Books that will keep you on the edge your seat and keep you guessing! Thriller tags: Global Politics, Urban Thriller, International Thriller, Adventure Fiction, Crime Thriller, Legal Thriller, Military Thriller, Historical Thriller, Humorous Thriller, Action Thriller, Bioethics, Medical Suspense, Medical Mystery, Psychological, Action Adventure, Detective Thrillers, Urban Suspense, Technothrillers, Eco Thrillers, Medical Thriller, Romantic Thriller, Dark, Assassinations, Conspiracies, Crime, Espionage, publicity, book marketing, book promotion, Noir Financial Historical Legal Psychological Suspense Terrorism Medical Military Paranormal Political Psychological Pulp Technothrillers British American Canadian French Irish Northern Irish Scottish Welsh best selling bestseller book Medieval Thriller Cold War Thriller Geopolitical Thrillers Thriller is a genre of fiction, having numerous, often overlapping subgenres. Thrillers are characterized and defined by the moods they elicit, giving viewers heightened feelings of suspense, excitement, surprise, anticipation and anxiety. Successful examples of thrillers are the films of Alfred Hitchcock. Thrillers generally keep the audience on the "edge of their seats" as the plot builds towards a climax. The cover-up of important information is a common element. Literary devices such as red herrings, plot twists, unreliable narrators, and cliffhangers are used extensively. A thriller is often a villain-driven plot, whereby they present obstacles that the protagonist must overcome.