Thriller > Suspense

Sub-Genres of Suspense

 

    Cape Fear by John D. MacDonald

How far would you go to save your family? In John D. MacDonald's iconic masterwork of suspense, the inspiration for not one but two Hollywood hits, a mild-mannered family is tormented by an obsessed criminal--and with the authorities powerless to protect them, they must take the law into their own hands.

Year: 1958
Genre: Suspense

    The Dead Zone by Stephen King

Johnny Smith awakens from a five-year coma after his car accident and discovers that he can see people's futures and pasts when he touches them. Many consider his talent a gift; Johnny feels cursed.

Year: 1979
Genre: Suspense

    The Innocent by David Baldacci

America's best hitman was hired to kill--but when a D.C. government operation goes horribly wrong, he must rescue a teenage runaway and investigate her parents' murders in this #1 New York Times bestselling thriller.

Year: 2012
Genre: Suspense

 

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