(List of) NPR’s Top 100 Killer Thrillers


Get the faultless and updated list of: NPR’s Top 100 Killer Thrillers.

Top 10: NPR’s Top 100 Killer Thrillers

RankingItems
#1 The Silence of the Lambs (Thomas Harris)
#2 The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (Stieg Larsson)
#3 Kiss the Girls (James Patterson)
#4 The Bourne Identity (Robert Ludlum)
#5 In Cold Blood (Truman Capote)
#6 The Da Vinci Code (Dan Brown)
#7 The Shining (Stephen King)
#8 And Then Were None (Agatha Cristie)
#9 The Hunt for Red October (Tom Clancy)
#10 The Hound of the Baskervilles (Arthur Conan Doyle)
Quotes on books

NPR’s Top 100 Killer Thrillers

RankItems
#1 The Silence of the Lambs (Thomas Harris)
#2 The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (Stieg Larsson)
#3 Kiss the Girls (James Patterson)
#4 The Bourne Identity (Robert Ludlum)
#5 In Cold Blood (Truman Capote)
#6 The Da Vinci Code (Dan Brown)
#7 The Shining (Stephen King)
#8 And Then Were None (Agatha Cristie)
#9 The Hunt for Red October (Tom Clancy)
#10 The Hound of the Baskervilles (Arthur Conan Doyle)
#11 Dracula (Bram Stoker)
#12 The Stand (Stephen King)
#13 The Bone Collector (Jeffrey Deaver)
#14 Jurassic Park (Michael Crichton)
#15 Angels & Demons (Dan Brown)
#16 A Time to Kill (John Grisham)
#17 The Andromeda Strain (Michael Crichton)
#18 Mystic River (Dennis Lehane)
#19 The Day of the Jackal (Frederick Forsyth)
#20 Rebecca (Daphne Du Maurier)
#21 Eye of the Needle (Ken Follett)
#22 It (Stephen King)
#23 The Count of Monte Cristo (Alexandre Dumas)
#24 The Girl Who Played With Fire (Stieg Larsson)
#25 Jaws (Peter Benchley)
#26 The Alienist
#27 Red Dragon (Thomas Harris)
#28 Presumed Innocent
#29 The Maltese Falcon (Dashiell Hammett)
#30 The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets’ Nest (Stieg Larsson)
#31 No Country for Old Men (Cormac McCarthy)
#32 Gone, Baby, Gone (Dennis Lehane)
#33 Gorky Park (Martin Cruz Smith)
#34 Rosemary’s Baby (Ira Levin)
#35 Subterranean (James Rollins)
#36 Clear and Present Danger (Clancy)
#37 Salem’s Lot (Stephen King)
#38 Shutter Island (Dennis Lehane)
#39 The Spy Who Came in From the Cold (John Le Carré)
#40 The Poet
#41 The Boys From Brazil (Ira Levin)
#42 Cape Fear
#43 The Bride Collector
#44 Pet Sematary (Stephen King)
#45 The Dead Zone (Stephen King)
#46 The Manchurian Candidate (Richard Condon)
#47 Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (John Le Carre)
#48 The Talented Mr. Ripley (Patricia Highsmith)
#49 Tell No One (Harlan Coben)
#50 Consent to Kill
#51 The 39 Steps (John Buchan)
#52 Blowback
#53 The Children of Men (P.D. James)
#54 61 Hours (Lee Child)
#55 Marathon Man (William Goldman)
#56 The Woman in White (Wilkie Collins)
#57 206 Bones
#58 Psycho (Robert Bloch)
#59 Killing Floor (Lee Child)
#60 Rules of Prey (John Sandford)
#61 The Hunger Games (Suzanne Collins)
#62 In the Woods (Tara French)
#63 Shogun (James Clavell)
#64 Relic (Douglas Preston/Lincoln Child)
#65 Intensity
#66 Casino Royale (Ian Fleming)
#67 Metzger’s Dog
#68 Timeline (Michael Crichton)
#69 Contact (Carl Sagan)
#70 What the Dead Know
#71 The Shadow of the Wind (Carlos Ruiz Zafon)
#72 The Cabinet of Curiosities (Douglas Preston/Lincoln Child)
#73 The Charm School (Nelson Demille)
#74 Feed (Mira Grant)
#75 Gone Tomorrow
#76 Darkly Dreaming Dexter (Jeff Lindsay)
#77 The Secret History
#78 The First Deadly Sin
#79 Cryptonomicon (Neal Stephenson)
#80 The Brotherhood of the Rose
#81 Primal Fear (William Diehl)
#82 The Templar Legacy
#83 The Hard Way
#84 The Last of the Mohicans (James Fenimore Cooper)
#85 Six Days of the Condor (James Grady)
#86 Fail-Safe
#87 Strangers on a Train (Patricia Highsmith)
#88 The Eight (Katherine Neville)
#89 The Lost Symbol (Dan Brown)
#90 Goldfinger (Ian Fleming)
#91 Bangkok 8
#92 The Kill Artist
#93 Hardball
#94 The Club Dumas (Arturo Perez-Reverte)
#95 The Deep Blue Goodbye (John D. MacDonald)
#96 The Monkey’s Raincoat (Robert Crais)
#97 Berlin Game (Len Deighton)
#98 A Simple Plan (Scott Smith)
#99 Child 44 (Tom Rob Smith)
#100 Heartsick (Chelsea Cain)