and Jenn must confront trust and put everything on the line to protect Ed.

With zero kills.

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Cold Highway – A Cole Wright Novella

A trip north of the border takes Cole Wright into the heart of snowbound Canada. Friendly people, vast distances, tough vehicles, isolation.

When a breakdown looms, Wright finds himself caught in the white, compacted landscape. A road thirty feet wide, hemmed in by the piled up ridges left by snowploughs. And an endless forest that could hide just about anything.

Unfriendly territory. Dangerous places.

A Cole Wright novella that focuses down on a single moment where the slightest error could be his last.

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Short Stories

Dark Fields – A Cole Wright Short Story – a great way to test out the series

with a quick read – $2.99 ebook / $5.99 print – link here.

dark fields 21121 ebook thumbSouth Dakota. Sunset. One dark day in July, Brad crashes his busted light plane in a dusty cornfield. Not great for his weekend plans. Not great for anything.

Passing by, Cole Wright stops to lend a hand. Which might just plunge them both into something more dangerous than plane wrecks.

A standalone Cole Wright story.

Schedule Interruption – A Cole Wright Short Story – a good way to dip into the series with a quick read – $2.99 ebook / $5.99 print – link here.

On his way toward Spokane, Cole Wright rides a rickety old bus. Local service. Regular schedule. Few passengers. Small town to small town. Heartland people.

Wright plans to pick up the long distance service when the bus reaches the freeway.

Plans, though, have a way of getting interrupted.

A standalone Cole Wright story that comes right down to good people in tough circumstances.

The Forest Doesn’t Care – A Cole Wright Short Story – a good way to dip into the series with a quick read – $2.99 ebook / $5.99 print. Universal book link here.

Charlie and Suze just want a quiet, relaxing hike through Crater Top park. A beautiful, tranquil and hidden in the mountains.

Helping out with the park’s trails, Cole Wright enjoys the change. The chance to do something different.

No one expects trouble. Not way out there.

But then, trouble has a way of showing up.

The Handler – A Cole Wright Short Story. $2.99 ebook / $5.99 print. Universal book link here.

The mugging happens so fast that Marc barely has time to react.

For Marc and Sonia, a trip to Spokane means visiting family, a little shopping and some eating out. Not having someone accost them in the street.

When Cole Wright happens by, things might just take a different turn.

One Little Broken Leg – A Cole Wright Short Story. $2.99 ebook / $5.99 print. Universal book link here.

Sally loves to hike. She knows her way around and knows all the pitfalls and problems. She uses the best equipment.

Caught by surprise, she injures her leg while out alone, forcing her to dig for new strength. To improvise.

When Cole Wright catches up, what he finds makes no sense.

A story of people thrown together in challenging circumstances.

Cardinals – A Cole Wright Short Story $2.99 ebook / $5.99 print. Universal book link here.

Lieutenant Ione Anders of the Spokane Police Department stares at a blade jutting from one of the tires on her new issue vehicle.

Looks like the start of another one of those days.

A day that proves full of surprises.

A Cole Wright story with a difference, putting him right there in the action as he tags along.


A Steep Climb – A Cole Wright Short Story $2.99 ebook / $5.99 print. Universal book link here.

Hitching a ride, Cole Wright finds himself listening to tall tales. He meets some remarkable people on the road.

When the driver suggests a detour to a beautiful overlook, they find more than they expect. People dressed and ready for a ball.

But they have other things on their mind.

Cover illustration by Dek257 | Dreamstime


What Do You Say Gus? – A Cole Wright Short Story $2.99 ebook / $5.99 print. Universal book link here.

Waiting to make the drop, Gus knows that everything hangs in the balnce. Better not screw this up.

Relaxing on a park bench in a quiet town, Cole Wright watches a nervous guy with a briefcase sitting not too far away. Out of place. Out of his depth. Out of time.

Sometimes circumstances force Wright to step in before things get out of hand.

From the first Cole Wright Short Story Collection

No Lack of Courage

Cover illustration: © Maleah Land – Pixaby (park), Anton Greave – Dreamscape (figure)