Thriller

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 o...more

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    Compulsion
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    Release date: Oct 28, 2014
    "Beautiful Creatures meets Romeo and Juliet meets The Body Finder in this spellbinding new trilogy."

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  • The Feather Chase by Shannon L. Brown
    The Feather Chase
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    Release date: Feb 06, 2014
    A fun mystery for girls ages 8-12.

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    They start chasing a mystery—then it chases them.
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    Giveaway dates: Apr 08 - May 08, 2014
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    The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair
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    Release date: May 01, 2014
    August 30, 1975. The day of the disappearance. The day a small New Hampshire town lost its innocence.

    That summer Harry Quebert fell in love with fifte…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Mar 14 - Apr 17, 2014
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