Stephen King called Peter Abrahams "my favorite American suspense novelist."
The suspense was only over who would kill it: Obama or the Democrats.
The Woman in White By Wilkie Collins Credited with being the first suspense story of its kind.
It has all the elements necessary for drama, controversy, and suspense.
The only suspense was whether Ted Cruz was going to make it easy for his fellow Republicans.
I waited on tenterhooks; then I could bear the suspense no longer.'
He awaited, in an agony of suspense, the rattle of the musketry.
All that dreadful scene, all those moments of suspense too terrible even to be borne, they returned to her memory.
It was a moment of suspense, for neither liked the other at first sight.
In an agony of suspense they got the four men into the boats, eagerly asking where the others were, and in what state.
c.1400, "not being executed, unfulfilled" (of legal matters), from Anglo-French suspens (in en suspens "in abeyance," c.1300), from Old French suspens "act of suspending," from Latin suspensus, past participle of suspendere (see suspend). Meaning "state of mental uncertainty" (mid-15c.) is from legal meaning of "not rendered, not paid, not carried out" (e.g. suspended sentence). As a genre of novels, stories, etc., attested from 1952.