Thrillers Archive

A Gifted Thriller Novelist Names 5 Great Thrillers - Guest Butler Alan Hruska wrote a thriller I actually finished. And liked. A rare event. I asked him why someone so talented would write a thriller. This is his reponse. ------ Good

Alan Furst: The Foreign Correspondent - The heroes of international thrillers are usually manly men, built on the John Wayne model. If they have inner lives, they're in flight from them. Women are simply

Compulsion - If you like thrillers, murder mysteries, courtroom dramas, tales of depravity or realistic stories well told, here’s your next book. Leopold and Loeb --- ring a bell? Unless you’re a late-life

Defectors: A Novel - At a college where everyone seemed astronomically bright, Joe Kanon was the bright guy who was also astronomically nice. That is a winning combination in some professions. He wisely chose

I’m Thinking of Ending Things - You may not want to read “I’m Thinking of Ending Things,” but you will. With a pounding heart. And flying fingers --- I read all 210 pages in two

Night Life - How often do I read thrillers? Rarely. How often do I stay up until 3 AM, manically turning pages so I can see how a thriller ends? Never. And yet reading

Night Work - READER REVIEW: "Just finished both Taylor books. Only writer to approach Robert Parker, in my view." --- I don’t read thrillers, and I especially don’t read thrillers with police as square-jawed heroes,

Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery” — The Authorized Graphic Adaptation - Evening in a small rural town. A barn, a church, some houses, a dirt road. A man drives his ‘30s coupe toward Summers Coal, the one lighted window. Another man

The Day of the Jackal - “It is cold at six-forty in the morning on a March day in Paris, and seems even colder when a man is about to be executed by firing squad.” That’s

The Tears of Autumn - Before he was a spy, Paul Christopher was a poet. His girlfriend knew that. It was why she loved him: 'He had once been able to describe how he felt.' In