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Suspense is a feeling of uncertainty and anxiety about the outcome of certain actions, most often referring to an audience's perceptions in a dramatic work. Suspense is not exclusive to fiction, though. Suspense may operate in any situation where there is a lead up to a big event or dramatic moment, with tension being a primary emotion felt as part of the situation. In the kind of suspense described by film director Alfred Hitchcock, an audience experiences suspense when they expect something bad to happen and have (or believe they have) a superior perspective on events in the drama's hierarch ...more

Most Read This Week Tagged "Suspense"

Into the Water
The Girl on the Train
The Fix (Amos Decker #3)
16th Seduction (Women's Murder Club, #16)
Dead Certain
Silent Child
Golden Prey (Lucas Davenport, #27)
Dark Matter
A Merciful Death (Mercy Kilpatrick #1)
Beach Lawyer (Beach Lawyer Series)
Truly Madly Guilty
The Husband's Secret
Issued to the Bride: One Navy SEAL (Brides of Chance Creek, #1)
A Criminal Defense
Since We Fell
In a Dark, Dark Wood
One Perfect Lie
Gone Girl
Everything We Keep
My Sister's Grave (Tracy Crosswhite, #1)
The Dry (Aaron Falk, #1)
The Trapped Girl (Tracy Crosswhite #4)
The Missing Ones (Detective Lottie Parker, #1)
Behind Her Eyes
Say You're Sorry (Morgan Dane #1)
The Whistler
I See You
The Black Book
I Let You Go
Before the Fall
Everything I Never Told You
Where Good Girls Go To Die (Good Girls, #1)
Split Second
What She Knew
The Marriage Lie
Sister Sister
Night School
The Girl Who Knew Too Much
I Found You
Mississippi Blood (Penn Cage, #6)
The Good Girl
Doing It Over (Most Likely To, #1)
The Hangman (The Forgotten Files #3)
Her Final Breath (Tracy Crosswhite, #2)
The Forgetting Time
The Wrong Side of Goodbye (Harry Bosch, #21; Harry Bosch Universe, #26)
The Burial Hour (Lincoln Rhyme #13)
The Cuckoo's Calling (Cormoran Strike, #1)
Fallen Crest Home (Fallen Crest High, #6)
My Husband's Wife
The Life We Bury
Good as Gone
The Roanoke Girls
This Is Where It Ends
Lies
The Perfect Stranger
Heartbreak Hotel (Alex Delaware, #32)
The Trespasser (Dublin Murder Squad #6)
In the Clearing (Tracy Crosswhite, #3)
Nutshell
Fool Me Once
The Things We Wish Were True
Mr. Mercedes (Bill Hodges Trilogy, #1)
The Shark (Forgotten Files, #1)
The Neon Lawyer (Brigham Theodore, #1)
Beautiful Storm (Lightning Strikes, #1)
Breakthrough
Echoes in Death (In Death, #44)
Never Let You Go
The Night the Lights Went Out
All the Breaking Waves
Rogue Lawyer
Luckiest Girl Alive
Right Behind You (Quincy & Rainie, #7)
Conclave
Home (Myron Bolitar #11)
The Girl In The Ice (Detective Erika Foster, #1)
15th Affair (Women's Murder Club #15)
The Perfect Girl
Bird Box
The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley
A Separation
When I'm Gone
The Gender Secret (The Gender Game, #2)
No Easy Target
Lethal Lies (Blood Brothers, #2)
The Lost Order (Cotton Malone, #12)
Burntown
Passenger 19 (Jammer Davis, #3)
Gray Mountain
Fever Dream
The Good Widow
The Dollmaker (The Forgotten Files, #2)
Once Gone (Riley Paige Mystery, #1)
Vicious Circle (Joe Pickett, #17)
Orphan X (Orphan X, #1)
Southern Spirits (Southern Ghost Hunter Mysteries, #1)
The River at Night
Perfect Remains (D.I. Callanach, #1)
State vs. Lassiter (Jake Lassiter #9)

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