Thriller books have a broad literature and the characterization is defined by the moods the books bring out. It greatly increases the feeling of suspense, excitement, surprise, anxiety and eagerness in the readers. Thriller books give an edge of the seat experience for the readers as the story line revolves around suspense and anticipation. Horror and thriller subjects overlap that a horror story can be a thrilling and a thriller book can end up horrifying. The thriller movies let the subject be in danger right from the beginning. Reading such novels develop creativity and soar imaginative skills.
The advantage of the thriller books is its ability to transport its readers into the skin of the characters and make the reader feel more empathetic with the people and situation. Researchers have proved that readers of thriller books develop more intense mental simulation of sights, sounds, movement, and taste as encountered in the book. This shows that the brain of the reader had reacted to the complete mood of the story and living the events imaginatively. It also puts readers to a trance-like state that helps sleep better, reduce stress, lower depression and more self-esteem. The complexity of social lives can very well be simulated from a novel or story and helps readers understand and appreciate the mental state of others that is one of the key aspects in building a crucial relationship.