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Thrillers are characterized by fast pacing, frequent action, and resourceful heroes who must thwart the plans of more-powerful and better-equipped villains. Literary devices such as suspense, red herrings and cliffhangers are used extensively.

Thrillers often overlap with mystery stories, but are distinguished by the structure of their plots. In a thriller, the hero must thwart the plans of an enemy, rather than uncover a crime that has already happened. Thrillers also occur on a much grander scale: the crimes that must be prevented are serial or mass murder, terrorism, assassination, or the ov

Most Read This Week Tagged "Thriller"

The Girl on the Train
Luckiest Girl Alive
The Good Girl
Pines (Wayward Pines, #1)
Inferno (Robert Langdon, #4)
A Dark Lure
The Einstein Prophecy
Memory Man (Amos Decker, #1)
The English Spy (Gabriel Allon, #15)
The Last Town (Wayward Pines, #3)
Wayward (Wayward Pines, #2)
Speaking in Bones (Temperance Brennan, #18)
Follow You Home
The Stranger
I Am Pilgrim (Pilgrim, #1)
Before I Go to Sleep
You (You, #1)
The Book of Speculation
The Kind Worth Killing
Truth or Die
Every Fifteen Minutes
Code of Conduct (Scot Harvath, #14)
Those Girls
Where They Found Her
Nemesis (FBI Thriller, #19)
The One That Got Away
Alive (The Generations Trilogy, #1)
Vanishing Girls
The Melody Lingers On
The Water Knife
After the Storm (Kate Burkholder #7)
La Vérité sur l'Affaire Harry Quebert
The Fold
Radiant Angel (John Corey, #7)
Bird Box
Cold Black Earth
Personal (Jack Reacher, #19)
The Bone Tree
Lock In
Second Life
The Long and Faraway Gone
The Escape (John Puller, #3)
Pretty Girls
Gathering Prey (Lucas Davenport, #25)
The Ice Twins
The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly
The Hand That Feeds You
Silent Scream (D.I. Kim Stone, #1)
The President's Shadow
The Cartel
The Library at Mount Char
I Let You Go
Bone Gap
Dexter Is Dead (Dexter, #8)
Eeny Meeny (Helen Grace, #1)
Into the Darkest Corner
Night Film
Pretty Baby
The Atlantis Gene (The Origin Mystery, #1)
Bull Mountain
Blood on Snow (Blood on Snow, #1)
The Fixer
The Fixer (The Fixer, #1)
All the Rage
The Winter People
The Naked Eye (Kendra Michaels, #3)
Don't Look Back
The Book of You
All Fall Down (Embassy Row, #1)
The Forgotten Room (Jeremy Logan #4)
Oblivion (Nevermore, #3)
Crash & Burn (Tessa Leoni, #3)
The Son
A Head Full of Ghosts
The Farm
Serafina and the Black Cloak
Broken Monsters
Six Years
Dare Me
Consequences (Consequences, #1)
The Innocent (Will Robie,#1)
Little Black Lies
The Slow Burn of Silence
Piranha (The Oregon Files, #10)
The Good Girls (The Perfectionists, #2)
Never Go Back (Jack Reacher, #18)
The Shining Girls
Somebody I Used to Know
Dangerous Girls
Remember Me This Way

William Gibson
William Gibson Zero History (Blue Ant, #3)
His Favorite Books About London: The father of cyberpunk, cyberspace, and maybe even cybersex picks his five favorite books about London, the setting of his new techno-thriller, Zero History.
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Leslie Parrish
Would you believe I was in the neighborhood?” “No." “Well, how about that I needed to see you.” “Why? Did one of my neighbors call and say my cat’s been stalking their bunny?” One corner of his mouth went up. “You know, that sounds like a euphemism. A kind of salacious one” “Ooh, big words for Mr. Average Joe street cop,” she said, knowing she sounded bitchy but unable to help it. “Can you take out the angry eyes, Mrs. Potato Head, and just let me talk to you? ...more
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I always wanted to eat with a Negro,” Grandma said. Yeah, well I always wanted to eat with a boney- assed old white woman,” Lula said. “So I guess this works out good. ...more
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