Top Thrillers Picked by NPR Audience

NPR asked it's listeners to nominate and vote for the Top 100 Killer Thrillers.  So, after 17,000+ ballots were cast on the 600 nominated novels, the top ten is:

Silence of the Lambs

  1. Thomas Harris. The Silence of the Lambs
  2. Stieg Larsson. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  3. James Patterson. Kiss the Girls
  4. Robert Ludlum. The Bourne Identity
  5. Truman Capote. In Cold Blood
  6. Dan Brown. The Da Vinci Code
  7. Stephen King. The Shining
  8. Agatha Christie. And Then There Were None
  9. Tom Clancy. The Hunt for Red October
  10. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The Hound of the Baskervilles
     

See Top 100 Killer Thrillers on NPR for the full list. I have to say, The Silence of the Lambs is one of my favorites, so I'm glad to see it on the list. What do you think?  Is your favorite thriller in the top 100?  What book did they miss?  Or which one shouldn't have been included?