Suspense is a feeling of uncertainty and anxiety about the outcome of certain actions, most often referring to an audience's perceptions in a dramatic work. Suspense is not exclusive to fiction, though. Suspense may operate in any situation where there is a lead up to a big event or dramatic moment, with tension being a primary emotion felt as part of the situation. In the kind of suspense described by film director Alfred Hitchcock, an audience experiences suspense when they expect something bad to happen and have (or believe they have) a superior perspective on events in the drama's hierarch ...more

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  • Beyond Limits by Laura Griffin
    Beyond Limits (Tracers, #8)
    Release date: Jan 27, 2015

    An FBI agent and a Navy SEAL race against time in New York Times bestselling author Laura Griffin’s newest Tracers novel. “Gr…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jun 24 - Jul 11, 2015
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  • Quantum Timeline by Bill Yancey
    Quantum Timeline
    Release date: Jul 14, 2015
    *****QUANTUM TIMELINE*****
    Is the multiverse real, or is there only one space-time continuum?

    Is it possible to tra…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jun 24 - Jul 24, 2015
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  • The Alpha and the Omega by H.M. Charley Ada
    The Alpha and the Omega: An absurd philosophical tale about God, the end of the world, and what's on the other planets

    On March 28th, 2016, God will end the world.

    This is the story of what happens next.

    Thank you for your interest!

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    Giveaway dates: Jun 06 - Sep 04, 2015
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