Category Archives: Psychological Thrillers

The Yuck Factor

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All Paul knows is he’s never met anyone like Kala. Since 2000 movies are easy to read, the plots are boring and unimaginative. The violence at this extreme of the spectrum, however, has continued to ratchet up higher and higher. By and large, Academy Chicago does not publish books with explicit, gratuitous sex and violence; we no longer publish science fiction or thrillers, neither of which do very well for us. PLEASE DO NOT CALL THE KENSINGTON OFFICES.

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Biting the Moon

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Finally arriving in cinemas this week, Gillian Flynn’s best-selling book is set to turn into a blockbuster at the box office, but what if you’re looking for a little psychological thrill a little closer to home? Soon she is dead, and he's both deeply distraught and... Excellent characters that are evolving in every book in this series. The well-meaning, but oh so patronizing, “isn’t there a brother or an uncle who can take care of you?” question, asked more than once in the novel, is evidence of the place women occupied in society.

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Days in the History of Silence

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But it’s Nichols’ powerful allegory for contemporary economic and political uncertainty – punctuated by awesome evocations of natural fury – that girds Take Shelter with a timely, unsettling resonance. … ( read the full review ) We Need to Talk about Kevin comes across best as a bad parenting / bad-seed horror movie, and if you would like to classify it as such, it might just be the best genre film of the year. One of the most brilliant notes in both the main actors’ performances is the stillness that each brings to his character.

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SURVIVING M' WEST

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But all the while, Wade's henchmen are plotting their next move. Cube brings together a group of total strangers together in an unlikely situation. 6 Great Free Kindle Conspiracy Thriller Deals for Sunday! The big cat is the real star of the show; he is stunningly beautiful, which means you’re less likely to react with the screeching of “JUST KILL HIM!” which usually accompanies horror films (or is that just me?).

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Before You Leap

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Naruto - Rated: T - English - Adventure - Chapters: 41 - Words: 191,897 - Reviews: 2126 - Favs: 2,560 - Follows: 2,971 - Updated: 10/11 - Published: 11/9/2013 - Naruto U., Team Seven Let it not be said that being Uzumaki Naruto is anything approaching easy; he has an obligation to the future but a duty to the past, and a time-traveling jutsu that lets him travel between both. Hyde appeared in 1888, 1890 seemed a good starting place for the modern thriller, and since 1990 marked a natural cut off place I chose that, though obviously James Rollins, Douglas Preston and Lincoln Childs, Arturo Perez-Reverte, and Barry Eisler would all be represented if the list ran longer.

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Approaching the Speed of Light

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Dir: Edward Zwick With: Tom Cruise, Cobie Smulders, Danika Yarosh Action McNeile writing as Sapper The Man With the Club Foot or Mr. Patrick King, REEL BRIEF Watch out moviegoers, Hollywood has once again found its wild side. These questions and more swirl in a tempest of emotion tempered by Almodovar's wicked wit and bold and bewitching use of color and visual contrast. This 1951 Alfred Hitchcock classic tells the story of a "murder exchange" between two men who meet on a train and decide to "trade" murders...

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The Pied Piper (Lou Boldt/Daphne Matthews Series)

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In order to clear her name and salvage her business, Sabrina dives into the deep end of an investigation riddled with infidelity, fraud, identity theft, and conspiracy in Permanent Sunset, the second in C. Zodiac is sort of a 70s precursor to how murder could become glamorous in the right light. Her novels featuring the gutsy reporter Annika Bengtzon instantly became international best-sellers, and Marklund's books have sold 9 million copies in 30 languages to date.

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Adam and Evil

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They want to know what it was like living with that man. Soon she will be living in the mansion, within the outer walls of the defunct monastery, now known as Castle Moldovan. Genre: Nonfiction, Sponsor, Dog Training, Crafts Hobbies Home, Education. In anticipation, her hand moved to the neckline of her sheer blouse, fingertips running over the naked area of her chest. What’s important to remember is that you must find a way to classify your book.

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A Poor Wise Man

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And while the middle section was jam-packed with good information and thorough details that only an experienced cop—an author who was obviously of that world before becoming an author—would be able to accurately offer, there was little finesse to it, and it came out like info vomit that pulled me as a reader away from the story line at hand to wade through piles of information that were often stoically presented. Upon befriending an exhibitionist killer, you’ll be left wondering just what lengths Eve is willing to go to to get the latest murderous scoop.

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A Cold Heart

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In 2007, Gillian Flynn won the John Creasey Dagger for a first time novel, as well as the Ian Fleming dagger for best thriller for her debut novel Sharp Objects. Like the spellbinding psychological suspense in The Girl on the Train and Luckiest Girl Alive, Megan Miranda’s novel is a nail-biting, breathtaking story about the disappearances of two young women — a decade apart — told in reverse. As described by Alfred Hitchcock, “an audience experiences suspense when they expect something bad to happen and have a superior perspective on events in the drama's hierarchy of knowledge, yet they are powerless to intervene to prevent it from happening.” It is therefore the responsibility of the director to connect with the audience and have an intuitiveness of when and how to use such suspense within their narrative in order for the audience to be hit with the full impact.

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