Earlier in the year, we called Justin Cronin the ultimate literary outlier. Cronin, the winner of the Pen/Faulkner award for a book that his Iowa Writer’s Workshop cronies must have admired, went off and wrote himself a gory-ass vampire novel. For those of you unfamiliar with the Iowa Writer’s Workshop, it ‘s far more prestigious […]
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With apocalypse thrillers all the rage at the box office over the past few years (2012, anyone?), it’s easy to forget how many great books are devoted to a modern-day Revelations. Check out our top picks and weigh in with your own.
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.
Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child release Fever Dream—the 10th novel in the Special Agent Pendergrast series.
The Bourne Supremacy series superstar will soon be back in another thriller role. This time he plays David Norris in yet another film based on a Phillip K. Dick story, The Adjustment Bureau. Watch the preview now!
Can’t wait for this one. Leonardo DiCaprio stars in one of the most hotly anticipated films of 2010, Inception. This supernatural thriller was created by Christopher Nolan, the mastermind behind one of BestThriller.com’s favorite crime thrillers of all time, Memento (not to mention a little film called The Dark Knight). The premise has DiCaprio playing […]
When reviewing our candidates for best psychological thrillers, we looked for movies that (a) made a lasting impression on us personally, (b) were critical and/or box offices hits and (c) sustained a sense of gripping unease and dread throughout the entire film without resorting to cheesy conventions. And of course, these films had to have […]
The most recent list of NYT Hardcover Fiction Bestsellers features two (count ’em – 2) vampire thrillers. Bolstered by the success of the TV series True Blood, the latest Charlaine Harris Sookie Stackhouse novel “Dead and Gone” is in at #10, and fellow fang writer Christine Feehan’s novel “Dark Slayer” at #6. The Top 10 […]
With Joseph Finder at #1 and Daniel Silva still holding strong at the #2 position,
Vince Flynn’s back catalog is creeping up the Amazon.com besteller charts as buzz
abounds for the release of his new novel.