Top 100 Killer Thrillers

by Carrie

"Silence of the Lambs" book coverAnd the winner in NPR’s audience poll for the best thriller is… The Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris!

According to NPR’s website, the audience “cast more than 17,000 ballots” to whittle a list of 182 books down to 100. Click here to see the complete list. Here are the top ten books:

1. The Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris
2. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
3. Kiss the Girls by James Patterson
4. The Bourne Identity by Robert Ludlum
5. In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
6. The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown
7. The Shining by Stephen King
8. And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
9. The Hunt tor Red October by Tom Clancy
10. The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle


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