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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"

End of Watch (Bill Hodges Trilogy, #3)
The Last Mile (Amos Decker, #2)
When I'm Gone
Before the Fall
The Obsession
The Girl In The Ice (DCI Erika Foster, #1)
Foreign Agent (Scot Harvath, #15)
My Sister's Grave (Tracy Crosswhite, #1)
Fool Me Once
In the Clearing (Tracy Crosswhite, #3)
Behind Closed Doors
Follow You Home
The Night Stalker (DCI Erika Foster, #2)
Big Little Lies
Targeted (Callahan & McLane, #4)
Her Final Breath (Tracy Crosswhite, #2)
Luckiest Girl Alive
The Grownup
I Let You Go
In a Dark, Dark Wood
Justice Redeemed
The Widow
Vanished (Callahan & McLane #1)
Extreme Prey (Lucas Davenport, #26)
Finders Keepers (Bill Hodges Trilogy, #2)
The Girl in the Spider's Web (Millennium, #4)
Before I Go to Sleep
Memory Man (Amos Decker, #1)
Don't You Cry
Inferno (Robert Langdon, #4)
The Cuckoo's Calling (Cormoran Strike, #1)
Blood Defense (Samantha Brinkman, #1)
Pretty Girls
The Silkworm (Cormoran Strike, #2)
Mr. Mercedes (Bill Hodges Trilogy, #1)
The Emperor's Revenge (The Oregon Files, #11)
What She Knew
The Girl with All the Gifts
The Passenger
Duty and Honor (Jack Ryan Universe, #21)
Bridged (Callahan & McLane, #2)
Play Dead (D.I. Kim Stone #4)
See Me
The Guilty (Will Robie, #4)
Most Wanted
Zoo 2 (Zoo, #2)
Time Heals No Wounds (Baltic Sea Crime #1)
The Pursuit (Fox and O'Hare, #5)
Make Me (Jack Reacher, #20)
The Tumor
A Crime of Passion (Joe Dillard #7)
The Short Drop (Gibson Vaughn #1)
Look Behind You
The House of Secrets
I'm Thinking of Ending Things
Redemption Road
Spiraled (Callahan & McLane #3)
The Murder House
Find Her (Detective D.D. Warren, #8)
Deliver Her
Beyond the Ice Limit (Gideon Crew, #4)
Grant of Immunity
The Girl You Lost
Stiletto (The Checquy Files, #2)
Sleeping Giants (Themis Files, #1)
A Hero of France (Night Soldiers, #14)
The Stranger
The Girls
Blood Money (Joe Dillard #6)
Cometh the Hour (The Clifton Chronicles, #6)
Gone The Next (Roy Ballard Mysteries, #1)
I Am Pilgrim (Pilgrim, #1)
Private Paris (Private, #10)
Furious (Faith McMann Trilogy #1)
Stateline (Dan Reno, #1)
The Second Life of Nick Mason (Nick Mason, #1)
Wilde Lake
No One Knows
The Light of the Fireflies
Cross Justice (Alex Cross, #23)
The Kind Worth Killing
No Coming Back
Gray Mountain
Pretty Baby
You (You, #1)
Ordinary Grace
NYPD Red 4 (NYPD Red, #4)
14th Deadly Sin (Women’s Murder Club, #14)
Abducted (Lizzy Gardner #1)
The Scandal (Theodore Boone, #6)
The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer (Mara Dyer, #1)
Killing Me Softly
Only Time Will Tell (The Clifton Chronicles, #1)
The Good Lawyer
Wayward (Wayward Pines, #2)
Mazie Baby

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Dean Koontz What the Night Knows
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