Genre: Thriller

Thrillers are characterized by fast pacing, frequent action, and resourceful heroes who must thwart the plans of more-powerful and better-equipped villains. Literary devices such as suspense, red herrings and cliffhangers are used extensively.

Thrillers often overlap with mystery stories, but are distinguished by the structure of their plots. In a thriller, the hero must thwart the plans of an enemy, rather than uncover a crime that has already happened. Thrillers also occur on a much grander scale: the crimes that must be prevented are serial or mass murder, terrorism, assassination, or the overthrow of governments. Jeopardy and violent confrontations are standard plot elements. While a mystery climaxes when the mystery is solved, a thriller climaxes when the hero finally defeats the villain, saving his own life and often the lives of others.

Triptych

Triptych

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Series: Will Trent, Book 1
Genres: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
When Atlanta police detective Michael Ormewood is called out to a murder scene at the notorious Grady Homes, he finds himself faced with one of the the most brutal killings of his career: Aleesha Monroe is found in the stairwell in a pool of her own blood, her body horribly mutilated. As a one-off killing it's shocking, but when it becomes clear that it's just the latest in a series of similar attacks, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are called in, and Michael is forced into working with Special Agent Will Trent of the Criminal Apprehension Team - a man he instinctively dislikes. Twenty-four hours later, the violence Michael sees around him every day explodes in his own back yard. And it seems the mystery behind Monroe's death is inextricably entangled with a past that refuses to stay buried ... More info →
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Wer nicht hören will, muss sterben

Wer nicht hören will, muss sterben

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Series: Stadler & Montario, Book 2
Genre: Thriller
La seconda indagine di Stadler e Montario. Una macabra sorpresa attende Georg Stadler, capo della Omicidi di Düsseldorf, mentre apre come ogni giorno la posta sulla sua scrivania: da una strana busta imbottita, senza mittente, spunta un involucro di nylon che contiene due dita umane mozzate di netto. E se appartenessero all'ennesima vittima del feroce serial killer su cui Stadler indaga da mesi? More info →
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