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Initial post: Aug 28, 2011 4:40:39 PM PDT
SuziBeth says:
I really love
Stephen King,
Dean Koontz,
John Saul,
James Patterson, and
J.A. Jance,
but I've pretty much read all their books.
You guys know of any other authors I might like?
Thanks, Suzi

Posted on Aug 28, 2011 5:14:22 PM PDT
You might like Carol O'Connell
Linda Fairstein
Robert Crais (his Joe Pike or stand alone possibly more than the Elvis Cole ones, but those are good too.)
Lee Childs
David McAfee

Posted on Aug 28, 2011 6:20:43 PM PDT
Susan Solin says:
Try JA Konrath - horror Origin and he has a mystery series I just love Whiskey Sour very reasonable priced
Douglas Preston/Lincoln Child - start with Relic
I've heard really good things about Joe Hill Heart-Shaped Box (he's Stephen King's son)
John Sandford - Rules of Prey

Posted on Aug 28, 2011 6:24:27 PM PDT
J Carson Black has been creating quite a stir with her thrillers and has been signed by Amazons new Imprint.

Posted on Aug 28, 2011 6:30:56 PM PDT
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In reply to an earlier post on Aug 30, 2011 5:08:57 PM PDT
Nat H. Swann says:
Nat H. Swann, author of Harbinger.

Posted on Aug 31, 2011 4:33:17 PM PDT
SuziBeth says:
Ooh! You guys are awesome! Thanks! :D

Posted on Aug 31, 2011 5:17:15 PM PDT
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Posted on Sep 24, 2011 4:46:10 PM PDT
I'm gonna recommend 'Cemetery Girl' by David Bell. It's a kidnapping thriller that reads quick and has a thrilling plot with quite a few twists. Bell's movie trailer can be watched here:

Posted on Sep 24, 2011 8:57:43 PM PDT
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Cadmium Blue says:
Hi Suzi,

I highly recommend Brandi Lynn Ryder author of "In Malice, Quite Close"

She's amazingly talented -- I don't think you'll be disappointed!

In reply to an earlier post on Sep 24, 2011 9:36:48 PM PDT
I also really love King and some of the Koontz and Saul. You might try Robert McCammon - perhaps his novel Boy's Life. He wrote quite a few in the 80s and then disappeared for a time. Seems he may be on the radar again.

Posted on Sep 25, 2011 6:25:49 AM PDT
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In reply to an earlier post on Sep 29, 2011 6:02:59 PM PDT
David says:
Try Richard Bard. He has a new thriller out called BRAINRUSH and he's doing a promotion where if you buy his book you get two for free. It was one of the best thrillers I've read in a long time.

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Posted on Oct 3, 2011 6:19:33 PM PDT
Michaelbrent says:
Try The Wolf's Hour by Robert R. McCammon. Great, inventive storytelling!

- Michaelbrent Collings
bestselling author of Rising Fears and Run

Posted on Oct 6, 2011 11:10:07 AM PDT
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Posted on Oct 6, 2011 11:10:48 AM PDT
Roger Weston says:
Check out the Meet Our Authors forum to find more thriller recommendations.

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 6, 2011 11:46:27 AM PDT
Read Matthew Bracken's excellent series, if you really want some action to think about.

Posted on Oct 7, 2011 5:05:35 PM PDT
Richard Doetsch's new thriller, The Thirteenth Hour is worth checking out. Unique and different plot and snapped up by Universal films quite quickly.

He started following me and on twitter the other day (as did John Locke) , so maybe he'll do me the honour of repaying the favour and recommending my books on here :)

Posted on Oct 7, 2011 6:55:31 PM PDT
John L. Guay says:
try king's son. also try konrath, crouch and their associates.
read free short stories or novels by dan dillard or tom lichtenberg. both can be hard or easy to read but still freaky.

Posted on Oct 7, 2011 8:18:22 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on Oct 7, 2011 8:19:08 PM PDT
I recommend Mark D. DiRienzo and his book The Fisherman (Full disclosure, that's me)
Also check out Patrick Lee (The Breech)

Posted on Oct 7, 2011 9:10:18 PM PDT
PamAtTheDam says:
I just finished reading COLD AS ICE by Angela Brown. I thought it was a great read. I started with the free sample and was hooked. Bought the kindle version so I could have it immediately and couldn't stop reading until I finished the book. Most engaging book I've read in a long time. Just be warned that the laundry and yardwork will have to wait while you read this thriller. I can't wait for another book by this author. Anyone know if she has any other books in the works?
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