A good crime thriller is intoxicating, but a crime thriller set in international land is even more so. Traveling is not on anyone’s planner right now, so instead travel around the world from the comfort of your own couch. From merry Brazil to architectural wonder China, crime knows no borders. These international crime thrillers drop protagonists across nations and into hot water.

The Camel Club by David Baldacci

Four conspiracy theorists spend time together as The Camel Club searching for whatever conspiracies and secrets awaiting to be discovered. But they’re blindsided when a real conspiracy fall into their laps. After witnessing a shocking murder, the four-member group uncovers the secrets the U.S. government might be hiding. The stakes are high as this plot may cause an international terrorism crisis. This four unlikely heroes—with the help of a Secret Service agent—are the only ones who can save the world. David Baldacci’s The Camel Club is a superbly tense thriller that will leave readers breathless. This is a page-turning book that grips and scare, and offers plenty to think about later.

The Secret Empress by Frank Heller

Joe Wilder have it all, bodybuilding titles and a successful health and fitness business. But all will go down the drain if he can smooth out complications with his suppliers in China. It was a simple business trip turned nightmare. This American businessman is thrust into the position of safeguarding a high profile child in China. Fortunately for him, he’s a former CIA and he won’t back down from the impending danger. Frank Heller is an author who promises a good story and then delivers it. The action in The Secret Empress is explosive and full of surprises; readers will barely have time to catch their breath.

Murder in G Major by Alexia Gordon

African-American classical musician Gethsemane Brown only planned to turn a group of rowdy schoolboys into an award-winning orchestra but ended up with something more. Housesitting a lovely Cliffside cottage in an Irish countryside, Gethsemane got more than what she bargained for. The ghost of the cottage’s murdered owner haunts the place and is now tormenting her to help him rest in peace. See, the previous own was murdered and falsely accused of killing his wife (and himself). Gethsemane’s reluctant investigation provokes the dormant killer. Soon she finds herself in grave danger. Murder in G Major is a well-plotted and exciting book. Alexia Gordon has the skill to write a whodunit narrative like no other.

Solemn Graves by James R. Benn

July 1944, an American officer was found dead close to the front lines in Normandy. Billy Boyle along his comrades Kaz and Big Mike are out to solve this murder. Major Jerome was far from his own unit, arrived unexpectedly, and murdered in the dark of night. The simple murder investigation turned to into a gruesome discovery. This murder was part of something bigger. With German spies and informants everywhere, Billy must tread carefully, unmasking the murder while safeguarding the secret that could turn the tide of war. Solemn Graves is an enthralling tale that narrates a complex look at life in the midst of war.

The Games by James Patterson

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is a party destination from street dancing to colorful festivals. The city is also the natural choice to host the biggest spectacles in Sports. Organizers turn their heads to Jack Morgan. He’s back in Rio for the Olympics and now heads the world’s greatest international security. But when prominent clients begin to disappear and bodies mysteriously found on the streets, Jack is drawn to a ruthless underworld. Jack must sprint to the finish to defuse a threat that could decimate Rio. The Games is the sixth volume of James Patterson’s Private series. Patterson’s storytelling will have readers thinking about Rio, Olympics, and the dark side of this wonderful place.