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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"

Out of Time (Nine Minutes, #2)
The Bourbon Kings (The Bourbon Kings, #1)
Speaking in Bones (Temperance Brennan, #18)
You (You, #1)
The Book of Speculation
The Kind Worth Killing
Those Girls
Siren's Call (Rainshadow, #4; Harmony, #12)
Nemesis (FBI Thriller, #19)
Alive (The Generations Trilogy, #1)
The Strongest Steel (Second Circle Tattoos, #1)
King
After the Storm (Kate Burkholder #7)
Disclaimer
Ruin & Rule (Pure Corruption MC, #1)
Bird Box
Second Life
Ricochet
Pretty Girls
The Ice Twins
Naked Greed (Stone Barrington, #34)
The Hand That Feeds You
The President's Shadow
Dexter Is Dead (Dexter, #8)
Into the Darkest Corner
Pretty Baby
Mean Streak
The Fixer (The Fixer, #1)
The Fixer
Sinful Intent (ALFA Private Investigations, #1)
Hard to Let Go (Hard Ink, #4)
Don't Look Back
An Obsession with Vengeance (Wanted Men, #3)
Minutes to Kill (Scarlet Falls)
The Book of You
Chasing River (Burying Water, #3)
The Forgotten Room (Jeremy Logan #4)
Crash & Burn (Tessa Leoni, #3)
A Head Full of Ghosts
Die Again (Rizzoli & Isles, #11)
Criminal
The Witness
Dangerous Girls
The Slow Burn of Silence
Little Black Lies
Six of Hearts (Hearts, #1)
Somebody I Used to Know
Remember Me This Way
I Am Princess X
The Hotel Part 3 (A Billionaire Seduction, #3)
Eyes on You
Caged: Takedown Teague (Caged, #1)
Marrow
Daughter of Deep Silence
Safe at Last (Slow Burn, #3)
The Collector
Solitude Creek (Kathryn Dance, #4)
In the Blood
The Patriot Threat (Cotton Malone, #10)
The Insider Threat (Pike Logan, #8)
Tattered on My Sleeve (Lost Kings MC, #4)
Forged in Fire (Red-Hot SEALs, #1)
The Girl in 6E (Deanna Madden, #1)
When No One Is Watching
That Night
Vanished (Callahan & McLane #1)
The Perfectionists (The Perfectionists, #1)
I See You
Broken Promise (Promise Falls, #1)
The Magpies
Garden of Lies
Ghost Fleet: A Novel of the Next World War
I Hunt Killers (Jasper Dent, #1)
Pretty Is
The Teller
Beware of Me (Dark Obsession, #4)
Obsession in Death (In Death, #40)
Finding Jake
Killing Sarai (In the Company of Killers, #1)
Forged In Ash (Red-Hot SEALs, #2)
Black Dawn (Titan #6)
Relinquished
Cop Town
Mud Vein
Vanishing Games (Jack White, #2)
Fatal Pursuit (Aegis, #3)
For You (The 'Burg, #1)
Liars, Inc.
Sense of Deception (Psychic Eye Mystery, #13)
Bradstreet Gate
The Devil You Know
Run
After the Cure
Embattled Hearts (Lost and Found, #1)
The Truth and Other Lies
The Pocket Wife
Breaking (Fall or Break, #2)
The New Neighbor
At Peace (The 'Burg, #2)
Jezebel

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