Suspense and Thrillers

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Child, Lee (9)

Lee Child's award-winning thrillers feature ex-military policeman Jack Reacher taking on the bad guys of the world when the law no longer can.

Clancy, Tom (59)

Author Tom Clancy was shot into the literary spotlight when his first novel was touted by US President Reagan--and his military thrillers have found a home on the bestseller lists ever since.

Clark, Mary Higgins (74)

The queen of suspense, Mary Higgins Clark launched onto the bestseller lists with her first thriller and has stayed on the top for decades.

Cook, Robin (47)

Creating the term "medical thriller," Dr. Robin Cook's stream of bestselling thrillers have scared and captivated millions of readers.

Crichton, Michael (38)

Best known as the author of The Andromedia Strain and Jurassic Park, Michael Crichton is the award-winning, bestselling author dubbed "the father of the techno-thriller."

Cussler, Clive (31)

Clive Cussler is the bestselling author of the Dirk Pitt maritime mysteries.

Du Maurier, Daphne (17)

Daphne Du Maurier is the internationally bestselling author of the classic Rebecca.

Fish, Robert L. (11)

Robert Fish is the Edgar-award winning author of over 30 novels and countless short stories.

Follett, Ken (28)

Ken Follett is the award-winning author of bestselling espionage thrillers, as well as many other popular books.

Forsyth, Frederick (19)

After nearly a decade as a journalist, Frederick Forsyth turned his research into a string of bestselling thrillers.

George, Elizabeth (16)

Elizabeth George's suspenseful novels have earned her numerous awards and a league of loyal readers.

Greene, Graham (4)

Graham Greene's agent novels were partly based on his own experiences in the British foreign office in the 1940s and his lifelong ties with SIS

Harris, Thomas (5)

Thomas Harris provides readers with unforgettable characters in his series of thrillers featuring FBI Agent Clarice Starling and Hannible the Canibal

Highsmith, Patricia (31)

Patricia Highsmith is best known as the author of the bestselling Tom Ripley series, which has inspired several movies.

Hill, Reginald (15)

Reginald Hill's Dalziel/Pascoe series has become a staple for those interested in suspense-filled British mysteries.

Hoag, Tami (10)

While beginning her writing career in the romance genre, Tami Hoag's talent for building suspense has earned her numerous bestsellers and loyal fans.

Iles, Greg (11)

Unless you have time to read one of Greg Iles' thrillers in its entirety, its best not to even pick it up.

Kellerman, Jonathan (14)

Jonathan Kellerman has brought his expertise as a clinical psychologist to numerous bestselling tales of suspense, including seventeen Alex Delaware novels

Lansdale, Joe R. (6)

Joe Lansdale is the award-winning author of a large variety of novels: horror, suspense, humor, science fiction, Western, et al

Latour, Jose (3)

Cuban-born author Jose Latour share his experiences in his award-winning suspense novels.

Margolin, Phillip (13)

From his first novel, Phillilp Margolin's suspense-filled stories have been bestsellers.

Patterson, Richard North (7)

To research his bestselling and award-winning thrillers, Richard North Patterson has interviewed a variety of political players, from presidents to press secretaries.

Slesar, Henry (2)

Emmy Award winning screenwriter Henry Slesar was also a prolific short story writer, with more than 500 to his name.

Voigt, Cynthia (1)

Cynthia Voigt is the award-winning author of suspense novels for young adults.

Walters, Minette (9)

Minette Walters has won awards and acclaim since her very first crime novel was published.

White, Randy Wayne (10)

Randy Wayne White has gained critical acclaim for his Florida-based crime novels featuring former government agent/triggerman Doc Ford.



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