Category: Underwater Thriller

The Rise of Oceania Trilogy Is Now on Kobo

The War Beneath, The Savage Deeps, and Fatal Depth are now on Kobo

The trilogy appeared on Kindle and iBooks a couple of weeks ago; the first three books in the series are now also on Kobo.

Pre-Order The Shadow of War by TSJ!

Pre-Order The Shadow of War by TSJ!

The Shadow of War is now for sale online.  My newest technological thriller is due for release in the Fall, from Fitzhenry & Whiteside.  Read more below …

TSJ Talks Inspirations for The War Beneath

TSJ Talks Inspirations for The War Beneath

When I was a teenager, I read a lot of 1950s Science Fiction. It was the tail end of the “Golden Age of Science Fiction.” Asimov, Pohl, Heinlein, del Rey and more. I fell in love with the genre because of those books. They sparked my imagination and took me to fascinating locations in futuristic settings. The stakes were always huge. It’s those books that really taught me how important YA Science Fiction is. Readers get hooked on the genre early; it’s what happened to me.

Book Signing at Indigo Guelph on Saturday April 16, 2022

Book Signing at Indigo Guelph on Saturday, April 16, 2022

Hello, I’m thrilled to announce that I’ll be at Indigo Guelph on Saturday, April 16 to promote Fatal Depth and An Island of Light.  See the exciting book trailers below!

SFcrowsnest Reviews AN ISLAND OF LIGHT!

SFcrowsnest Reviews An Island of Light!

It’s a strong writeup and the reviewer, Kelly Jensen, recognizes the contradiction in the book’s title.  As the first line of the review states, it’s the darkest chapter yet.  I’m very proud of this novel.  At my recent book signing, I described it as a “gripping prison break … and the prison is underwater.”  That phrase seemed to resonate with readers.

FATAL DEPTH by Timothy S. Johnston is on the 2021 GLOBAL THRILLER Award Short List

Fatal Depth a 2021 GLOBAL THRILLER Award Short Lister

My “Do Or Die” mission-based novel, Fatal Depth, inspired by WWII stories of bravery, has advanced to the next stage in the GLOBAL THRILLER Awards.

Author Copies!

An Island of Light Author Copies Have Arrived!

Greetings!  This week, one of the great events of this author’s career occurred.  It doesn’t happen often for most novelists.  All the months and years …

Readers’ Favorite Reviews An Island of Light!

Readers’ Favorite Reviews An Island of Light!

It’s a Five Star review and is extremely positive.   The reviewer states that this is their favorite of the four books in the series.  A spoiler-free excerpt is below.