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Book awards: NPR Top 100 Killer Thrillers

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The Silence Of The Lambs by Thomas Harris1
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson2
Kiss the Girls by James Patterson3
The Bourne Identity by Robert Ludlum4
In Cold Blood by Truman Capote5
The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown6
The Shining by Stephen King7
And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie8
The Hunt for Red October by Tom Clancy9
The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle10
Dracula by Bram Stoker11
The Stand: The Complete and Uncut Edition by Stephen King12
The Bone Collector by Jeffery Deaver13
Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton14
Angels & Demons by Dan Brown15
A Time to Kill by John Grisham16
The Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton17
Mystic River by Dennis Lehane18
The Day of the Jackal by Frederick Forsyth19
Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier20
Eye of the Needle by Ken Follett21
It by Stephen King22
The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas père23
The Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg Larsson24
Jaws by Peter Benchley25
The Alienist by Caleb Carr26
Red Dragon by Thomas Harris27
Presumed Innocent by Scott Turow28
The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett29
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest by Stieg Larsson30
No country for old men by Cormac McCarthy31
Gone, Baby, Gone: A Novel by Dennis Lehane32
Gorky Park by Martin Cruz Smith33
Rosemary's Baby by Ira Levin34
Subterranean by James Rollins35
Clear and Present Danger by Tom Clancy36
The Mouse on the Mile by Stephen King37
Shutter Island by Dennis Lehane38
The Spy Who Came in From the Cold by John Le Carré39
The Poet by Michael Connelly40
The Boys from Brazil by Ira Levin41
Cape Fear by John D. MacDonald42
The Bride Collector by Ted Dekker43
Pet Sematary by Stephen King44
The Dead Zone by Stephen King45
The Manchurian Candidate by Richard Condon46
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carré47
The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith48
Tell No One by Harlan Coben49
Consent to Kill by Vince Flynn50
The Thirty-Nine Steps by John Buchan51
Blowback by Brad Thor52
The Children of Men by P. D. James53
61 Hours by Lee Child54
Marathon Man by William Goldman55
The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins56
206 Bones by Kathy Reichs57
Psycho by Robert Bloch58
Killing Floor by Lee Child59
Rules of Prey by John Sandford60
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins61
In the Woods by Tana French62
Shogun by James Clavell63
Relic by Douglas Preston64
Intensity by Dean Koontz65
Casino Royale by Ian Fleming66
Metzger's Dog by Thomas Perry67
Timeline by Michael Crichton68
Contact by Carl Sagan69
What the Dead Know by Laura Lippman70
The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón71
The Cabinet Of Curiosities by Douglas Preston72
The Charm School by Nelson DeMille73
Feed by Mira Grant74
Gone Tomorrow by Lee Child75
Darkly Dreaming Dexter by Jeff Lindsay76
The Secret History by Donna Tartt77
The First Deadly Sin by Lawrence Sanders78
Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson79
The Brotherhood of the Rose by David Morrell80
Primal Fear by William Diehl81
The Hard Way by Lee Child82
The Templar Legacy: A Novel by Steve Berry82
The Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper84
Six Days of the Condor by James Grady85
Fail-Safe by Eugene Burdick86
Strangers on a Train by Patricia Highsmith87
The Eight by Katherine Neville88
The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown89
Goldfinger by Ian Fleming90
Bangkok 8 by John Burdett91
The Kill Artist by Daniel Silva92
Hardball by Sara Paretsky93
The Dumas Club by Arturo Pérez-Reverte94
The Deep Blue Good-Bye by John D. MacDonald95
Berlin Game by Len Deighton96
The Monkey's Raincoat by Robert Crais96
A Simple Plan by Scott Smith98
Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith99
Heartsick by Chelsea Cain100

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Published on August 4, 2010 • The NPR audience cast more than 17,000 ballots in a Killer Thrillers poll. The winning novels were a diverse mix, ranging widely in style and period. All are fast-moving tales of suspense and adventure.

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