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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Before We Were Strangers
For Better and Worse
Verses for the Dead (Pendergast, #18)
The Boy (Broussard and Fourcade, #2)
Hunting Annabelle
This Lie Will Kill You
The First Lady
Pandemic (Jack Stapleton & Laurie Montgomery, #11)
Hearts of the Missing
What You Hide
Deadfall
Valiant
The One That Got Away
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    S.J. Watson

    Author of Before I Go to Sleep

    S J Watson was born in the UK, lives in London and worked in the NHS for a number of years.

    In 2011 Watson's debut novel, Before I Go to Sleep, was released to critical acclaim. It has now been published in over 40 languages, and has become an international bestseller, winning numerous awards.

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