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Paula McLain Wrote a Thriller — and This Time, It’s Personal

Paula McLain Wrote a Thriller — and This Time, It’s Personal

Paula McLain Wrote a Thriller — and This Time, It’s Personal Paula McLain Wrote a Thriller — and This Time, It’s Personal McLain’s latest main character is Anna Hart, a San Francisco detective who grew up in foster care and is on the run from a mysterious horrific event. She lands in Mendocino, Calif., and is drawn into the search …

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Raised on Le Carré, He Wrote a Thriller Dipped in Poison

Raised on Le Carré, He Wrote a Thriller Dipped in Poison

Raised on Le Carré, He Wrote a Thriller Dipped in Poison Raised on Le Carré, He Wrote a Thriller Dipped in Poison The experience motivated Lebedev to write his first novel, “Oblivion,” which explored the legacy of the Soviet prison camp system in a way that, according to Bouis, who has translated all but one of his novels, no Russian …

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‘Utopia’ Review: Gillian Flynn’s Dystopian Thriller on Amazon Prime Video

‘Utopia’ Review: Gillian Flynn’s Dystopian Thriller on Amazon Prime Video

‘Utopia’ Review: Gillian Flynn’s Dystopian Thriller on Amazon Prime Video ‘Utopia’ Review: Gillian Flynn’s Dystopian Thriller on Amazon Prime Video For a show that’s based on a 2013 British series, and has been in the works for years at different networks and with different writers attached, “Utopia” couldn’t feel — on the surface — much more timely. A deadly flu …

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Why Alyssa Cole Put Romance Aside and Wrote a Thriller About Gentrification

Why Alyssa Cole Put Romance Aside and Wrote a Thriller About Gentrification

Why Alyssa Cole Put Romance Aside and Wrote a Thriller About Gentrification Why Alyssa Cole Put Romance Aside and Wrote a Thriller About Gentrification One aspect of the book is “Oh yeah, it’s a conspiracy book,” but it’s not, because the majority of situations are inspired by real things. So it’s been frankly bizarre, and I’ve had to hold myself …

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Abyssal Spider: Viewers left terrified by promotion of Taiwanese monster thriller film

Abyssal Spider: Viewers left terrified by promotion of Taiwanese monster thriller film

Abyssal Spider: Viewers left terrified by promotion of Taiwanese monster thriller film Abyssal Spider: Viewers left terrified by promotion of Taiwanese monster thriller film The Independent employs reporters around the world to bring you truly independent journalism. To support us, please consider a contribution. Viewers have been left terrified – and intrigued – by promotional materials for an upcoming monster thriller …

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Stephen King on Lauren Beukes’s ‘Splendid’ New Thriller

Stephen King on Lauren Beukes’s ‘Splendid’ New Thriller

Stephen King on Lauren Beukes’s ‘Splendid’ New Thriller Stephen King on Lauren Beukes’s ‘Splendid’ New Thriller “Afterland,” a neo-noir, coast-to-coast chase novel, takes place after a pandemic has wiped out 99 percent of the men in the world. Source link

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‘The Gray Man’: Ryan Gosling and Chris Evans join $200m Netflix thriller by Avengers directors

‘The Gray Man’: Ryan Gosling and Chris Evans join $200m Netflix thriller by Avengers directors

‘The Gray Man’: Ryan Gosling and Chris Evans join $200m Netflix thriller by Avengers directors ‘The Gray Man’: Ryan Gosling and Chris Evans join $200m Netflix thriller by Avengers directors The Independent employs reporters around the world to bring you truly independent journalism. To support us, please consider a contribution. Ryan Gosling and Chris Evans are set to co-star in a …

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Alive: Trailer for new South Korean zombie thriller has landed

Alive: Trailer for new South Korean zombie thriller has landed

Alive: Trailer for new South Korean zombie thriller has landed Alive: Trailer for new South Korean zombie thriller has landed The trailer for South Korea’s newest horrifying zombie thriller, Alive, dropped on Monday. The film, which follows the lives of two protagonists in a zombie apocalypse, is directed by Cho Il-hyung, and adapted from the screenplay of Hollywood screenwriter Matt …

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The Platform: ‘Amazing’ Spanish thriller leaves Netflix viewers enthralled

The Platform: ‘Amazing’ Spanish thriller leaves Netflix viewers enthralled

A Spanish thriller called The Platform has left Netflix viewers enthralled. The film, released on the streaming service on 20 March, is set in a vertical prison where food is dished out on a travelling platform. Inmates housed at the top get to it first, while those on the lower levels are left with their scraps. Download the new Independent Premium app …

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‘Sea Fever’ Review: A Timely but Derivative Contagion Thriller

‘Sea Fever’ Review: A Timely but Derivative Contagion Thriller

The summer’s movies have been hit hard by coronavirus-related closures, with new releases either being postponed or relegated to VOD, but some films seem to have found the perfect release context in the pandemic. Neasa Hardiman’s “Sea Fever,” about an Irish fishing trawler beset by a mysterious infection, is a prime example. If the spooky grandeur of its deep-sea setting …

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