As Chosen by FamilyFiction Readers

For our FamilyFiction Collector’s Edition 2019 Suspense Special, we asked our readers to weigh in on their favorite type of suspense, their favorite Christian suspense authors. We’re pleased to announce the results right here! We hope you’ll take a look at who Christian suspense readers picked as their favorites–including those who write political thrillers, whodunits, romantic suspense, supernatural mysteries, police procedurals, and more!

This article is from the 2019 Christian Suspense Special. Get the issue FREE here!

Favorite Type of Suspense

We know that lots of FamilyFiction readers love a good tale of suspense—but what kind of tale? We asked, and this is how our readers answered…

56.7% Romantic Suspense
18.7% Mysteries
5% Thrillers
2.4% Psychological Suspense
1.1% Supernatural Suspense
15.1% Can’t Choose

We also asked our readers to name their five favorite Christian suspense authors. With hundreds of candidates, these are the authors who got the most votes! The results are taken from the combined number of votes for each author.

Click thru to discover your 2019 picks for the 40 essential Christian suspense authors…

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About The Author

Lynette Eason is the bestselling author of several romantic suspense series. She is the winner of three ACFW Carol Awards, the Selah Award, and the Inspirational Reader's Choice Award, among others. She is a graduate of the University of South Carolina and has a master's degree in education from Converse College. Eason lives in South Carolina with her husband and two children.