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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 (6242), I disappear pt 4 (5331), The Plan (4509), Killing Them Softly (4352), Operation: Break Out (4249), Just one more night (3798), A Fat Woman’s Revenge (3534), Fatal Love (3334), Transitory Dreams (3037), Sweet Dreams (2972),
Mitch Crowne: The Shotgun, by MacShayne
Date added: 2014-09-17 Total reads: 102
Since he arrived, one person was killed, another went missing and a body was found outside the town.
Mitch Crowne: The Suspect, by MacShayne
Date added: 2014-09-12 Total reads: 128
'Someone taught me, you either get it or miss it, by a hair. I never miss Alan.'
Mitch Crowne: The Affair, by MacShayne
Date added: 2014-09-03 Total reads: 294
'Have you been a bad boy Alan?'
Mitch Crowne: The Arrival, by MacShayne
Date added: 2014-08-30 Total reads: 132
'Who is Mitch Crowne?'
Mitch Crowne: The Case, by MacShayne
Date added: 2014-08-25 Total reads: 124
'They wanted him to leave. Will he?'
Nightcall, by MacShayne
Date added: 2014-08-07 Total reads: 395
'I'm sorry, I can't sleep. Didn't mean to spook you.'
7th Sunday, by MacShayne
Date added: 2014-06-16 Total reads: 582
Revenge can change everything, but not the outcome...
Bad Luck and Trouble, by MacShayne
Date added: 2014-04-02 Total reads: 605
On his route to Miami, he was in the neighbour of Point Pleasant and decided to pay a visit...
FRAUDULENT NYPD, by themessiah
Date added: 2014-03-06 Total reads: 631
Revenge, by MacShayne
Date added: 2013-12-15 Total reads: 1054
First day out of prison, first answer to find...
Spyder, by Lev821
Date added: 2013-11-14 Total reads: 590
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: 1351
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: 1332
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: 799
When The Punisher is in town, Cobra is called as cure...
Only God Forgives, by MacShayne
Date added: 2013-09-01 Total reads: 946
Are you worried about The Punisher?
Vault, by Ransackle
Date added: 2013-07-26 Total reads: 1140
A brother and sister are home alone. The doorbell rings...
Ladies and gentlemen..., by Scubagoldstein
Date added: 2013-07-11 Total reads: 703
A speech for the ages!
Menage Ah, Moon, by murraylevy1
Date added: 2013-07-07 Total reads: 1037
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: 1193
They made one mistake...
Ending The Curve, by MacShayne
Date added: 2013-05-16 Total reads: 1024
Knowledge is power they say, what could go wrong?
Live With Stranger - part 1, by natureho
Date added: 2013-04-12 Total reads: 1005
... the dimming of the light... (part 29), by authorpeterhunter
Date added: 2013-01-21 Total reads: 957
... but life goes on...
Killing Them Softly, by MacShayne
Date added: 2013-01-12 Total reads: 4352
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: 1096
... fire fight...
... the dimming of the light... (part 21), by authorpeterhunter
Date added: 2013-01-01 Total reads: 1105
... the Colonel sets out...
... the dimming of the light... (part 20), by authorpeterhunter
Date added: 2012-12-30 Total reads: 1062
... the French have landed...
Danny's Mantra, by DmDarnell
Date added: 2012-12-28 Total reads: 1312
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: 1250
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: 953
... The French are coming...
... the dimming of the light... (part 15), by authorpeterhunter
Date added: 2012-12-17 Total reads: 962
... violence?
The Trial of Adam Gurney, by ApeMann
Date added: 2012-12-15 Total reads: 2402
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: 1043
... a short-wave radio is discovered...
... the dimming f the light... (part 9), by authorpeterhunter
Date added: 2012-12-10 Total reads: 1072
... more deaths...
Blood Stone, by MacShayne
Date added: 2012-12-05 Total reads: 1152
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: 1222
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: 928
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: 1125
Obsession, by relizabeth
Date added: 2012-08-06 Total reads: 2105
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: 2054
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: 2972
Suspense
Butterfly Wood, by joshua10
Date added: 2012-07-17 Total reads: 1520
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: 770
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: 907
Husbands' Killer - part 2, by natureho
Date added: 2012-07-02 Total reads: 823
Unknown Caller, by MacShayne
Date added: 2012-06-22 Total reads: 2192
i can see you but you can't see me
... too late the tallyman... begins, by authorpeterhunter
Date added: 2012-06-02 Total reads: 1428
... a local legend inspires historian to seek more...
Mrs. Chatterjee's toothbrush, by gaurav.singharoy
Date added: 2012-06-02 Total reads: 1569
indulge into the weird OCD of Mrs. CHatterjee
Tombland Fair Remembered..., by authorpeterhunter
Date added: 2012-05-29 Total reads: 1002
... surprise Tarot reading...
the tables are turned., by Eleanor Nightengale
Date added: 2012-05-24 Total reads: 1943
Fetish-young girls
... too many heartbeats..., by authorpeterhunter
Date added: 2012-05-23 Total reads: 1372
... assasination goes very wrong...

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