Most Read This Week In 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 ov

Most Read This Week Tagged "Thriller"

The Housemaid
The Perfect Marriage
Never Lie
Fairy Tale
The Ink Black Heart (Cormoran Strike, #6)
The Last Thing He Told Me
The Silent Patient
The Hike
All Good People Here
Here Lie the Dead (DCI Logan #15)
Rich Blood (Jason Rich, #1)
Oath of Loyalty (Mitch Rapp #21)
Wrong Place Wrong Time
The Guilty Husband
The Last Mrs. Parrish
The Butcher and the Wren
A Good Girl's Guide to Murder (A Good Girl's Guide to Murder, #1)
The It Girl
Daisy Darker
The 6:20 Man
Twenty Years Later
The Paris Apartment
The Inmate
What She Found (Tracy Crosswhite, #9)
Killers of a Certain Age
The House Across the Lake
Blowback: A Thriller
The Family Remains (The Family Upstairs, #2)
City Dark
Hidden Pictures
The Guest List
Girl, Forgotten (Andrea Oliver, #2)
The Good Sister
The Perfect Son
The Golden Couple
The Thursday Murder Club (Thursday Murder Club, #1)
The Perfect Child
A Slow Fire Burning
Apples Never Fall
The Locked Door
Good Girl, Bad Blood (A Good Girl's Guide to Murder, #2)
Rock Paper Scissors
One of the Girls
Then She Was Gone
Local Woman Missing
The Wife Upstairs
Run Rose Run
In the Pines (Mercy Kilpatrick, #7; Columbia River, #3)
The Night She Disappeared
Lost in Time
The Rising Tide (Vera Stanhope, #10)
The Last Lie Told (Finley O’Sullivan, #1)
Beyond the Moonlit Sea
Sparring Partners (Jake Brigance, #4)
Fear Thy Neighbor
The Judge's List (The Whistler, #2)
The Maidens
Portrait of an Unknown Woman (Gabriel Allon, #22)
A Flicker in the Dark
The Final Equinox (Theo Cray & Jessica Blackwood #2)
The Younger Wife
The Good Lie
One of Us Is Lying (One of Us is Lying, #1)
The Woman in the Library
The Family Upstairs (The Family Upstairs, #1)
The Lies I Tell
How to Kill Your Family
Shattered (Michael Bennett #14)
Treasure State (Highway Quartet #6)
The Love of my Life
The Lost Apothecary
One Step Too Far (Frankie Elkin, #2)
As Good As Dead (A Good Girl's Guide to Murder, #3)
The Push
Do Not Disturb
When She Returned
One By One
The Ninth Month
What My Family Saw
Things We Do in the Dark
The Club
The Happy Family
Don't Believe It
The Last to Vanish
Hell and Back (Walt Longmire #18)
The Last Housewife
The Secret Witness (Shepard & Gray #1)
Do You Remember
The Creek (Summer Suspense Mysteries #2)
What Happened to the Bennetts
The Couple at No. 9
His & Hers
His Happy Place (Getaway, #2)
Sometimes I Lie
Not a Happy Family
The Goddess Effect
Dead Against Her (Bree Taggert, #5)

James Rollins
It ain't always rocket science, sometimes a door is just a door. ...more
James Rollins, The Judas Strain

Gillian Flynn
Yes, I am finally a match for Amy. The other morning I woke up next to her, and I studied the back of her skull. I tried to read her thoughts. For once I didn't feel like I was staring into the sun. I'm rising to my wife's level of madness. Because I can feel her changing me again: I was a callow boy, and then a man, good and bad. Now at last I'm the hero. I am the one to root for in the never-ending war story of our marriage. It's a story I can live with. Hell, at this point, I can't imagine my ...more
Gillian Flynn, Gone Girl

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