My favorite authors follow with some of my favorite novels included -
Sandra Brown (Hello Darkness, Chill Factor)
Mary Higgins Clark (A Cry in the Night, Where are the Children)
Dean Koontz (False Memory, Intensity, Velocity)
Stephen King (Misery, The Stand, The Green Mile)
James Patterson (Kiss the Girls, Cat and Mouse, Roses are Red)
Janet Evanovich (Stephanie Plum series)
There are many others, but I have way too many to list. I also have many favorite movie directors and writers such as Quentin Tarantino, M. Night Shyalaman, Tim Burton, James Cameron, and John Hughes (an old favorite) among many others.