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December 11, 2017

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Here are some of our favorite writers of an array of suspenseful fiction, with suggestions for further reading.

 

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The Last Minute

The Last Minute
Abbott, Jeff

Jeff Abbott writes relentless, high-octane intrigue with action on every page. Also try: Robert Ludlum, James Patterson, Thomas Perry, Ridley Pearson, Andrew Grant and Rick Mofina.


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 5 copies

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The School of Night: A Novel

The School of Night: A Novel
Bayard, Louis

Louis Bayard writes atmospheric historical suspense that vividly evokes distant places and ideas. Also try: Arturo Pérez-Reverte, S. J. Parris, Rebecca Stott, David Pirie, David Liss, Francis Cottam, Iain Pears and Michael Cox.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 3 copies

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Phantom

Phantom
Bell, Ted

Ted Bell writes swashbuckling adventures in which superspy Alex Hawke saves the world. Also try: Clive Cussler, Ian Fleming, James Rollins, Matthew Reilly, Jeff Long, Lincoln Child, Richard Doetsch, William Dietrich and Forrest DeVoe.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 0 copies

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Kill You Twice

Kill You Twice
Cain, Chelsea

Chelsea Cain writes gruesome, grimly sardonic thrillers that peer within the twisted brains of serial killers. Also try: Jeffery Deaver, James Patterson, Jane Casey, Anne Holt, Alan Jacobson, Jack Kerley, Mark Billingham, Karin Slaughter and Jeffry P. Lindsay.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 3 copies

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Thicker Than Water

Thicker Than Water
Carey, Mike

Mike Carey writes supernatural thrillers featuring the hardboiled freelance exorcist Felix Castor. Also try: Dean Koontz, F. Paul Wilson, Jim Butcher, John Connolly, Charlie Huston, Ted Dekker, Michael Koryta, Félix J. Palma and Francis Cottam.


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 2 copies

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Guilt by Degrees: A Novel

Guilt by Degrees: A Novel
Clark, Marcia

Marcia Clark writes morally complex legal thrillers that explore the gray areas between good and evil. Also try: Scott Turow, John Hart, William Landay, Greg Iles, Linda Fairstein, Richard North Patterson and Sheldon Siegel.


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 5 copies

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A Foreign Country

A Foreign Country
Cumming, Charles

Charles Cumming writes intelligent, contemporary spy fiction with three-dimensional morally-conflicted characters. Also try: John Le Carré, Chris Morgan Jones, Adrian Magson, Olen Steinhauer, Alex Dryden, David Ignatius, Charles McCarry, Dan Fesperman and Gerald Seymour.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 7 copies

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The Wrong Man

The Wrong Man
Ellis, David

David Ellis writes swiftly-paced legal thrillers with action that extends well beyond the courtroom. Also try: John Grisham, Steve Martini, Justin Peacock, Robert Dugoni, William Lashner, Joseph Finder and Phillip Margolin.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 5 copies

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Gone Girl: A Novel

Gone Girl: A Novel
Flynn, Gillian

Gillian Flynn writes creepy psychological suspense that explores the dark places in our minds. Also try: Stieg Larsson, Chevy Stevens, Elizabeth Haynes, Natsuo Kirino, Nicci French, Cornelia Read, S. J. Watson and Patricia Highsmith.


Format: Book
Holds: 5 on 15 copies

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Touch & Go: A Novel

Touch & Go: A Novel
Gardner, Lisa

Lisa Gardner writes swiftly-paced romantic suspense often involving forensic criminal investigation. Also try: Iris Johansen, Tami Hoag, Tess Gerritsen, Catherine Coulter, Sandra Brown, Meg Gardiner, April Smith and Lisa Jackson.


Format: Book
Holds: 1 on 11 copies

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