Mystery, Thriller & Suspense

From thieves to spies to gumshoe detectives, browse our mystery, thriller and suspense book recommendations.

October 12, 2021
Classic ghost stories, weird tales, and gothic horror – AbeBooks has every book you need. Discover spine-chilling books from authors like Shirley Jackson, Peter Straub, M.R. James, H.R. Wakefield, Bram Stoker, James Herbert, Stephen King and many more.
August 24, 2021
From the White House to Downing Street, our book list has fictional intrigue, politics, and twists and turns. These novels include spies, explosions, big finales and award-winning high-end literary fiction set in political circles.
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By Richard Davies
July 29, 2021
The first edition of Salem's Lot with its original dust jacket is the Holy Grail for collectors of Stephen King books.
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June 21, 2021
Shopping for mystery books? We've got 30 authors for you to consider. Thrillers, suspense, crime novels, detective fiction - whatever you call them, mystery books make for some of the most exciting literature out there.
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By Chao Wang
June 03, 2021
"Corpse." It's not the sweetest word in the dictionary but it is very functional. The word describes quite clearly that the living thing is no more. A human being is no longer human but a corpse. Corpse and cadaver have the same meaning but corpse is the more descriptive term. Stiff, cold, very dead.
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