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 Guest List
All the Devils Are Here (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, #16)
Shadows in Death (In Death, #51)
The Silent Patient
Anxious People
One by One
See Her Die (Bree Taggert, #2)
I'm Thinking of Ending Things
Mexican Gothic
The Silence (Columbia River #2, Callahan & McLane, #5)
Here To Stay
Girl Gone Mad
The Family Upstairs
Thick as Thieves
My Sister, the Serial Killer
The Last Flight
Then She Was Gone
The Darkest Evening (Vera Stanhope, #9)
The Night Swim
The Woman in the Window
The End of Her
The Wives
Home Before Dark
The Last Story of Mina Lee
The Last Sister (Columbia River #1)
The Glass Hotel
The Other Wife
Total Power (Mitch Rapp, #19)
When No One is Watching
The Hunting Party
Murder by Other Means (The Dispatcher, #2)
The Turn of the Key
The Order (Gabriel Allon #20)
The Boy from the Woods
Walk the Wire (Amos Decker #6)
Fair Warning (Jack McEvoy #3)
Trust No One
In the Heart of the Fire (Nameless #1)
The Silent Wife (Will Trent, #10)
The Couple Next Door
Don't Ever Forget (Adler and Dwyer, #1)
Behind Closed Doors
Blood Orange
Her Final Words
Cross Her Heart (Bree Taggert, #1)
The Summer House
The Original
The Best of Friends
The Midwife Murders
Snowflakes (Hush collection)
Impostor (Alexander Gregory Thrillers, #1)
Legacy of Lies (Bocephus Haynes, #1)
The Institute
Camino Island (Camino Island #1)
The Other Mrs.
The Last Mrs. Parrish
The Girl Who Lived
The Sun Down Motel
A Good Girl's Guide to Murder (A Good Girl's Guide to Murder, #1)
Photographing the Dead (Nameless #2)
His & Hers
The Body in the Dales (Yorkshire Murder Mysteries, #1)
1st Case
The Dilemma
The Woman in Cabin 10
Winter Counts
The Girl on the Train
The Praying Mantis Bride (Nameless #3)
Never Look Back (Criminal Profiler, #3)
I Am Watching You
Lock Every Door
Origin (Robert Langdon, #5)
A Good Marriage
The Wife Between Us
Find Me (Inland Empire, #1)
The Other Girl
The Girl Beneath the Sea (Underwater Investigation Unit #1)
Memories of Tomorrow (Nameless #6)
The Whisper Man
Devolution: A Firsthand Account of the Rainier Sasquatch Massacre
Deadly Waters
Robert B. Parker's Fool's Paradise (A Jesse Stone Novel Book 19)
Every Missing Thing
The Mother-in-Law
Blue Moon (Jack Reacher, #24)
Playing Nice
20th Victim (Women's Murder Club, #20)
Red Rain (Nameless #4)
Someone We Know
Pretty Girls
The Last Time I Lied
The Stillwater Girls
Stillhouse Lake (Stillhouse Lake, #1)
In a Dark, Dark Wood
A Better Man (Chief Inspector Armand Gamache, #15)
The Mercy of Snakes (Nameless #5)

Arthur Conan Doyle
Un sot trouve toujours un plus sot qui l'admire. A fool always finds a greater fool to admire him.
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, A Study in Scarlet

Dean Koontz
The sky is deep, the sky is dark. The light of the stars is o damn stark/When I look up, I fill with fear, if all we have is what lies here, this lonely world, this troubled place, then cold dead stars and empty space...Well, I see no reason to persevere, no reason to laugh or shed a tear, no reason to sleep and none to wake/ No promises to keep and none to make. And so at night I still raise my eyes tos tudy the clear but mysterious skies that arch avove us, cold as stone. Are you there God? Ar ...more
Dean Koontz, The Book Of Counted Sorrows

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