"Everyone is a Genius. But if you judge a fish on its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid."
-Albert Einstein, Physicist (1879 - 1955)
The following are websites that I have discovered and found useful as a resource for writers. The classifications and comments are exclusively mine, as is the selection. None of these sites are paying advertisers.
Without a doubt I have only one recommendation here because of their consistent excellent service and support. They are the number one.
Reader Network sites:
Places where you can connect with book readers worldwide and exchange comments and recommendations:
Getting early feedback on your work in progress can be an essential aspect of seuccessful writing. I have been using this free site for several years now and it has never disappointed. The reviews, mostly from fellow writers, are incisive and always useful. Backed by the British Arts Council, although open to writers (and readers) world-wide. Publishers Random House and Orion regularly peruse this site, and book deals have resulted:
Another great site which, as well as reviews, has some really useful tips for writers of all genres:
Specific thriller novel sites:
A new site, with a lot of promise. I am the Book of the Month recomendation for September 2012 on this site (Full Disclosure - in both senses of the term). Specialises in recommendations for thriller readers everywhere: