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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Give Me Your Hand
Girls' Night Out
Baby Teeth
An Unwanted Guest
The Cheerleaders
All These Beautiful Strangers
She Was the Quiet One
The Banker’s Wife
Contagion (Contagion, #1)
Scream All Night
Somebody's Daughter
A Double Life
Spymaster (Scot Harvath, #17)
I Am Still Alive

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    Release date: Sep 01, 2018
    For one couple, getting what they want comes at a devastating price in this gripping debut thriller.

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    The Girl on the Train
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    The Lost Symbol (Robert Langdon, #3)
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    Deception Point
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    Dark Places
    Sharp Objects
    The Silence of the Lambs  (Hannibal Lecter, #2)
    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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