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Exceptional thrillers that deserve a wider audience

Description: For the best in lesser-known thrillers, mysteries, shockers, and gaspers of every sort. Make it a challenge and only add something you think we may not have read. I'll only add books that I share with fewer than 99 LT members.

Members: 1 participating member (show all)

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1
29 members, 1 review
3.25 stars (3.25 stars)

Lists: SomeGuyInVirginia (1)

Score: 4

Explanations:

SomeGuyInVirginia (1): Does not let up until the final word.

2
8 members, 0 reviews

Lists: SomeGuyInVirginia (2)

Score: 3.36

Explanations:

SomeGuyInVirginia (2): I think this is my favorite mystery.

3
91 members, 3 reviews
3.38 stars (3.38 stars)

Lists: SomeGuyInVirginia (3)

Score: 3.04

Explanations:

SomeGuyInVirginia (3): Psychopathic horror laced with the blackest humor.

4
104 members, 6 reviews
3.3 stars (3.3 stars)

Lists: SomeGuyInVirginia (4)

Score: 2.83

Explanations:

SomeGuyInVirginia (4): When you think about it, really very creepy.

5
51 members, 2 reviews
3.38 stars (3.38 stars)

Lists: SomeGuyInVirginia (5)

Score: 2.68

Explanations:

SomeGuyInVirginia (5): Horrific.

6
16 members, 1 review
4.67 stars (4.67 stars)

Lists: SomeGuyInVirginia (6)

Score: 2.56

Explanations:

SomeGuyInVirginia (6): Eew eew eew eew eew! I'll never be able to look at feral, ravenous pigs the same way ever again.

7
29 members, 1 review
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

Lists: SomeGuyInVirginia (7)

Score: 2.46

Explanations:

SomeGuyInVirginia (7): My favorite of this forgotten author.

8
37 members, 1 review
3 stars (3 stars)

Lists: SomeGuyInVirginia (8)

Score: 2.38

Explanations:

SomeGuyInVirginia (8): Depraved, in the best sense.

9
43 members, 1 review
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

Lists: SomeGuyInVirginia (9)

Score: 2.31

Explanations:

SomeGuyInVirginia (9): You should hum the opening bar to the Addams Family theme every time you open this book.

10
11 members, 1 review
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: SomeGuyInVirginia (10)

Score: 2.25

Explanations:

SomeGuyInVirginia (10): I loved this weird book.

11
13 members, 1 review
5 stars (5 stars)

Lists: SomeGuyInVirginia (11)

Score: 2.2

Explanations:

SomeGuyInVirginia (11): A perfect example of the modern gothic, it even ends by a body of water (as all good gothics must.)

12
19 members, 0 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)

Lists: SomeGuyInVirginia (12)

Score: 2.15

Explanations:

SomeGuyInVirginia (12): This one is an idiosyncratic choice; it takes place in DC.

13
30 members, 2 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: SomeGuyInVirginia (13)

Score: 2.11

Explanations:

SomeGuyInVirginia (13): Like The Deadly Percheron, starts as a comedy, ends...badly.

14
1 member, 0 reviews
5 stars (5 stars)

Lists: SomeGuyInVirginia (14)

Score: 2.07

Explanations:

SomeGuyInVirginia (14): Grand guignol as social satire.

15
120 members, 2 reviews
3.45 stars (3.45 stars)

Lists: SomeGuyInVirginia (15)

Score: 2.03

Explanations:

SomeGuyInVirginia (15): This book played out in my head with the gang of Scooby Doo.

16
42 members, 0 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: SomeGuyInVirginia (16)

Score: 2

Explanations:

SomeGuyInVirginia (16): All of Baxt's celebrity murder books are great fun.

17
69 members, 1 review
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: SomeGuyInVirginia (17)

Score: 1.97

Explanations:

SomeGuyInVirginia (17): The anti-Miss Jane Marple.

18
15 members, 1 review
2.75 stars (2.75 stars)

Lists: SomeGuyInVirginia (18)

Score: 1.94

Explanations:

SomeGuyInVirginia (18): A thrill set in a boy's boarding school over the Christmas holidays, called 'The Perils and Dangers of this Night'? Get out your wallet.

19
27 members, 1 review
3.63 stars (3.63 stars)

Lists: SomeGuyInVirginia (19)

Score: 1.92

Explanations:

SomeGuyInVirginia (19): You'll give your heart to this serial killer.

20
93 members, 5 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: SomeGuyInVirginia (20)

Score: 1.89

Explanations:

SomeGuyInVirginia (20): She walked her toddler daughter to her first day at the exclusive preschool, but now the teachers say little Bunny never showed up.

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Started by: SomeGuyInVirginia (October 2015)

Type: Numbered and unnumbered