Available from Oceanview Publishing
Book One of the Jonathan Hunter Thriller series
A Rogue terrorism consultant.
His dead brother.
A beautiful Persian refugee.
Terror. Fear. Prejudice.
America’s heading back to war. Someone has to stop it.
Jonathan Hunter, a rogue CIA consultant AWOL from his Middle East assignment, returns home to witness his brother Kevin’s horrific murder. For fifteen years, Hunter and Kevin were silent—until Kevin uttered his final words … Khalifah … Not Them … Maya …
Launched into the hunt for Kevin’s killer, Hunter stumbles into a series of horrifying terrorist attacks—all at the hands of Middle Eastern refugees—that spark a backlash across the country and threaten another war.
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Praise for The Consultant
“Thriller fans who value fast-paced action…will be satisfied”
“Tj O’Connor is that rare thriller writer with both talent and street time in the worlds he rockets us readers through. O’Connor’s stories will pull you in and race you through plots that come from behind the headlines in our crazy world.”
—James Grady, New York Times Best Selling Author
“[The Consultant is a] fast-paced thriller with a taut plot.”
—Tulsa Book Review
“The Consultant is a flat out, dynamite read. Fast paced, compelling, and all too real. O’Connor writes with authority and the pages fly by almost too quickly. My favorite kind of thriller, reminiscent of the best Ludlum and Forsyth.”
—Christopher Reich, New York Times Best Selling Author
“Tj O’Connor’s The Consultant is a simply riveting thriller of a novel by an author who is an international anti-terrorism expert.”
—Midwest Book Review
“Hop on O’Connor’s back and enjoy this ride. Helluva fun tale full of action, layers, deceptions, twists, and surprises. Well worth finding this one, folks. Put the publication date on your calendar. It rocks.”
—Men Reading Books
Tj O’Connor is a thriller and mystery author. His latest published novel, The Consultant, is a 2018 Gold Medal Winner from the Military Writers Society of America and a current 2019 Finalist for the Foreword Reviews’ Indies Book of the Year for Thrillers.
Tj is an international security consultant specializing in anti-terrorism, investigations, and threat analysis—life experiences that drive his novels. With his former life as a government agent and years as a consultant, he has lived and worked around the world in places like Greece, Turkey, Italy, Germany, the United Kingdom, and throughout the Americas—among others. He was raised in New York's Hudson Valley and lives with his wife and Labrador companions in Virginia where they raised five children.
Dying to Know, Tj’s first novel, won the 2015 Gold Medal from the Independent Publishers Book Awards (IPPY) for mysteries and was a Finalist for both a 2015 Silver Falchion Award and the 2014 Foreword Reviews’ INDIEFAB Mystery Book of the Year.