In Thrillers: 100 Must Reads, David Morrill and David Wagner have compiled one of the year’s more controversial essay collections. Employing a very broad definition of a thriller — pretty much anything that “quickens the reader’s heartbeat” — the collection makes a case for a top 100 list of thrillers that includes everything from Dan […]
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A compilation of reviews for right-wing extremist Glenn Beck’s paranoid new thriller, The Overton Window.
If Justin Cronin’s new supernatural thriller The Passage makes the bestseller list, Cronin may become the only big-time vampire novelist with a prize-winning literary pedigree.
Another slew of exciting thrillers is on deck for release between now and August 1st. Here’s a sneak peek at the spy novels that are filling up our queue.
In Rubicon, AMC’s forthcoming conspiracy thriller, an analyst at a national think tank discovers that his employers may be part of a secret society that manipulates world events.
What makes a great psychological thriller? First and foremost, a confounding mystery that is disturbing and at times nearly hallucinogenic. A compelling protagonist whose life is in constant danger. A juicy assortment of clues, both red herrings and genuine puzzle pieces, that don’t quite fit into place until the very end. And a master craftsman […]
Route Irish, the infamously lethal route running between Baghdad’s airport and the Green Zone occupied by American forces, is the subject of a new thriller directed by Ken Loach (Riff Raff, Hidden Agenda, the Wind that Shakes the Barley). In the film, a former SAS officer investigates the suspicious death of his close friend. Check […]
Hottie Amanda Seyfried, who played the daughter of Mormon polygamists to perfection in HBO’s Big Love, stars in Chloe, a new thriller directed by Atom Egoyan. Check out the movie trailer!
Novelist Michael Gruber delivers a highly satisfying political thriller with The Good Son, the story of an American fighting with the Taliban.
Don’t sue us when you read our list of the top legal thriller movies of all time. Go ahead and roll your eyes as we pay homage to the mighty John Grisham, but you still might be surprised by our #1 pick.