As Chosen by FamilyFiction Readers

For our FamilyFiction Collector’s Edition 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 Collector’s Edition Christian Suspense Special. Download the issue FREE!

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…

44.7% Romantic Suspense
26.6% Mysteries
9.8% Thrillers
5.3% Psychological Suspense
3.5% Supernatural Suspense
10.2% Can’t Choose

We also asked our readers to name their five favorite Christian suspense authors. There were more than 100 eligible candidates (you can see all the Christian suspense authors here)—and these are the ones chosen by those who took the poll. The results are taken from the combined number of votes for each author.

Click to meet who our readers picked as the 35 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.