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
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The Lies We Told
The Lost Man
The Winters
Alice Isn't Dead
The Fox
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The Spite Game
Pulse
The Stranger Game
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The Three Secret Cities (Jack West Jr #5)
Last Seen (The Amateurs, #3)
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    Creation Abomination, the debut novel by Alan W. Thompson, is a Supernatural Science Fiction Thriller that will keep you engaged until the last page.

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    I Am Watching You
    The Woman in the Window
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    The President Is Missing
    What Have You Done
    The Other Woman
    What I've Done (Morgan Dane #4)
    The Girl in the Letter
    Then She Was Gone
    River Bodies (Northampton County #1)
    The Christmas Scorpion (Jack Reacher, #22.5)
    Origin (Robert Langdon, #5)
    The Da Vinci Code (Robert Langdon, #2)
    The Girl on the Train
    Gone Girl
    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1)
    Angels & Demons  (Robert Langdon, #1)
    The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium, #2)
    The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (Millennium, #3)
    The Lost Symbol (Robert Langdon, #3)
    Inferno (Robert Langdon, #4)
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    Digital Fortress
    Sharp Objects
    Dark Places
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    Jurassic Park (Jurassic Park, #1)

    Linwood Barclay

    Author of No Time for Goodbye

    Linwood Barclay is the #1 internationally bestselling author of thirteen novels, including Trust Your Eyes, A Tap on the Window, No Time for Goodbye and that novel's followup, No Safe House.
    This summer, his thriller Broken Promise, the first of three linked novels about his fictional upstate New York town Promise Falls, will be released. Book two will come nine months later, and another nine months after that, the conclusion will be released.
    Over the years, several of Barclay's novels have been optioned for film and television. Most recently, No Time for Goodbye has been optioned for television in France, and in 2012, Trust Your Eyes was the object of a film rights bidding war between Universal and Warner Bros.

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