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- Thriller fiction, sometimes called suspense fiction, is a genre of literature that typically entails fast-paced plots, numerous action scenes, and limited character development. It is sometimes called suspense fiction because of the heightened level of stress or excitement that it induces in the reader. Along with the aforementioned suspense fiction, it has more than a dozen sub-genres, including action-adventure thriller, techno-thriller, conspiracy thriller, medical thriller, serial killer thriller, political thriller, military thriller, romantic thriller, legal thriller, forensic thriller, and spy fiction.
Top 10 Most Popular stories in this genre EVER!Hot Teenage Vampire Love (5868), I disappear pt 4 (5192), Killing Them Softly (3872), The Plan (3740), Just one more night (3449), A Fat Womanâ€™s Revenge (3313), Operation: Break Out (3012), Fatal Love (2988), Sweet Dreams (2732), Transitory Dreams (2687),
- FRAUDULENT NYPD, by themessiah
Date added: 2014-03-06 Total reads: 383
- Revenge, by MacShayne
Date added: 2013-12-15 Total reads: 520
- First day out of prison, first answer to find...
- Spyder, by Lev821
Date added: 2013-11-14 Total reads: 313
- Everybody wants this invention, and those who know about it will stop at nothing to get it. What is it, and why is it so dangerous?
- The Stranger, by MacShayne
Date added: 2013-11-11 Total reads: 708
- She invited him for a date. But where is she and who is the strange man?
- The Beast Within., by OverExitedUnicorn
Date added: 2013-09-26 Total reads: 1024
- Just a short story, I will try to write more of Daughter of Mine ;)
- How To Catch A Monster, by MacShayne
Date added: 2013-09-06 Total reads: 528
- When The Punisher is in town, Cobra is called as cure...
- Only God Forgives, by MacShayne
Date added: 2013-09-01 Total reads: 574
- Are you worried about The Punisher?
- Vault, by Ransackle
Date added: 2013-07-26 Total reads: 760
- A brother and sister are home alone. The doorbell rings...
- Ladies and gentlemen..., by Scubagoldstein
Date added: 2013-07-11 Total reads: 480
- A speech for the ages!
- Menage Ah, Moon, by murraylevy1
Date added: 2013-07-07 Total reads: 678
- A haunted man witnesses a sex party and a murder through a window. He can't tell anyone.
- First Kill, by MacShayne
Date added: 2013-06-25 Total reads: 790
- They made one mistake...
- Ending The Curve, by MacShayne
Date added: 2013-05-16 Total reads: 733
- Knowledge is power they say, what could go wrong?
- Live With Stranger - part 1, by natureho
Date added: 2013-04-12 Total reads: 761
- ... the dimming of the light... (part 29), by authorpeterhunter
Date added: 2013-01-21 Total reads: 690
- ... but life goes on...
- Killing Them Softly, by MacShayne
Date added: 2013-01-12 Total reads: 3872
- A former FBI agent and father who should have died four years ago awakes from a coma. This time not looking for his daughter but on a serious killing spree! They cry, they plead, they beg. It gets embarrassing. I like to kill 'em softly.
- ... the dimming of the light... (part 22), by authorpeterhunter
Date added: 2013-01-06 Total reads: 818
- ... fire fight...
- ... the dimming of the light... (part 21), by authorpeterhunter
Date added: 2013-01-01 Total reads: 853
- ... the Colonel sets out...
- ... the dimming of the light... (part 20), by authorpeterhunter
Date added: 2012-12-30 Total reads: 809
- ... the French have landed...
- Danny's Mantra, by DmDarnell
Date added: 2012-12-28 Total reads: 1083
- Danny's paranoia gets the better of him when he sees an old friend with his wife
- Vertigo Redo, by murraylevy1
Date added: 2012-12-23 Total reads: 972
- A young vet. with vertigo is drawn into a sister act and a threesome, with dizzying effect.
- ... the dimming of the light... (part 17), by authorpeterhunter
Date added: 2012-12-21 Total reads: 718
- ... The French are coming...
- ... the dimming of the light... (part 15), by authorpeterhunter
Date added: 2012-12-17 Total reads: 729
- ... violence?
- The Trial of Adam Gurney, by ApeMann
Date added: 2012-12-15 Total reads: 2137
- A teenage boys' day out with his father takes an unexpected turn...
- ... the dimming of the light... (part 10), by authorpeterhunter
Date added: 2012-12-11 Total reads: 826
- ... a short-wave radio is discovered...
- ... the dimming f the light... (part 9), by authorpeterhunter
Date added: 2012-12-10 Total reads: 877
- ... more deaths...
- Blood Stone, by MacShayne
Date added: 2012-12-05 Total reads: 931
- This story is set in the James Bond universe and starts just after the events of Quantum Of Solace. The story introduces you to Bill Timothy, and his way to become MI6 secret agent 008. In the end it wil set the events of Skyfall in action.
- A Glimmer of Hope, by beaver2
Date added: 2012-10-20 Total reads: 1081
- A trip to the carnival turns into a deadly race for survival.
- The Chickens Know - Chapter 1, by Suzanne Beryl
Date added: 2012-10-11 Total reads: 793
- A dead body in his kitchen, posts about him on the internet, software engineer Donald Allen is having a bad day.
- Burdens, by Grimmore
Date added: 2012-08-10 Total reads: 965
- Obsession, by relizabeth
Date added: 2012-08-06 Total reads: 1910
- A student is tormented by a dangerous stalker...
- Coming Soon to a Mall Near You, by Kelly Marino
Date added: 2012-07-24 Total reads: 1892
- A pregnant woman is kidnapped at a local mall. After you read this thriller with the shocking twist at the end, you'll NEVER again go to any mall without looking over your shoulder!
- Sweet Dreams, by 0 0 Simple Pleasures
Date added: 2012-07-24 Total reads: 2732
- Butterfly Wood, by joshua10
Date added: 2012-07-17 Total reads: 1358
- Poor Larry had been murdered.Cheryl had been charged and sentenced;but where was the body?
- The Wychnor Loop, by tom guelph
Date added: 2012-07-08 Total reads: 675
- We have much to learn from History, and Daddy K's problem might be solved thast way.
- Husbands' Killer - part 3, by natureho
Date added: 2012-07-04 Total reads: 760
- Husbands' Killer - part 2, by natureho
Date added: 2012-07-02 Total reads: 677
- Unknown Caller, by MacShayne
Date added: 2012-06-22 Total reads: 1958
- i can see you but you can't see me
- ... too late the tallyman... begins, by authorpeterhunter
Date added: 2012-06-02 Total reads: 1190
- ... a local legend inspires historian to seek more...
- Mrs. Chatterjee's toothbrush, by gaurav.singharoy
Date added: 2012-06-02 Total reads: 1417
- indulge into the weird OCD of Mrs. CHatterjee
- Tombland Fair Remembered..., by authorpeterhunter
Date added: 2012-05-29 Total reads: 762
- ... surprise Tarot reading...
- the tables are turned., by Eleanor Nightengale
Date added: 2012-05-24 Total reads: 1751
- Fetish-young girls
- ... too many heartbeats..., by authorpeterhunter
Date added: 2012-05-23 Total reads: 1148
- ... assasination goes very wrong...
- Death In Eight Days, by MacShayne
Date added: 2012-05-14 Total reads: 1591
- How a father gives his life to save his daughter...
- Carmen Stays Amazingly Calm, by KiwiDreamer
Date added: 2012-05-07 Total reads: 1234
- Only the ex-girlfriend stands between a killer and his captives.
- Wrong House, by suwilliams23
Date added: 2012-05-04 Total reads: 2102
- An intruder gets more than what he bargained for when he breaks into a house.
- Operation: Break Out, by Pablito
Date added: 2012-04-27 Total reads: 3012
- A group called The International Spy Ring sets a planned operation to break out a political journalist imprisoned in Syria.
- The THRILL that happened to my boring life, by Pablito
Date added: 2012-04-20 Total reads: 2360
- Harry is a teenager and finds that his docile life is about to change when he boards a plane to see his grandmother in Florida.
- Visiting Hour is Over, by feeney10
Date added: 2012-04-17 Total reads: 1214
- When an escapee from a rural lunatic asylum escapes; coincidentally there is a murder in the nearby village and the escapee is the prime suspect. When two FBI agents are called in to investigate are they intruding in a town where they might not be too welcome?
- The Chief Inspector’s Wife, by KiwiDreamer
Date added: 2012-03-29 Total reads: 1571
- First a lover leaves town hurriedly, the next one dies and the third one is implicated in the murder (or execution) of the chief inspector's adulterous wife.
- The Traitor Awakes..., by huntereagle
Date added: 2012-03-03 Total reads: 1031
- ... Russian nuclear submarine captain turns traitor...
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