The Best Cliffhanger Endings of the Past 15 Years
they are—the books that left us breathless in the last 50 pages. Some
are traditional thrillers, some whodunits and some roller-coaster novels. Which ones have you read?
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A Storm of Swords
Shocker follows shocker in this third installment of George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series. (The HBO hit Game of Thrones, based on the books, is only the
tip of the sword, so to speak.) All manner of treachery rocks the war-torn Seven Kingdoms—but perhaps no
scene is as jaw-dropping as the third book's infamous Red Wedding.
Why the Ending Is a Stunner: Martin leaves you craving the next installment...and the
next, and the next. In fact, fans are frantic for him to finish the series.
— Dawn Raffel