- Suspense fiction.
Suspense fiction. (Genre/Form Term)
- Suspense tales
- Tales, Suspense
- Thrillers (Fiction)
- Broader heading: Fiction
Machine generated authority record.
Work cat.: (HWP)80979: 62649 Garwood, Julie, 1946- author., Killjoy /, 2012, ©2002.
Highsmith, P. Plotting and writing suspense fiction, 1981.
Jute, A. Writing a thriller, 1994: p. 10 (defined as a narrative wherein the reader experiences a vicarious thrill by identifying with both the deeds of high daring performed by the hero and the dangers to which s/he is exposed)
Chambers 20th cent., 1993 (Thriller: a sensational or exciting story, esp. one about crime and detection)
GSAFD Subcommittee definition, June 11, 1998 (Suspense fiction: used for works whose prime purpose is to produce a feeling of frightened anticipation)
Olderr, S. Olderr's fiction, 1991 (Thrillers: works desig. to hold the reader's interest by the use of swift and cont. action, intrigue, suspense and adventure)
LC database, Sept. 28, 2005 (ti: Tales of suspense)
Here are entered collections of fiction whose prime purpose is to produce a feeling of frightened anticipation and which characteristically involve crime, intrigue and violent action.