Scott Smith

Scott Smith is an American author and screenwriter, known for his novels 'A Simple Plan' and 'The Ruins'. His works often explore themes of suspense and psychological tension.


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  1. 1. A Simple Plan

    "A Simple Plan" by Scott Smith is a gripping psychological thriller that follows the lives of three ordinary men who stumble upon a crashed plane containing a large sum of money. As they decide to keep the money for themselves, their lives quickly spiral out of control, leading to a series of devastating consequences. Filled with suspense and moral dilemmas, the book explores the dark depths of human nature and the lengths people are willing to go to protect their secrets.

    The 2732nd Greatest Book of All Time
  2. 2. The Ruins

    "The Ruins" is a gripping horror novel about a group of friends who, while vacationing in Mexico, decide to embark on a journey into the jungle to find a missing brother. The group soon stumbles upon an ancient Mayan ruin, and quickly realize they are trapped by a malevolent, sentient plant that begins to slowly pick them off one by one. As their situation grows increasingly dire, the friends struggle to maintain their sanity and survive in the face of a seemingly impossible escape.

    The 7825th Greatest Book of All Time