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December 16, 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 Cradle in the Grave

The Cradle in the Grave
Hannah, Sophie

Sophie Hannah writes contemporary British crime stories suffused with taut psychological suspense and a haunting mood. Also try: Ruth Rendell, Minette Walters, Frances Fyfield, Elizabeth George and Martha Grimes


Format: Book
Holds: 2 on 2 copies

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The Burning Air

The Burning Air
Kelly, Erin

Erin Kelly writes moody, slightly gothic suspense in which the present is haunted by the sins of the past. Also try: Tana French, Ann Cleeves, Thomas H. Cook, S. J. Bolton, Rosamund Lupton, Sarah Rayne, Kate Morton and John Harwood.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 2 copies

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House Blood

House Blood
Lawson, Michael

Michael Lawson writes political thrillers seething with corruption and high-level intrigue. Also try: David Baldacci, Brad Meltzer, Richard North Patterson, Brian Haig, Jeffrey Archer and Stuart Woods.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 7 copies

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The Romanov Cross: A Novel

The Romanov Cross: A Novel
Masello, Robert

Robert Masello writes intricately-plotted thrillers involving arcane societies, hidden treasures and occult conspiracies. Also try: Dan Brown, Steve Berry, M. J. Rose, David Hewson, Ross King, Katherine Neville and Simon Toyne.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 2 copies

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The Border Lords

The Border Lords
Parker, T. Jefferson

T. Jefferson Parker writes gritty cop thrillers where dogged procedural investigation often gives way to unpredictable action. Try also: Joseph Wambaugh, Michael Connelly, James Patrick Hunt, Edward Conlon, Dan Mahoney and Ed Dee.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 3 copies

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The Second Son

The Second Son
Rabb, Jonathan

Jonathan Rabb writes stylish historical espionage edged with danger and romance. Also try: Alan Furst, Eric Ambler, Phillip Kerr, Joseph Kanon, Paul Grossman, Francine Mathews, Sam Eastland and John Lawton.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 4 copies

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Parker

Parker
Stark, Richard

Richard Stark writes gritty action-packed thrillers starring tough-guy anti-heroes.Also try: Lee Child, Harry Dolan, Barry Eisler, Andrew Klavan, Roger Hobbs, Derek Haas, Stephen Hunter and Andrew H. Vachss.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 4 copies

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Fun and Games

Fun and Games
Swierczynski, Duane

Duane Swierczynski writes intensely violent noir thrillers in which bad leads to worse. Also try: Elmore Leonard, Colin Harrison, Charlie Newton, Jason Starr, Don Winslow, Jean-Patrick Manchette, James Sallis, Marcus Sakey and Jim Thompson.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 0 copies

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Enemy of Mine

Enemy of Mine
Taylor, Brad

Brad Taylor writes explosive international action in which capable heroes vie with terrorists for the highest of stakes. Also try: Vince Flynn, Brad Thor, Kyle Mills, Robert Ludlum, Jack Higgins, David Rollins, Alex Berenson, David Hagberg and Tom Clancy.


Format: Book
Holds: 0 on 2 copies

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Heartbroken: A Novel

Heartbroken: A Novel
Unger, Lisa

Lisa Unger writes taut suspense in which everyday people find their normal lives turned upside down. Also try: Mary Higgins Clark, Linwood Barclay, Joy Fielding, Tami Hoag, Jesse Kellerman and Jacquelyn Mitchard. "


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Holds: 0 on 6 copies

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