Alex Finlay is the author of the 2021 breakout novel, Every Last Fear, the 2022 Goodreads Choice nominee for Best Mystery and Thriller, The Night Shift, and his latest March 2023 release, Library Reads Hall of Fame recipient, What Have We Done.  Alex’s novels are regularly on "best of the year" lists, have been translated into twenty languages, and Every Last Fear is in development for a series on a major streaming service.  What Have We Done  also was recently acquired for the screen.  Alex lives in both Washington, DC and Virginia.


What Have We Done:

An Amazon Editor's Pick -- Best Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
A LibraryReads Hall of Fame Selection for March -- Best Book Voted by Librarians
One of Amazon Book Review’s “Buzziest Mysteries and Thrillers of Winter”
One of BookPage’s “2023 Most-Anticipated Mystery & Suspense”
One of BookBub’s “Best Mysteries and Thrillers Coming Out in 2023”
One of BookBub’s “Most-Anticipated Books of 2023”
One of Goodreads’s “2023 Most Anticipated Mysteries & Thrillers”
One of Go BookMart’s “15 Most Anticipated Books of 2023”
One of PopSugar's "Best Thriller Books Hitting Shelves in March"
One of Scribd's "March's Best New Books and Audiobooks"
One of The Every Girl’s “20 Most Anticipated Books of Winter”
One of She Reads’s “Most-Anticipated Thrillers Coming in 2023”

The Night Shift:

A Goodreads Choice nominee for Best Mystery & Thriller of 2022
A LibraryReads Selection for March -- Best Book Voted by Librarians
One of Newsweek's "22 Books to Look Forward to in 2022"
One of BookPage's "Reader's Favorite Books of 2022"
One of Reader's Digest's "Best Fiction Books of 2022"
One of PopSugar's "Must-Read Thrillers in 2022"
One of The London Times' "Best New Crime Fiction for March 2022"
One of BuzzFeed's "Thrillers Worth Picking Up This Spring"
One of GQ's "Most Brutal Suspense Books for 2022"
One of BookBub's "Best Mysteries and Thrillers of 2022"


“High-energy . . . Finlay expands the puzzle and RATCHETS UP THE ACTION.”


GRIPPING from the first bone-chilling line until the final page.”


“Finlay’s outdone himself with this latest . . . ABSOLUTELY THRILLING.”


“It's safe to say Finlay is one of the GENRE’S MOST EXCITING VOICES.”