The Aaron M.Priest Literary Agency

Alex Finlay

IF SOMETHING HAPPENS TO ME, Alex Finlay’s newest release, has been named “a smart, unpredictable winner” with “relentless pacing, impressive characterizations” and “top shelf entertainment” by Publishers Weekly (starred review). Booklist raves: “Finlay serves up another compelling, tension-filled thriller”. It has been featured on several “Most Anticipated” lists, including Goodreads, Novel Suspects, and the SFF Addicts Podcast. IF SOMETHING HAPPENS TO ME is set for release on May 28, 2024.

Alex’s debut, EVERY LAST FEAR, was one of the most anticipated and acclaimed thrillers of 2021. It was named a Best Book of the Month, Mystery and Thriller category, by Amazon; chosen as an Indie Next pick and a LibraryReads pick; and Kobo named it a Best Audiobook of the Month. Newsweek declared it “gripping from the first bone-chilling line to the final page,” and Parade raved: “It’s twisty and unputdownable and intensifies until the very end.” THE NIGHT SHIFT, Alex Finlay’s widely acclaimed follow up, was a LibraryReads pick for March 2022, and it was named on over a dozen “Best of” and “Most Anticipated” lists, including Goodreads, Buzzfeed, Newsweek, BookBub, PopSugar, E! News, The Nerd Daily, and Book Riot. E! News declared: “It’s safe to say Finlay is one of the genre’s most exciting voices.” WHAT HAVE WE DONE, Finlay’s third novel, was chosen by librarians across the country to join the LibraryReads Hall of Fame and has been named on numerous “Best of” and “Most Anticipated” lists, including Goodreads, Buzzfeed, Amazon, BookBub, and BookPage. His work has been licensed in eighteen languages and optioned for film and television.

Alex Finlay is the pseudonym of an author who lives in Washington, DC.

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