WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF
JAMES HOUSTON TURNER
AND HIS BESTSELLING ALEKSANDR TALANOV THRILLER SERIES

Into the Eye

RELEASE DATE: 2021

When a Hungarian billionaire begins funding raids against refugee camps in Africa, Talanov is dispatched by the CIA to find out why since the billionaire is his former KGB colleague.

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Dragon Head

Talanov’s loyalty is tested when a little girl is kidnapped by a Hong Kong crime lord and he is ordered by the CIA to let her die for the sake of national security. A story of love and loyalty and how far one will go to save an innocent life.

“Explosive … exhilarating … a top-notch thriller.”
Erin Britton, The Manhattan Book Review

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November Echo

When Talanov witnesses the execution of a defecting Soviet scientist and his family, his decision to save the scientist’s teenage daughter sets him on a deadly collision course with the most vicious adversary he will ever encounter: his own people, the KGB.

“Unlike any spy hero you’ve encountered before.”
Liz Terek, NewsBlaze

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Greco’s Game

When Talanov’s wife is brutally murdered in front of his eyes, his vendetta to track down and kill the assassin becomes a journey of redemption with the help of two young prostitutes being held captive by human traffickers.

“Don’t start this book in an airport. You’ll miss your plane.”
Samela Harris, News Ltd.

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Department Thirteen

In this award-winning debut thriller, former KGB Colonel Aleksandr Talanov is happily married to a woman he does not love. But when a group of assassins narrowly miss killing him and his wife, Talanov discovers he has broken the first rule of survival by unwittingly falling in love with the woman he must now fall out of love with in order to save her.

“Ludlumesque!”
Rick Koster, The Dallas Morning News

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The Identity Factor

In this non-Talanov action thriller, it’s antagonism versus attraction when a headstrong rookie profiler with the CIA competes with a charming Texas journalist to identify and stop a notorious terrorist.

“Layered identities are but one of the many surprises in this magnificent staccato-paced thriller.”
Bookstew, Valley Scene Magazine

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