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Initial post: 7 Jul 2009 11:16:43 BDT
M. Blakey says:
I am am an avid thriller reader -anything with a good plot/storyline & not too far fetched.
I am however struggling to find good books at the moment.
Any recommendations out there ?

Posted on 7 Jul 2009 11:42:43 BDT
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Posted on 7 Jul 2009 12:34:43 BDT
M. Blakey says:
Thanks will check out recommendations so far -please keep them coming ...

Posted on 7 Jul 2009 13:12:50 BDT
LoopyLisa says:
I have just read Death List by Paul Johnston and really enjoyed this - although I didn't think I would. But somehow it grabbed me from the start - I would certainly recommend it as an excellent read that doesn't drag itself out.

Posted on 7 Jul 2009 13:33:27 BDT
Vautrin says:
Anything by Fred Vargas. I'm reading Company of Liars by Karen Maitland at the moment. Although not a thriller an excellent read and very suspensful. Much better written than the current Swedish (tattoo decorated) pot-boilers.

Posted on 7 Jul 2009 14:09:59 BDT
S. Kroon says:
I'm reading The 50/50 Killer by Steve Mosby at the moment. I like it, it gripped me from the start, you need a strong stomach at some parts though!

Posted on 7 Jul 2009 15:33:38 BDT
I recently read 'Velocity' by Dean Koontz. My first Koontz novel and I really enjoyed it and got through it very quickly. Give it a try and if you like his style there are plenty more of his out there.

In reply to an earlier post on 7 Jul 2009 18:05:53 BDT
Have you read any Deaver?

Posted on 7 Jul 2009 18:11:14 BDT
mike r says:
read all of james ellroy's stuff, then elmore leonard; unbeatable

Posted on 7 Jul 2009 19:01:31 BDT
Rum1977 says:
Here's a few I've enjoyed:

Death List by Paul Johnston;
The Faithful Spy by Alex Bereson;
A Maiden's Grave by Jeffrey Deaver;
The Lion's Game by Nelson DeMille;
Gideon by Russell Andrews.

In reply to an earlier post on 7 Jul 2009 20:32:56 BDT
Indra says:
i have read all of harlan coben books... they are a brilliant read. try it if you haven't.

Posted on 8 Jul 2009 08:47:54 BDT
M. Blakey says:
Thankyou -I am going to be busy !

In reply to an earlier post on 8 Jul 2009 15:06:45 BDT
LEP says:
Try Lee Child's, Jack Reacher books. Harlan Corbin, James Patterson, Alex Kava, Richard North Patterson (better than John Grisham - start with Silent Witness).

In reply to an earlier post on 8 Jul 2009 15:09:02 BDT
LEP says:
Also, click on Customer Communities above left and then on Thrillers. It will come up with a list of "Tagged" books that you can scroll through (an arrow will eventually come up to scroll through the listing).

Posted on 8 Jul 2009 17:59:48 BDT
Bookworm79 says:
Anything by Lee Child (Jack Reacher), Mark Billingham (D.I. Tom Thorne), Martin Cruz Smith (the Arkady Renko series), Robert Crais (the Elvis Cole / Joe Pike series or his stand-alone ones). Michael Marshall's 'The Straw Men' (and the sequels) are real page-turners. I would also recommend anything by James Ellroy and James Lee Burke -not thrillers strictly speaking, but they pack a punch. Plus Graham Hurley's Joe Faraday books are more police procedurals but they're really well written and engrossing.

Posted on 17 Jul 2009 10:06:01 BDT
Try Stuart Macbride,the dexter series or Faye Kellerman

In reply to an earlier post on 18 Jul 2009 13:02:43 BDT
M Todd says:
Hi M
Try De Marco Empire by J Lou McCartney, its a modern day edge of the seat mafia style thriller. There are lots of twists and turns that will make your head spin - I just couldn't put it down. Oh, and the short chapters were a big plus!

In reply to an earlier post on 20 Jul 2009 11:33:49 BDT
Frik Larssen says:
Try Of Vicars and Tarts, Sonja Bigg. Stunning debut; sad, urban, earthy, gritty, full of intrigue...hilarious. Murder in a contemporary setting. But also intelligent and perceptive about human faults and very philosophical. Read it twice and can't wait for her next one. 5* reviews on Amazon.

In reply to an earlier post on 25 Feb 2012 23:33:47 GMT
I am a new author to Kindle books - suggest my 2nd book SURVIVOR could be a good read for you or if you like really gory thrillers try my 3rd NEMESIS
SURVIVOR
NEMESIS
Good reading!!
Philip Shapiro

In reply to an earlier post on 26 Feb 2012 09:50:36 GMT
Hi. Forgive me for punting my own book. The Spy Who Belonged to Glasgow is a thriller set in Glasgow during the Second World War. It has a few twists and I don't think that the plot is too far-fetched. It is based on the true fact that I discovered a German language copy of Mein Kampf in an old house that my family had moved into in 1964. I began to image that a German spy had been living there so developed what might have been his (or her) story.......Happy reading. Michael

Posted on 7 Mar 2012 10:38:13 GMT
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Posted on 7 Mar 2012 11:07:59 GMT
Line of Vision by David Ellis. An obvious murder case turns into a complicated trial while the accused, thankfully out on bail, tries to manipulate the outcome.

Hull Zero Three by Greg Bear. An intelligent and intricately plotted scifi thriller.

The Glass Rainbow by James Lee Burke. Dave Robicheaux investigates the disappearance of a young woman who might be the victim of a serial killer.

Posted on 7 Mar 2012 12:43:56 GMT
toad says:
For a murder/mystery novel with a quirky sense of humour try "Snap Judgement" by EJ Smith (Kindle). Murdered expat on Greek Island, mad wild-goose chase to New York and London . . . dark secrets uncovered . . . . see what you think . . .

Posted on 7 Mar 2012 13:55:40 GMT
Dorrian88 says:
My new book is fast paced. It is set in Demon Rock, a prison for the supernatural.
Demon Rock
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