I think a sub-plot adds to the mystery and I always use one. It makes the story more interesting and makes the reader become more interested in what's going on in the book.
Mystery and suspense are often thrown in together as one genre. Sometimes, it is even mystery, suspense, and thriller.
How / where do you separate those? Or do you? Should mystery and suspense be bundled together? How about mystery, suspense and t
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Do you think a sub-plot is necessary in a mystery/suspense book? Why?
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